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Come One and All

Next week IT Expo opens in Austin. Along with many others Broadvox and Cypress Communications will be exhibiting and speaking. We are fairly active during this conference supporting the show and several of the collocated events such as Ingate's SIP...

Virtualization Technology Adoption

It has long been accepted that SMBs have adopted virtualization technologies or cloud computing at a faster rate than enterprises. It is for that reason that most hosted communications companies focus on SMBs as their target customer base. A recent...

The Invention of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs changed the way we view computers and technology. Since his resignation I have heard him compared to Michelangelo, Edison and Ford. The accolades seem to increase in volume and intensity with each passing day. At first, I readily...

Slow, Steady and Fast

Crazy weekend for food, it was, even for me. I was on the road all of last week in Nashville for ILTA 2011 and Chicago for Channel Partners. In Nashville, I ordered hot fried chicken which is quite popular in...

Broadvox Top VAR Benefits

Finally, the Complete Top Ten Criteria for Selecting an ITSP

Finally, the Complete Top Ten Criteria for Selecting an ITSP The first seven criteria covered in this week’s blog series for internet service provider selection were: Competitive Compensation Customizable Product Solutions Interoperability . . . Tools Support Customer Experience ...

Letterman I am not

Okay so when you decide to do a Top 10 list you are suppose to start with number 10. This, of course, generates an increased level of interest and ends the count with a bang. I blew that since I...

Wanted Good Food and an ITSP

Over the weekend we enjoyed Tex-Mex at a local restaurant. Gay ordered her usual chimichanga and I order four different enchiladas. Now before you think I gorged myself, remember that I will over order when I am interested in trying...

But Wait! There's More!

Earlier this week both at home and at the office we did a series of “But Wait! There’s More!” jokes. And today as I considered a subject for my blog I ran across a blog by Dan Jacobson using the...

Brick and Mortar is Dead! Long Live Brick and Mortar!

In the late 90’s it was popular to refer to physical stores as “brick and mortar”. Furthermore, those companies that had physical presences were the future dinosaurs of our economy. The era of the Internet and IP communications was beginning...

Game Changer

I went into the weekend with a serious desire to fix a cheese soufflé but alas it will have to wait until Wednesday. Saturday morning I made a breakfast pizza using tortillas. Starting with a simple base of a tomato...

Napoleonic Dreams

Finding a title for today’s blog was more difficult than usual. That stems mostly from my choice of recipe of the week. I hope you don’t think it unbecoming of a foodie due to its simplicity. Naturally, the weekend was...

Today, I am Being Social

Social media continues to generate headlines exclaiming its growth and business relevance. While I cannot, have not, and will never argue it is not growing at a fast clip, its business relevance has always been in question. However, recent events...

Measuring Broadband America

The report “Measuring Broadband America” by the FCC is an exercise in navel gazing. Previously, I have pointed out that it is important to analyze availability, speed and price or ASP. This report looks only at speed which in the...

Smoky Backyards and Back Rooms

I had a series of grilling moments this weekend beginning with a London broil. Although, the original London broil was made with flank steak, most sold today consists of top sirloin or round steak. It needs to be marinated in...

Differentiating Yourself When Considered a Commodity

Over the past two weeks, we have engaged the real estate representatives that can influence our ability to sell in buildings where we have a PBX or can provide broadband access and hosted services. Although, the majority of the presentation...

Commercial Real Estate and Cloud Computing

Over the last two weeks Broadvox and Cypress have met with our major landlord and tenant representatives in Dallas and Atlanta. The meetings were held to engage the major commercial real estate players that have worked with Cypress over the...

OMG, Crab Cakes and Bing

It was an interesting weekend for food beginning with Friday’s grilled lemon chicken breasts. Using my usual brine of salt and lemon juice (1 teaspoon each per cup of water) the breasts were incredibly juicy and flavorful. Saturday we decided...

Internet Marketing State of the Union (con't)

Before I begin, I need to note that Matthew Sharp has been nominated for Channel Manager of the year. Many of you know Sharpie and how well deserves the nomination and the win. Today is the last day to vote....

Internet Marketing State of the Union

The primary topics normally discussed on this blog involve IP telephony, the VAR community, Unified Communications, and of course my passion for food.  Occasionally, I like to spice it up and discuss marketing and more specifically, internet marketing.   The shifts...

The E-SBC is On the Rise

Broadvox is closely aligned with several E-SBC suppliers; AudioCodes, Ingate, Cisco and others. However, only recently did I note the growth in the market segment. According to Infonetics, Enterprise Session Border Controller sales grew by 70% in 2010. The growth...

PBX Sales Are Growing Again

According to a study released in June by Eastern Management Group, sales of PBXs in 2010 grew 16% over 2009. Moreover, SIP Trunks are installed on 45% of newly installed IP PBXs. This remains consistent with what many of the...

Surprising Consumption

This weekend the Broadvox and Cypress management team met at our CEO’s home in Ohio for business discussions and dinner. Two of us were asked to cook for the 21 attendees. Frank Grillo, EVP Applications, Implementation and Support, and I...

RIP RIM

Once a darling of Wall Street, RIM has fallen from a market value of $83 billion to $15 billion in just a few years. Moreover, there is no end in sight to their market share loss. Even their hold on...

Follow Me on Tweeter

Yesterday Texas Governor Rick Perry implored attendees at Right Online, a conference for conservative bloggers and social networkers, to follow him on “Tweeter”. Aside from the incorrect naming of the site, it is indeed interesting that nearly every candidate running...
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