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Erik Linask Info

Erik Linask is Group Editorial Director of TMC. During his tenure at TMC, he has supported the production and development of its print publications and, most recently, managed the day-to-day operations of the industry’s leading Web site, TMCnet, which currently serves nearly 3 million unique monthly visitors. Currently, he oversees TMC’s four print publications as well as TMCnet, and covers a wide range of topics in the IP Communications and Information Technology arenas, including his blog, Convergence Corner, on TMCnet.

Prior to joining TMC, Erik was Managing Editor at Global Custodian, an international securities services publication, where he also managed the magazine’s survey research. Erik began his professional career at management consulting firm Leadership Research Institute.


Latest Articles

02/14/2018 ITEXPO Day 1 All About Making Communications Better
01/19/2018 Sever Cold Spell Overloads Transformers, Causes Power Outages in Florida
01/19/2018 Employee Advocacy. Does It Work?
01/19/2018 Power Outage in North Carolina Remains a Mystery
12/15/2017 Mitel Slides Into Second
12/15/2017 What is the New Age of Telecom?
12/15/2017 TMC Labs Reviews the Htek UC926 IP Phone and UC46 Expansion Module
12/15/2017 Product Review: Htek UC926 IP Phone and UC46 Expansion Module
12/08/2017 Plane Crash Causes Power Outage Near Denver
12/01/2017 Wind, Weather Cause Costly Power Outages
12/01/2017 Gunman Fires at Equipment, Causes Power Outage in Canada
11/22/2017 Microsoft's Skype VoIP App Banned in China
11/22/2017 911 Call Center Power Protection Failure Causes Equipment Damage, System Shutdown
11/18/2017 Gas Leak Shuts Down Power in Downtown Ohio Town
11/15/2017 School Systems' IT Investments at Risk During Power Outages
11/06/2017 Power Outage Causes Untreated Waste to Be Dumped into Massachusetts River
10/19/2017 Hundreds of Thousands without Power in Ireland after Hurricane Ophelia
10/17/2017 Don't Let a Power Outage Smoke Out Your Business
10/02/2017 Dialpad Brings Its Cloud Communications Service to Canada, Makes Long-Distance Fees Obsolete
09/22/2017 Power Outage Hits Parts of University of Richmond Campus
09/21/2017 Employee Advocacy: Does it Work?
09/03/2017 Web-scale Networking Week in Review: 5G, Cloudian, Skymind, Cyber Terrorism, Jeff Pulver
09/03/2017 VoIP Solutions Week in Review: Sennheiser, Htek, Epygi, Ecosmob, Hammer, Go Long
09/02/2017 Call Recording Week in Review: Hurricane Harvey, Dubber and BroadSoft, CallMiner and Voxbone
09/02/2017 Fraud and Identity Week in Review: Gmail, Biometrics, BlackBerry
09/02/2017 Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Week in Review: Comcast, Aquantia, PacketFabric, Telehouse
09/01/2017 Cloud Communications Offers Continuity Options for Hurricane Harvey Impacted Businesses
09/01/2017 Hurricane Harvey a Perfect Scenario for Call Center Scheduling for Unexpected Demand
09/01/2017 Call Recordings Can Be Customer Service Tools
09/01/2017 NCAA Investigation into Ole Miss Underscores Call Accounting Requirements
09/01/2017 Lightning Knocks Out Power in Colton, California Putting Essential Technology at Risk
08/31/2017 What's Driving, Enabling the Move to Software?
08/25/2017 Hurricane Harvey Will Test Power Protection Systems
08/25/2017 Employee Advocacy: Becoming the Amazon of Your Industry
08/24/2017 Why Employee Advocacy Should Be Part of Corporate Marketing Strategy
08/21/2017 Full Solar Eclipse Reminds Businesses About Power Protection
08/18/2017 Employee Advocates - Your Untapped Marketing Resource
08/18/2017 Local Governments Can't Be Guilty of Ignoring Power Protection Needs
08/18/2017 Why Businesses Should Pay Attention to Planned Power Outages
08/11/2017 Never Underestimate the Potential for Power Outages or Their Damage to Your Business
08/11/2017 Classical Guitar Concert Canceled in Oregon Due to Power Outage
08/07/2017 Kevin Kennedy Stepping Down, Will New Leadership Help Guide Avaya Back into Prominence?
08/04/2017 Gogo Making Air Travel More Productive
08/04/2017 Snakes Becoming Frequent Cause of Power Outages and Business Disruption
08/04/2017 Texas A&M Researchers Develop Model for Predicting Outages
07/28/2017 Massive Outer Banks Power Outage Causes Mandatory Evacuation
07/28/2017 Mitel Finally Gets ShoreTel, Puts UCaaS Market on Notice
07/28/2017 Using Email for Shaping Influence
07/28/2017 Critters Finding Ways to Cause Power Outages, Disrupt Business
07/25/2017 What is the New Age of Telecom?
07/21/2017 It's Snake Week for Power Outages and Business Disruption
07/18/2017 To Record or Not to Record: Brexit Causing Confusion Around Call Recording Regulation
07/17/2017 Power Surge Knocks Out Network at Courthouse in Arkansas
07/14/2017 Fraud and Identity Battle Moves to the Biometrics Stage
07/13/2017 Bobcat Climbs Utility Pole, Knocks Out Power In Kansas
07/11/2017 Data Striim-ing for Real-time Actionable Business Intelligence
07/07/2017 Power Outage Cancels Screening of "War for the Planet of the Apes"
07/07/2017 Why Businesses Have to Protect Equipment from Wildlife
07/06/2017 Function as a Service Style of Microservices Depolyment for Real-time Business Intelligence
07/06/2017 Are We Finally Looking at Beginning of the PSTN Sunset?
07/06/2017 Artificial Intelligence Marks the Genesys of Knowledge Entrepreneurs
06/27/2017 Artificial Intelligence Marks the Genesys of Knowledge Entrepreneurs
06/26/2017 Data Striim-ing for Real-time Actionable Business Intelligence
06/23/2017 Transforming Your Business Infrastructure for the Digital Economy
06/05/2017 Digital Transformation: Ensuring Smooth Service Rollouts for CSPs, MSPs and ISPs
05/17/2017 Power Outage Stalls Interop Temporarily at MGM Grand Las Vegas
05/05/2017 Team Collaboration Brings a New Wave of Truly Unified Communications
04/03/2017 Team Collaboration Brings a New Wave of Truly Unified Communications
03/08/2017 NetFortris Strengthens Managed Services Portfolio with Fonality UCaaS Acquisition
03/06/2017 Social Media is More Than Making Bird Noises
02/21/2017 NetFortris Strengthens Managed Services Portfolio with Fonality UCaaS Acquisition
02/17/2017 JMRConnect CEI Wins Best Marketing Technology for Its Effectiveness in Shaping Influence
02/16/2017 Social Media is More Than Making Bird Noises
02/13/2017 ITEXPO 2017: An Amazing Week in Review
01/19/2017 Reports of the Death of the Deskphone are Premature; Allworx Says We're on the Verge of a Deskphone Revolution
01/16/2017 Communications 2017: What are the Experts Saying?
12/07/2016 2017: The Year of More Cloud Confusion
10/29/2016 Looking at the World of Collaboration through a Prysm
10/21/2016 APIs Making Customer Engagement Easier than Ever
10/20/2016 Why Verizon Failed Despite Hiring Customer-Friendly Agents
10/20/2016 Curing the Cloud Hangover: Cloud Usage Finding a Balance
09/26/2016 VoLTE and Virtualization: What Mobile Operators Need to Know
09/13/2016 RCS: The Next Major Step for Mobile Operators Competing with OTT
09/08/2016 How to Make Sure Your App Drives Loyalty, not Attrition
09/08/2016 How the San Diego Padres Scored Big with Cloud Communications
09/06/2016 ITEXPO 2017: That Which is Old is New Again
08/31/2016 WebRTC Road Show: Communications App Development Made Easy
08/25/2016 APIs: Making Customer Engagement Easier than Ever
08/11/2016 Digital Realty: Delivering Stability Amidst Digital Disruption
08/11/2016 Pokemon Go a Case Study in Cloud-driven Business
08/10/2016 Microsoft Releases REST API Guidelines, Says Documentation is Critical
08/02/2016 Personal or Business: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Stays One Step Ahead
07/26/2016 APIs: The Building Blocks of Accelerated Application Development
07/20/2016 Microsoft Releases REST API Guidelines, Says Documentation is Critical to Success
07/20/2016 Tomorrow's Leaders Are Setting the Table for Success with API Strategies
06/17/2016 Why Rich Media Proofing is the Key to Marketing Efficiency
06/17/2016 Is it Time to Take Your Fax into the VoIP Era?
06/15/2016 The Unlikely Combination of Blockchains, Bitcoin and Fax
06/02/2016 Mobile-First Businesses Creating Demand for Data-Only MVNO Model
05/23/2016 CUSTOMER, TMC Announce Outsourcing Award Winners