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ITEXPO

ITEXPO: Mark Spencer Larger than Life

October 11, 2006

ITEXPO: Mark Spencer from Asterisk Speaks

October 11, 2006

Skype Plug-ins

October 11, 2006

AudioCodes Allows IP Communications Developers to Explore New Worlds

October 11, 2006

When designing telecom applications you have to be part clairvoyant. The reason of course is you need to try to figure out what coders you need to support your customer. It is tough to know sometimes who your customer will be before you start down the road of designing system.

The telecom world is rife with coding standards such as G.711, G.726, iLBC, GSM-FR, GSM-EFR, AMR and many others. So imagine designing the killer application for the wired world of telecom only to have a mobile service provider come knocking on your door with a huge order you just can't fulfill.

ITEXPO: Bruce Nash of Ixia

October 11, 2006

ITEXPO: VoIP Security Session

October 11, 2006

ITEXPO: Scott Petrack Speaks

October 11, 2006

Talk About the Ultimate IP Communications Experience

October 11, 2006

As I sit here at ITEXPO in a session I am moderating titled how to make money selling VoIP with a number of resellers from around the world there is an IMS EXPO keynote session kicking off while conference sessions take place nearby.

There is also a SIP trunking session taking place down the hall.

In short it is unfathomable how much is going on at ITEXPO and the content offering is probably 80-90% greater than any prior show. Thankfully conference and show registration is way up as well so it is apparent that this market is growing very nicely.

I have heard talk of other events that have peaked and this sort of talk scares someone like me who is in the event business. My take is events where people come to learn -- events that are truly worthwhile will grow as long as they fulfill a need in the marketplace.

That is as long as new technologies continue to grow and certainly areas like triple-play and IMS are crucial money-makers for service providers and neither is scheduled to slow at any time in the future.

The excitement at this event continues on and I can't wait for the exhibit hall to open later today. I have had numerous comments about how big the hall has become and this is thanks to all of you who are participating in this event.









ITEXPO: Tony Rybcynski of Nortel Speaks

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ITEXPO Chris Gravett Keynote: Aculab

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