January's Top 12: CenturyLink Outage, AT&T Layoffs, Avaya Engage

A new product from Plantronics and a new CTO at Five9 also made it. But what was No. 1?

Craig Galbraith, Editorial Director

February 4, 2019

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January marked a big month for traffic to our site, with many of you eager to see some bad news (layoffs and network outages) but also good (new hires and new technologies to sell).

The biggest layoff news concerned AT&T, while CenturyLink was at the heart of the outage news.

Plantronics offered up a whiz-bang new product that stemmed from its massive Polycom acquisition, and Five9 hired a Cisco vet as its new CTO.

Those are just four of the dozen to crack our monthly recap of hot stories. Don’t like what you see here? You are in charge, as these are the most-read stories by you, our loyal reader, and those that you click through from our weekly newsletters. (Be sure to sign up for those here).

Which story was No. 1? Click through our gallery below to find out!

Missed the previous month’s top stories? Click here to see our most-read posts in December. And here’s where to find our countdown of the top 15 stories of 2018.

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About the Author(s)

Craig Galbraith

Editorial Director, Channel Futures

Craig Galbraith is the editorial director for Channel Futures, joining the team in 2008. Before that, he spent more than 11 years as an anchor, reporter and managing editor in television newsrooms in North Dakota and Washington state. Craig is a proud Husky, having graduated from the University of Washington. He makes his home in the Phoenix area.

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