What are some of the interesting things happening in the wide world of communications today? For one, Excel telecommunications and Allworx have partnered
to provide SMBs with SIP trunking and a PBX solution respectively (check out the SIP Trunking
channel for more news on this segment).
The SMB space seems to be brimming with choice as Cisco too has decided to focus more energy on this are with a series of new additions
and upgrades to the company’s product line.
In a more patriotic move, ReCellular has launched
a program allowing people to donate their old cell phones so the proceeds can be used to provide calling cards for US troops around the world.
Moving to the software world, Aspect Software has moved up
on the Software 500 list at 76 overall – a nice 6 place increase from the prior year.
Moving right along into the service provider market, Pactolus Communications has recently announced
a quarter million session benchmark translating into upwards of 8-10 million subscribers served on an ongoing basis.
From their lets discuss the consumer market where Packet8 has done something new by updating the firmware on its Tango Video Terminal Adapter in order to allow it to also be a digital picture frame
when not engaged in an IP communications call.
Priced at $99 after mail-in rebate this is one of the greatest IP communications values around. Having recently spent around $700 myself for two digital picture frames n the past few months I can tell you this price is good.
As always, the TMC team is diligently writing more articles
for your perusal so check back often for more exciting developments.