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Did Social Just Make UC Irrelevant?

If you are working with a phone system maker who isn’t innovating rapidly, beware - their days could be numbered. I hate to be sensational but you have to wonder, with real-time video & voice communications embedded into social networks...

Ooma, Making Home Phones Better

It is tough to impress me when it comes to home telephone systems... I have seen it all or at least I feel I have. Covering the telecom space as long as I have, I figured there are few innovations...

Interop 2010 Las Vegas Videos Start to Post

My team and I had hundreds of meetings at Interop 2010 in Las Vegas last week. We recorded about 80 video interviews in short, digestible nuggets full of the information you need to make intelligent buying decisions. We expect to...

Epygi Adds PBX Features, Moves Upmarket

One certainty in the world is that feature wars often get fought in the battle to win the most customers. If you don't beleive me, think of how few features your car had 15 years ago compared to today. In...

Junction Networks Update

I had a chance to speak with Michael Oeth (pronounced "Oath") the CEO of Junction Networks regarding his company's new offering my.onsip.com, a rich UC interface for the PBX. Offering features such as click-to-call and drag-and-drop calling, there are also...

Thoughts on Avaya/Nortel and the DOJ

Jeff Wiener is President of Digitcom Canada and an Avaya dealer who believes that the DOJ should rubber stamp the Avaya/Nortel merger without much fuss. He explains that the field is extremely competitive and furthermore that the competition is also...

Terry Matthews to Keynote ITEXPO West 2009

Over 70 companies founded by one person in one industry - communications/technology (to be fair he owns hotels and golf courses as well). Over the years, tens of thousands of people were hired because of the vision of Sir Terry...

Avaya, Altigen Going After Nortel Customers

 Yahoo search for term NortelDo a Yahoo search on Nortel and you see ads from Microsoft and Avaya which are quite friendly. Microsoft for example directs you to its People Ready Business site where it pushes its relationship with Nortel...

The FBI Accidentally Drizzles on Digium's Parade

There has been some recent madness in the open source communications world and I thought I had to get involved to get the matter settled properly. Some media outlets reported on the fact that the FBI put out a...

Plantronics Calisto Pro Review Update

I wrote a pretty positive review of the Plantronics Calisto Pro series phone and headset a while back. I don't use the phone that often and recently I needed a headset but didn't have any in the house except...

Westport VoIP

Although this may not be earth-shattering news, I find it personally satisfying to see that after about ten years of publishing Internet Telephony Magazine and holding Internet Telephony Conference & Expo, that the town of Westport, CT has decided they...

What Toshiba is Doing Right

Wow! A while back I commented that Toshiba’s products were not very well known in the telecom space. This is an excerpt from that blog entry:   My point is the company is well-known in computing but virtually unknown in...

Response Point

For at least a decade PBX manufacturers would speak to me off the record about their trepidation regarding Microsoft entering the phone business. For those companies who hoped the day would never come, they should probably avoid reading this article...

Pika Asterisk-Based Device

Pika Technologies has just released an Asterisk-based appliance which developers can use as a platform to get into the small phone system business. The system supports 100 trunks/ports and can allow a company to rapidly get into the private label...

ShoreTel/Mitel Patent Lawsuit

Here is the latest on the ShoreTel/Mitel patent lawsuits from TMCnet’s Spencer Chin. I haven’t had a chance to examine the respective companies’ patent portfolios but one would imagine Mitel has a larger number just because they have been around...

VoIP Phone Systems

Speaking of VoIP-based phone systems the people at Allworx have been very busy lately generating new products as well as getting funding. I had a chance to meet with the company and their team a while back and they seem...
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