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    Don B, Newark, NJ

    "Bud Bates is simply a professional who has a total grasp of the telecommunications industry."

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    N. V., Chicago, IL

    Bud's enthusiasm was only surpassed by his extensive knowledge of the subject. I am in awe!


About Us


Regis J. “Bud” Bates has more than 49 years of experience in Telecommunications and Information Services and has long been considered a technology “Guru.” He currently contributes to these fields as an author, consultant, expert witness, speaker, course developer and teacher.

As an Author, Bud has written numerous books on the technologies, many of which have been “best sellers” for McGraw-Hill. His “Voice and Data Communications Handbook” led McGraw-Hill’s sales for three consecutive years. See our Books page for a complete list of titles written by Bud, which can be purchased from your local bookstore or
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As a Consultant, with clients spanning the range of Fortune 100-500 companies, Bud has been involved in the design of major voice and data networks. His innovative ideas in implementation have been written up in trade journals and magazines. Many of his projects deal with multiple sites and countries using Frame Relay and ATM architectures. A significant amount of Bud’s work has been in the wireless communications area. In his work with venture capitalists, he has consistently been on the mark with his projections for various analyses and studies.
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As a Speaker, Bud Bates is known for his dynamic keynote speaking. With a style that is power-packed and a delivery that is exciting, he knows how to captivate, engage and motivate your audience. Bud motivates your sales force, your customers, your management team, and even capital investors trying to figure out where the technology is heading for the future and where to invest.
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As a Teacher, Bud also develops and conducts various public and in-house seminars ranging from a managerial overview to very technical hands-on classes on Voice over IP, Wi-Fi Networking, WIMAX networking, DWDM and IPv6.  In the recent past he has focused much of his development and training activities on the convergence of three key areas;
Security and
Wireless/ Wi-Fi.

Our consultants have real life hands-on experience designing and implementing systems, conducting the proof of concept, and creating the optimal solution.

We don’t just understand the technology, we write the books about it! All this aids us to teach the topic from a viewpoint that emphasizes the salient and critical points. We use our learning experiences and add analogies and humor to ensure you understand what you need to know.
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