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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...

Cloud Nine is Thai Green Curry and No PBXs

I had my older grandson, Jake, for the weekend, so cooking took an interesting turn. Friday was burgers with Belgian fries. Since Jake loves sushi, Saturday, we took him to an Asian buffet for dinner called Tokyo One. Although,...

The 75 Coolest Service Providers

When I joined Broadvox three years ago, I was not familiar with the company. Although, I had an asterisk-based PBX in my home office, I was also unfamiliar with SIP Trunking. The challenge at the time of my hiring...

Combating the Seven Deadliest Attacks with an E-SBC

The seven deadliest attacks on Unified Communications do not need to be fatal. However, they do require multiple approaches. First, here is the list as developed by Dan York. If you want to see details, please visit the Wednesday...

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...

Crab, Pork and an Expanding SIP Market, Good Stuff

Going into the weekend, I had already decided on my recipe of the week, Crab Cakes. With that done, I could cook in a more relaxed fashion because my recipe was set. That is until I saw an episode...

The USF Needs Fixing but are these the Guys to do IT

Congressmen Rick Boucher (D-VA) Chairmen of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, and Lee Terry (R-NE) have introduced a bill to address the outdated priorities, contribution participants and recipients of the Universal Service Fund. As expected, the...

Is the Sky Falling?

The latest research from Frost and Sullivan regarding the enterprise telephony market contains some expected data and one bit of surprising news. It is expected that during a recession sales of telephony equipment dropped. Frost and Sullivan estimate the...

Stuffed Calamari and iPhone Stuffing

Every weekend I face the same challenge, coming up with another original recipe. This weekend I thought I was not going to make. In the refrigerator were a porterhouse steak, lump crab, bacon, and deli ham. Crab cakes were...

Don't Clam UP about CCS

I was on the road most of last week and the food was mediocre at best. I was quite anxious to eat some of my own cooking this weekend. Friday was a chopped brisket with coleslaw sandwich. The brisket...

Protect Your Online Reputation

Reputation Management is the practice of monitoring and managing the opinions and information that that are posted about your company on the Internet.  It is a developing practice but vital for long-term success for online marketing. By utilizing available...

SEM Campaigns and Tracking

Today I will discuss how Search Engine Marketing (SEM) can help our VARs in their marketing efforts.  Please keep in mind that this is not a walkthrough, but some ideas to keep in mind if you are going to...

SEO, SEM, Social Media sells IP

It has been at least a year since I discussed the need to expand your marketing efforts to include more on line elements. Most of the Broadvox VARs are SMBs and have few, if any, resources to expand their...

Simply a Grilled Cheese Sandwich and SIP

One of the simplest things to make is a grilled cheese sandwich. Yet, many of you wait until you go to a Mexican restaurant to have a quesadilla, a grilled cheese sandwich. The only difference is the use of...

BP and IP

As I sat this morning watching the live feed of the oil unleashed by British Petroleum (BP) in the Gulf of Mexico, I wondered about the role of IP communications in the event. Certainly, the reason that I can...

Interviewing for a Double Chocolate Ice Cream

I can't believe I missed two entries of blogs, especially when I had subjects to discussed. But first the weekend's food. My godson, Taylor, and goddaughter, Mackenzie, came to spend the week on Friday. The twins have been a...

Defeat the Power FUD

Selling SIP Trunking to SMBs and Enterprises involves three basic value propositions: ยท         Transitioning to SIP will save you a lot of money. How much varies but for most businesses regardless of size, the savings will range from 30-70%....

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...

Good Things Take Time

Obviously, I did not need to create an original recipe this weekend as I had the Smoked Pork and Ricotta Cannelloni waiting the wings. Therefore, Friday was southern fried pork chops with a green salad, Saturday was BBQ chicken...

Are Current Government Policies Hurting SMBs?

A recent cover story by CRN interviewed small IT related businesses regarding President Obama's 2009/2010 legislative activity/wins and the impact on their business. While I am sure the story was not attempting to accurately poll IT related SMBs, it...

Chili Crab, Pepper Crab, the Heat is On

Chili Crab, Pepper Crab, the Heat is On On Friday, I blogged that I would share with you one of my favorite recipes. Well, guess what. You are going to get two of them today. Although, my wife insists...

An Improved Strategy for US Broadband

We are down to the final leg of the three-legged stool, speed. Most studies examining broadband use a speed of 200kbps as the minimum measure. However, in 2008 the FCC finally realized that 200kbps was insufficient to support the...

Further Broadband Penetration Deconstruction

Before I begin, I want to remind you that most of the numbers used for the subject for this week's blog come from the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), National Telecommunications Infrastructure Administration (NTIA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and National...
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