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David Byrd
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The IP Community Needs a Little Privacy

The IP Community Needs a Little Privacy Perhaps, I have written about this before but after discovering the FCC broadband test site, I needed to blog on this again. Historically, we have always known that sending information over the...

Broadband Expansion Economic Impact

The initial focus of this series explained that most of the allocated telecom stimulus money has not been awarded and only a small fraction of it spent. The next consideration is what will the impact be on our IP...

Influencing the Reality...

While Broadvox and other ITSPs have continued to see very good growth in the adoption of SIP Trunking and VoIP, hardware providers are finding similar growth elusive. Additionally, the hosted community is experiencing both growth and an expansion of...

Searching for IP Services - Part II

I had hoped to have similar reviews of the SIP Trunking offerings between AT&T and Verizon. However, it is not possible without a phone call to Verizon. I didn't have time to do that so I'll go with what...

Reading Food and SIP

What a busy weekend. My wife and I spent Saturday shopping and running errands. Dinner was a quick helping of fried chicken and waffles with maple syrup. I didn't grow up on the combination but I like it a...

Is Telepresence the Answer for Video Conferencing?

The acquisition of Tandberg by Cisco Systems appears to indicate that video, voice and IP technologies are finally going to converge to deliver a satisfying video conferencing solution. Assuming the technologies will mesh properly, market demand remains the only...

Success with Digium IOT

Previously I have stated that Broadvox has successfully completed interoperability testing (IOT) with more equipment manufacturers than any other ITSP. That is still true. In fact, this year's IOT list is very impressive with the addition of Avaya, Mitel,...

Umami in Food and Telecom

While we were educated with the understanding of four tastes (sweet, sour, salty and bitter), umami has been recently added as a fifth basic taste. The word is Japanese and in English we sometimes refer to umami as being...

A Very Good Quarter

First of all thanks to all of the Partner Program members. We had our best GO! SIP Trunking sales quarter ever. We can only accomplish this through the efforts of our channel, channel managers and inside sales team. I...

800 million plus 332 million

This blog could have been written as Broadvox beats bandwidth.com, but I realized it was an opportunity to point out a good thing. Last week during IT Expo West Sean Rivers, Director of Sales and Product Engineering was quoted...

Congratulations...Thank You Very Much!

I have done my best to avoid having using this blog for self-promotion. However, Broadvox won the BEST OF SHOW award for Best Service Provider Solution at the most recent IT Expo. While it may seem like a simple...

Now for a Word from Our Sponsor...

 It is always interesting how things evolve. When I initially considered doing a blog, it was going to be ghost written by me and have the face of another Broadvox executive. Don't be surprised, the early columns written for...

Goodbye and Hello

Today I want to thank so many members of the IP Community that assisted in raising money and visibility for Brianna Sharp. Sadly, I must inform you that she died at 6:12 Saturday morning. When we began this journey...

Tarragon Chicken and There It's gone Security

Last week one evening after work, I noted that my herb garden was over flowing with tarragon. The last few years we have treated it like rosemary and left it in for the winter. Tarragon has proven to be...

Centrex, Is Still Alive?

A few months ago, we were asked to review a request for proposal where the prospect wanted to replace their Centrex lines with VoIP/SIP Trunking. I didn't think much of it until I realized that none of our SIP...

Seven Hundred Thousand, Thirteen Million, Twenty-One Million, Two Hundred and Fifteen Million

Seven Hundred Thousand, Thirteen Million, Twenty-One Million, Two Hundred and Fifteen Million Abracadabra...How a phone works is like magic and the general user does not care about the technology. Telephone penetration is the United States is between 95 and...

Try It and Buy It...Not!

How did this concept begin? I'd really like to know so that I could figure out a way to kill it. In a similar vein of thought where we need to address the FUD (Fear Uncertainty and Doubt) associated...

We are the Champions..We are Agnostic!

Most days this is less a blog and more an assessment or statement about the IP Community. Today, it is a blog or web log or what happened to me lately. Yesterday I received the following call: "Hi, is...

Pricing Integrity and Discounting

In my short time at Broadvox, I have seen more requests for discounts than at any other business that I have worked. One reason is the number of orders we take in each day, the other is a lack...

Can it Get Any Bigger?

Last quarter was mostly bad for earnings reported by Nortel, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and others due principally to a slowdown in network equipment purchases.  A casual observer of our industry might surmise that not all was well and they would...

Oklahoma and Eurocentric: The Demise of the Landline

In my many weeks of writing this blog, I have received only one comment. That comment was they never expected to see Oklahoma and Eurocentric in the same sentence. Well you are going to see it again. That particular blog...

Foundations of Achievement

This has nothing to do with SIP Trunking, the IP Community or even Broadvox. However, it can change the way you approach selling in general. Dave Hibbard's Foundation of Achievement is a discussion on improving the existing sales model...

Selling SIP Trunking Online...

It's Friday and today I am to tell you what I know about selling SIP Trunking on the Web. My answer is "I don't know enough yet." Yeah, I know, you waited two days to learn I haven't reached...

Genachowski and COMPTEL

Well what has been speculated for weeks has finally become official, long time Obama friend and advisor, Julius Genachowski, has been nominated to head the FCC. "He will bring to the job diverse and unparalleled experience in communications and...

You Mean It's Friday Again...

Some weeks go by so fast I find I need an extra day. This is one of those weeks.  We have more going on at Broadvox than ever before and I need more hours in the day to keep...
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