Q&A With John Cunningham Of BCM One As It Celebrates 25 Years

The Quarter-Century Journey

The last quarter-century in the technology industry provides more than a history lesson in how companies rise and how others fall. There are a few stories to tell of companies that have endured the many waves of change and are still standing today.

Like BCM One.

Founded as Business Communications Management, the New York-based company opened in 1992 to help businesses manage their many telecom solutions and vendors in the years after the historic breakup of AT&T dispersed telecommunications functions into three buckets: hardware, local telephone service, and long-distance service.

In an interview with ITBestOfBreed (edited for brevity and clarity), Co-CEO John Cunningham (pictured) talks about the past quarter-century after he and partner Frank Ahearn founded BCM One, which last year cracked CRN's Solution Provider 500 list at No. 330.