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Testing Has Begun, Please Disconnect Your Laptop

It has been an interesting week for bandwidth utilization discussions. First, there is the announcement by Level 3 that they have been forced by Comcast to pay higher fees to terminate traffic over the Comcast network. It is suspected that...

Making Lemonade or M&A

For the months it took to reach a definitive agreement to merge between Broadvox and Cypress Communications, those of us in the know knew that silence was important. When one my direct reports figured out we were performing due...

Risotto and Leadership

Last weekend I cooked every day. This weekend, I only cooked on Sunday. My wife made a very nice pasta with tuna dish Friday. Saturday, we ate out and that left Sunday. I entered the day thinking a side...

Fixing BBQ Shrimp and FoIP

I was very busy this weekend installing a new garage door opener and a few other tasks so my cooking was limited. My wife surprised me by cooking enchiladas on Friday. I did not feel like cooking after installing the...

Hosted, Cloud Computing, SaaS, Managed Services

The list of terms for a similar function has gotten ridiculous. In a world that has gone acronym crazy, it is very difficult to get a simple message out. However, hear me scream that the market for virtual IP...

It's All About the Channel

One of the less surprising announcements yesterday was that Mark Hurd would be joining Oracle as a co-president. I found it more interesting that Larry Ellison found HP Board had let him go due to political correctness. For the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Telecommunications Bible

Earlier this week I was sent an article discussing activity in congress to revise the Communications Act or more formerly the Telecommunications Act of 1996. The writer referred to the act as the "telecommunications bible". I thought about that...

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...

What's a Typewriter?

I entered the weekend tired and anxious to cook. While I had been busy with the Broadvox Partner Summit and the new product announcements, relaxation comes from cooking. I had Sunday dinner planned; grilled lamb chops with Greek seasoning,...

SIP Trunking and VoiceCon

The three-hour SIP Trunking session at VoiceCon drew over three hundred participants. That is SIPnormous. It demonstrates the growing interest in SIP by enterprises as they begin to supplement their intranet VoIP implementations with extranet SIP. While Broadvox was...

Should Broadband Expansion be Public Policy?

Interestingly, the announcement by the FCC of a National Broadband Plan received little to no attention on our major media outlets. Perhaps it's because the amount of money involved is rather low when compared to Social Security, Medicare, and...

The SIP and Serve Blog

I have been added to a few new sites over the last couple of weeks and I think I should let the new readers know what the SIP and Serve blog is about. First, we will discuss what is...

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...

SIP Trunking Cost Savings Updated

In December of 2008 I blogged about the cost savings associated with SIP Trunking. The primary reason was that I had just read a column that questioned whether transitioning to VoIP/SIP Trunking could save a business 70%.  It was...

Honesty in Messaging Wins

As we work to motivate companies to purchase IP based products, I find that a number of us are creating new untested and perhaps weaker messages. The value proposition for IP communications is fairly straightforward. By transitioning to IP...

What will be the Buzz?

I am attending IT Expo in Miami this week and participating in three panel discussions. I know mostly what I will be talking about but I wonder what will be the leading topics of the show. Last year Nortel,...

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...

A Parfait Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the time to give thanks and for many too over indulge. This year we were to celebrate thanksgiving alone so we accepted an invitation to have the dinner at a friend's home. Given that, I did not...

Who Do Those Customers Think They Are?

I will always remember when I was asked while participating on a panel during a past IT Expo if Broadvox was concerned about competing with Verizon and AT&T. I immediately answered with a confident, "No". They will, of course,...

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,...

The Top 5 Most Ridiculous Things I Have Ever Heard

I have been in telecommunications for nearly thirty years and it seems that every year I hear yet another ridiculous forecast regarding future behavior or technology. It seems we can always find a way to overstate or overhype just...
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