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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...

Cloud Cruiser Azure Support Boosts Cloud Savings

Hybrid clouds are gaining momentum causing organizations to question whether they are allocating their compute resources as effectively as possible. One solution to this problem is provided by Cloud Cruiser who announced today they now support Microsoft Azure meaning companies...

Fenero Aims to Disrupt Cloud Contact Center Pricing

Cloud-based contact center solutions have been priced fairly uniformly in the past… You pay per seat and feature. You want to add more people or features such as analytics, etc. and you pay more. Some vendors offer an all-inclusive solution...

SimpleSignal and gUnify Brings Lync-Like Power to Google Apps

I’ve had a few conversations recently with analysts and resellers about how Microsoft Lync is getting trials in many of the largest global corporations and this has traditional telecom equipment providers getting nervous. From these discussions you might surmise that...

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...

How NC-Based Bandwidth Enables the Telecom Ecosystem

Bandwidth.com recently became just plain Bandwidth (no dotcom) as they unveiled a colorful new logo and announced an exciting array of products and services which support the communications ecosystem. The company's Republic Wireless division gives it strength in the...

Vocalocity is Growing Quickly: Here's Why

Recently, customers, vendors and competitors have been talking about Vocalocity - as one of the fastest-growing cloud-based communications companies. In fact just a month ago Syngergy Research produced a report detailing how fast the cloud UC market is growing...

Overture: Enabling Carriers to Compete Today

Communications service providers are facing unprecedented opportunity and threats and if the OTT threat wasn't a big enough challenge, its worth pointing out AT&T recently lost its bid to supply broadband to Starbucks to Google of all companies. Who...

Neustar Enables CSPS to Speed Their Carrier Ethernet Offerings

Neustar is one of the most amazing companies in the world of technology and telecom because they are involved in so many spaces and are responsible for allowing much of what we rely on to function correctly. In a...

H2O Overgroup Speeds Telecom Carriers

As tier 2 and 3 carrriers have started to face more competition from cable and larger SIP trunking providers, they have had to look to new markets in order to grow revenue. The challenge with this strategy is dealing...

The Cloud is Hurting PBX Sales

In case there was any doubt about the success of cloud-based telephony growing at the expense of customer-premise-equipment or CPE, the latest research out of Dell’Oro Group should serve as a wake-up call. Alan Weckel, Vice President of Enterprise Telephony...

WebRTC APIs all the Rage at WebRTC Expo Atlanta 2013

WebRTC Expo kicks off this week and it's been a busy day here in Atlanta, Georgia where I have had back-to-back video interviews with companies in tech and telecom. A few of my meetings with companies involved in WebRTC were...

Tehrani Speaking about Cloud at the Connecticut Business Expo

On Thursday June 6th, 2013 I will be moderating a session on whether the cloud is right for your business as part of the Connecticut Business Expo which takes place at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT. The session...

ProfitBricks: Where InfiniBand Meets Cloud 2.0

In a recent meeting with William Toll and Pete Johnson of ProfitBricks, the pair were ecstatic to explain how their company has developed public cloud 2.0 – in other words this is not your father’s cloud. Now you might be...

Interactive Intelligence Explores Small Call Center Roots

Interactive Intelligence is an example of a disruptor which went mainstream and in the process changed the way contact centers operated. Soon after launching in the mid-nineties the company would attract huge crowds to its booths at trade shows as...

Metaswitch Asks: Are You Ready to be a Software Telco?

Virtualization has made the IT world much more efficient and cloud technology allows applications to scale up and down at will in a far more cost-effective manner while requiring little to no CAPEX. There is hardly an industry which hasn't...

ITEXPO Future of Cloud Panel Pic

The Future of Cloud Computing panel was a big hit at ITEXPO Miami 2013 - lots of great information. Thanks to all who attended - here is a picture. I am at Telefonica press conference right now they have huge...

Tomorrow's Cloud, Optimized by Plantronics

Most people think of the cloud as being removed from the local environment because, after all, it requires the addition of a browser to access. But thanks to innovation from the people at Plantronics, the cloud can now reach through...

Cloud Computing Videos From Cloud Expo 2012 Santa Clara

At the recent Cloud Expo in Santa Clara, Rich Steeves and I had a chance to interview many of the important companies in the cloud computing space such as Akamai, Citrix, Adaptive Computing, Hostway, PGI, Riverbed, SOA Software, Symantec, ServerCentral,...

Important Tech News of the Day Dec 14, 2012

Amazon Prime Instant Video app for iOS is out Alcatel Lucent says providing video to devices is a great new revenue opportunity for carriers Google Just Settled a Six-Year Dispute with Belgian Publishers IT spending will pick up in...

IBM Mobility Keynote at ITEXPO

At ITEXPO, Michael Riegal of IBM discussed how mobile is transforming industries – and discusses case studies related to his company’s Smarter Planet Strategy. Watch the video and see how many people have 3, 4 and 5 devices with them...

Michael Tessler Broadsoft Keynote at ITEXPO

Michael Tessler was one of the few entrepreneurs who was able to start and build an IP communications company from nothing to a billion dollar endeavor. He saw it all from multiple Iraq wars to the dotcom and telecom crash....

VCs disrupted by Angels thanks to Cloud, Apple, Google and Facebook

How too many investors can lead us to irrational exuberance 2.0 Fred Wilson, managing partner at Union Square Ventures is one of the most well-respected VCs around and does an amazing job with his AVC blog – it is in...

TMC San Jose Video Interviews 2012

A few weeks back, my team and I went to Silicon Valley, CA to interview a number of companies in the technology and communications space. Officially the event is called the TMC Roadshow/Executive Editorial Open House. The goal of the...

Connection Cloud Brings the Power of 4GL to the Cloud

Please enjoy my latest column from TMC's Cloud Computing Magazine which I invite you to subscribe to. As enterprises move more and more of their data into the cloud, the reality is they lose more control over the data they...
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