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An Interview With The CEO of Vertical, Bill Tauscher

January 11, 2005

I spoke with Bill Tauscher the chairman and CEO of Vertical, the company that was known as Artisoft... For those of you with a long history in telecom, you know Artisoft has been in the business for ages, first catering...

Government and Reseller VoIP: Two Hot Areas for 2005

January 10, 2005

The military is not letting up on VoIP adoption. Some huge military bigwigs will be at attendance at ITEXPO and this is the 3rd year in a row we've seen a large and growing government presence. It is probably better...

VoIP IC Revenue Skyrockets

January 10, 2005

This is amazing. Every facet of VoIP is hot from software to hardware to prepaid calling cards. You name it. Today I came upon an In-Stat release that says VoIP IC market growth will be tremendous from $137.6 million in...

Ixia IxVoice 3.10 tests VoIP and Packet over Cable

January 10, 2005

With today's news about Comcast getting in VoIP, the question is now, who isnt in VoIP? All cable companies, ILECS, CLECS, wireless providers. Basically everyone wants a piece of the pie. Talk about timing... Companies like Ixia that are updating...

Will PhoneGAIM Unseat Skype

January 10, 2005

When you are number one, you have a permanent bull's-eye on your back and such is the case with Skype, the company that generates a hundred thousand downloads in the time it takes some of us to have lunch. By...

Is SBC Sprinting to or Away From VoIP?

January 10, 2005

There comes a time in all of our lives when we have to get from point A to point B and it is pouring rain and you left without an umbrella. Personally my least favorite rain is the small drops...

Legerity Teams With Vocal on VoIP ATA

January 10, 2005

With all the new service providers rolling out VoIP service, the market for CPE equipment is on fire... Growing at alarming (meaning very good... Not the alarm that wakes you up in the morning)rates. Many companies want a piece of...

BayPackets and Epana part 2

January 10, 2005

BayPackets Brings VoIP to EPANA Prepaid Calling Cards

January 10, 2005

Video is the Minitel Star

January 9, 2005

The French have always been an enigma to me. They go on strike around the clock, have a restricted work-week of 35 hours and they still do reasonably well financially as a country despite the fact that they have untold weeks of vacation at a time. I don't know how long you can keep up such a lackadaisical pace of work in a global economy but so far so good Something the French don't get credit for too often is the Minitel system which did some of the same things the Internet now does for many of us... Helps with directory assistance.
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