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Where No Man Has Gone Before

NASA announced this week that it was shutting down its last mainframe which generated a few memories. The first mainframe computer that I ever worked with was an IBM 360. Granted, I was not allowed to touch it, but after...

Ten Wonderful More Days

This is my last blog of the year and rather than throw more statistics at you I decided to offer some end of year thoughts. I considered writing about the benefits of working from home, or the growth experienced by...

Do You Want SIP Trunks with That?

Apparently, since the merger of Broadvox and Cypress Communications, I have written more blogs on Unified Communications than SIP Trunking. I was a bit surprised but shouldn’t have been. Unified Communications (UC) does not require SIP Trunking. In addition to...

Broadband Selection Criteria

Since I did a series covering the selection criteria for determining your broadband needs and provider, I know some of you missed a blog or two and don’t have the entire list. The seven questions follow. To get the answers,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pork and Beans, Frost and Sullivan

Cooking seemed a little light this weekend until I thought through everything I made. Friday was Buffalo wings with a habanero Roquefort cheese sauce and curly fries seasoned with sea salt, black pepper and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Saturday, I...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Soaring with Turkeys and Eagles

Friday is nearly always a casual dining day and last Friday was no different. I made classic Reuben sandwiches for dinner using my homemade pastrami and corned beef. Loved it! Saturday we tried out a new Indian restaurant that opened...

The Voices of Unified Communications through Podcasting

It is very common as you walk through the various expositions and events in our industry to see interviews taking place either on the show floor or in some more private area. Generally, I will sit for an interview in...

Geo Targeted SEO for SIP Trunking

Previously, I discussed the value of geo-targeting using Google. In the last couple of weeks we have developed our first geo-targeted SEO campaign. As a result of the merger with Cypress Communications, Broadvox inherited over 600 buildings with shared tenant...

It's Getting Really Cloudy Out There

Enterprise Connect had one subject with many minds, Cloud Computing. Since it is necessary to say what you intend to do in the cloud, the simplest announcements state Unified Communications (UC), more complicated Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and...

Holding Fast

Going into the weekend I already knew the recipe of the week, which was a good thing, all things considered. After returning to Dallas late Thursday night I came down with the flu. Generally, speaking not much slows me down...
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