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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...

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...

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...

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...

Find Rich Tehrani at ITEXPO Las Vegas 2013

If you follow my blog or social sites you know I’ll be at ITEXPO next week at Mandalay Bay and I’m very excited to meet with you all. This is where you can find me: On Monday, 8/26 at 9:00am...

Tech Leaders Brin, Zuckerberg and Bezos are Changing Everything

In the last few years there has been an incredible display of tech leaders transcending the status quo and jumping into new markets with both feet. Sometimes they do this with financing alone and other times they exert elbow grease....

Why I'm Almost Able to Recommend You Ditch iPhone E-mail for Boxer

The Boxer email client for iOS may be one of the better productivity tools you will find as it is easier to use in many ways than the native iOS e-mail app on the iPhone. I’ve been using Boxer for...

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...

Metaswitch Clearwater: Game Changing Open Source IMS Initiative

The march to a software telco world is progressing nicely Communications service providers are at war with OTT providers and need to ensure they are able to battle on as level a playing field as possible. There are significant costs...

That Sound You Heard Was The Hard Drive Market Crumbling

Flash memory has already made major inroads in data centers and on Macs and PCs – augmenting hard disks by prefetching and caching data. Flash memory is not perfect but it is getting better as error correction systems have...

Has the SEC killed the Press Release?

Has the SEC just signed the death warrant for the press release market? Possibly. Standard operating procedure today is to distribute press releases through established services like Business Wire and PR Newswire but thanks to the SEC, you can...

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...

Google Blocking Apps Blocking Ads

Want to find the latest ad-blocking software for your Android device – sorry, you won’t be able to find them in the Google Play store. You see, the company decided that these programs do not comply with its Developer Distribution...

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...

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...

IPgallery Helps Carriers Become Social Hub and More

Communications service providers once the center of the customer's world have awoken to the new reality - social and apps are the new hub. In fact, Facebook, Twitter and a wave of other social networks have fully overtaken the telephone...

AMDOCS Allows Carrier Self-Service at MWC2013

The big news from AMDOCS at Mobile World Congress 2013 was a suite of solutions dubbed CES 9 which the company internally calls the "Wow release." The company says it has seamlessly connected its customer management, billing, OSS, CRM and...

Is Apple Too Sexy for MWC?

In deciding not to exhibit at the Macworld events, CES and MWC, Apple has shown the world that it doesn’t need others to be successful. It can control the conversation far better when it holds its own press conferences...

Dell+Microsoft=Apple?

Dell is in a mind-bogglingly large long-rumored deal to go private worth $24 billion and of note is business partner Microsoft has decided to invest in the company which has struggled for many years. The company still has strength...

ITEXPO Miami 2013 and Startup Camp7, Waiting for Sculley

It's the second day of ITEXPO - I am at StartUp Camp7 listening to startups pitch the audience and panel on why their applications are the best. The founder of ProtegGO is speaking right now - he seems to...

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...

Truphone Breaks Blackberry 10 News at ITEXPO

Adam Linford of Trufone breaks exclusive news to Rich Tehrani (me :-) ) at ITEXPO that his company has a new VoIP app which works with the new Blackberry 10 OS which was launched today and is being shown...

Video is the Recurring Star

There is an insatiable demand for content of the video variety. It is so great in fact that sports networks like ESPN are getting an outsized portion of your cable bill. The network in fact gets more than $5 per...

Avicii Makes CES Splash

As a huge fan of both telecom and electronic dance music or EDM the news that one of the EDM legends, DJ Avicii has teamed with Ericsson on a crowdsourced project which takes bassline, effects, melody, rhythms and vocals from...
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