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David Byrd
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WebRTC, Unified Communications and VoIP Quality

These were the three subjects that I discussed while at IT Expo in Miami to fairly well attended sessions. We shared our new ANPI logo for the first time as well and received great accolades. It has been a very...

The Benefits of Retiring the Grand Dame

Terminating the PSTN will be a very good thing for consumers and businesses. The first real benefit is that the cost of the service will be less. Whether the replacement is IP based or a mobile solution, supporting the underlying...

The End of Ubiquity

The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) services nearly 97% of Americans. This means that almost every home, business and dwelling in the US has the opportunity to purchase a landline connection. If the PSTN is to be replaced by IP...

Reach Out and Ping Someone

I didn’t cook Friday or Saturday. We ate leftover fried chicken on Friday and went out to eat on Saturday. Sunday, I made soft shelled crab and a light salad with Giardiniera and Feta cheese. I shared my giardiniera recipe...

Just Hurry Up and Die

During IT Expo this week in Austin, I participated in several panels and gave a couple of presentations. The subject areas were the usual suspects, hosted communications, SIP Trunking, Unified Communications, Communications as a Service, etc. But what really got...

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...

Gnocchi isn't New and neither is DDoS

Breaking the fast Friday night was both exciting and anticlimactic. I decided on having Pollo Asado using Cornish game hens rather than chicken. I marinated a Cornish Game hen in salt, adobe seasonings, Mexican oregano, achiote sauce, water, orange, pineapple,...

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...

SIP Trunking is Flourishing

Cost savings continues to lead as the reason for transitioning from TDM to SIP based facilities. The decision may be driven by the lower cost per voice path or the fact that SIP Trunks can be provisioned in units...

Real Carriers Eat Quiche

It's been a couple of weeks since I last wrote this blog. The amount of travel and such to start the year was a bit overwhelming and I found time to be a commodity in short supply. I decided...

Up to 70% Savings...Case Study III

Wednesday's case study was a single location with a leased IP PBX and GO!Anywhere service. This case study is interesting as the customer already had an IP PBX, Cisco Call Manager, and VoIP infrastructure. This was a very similar...

Service Providers and Business VoIP Security

The most important thing a service provider can do to reduce the risk of unauthorized access is to offer VoIP with SIP. Through the use of SIP, protection against Cyber attacks can be accomplished with increasing latency in the...

VoIP Security Begins at Home

The first part of this discussion was on simple things an IT Department should be doing to protect its IT infrastructure period. Today we will focus more on VoIP security actions a business should per perform. The first is...

VoIP Peering...

I began the week looking at VoIP Peering and this will be the final entry for now on the subject. First, Bilateral versus Multilateral peering. Large service providers prefer bilateral peering so they can maintain control over the amount...

Triple play and Peering...

I spent the weekend enjoying Tex-Mex dishes. They are a guilty pleasure here in Texas. Of course, I do not go to the nearest watering hole to satiate my needs; I rather enjoy making the food at home. And,...
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