Rich Tehrani : Communications and Technology Blog - Tehrani.com
Rich Tehrani
CEO
| Communications and Technology Blog - Latest news in IP communications, telecom, VoIP, call center & CRM space

Cisco tag

Drill down on Cisco search:

25 result(s) displayed for Cisco (1 - 25 of 256):

Larry Ellison Was a Real Trailblazer

Today, Larry Ellison announced he will step down as Oracle CEO, handing over the reins to co-presidents Mark Hurd and Safra Catz, who will now report directly to the board. In the late eighties/early nineties I was a database programmer...

What's the Future of SIP Trunking, IoT, Cloud and WebRTC?

Gary Audin shares his insights on the future of technologyDoes the cloud have challenges you should be aware of? Is IoT the future? If so, how should carriers react? Weill WebRTC change how companies communicate internally? With customers? Will SIP...

On Aereo, Supreme Court Needs to Get with the Cloud

There are some good thoughts from Carl Ford on the Supreme Court Aereo ruling which says the company cannot transmit content freely received over public airwaves over the internet while also providing a DVR service and charging customers. Carl argues...

Will Vobi Make Enterprise Social a Reality?

One of the biggest disappointments in the world of tech predictions has to be the enterprise social space. For years, the common wisdom in the market was that this segment would be booming… Millennials were supposed to infiltrate the workforce...

Cisco says NFV to be a Revolution

Shocking words from an equipment provider? Jared Headley who heads up Cisco’s service provider mobility marketing said to me recently, “We still believe the best way to simplify service delivery is to virtualize it, put it on COTS and really...

NFV Roadmaps Are Affecting Carrier Purchases Now

The view from Asia I had the chance to catch up with a top exec at a major Asian telecom equipment manufacturer and he told me customers are asking for NFV and they are busy working with a number of...

Vonage buys Vocalocity: Better Late Than Never

For a good part of this past decade businesses have been moving rapidly to cloud-based communications… Especially small business. Bryan Martin, 8x8 CEO – his company is one of the leaders in the hosted VoIP space, told me in 2009...

Axis Communications Uses APIs and Low-Light Tech to Differentiate

One constant in business has been the ecosystem can be more important than the product. As an example, if a person is considering attending a conference, they typically look at the speakers and exhibitors to see if there is a...

Dialogic and Cisco Round Out Day's NFV News

It’s been a busy week regarding NFV and the software telco (R)evolution. First off Dialogic had some solid thoughts on six of the network elements ripe for NFV – they are routers, SBCs, media servers, softswitches, signaling nodes and DPI/WAN...

SugarCon 2013 Kicks off this week in NYC

I am spending some time at the Sugar CRM SugarCon 2013 conference this week to learn about the trends in the customer relationship management space. ...

Aruba Networks Shows WiFi Can Boost Retail Traffic

Aruba Networks had a few interesting announcements recently at Mobile World Congress 2013 and the first one shows how WiFi can be used as a differentiator and driver of retail traffic. In a deployment with NTT Broadband Platform or NTTBP...

WebRTC Advisory Board Announced

One of the more exciting bits of news this week has to do with TMC and partners choosing the Inaugural WebRTC advisory board. After the huge success of the first WebRTC World show in Santa Clara, California, we wanted to...

Belkin Buys Linksys from Cisco

In a continuation of Cisco exiting the consumer market, the networking giant has announced it has sold this division to competitor Belkin for an undisclosed amount. Belkin will continue to honor all valid warranties and will now own about...

Xirrus XR-520 AP For Smaller Areas

Xirrus is known for large-scale WiFi systems and conferences and stadiums are a typical area where you will see the company’s products. It seems however there are times when Xirrus customers want to WiFi enable smaller areas. For this reason...

Shockingly Nortel's Frank Dunn not Found Guilty in Canada

In February 2004 I was invited to a Nortel analyst day. The Canadian telecom giant had great news to share about their worldwide sales – especially in China. CEO Frank Dunn was the primary speaker at the conference and explained...

Whoops: Cisco Sued by Customer over Slogan

Tomorrow Starts Here is a pretty catchy slogan – so catchy that it’s the reason Cisco is being sued by its customer East Carolina University. In 2003 ECU was so happy with Cisco they allowed the networking leader to use...

Who Should Buy Linksys and how does the Cloud fit in?

Cisco recently appointed Barclays to help it auction off Linksys – a move consistent with the company’s desire to exit low-margin consumer businesses as it looks to invest in high-margin areas like software and services. But as the saying goes,...

In Israel, Venture Capital Gets Disrupted

Israel is legendary as a tech powerhouse – the entire IP communications market owes its success to engineers from this middle-eastern country where compulsory army training has a side benefit of immersing the population in engineering specifically applicable to communications....

ITEXPO Austin 2012 Show Guide and More

ITEXPO is taking place next week with a record number of collocatedevents in areas such as cloud computing, video, SIP trunking, M2M, wireless and mobility, white spaces also known as Super WiFi, HTML5, MSP solutions, Latin America Communications, Tech patent protection, cloud computing and cloud communications. This is the most...

Protecode: Eliminating the Pitfalls of Software Development

Software development productivity has evolved tremendously over the decades as the cost of computing has plummeted rapidly while the cost of human capital has accelerated. Of course there are some anomalies in the “human capital” part of the curve as...

What the Auto Market can Teach us about Mobile

Have you ever heard from someone that they don’t like Starbucks coffee but they like the experience at the store so they go in, sit down and buy the coffee? It is quite a testament to the world’s largest coffee...

Turns out Cisco Cius Can't Compete With the iPad Either

Company after company is learning what most of instinctively know already – competing with Apple head-on is like trying to tackle a freight train with your bare hands as it is barreling down the tracks in your direction. Amazon...

The Most Comprehensive Interop 2012 Video Interviews

In case you missed Interop 2012 in Las Vegas and even if you were there – I have some really good news for you. TMC was there and we shot about seven hours of the most important and engaging interviews...

Microsoft Working on Skype Everywhere Initiative

The fact that Microsoft would want to integrate Skype everywhere shouldn't be too surprising, Office/Lync and Windows Phone are obvious areas and so is Xbox. That's why news of the company looking for engineers who can delve into the hybrid...

Vocalocity: One Cloud Provider's Path to Growth

Cloud computing providers are all the rage these days and cloud communications is no exception. Witness the growth of 8x8 as well as the M&A interest in the space evidenced by the recent acquisition of M5 Networks by ShoreTel and...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Next
Featured Events