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Paradiddle, RIM Shot, Cymbal Crash, Done

It wasn’t going to be easy to get millions of CrackBerry users to eat their fruits and vegetables, but Apple has succeeded. Not only has the Apple iPhone successfully dominated RIM’s BlackBerry in the U.S., they are now winning on...

Serious Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo

I was reminded that Mardi Gras is this week and was offered a gumbo recipe to try. First of all, I seldom use any recipes when cooking. I prefer to use my understanding of food elements or cuisines to develop...

Dialing It In

In our industry, it is easy to get excited about the future of IP communications and technological innovation. The IP community is healthy and growing faster than most businesses. It is easy as owners and managers to get caught up...

A Refreshing Bit of News

Happy New Year! My goodness but it feels like it has been weeks since I wrote this blog. Yet, I find myself wondering how to start off 2012. Although, it is a Wednesday, I do think I should share a...

Good Mourning in America Yesterday, when asked if my blog was going to be about Steve Jobs, I said “No”. Not because of any negative thoughts but I did not see how I could add to the accolades or remembrances...

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...

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...

Please Take a Moment

The country has taken a devastating blow this week with the death and destruction caused by a historical weather system. It is estimated that more than a hundred tornados were confirmed this week. As many of you know the death...

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...

Connecting at Enterprise Connect

Next week during  Enterprise Connect, Frank Grillo, Executive Vice President of Implementation and Product Marketing, will represent Broadvox and Cypress in discussing if a multinational enterprise wanted to eliminate all or most of its premises-based communications equipment and deploy a...

IPv4 is Running on Empty

According to Latif Ladid, president of the IPv6 Forum the IPv4 addresses managed by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority were exhausted on February 3rd. There are no more IPv4 address blocks available for allocation. The sky is not falling, numbers...

Net Neutrality Makes the Evening News

Net Neutrality Makes the Evening News Sure, we in the IP community think net neutrality is a big deal. However, yesterday net neutrality hit the big time, the evening news. Although telecommunications is a very large industry employing millions of...

To STUN or Not to STUN

I am often asked how many people read this blog. The fact is I have no idea. The blog is posted with PhonePlus,  VON/xchange, TMCnet's IP Communications and SIP Trunking communities, Telecom Reseller, and Broadvox. The target audiences for...

STUNned Unnecessarily

It is not often that I hesitate to cover a topic in this blog. I have also not been afraid to name names when necessary. However, a most unusual thing happened yesterday and for the first time, I am...

Broadband, a Civil Right?

Never does it fail that when a group of bureaucrats get together silly mind numbing thoughts will flow. Regardless of the country, format, subject or education, the pronouncements by these public servants continue to amaze and infuriate those us...

Changing the World is not Easy

Earlier this week I read someone's comments regarding the new Google Voice free service. The essence of the article was that this free service was going to change the way telecommunications is delivered and sold in the US, and,...

Can We do What Google Does?

This week the telecom new sites and bloggers have been abuzz with comments and insights regarding the Google announcement of "free" phone service for Gmail users. For those that have been on another planet this week, Google's new product...

To All of You, Thanks

Yesterday a most unusual thing happened. A customer complained by sending an email to our CEO. Most companies expect to see emails or phone calls to upper management regarding service or billing issues regularly. However, in the case of...

The Wild Wild West and Net Neutrality

The immediate barrage of comments related to the net neutrality proposal from Google and Verizon gave me pause. While looking to such major players to devise a net neutrality plan that would truly address the concerns of consumer activists...

The Seven Deadliest UC Attacks

The number of end points continues to increase dramatically. As such, they are drawing the attention of hackers globally. Just as smartphones using Apple OS and Android are attracting the attention of hackers, as noted with the increase in...

Coffee Would Have Been Good

I always enjoy seeing the sales team but conducting an effective two-day sales meeting every quarter is very difficult and exhausting. It is very important not waste anyone's time with a boring and predictable meeting. It is also very...

Test My ISP

Earlier this week the FCC announced that four out of five Americans do not know the speed of their broadband at home. Additionally, 91 percent considered the speed of their broadband to be sufficient for their needs. This is...

Acme Packet is not Wily Coyote's Cup of Tea

Wily Coyote may have been purchasing from a fictitious company called "Acme". However, Broadvox's purchase of products is not from Acme but rather Acme Packet. Gary Tabachnik, VP Carrier Sales for Broadvox, and I attended an Acme Packet event...

The FCC is Obscuring Intent with the Third Way

Today is my final review of the "Third Way" as proposed by Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman. While we have discussed Sections 201 and 202, I do not plan to spend time examining the impact of Section 208, which gives...

Must It Always be Premise PBX Versus Hosted Service?

With the recent Broadvox announcement of a virtual PBX offering, GO!Hosted, I have been contacted by a number of VARs and OEMs asking for clarification of our product strategy. I find this interesting because, Broadvox has always supported both...
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