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It's Not That Time of Year

I tend to look back on my weekends and think I didn’t cook very much. As usual though, once I take stock of each day, I begin to realize that I was in the kitchen more than I thought. Saturday,...

Because

The QWERTY keyboard was designed to slow typing down. Early typewriters jammed when typists hit the keys too hard and fast. By moving the most used keys under the weakest fingers and forcing the use of the left hand (slightly...

Think

IBM is celebrating its 100th year as a business and for that I congratulate them. Consequently, IBM is getting a bit more press and we can gain insight into how they accomplished such a feat. Last Sunday on CBS Sunday...

IPv6 and the Yottabyte

By now most of you know that Wednesday was World IPv6 Day. Altogether, 434 websites, universities, technology companies and service providers shared their content over IPv6. After a collective pause and one-eyed peaking, they learned that IPv6 and IPv4 could...

Quantifying Unified Communications

A few months ago I mentioned a study by Microsoft that identified travel savings as the greatest benefit for evolving to Unified Communications. While I agreed with the most of the study, it was done from the view point of...

Lump Crab and Data

Lump Crab and Data The weekend began with some great apple smoked ribs, fettuccini with chicken and a creamy Dijon mustard sauce and finally Indian food (goat curry, lamb curry, vegetable curry, rice pilaf, and naan). Everything was very good....

Two OEMs, Two OSs

3CX and Digium are two of Broadvox’s largest IP PBX platforms in terms of SIP Trunking market share. I am always hesitant to mention specific IP PBX OEMs for fear of alienating another of our OEM partners. That said please...

A SIP Trunk Standard Emerges

In a recent interview I noted that Broadvox has done more interoperability testing (IOT) than any other carrier. The interviewer then responded with a very pertinent question, “Did we find interoperability testing a good thing?” the answer is a resounding...

With Ready Fire Aim Avoid Intractable

With Ready Fire Aim Avoid Intractable This was a rerun weekend for food. I ate some of my favorite dishes; a cheese burger, nachos, and Cioppino. Although, have shared elements of these foods before, I really never do things the...

How Green is the Cloud?

Cloud computing is everywhere with most of us having the key benefits down to a fine science. However, yesterday got me thinking about how green is the cloud? One of our key OEMs is launching a new program that will...

Technology Commodity Conversation

A few years ago Nick Carr in a Harvard Business Review article proposed that Information Technology was a commodity and no longer of strategic value to a business. In addition to a belief that IT was ubiquitous, available to all,...

A Taste of Crabs and a Touch of Security

As promised, I grilled this weekend. Although, the meals were not what you would think of as grilled affairs. Saturday, I brined and then pounded thin some pork chops to create “elephant ears”. The bone is left in place making...

Taking It to the Cloud

It’s clear that cloud computing is on the fast track. It has attracted the attention of companies like Amazon and Google, who with their server farms saw this as a natural extension of the business. It has also attracted telecommunications...

Mashups Seem to be Working

Mashups Seem to be Working Okay so I didn’t cook a lot this weekend. Friday was a leftover fried chicken for my wife and leftover prime rib for me. They were accompanied by a Caesar salad. Saturday was salmon and...

Whew! It's Finally over!

Whew! It’s Finally over! The Broadvox 2011 Partner Summit ended yesterday and it was an event enjoyed by all. We were very happy to have over 130 attendees and 19 sponsors: Aastra ABP Technology AudioCodes BroadSoft Cisco Covad Digium...

How much do You Pay?

IP Communications utilizes the skills of traditional telecom and information technology (IT). However, most of us with the telecom backgrounds have conceded that the bulk of the work and authority lies with the IT department. As such, it is important...

You say Tomato and I say Get the Heck Out of My Phone

I am often asked about my taste for fast food. Well Friday I did have fried chicken from Pollo Campero. Southern fried chicken will always be my favorite, but this Latin version is very good. I made an heirloom tomato...

SIP 2.0

Understanding SIP is paramount to VARs or IT shops delivering VoIP in any fashion. The point was made very clear to meet a few weeks ago that SIP is the protocol of choice in nearly every implementation or delivery of...

Welcome to Potatoes, Onions and Oz

It was another great weekend for the foodie in me. The new grill and I played well together each day. Friday was grilled Cornish game hen that was marinated in Chinese five-spice, soy and sesame seed oil. Saturday, we enjoyed...

The Best of the Blog 2010

Perhaps you are new to this blog (and I say welcome), or you may have been reading since 2008 when the blog started (in which case I say thanks for reading). However, today is a chance for you to read...

We Need a Little PR

This morning Broadvox and Cypress Communications are taking a major step in continuing to grow our company. We are meeting with our first Public Relations (PR) firm. Previously, we have used industry media, industry events and the Internet to gain...

More on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

In general, I have been too busy or disinterested to ever read a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). I can now say, “That was a mistake.” It is well worth the effort to read relevant parts of the NPRM just...

Holy Massive Bureaucratic Report IP Man!

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking adopted February 8, 2011 and released February 9, 2011 is one gigantic tome. Even the rules regarding commenting require a moment or two of thought, check out the following: Comment...

FCC Floundering May Be Over

My new grill arrived on Friday. Previously I was cooking on a TEC grill that could reach temperatures of greater than 1500oF. Impressive but after 13 years of pretty heavy usage, it was time to replace it. I bought the...

Business is Gulping SIP

According to Infonetics Research, the SIP Trunking market in terms of revenue grew 143% in 2010. Certainly, Broadvox and its partners experienced significant growth last year and we anticipate strong revenues again this year. I am often asked about our...
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