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Red, White and SIP

I took a few days off last week which led to me cooking more than usual. I won’t go into everything I fixed but I have to extol the virtue of slow cooked Italian gravy. There are an abundance of...

Trending, Trendy and Works

Too often we use the phrases “everyone” and “everywhere” when we mean something entirely different. We usually use such terms to denote a rapidly growing trend. For example, everyone does not have a smartphone, tablet or Facebook account. Consequently, there...

SIP and VoIP

The SIP School recently released their SIP Survey 2012 which summarizes the opinions and experiences of more than 400 industry professionals. It is an excellent update on the growth and importance of SIP Trunks to service providers as a revenue...

FUD and MOS Redux

In the original blog from 2010, VoIP was under attack by traditional carriers as suffering from poor quality and reliability. That is no longer the case. In fact, as I increased my U-verse bandwidth recently, the sales person spoke very...

SIP Trunking Cost Savings Redux

On Monday I discussed why it is difficult to tie a single cost savings number to transitioning your connectivity from dedicated PRIs to converged T1s or SIP Trunks. While most companies will see a savings, the amount is network dependent....

SIP Trunking and Guacamole Redux

I wasn’t sure there would be a recipe of the week since I spent the weekend in Houston at a wedding. The wedding was for Malachi Threadgill who wrote a couple of my blogs on search engine optimization (SEO) and...

What's in a Word, Small?

Defining a small business is very difficult but necessary. It is particularly important when discussing the needs of a small business versus that of a large enterprise and in too many cases the line is blurred and the result is...

Chicago, Chicago That Toddling Town

I am in Chicago most of this week for a myriad of different meetings. The primary one is to attend International Telecoms Week (ITW). Most of you know Broadvox as a SIP Trunking service provider but our legacy is as...

Internet Job Creation

Generating a blog three times a week that delivers information to you that is useful in conducting your business and of interest to me can be difficult. However, sometimes, like today, I come up with a very useful topic only...

Smoking, Frying, Grilling and Spying

On Friday I mentioned that I was smoking 28 pounds of bacon, 17 pounds of cheese and 17 pounds of salmon. That’s a lot of smoking and since it was also Cinco de Mayo weekend and that meant indulging in...

It's a Monday, Wednesday

A few of you may have noticed there was no blog on Monday and therefore no recipe. Let’s just say my Monday started off with a few unexpected turns and writing the blog was briefly interrupted. It was a great...

You're Fired

That’s right! “We regret to inform you that your position with the company has been eliminated. Please pack your belongings and leave the building immediately.” Okay, I exaggerate, the actual message was “I would like to take this opportunity to...

Have a COW, Man!

This is my favorite time of year in Dallas with the fall second. The reason is simple. Sunny weather and we can be outside to enjoy it. Summer in Texas can be brutal with 100 degree days quite common. Anyway,...

Invest $87.99 and Get a 1279% Return over 12 months

A few months ago I read a comment regarding worker productivity improvement when given a second monitor. I must admit that I didn’t give it any real thought since I have utilized dual monitors for some time. However, in my...

A Couple of Cheesy Thoughts

What started as a slow weekend for cooking (pizza delivery on Friday) picked up on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast Saturday was potato pancakes with Havarti cheese and eggs sunny-side up. The pancakes were made from leftover mashed potatoes, flour, baking...

Triple Digit Growth

SIP Trunking service revenue jumped 128% globally in 2011 according to Infonetics. Businesses want to embrace VoIP but they want the business ready features and applications associated with SIP. In the survey conducted by Infonetics businesses cited flexibility, centralization of...

If Only Dorothy had a Smartphone

Yesterday was certainly interesting for the Dallas Broadvox office. We had our first visit by our new CEO, Bruce Chatterley, and the first evacuation of the office. In case you missed the news, the north Texas was hit by powerful...

Cheeky and Cool

The menu for the weekend was greatly influenced by my decision to make an updated version of pasta carbonara. Therefore, I could be less creative in cooking or so I thought. Friday’s dinner was coconut shrimp and panko crusted shrimp...

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...

Conversation is Important

Channel Partners began this week in Las Vegas and Broadvox and many of our partner Program members are present. We find the conference educational and a chance for us to gather and discuss opportunities to improve and expand our businesses....

Invest in Yourself, Enjoy the Returns

In an industry where acronyms and obscure terms are prevalent and created every day, Unified Communications is just the latest in a long line of telecommunication solutions that VARs, agents and integrators need to adopt. Consequently, the requirement to recreate...

Improving Office Productivity is all about IP and Mobility

Today’s blog was to be about the Broadvox Partner Program top selling 2011 Master Agent Telecom Brokerage (TBI) and Independent Agent Cross/Talk Communications. And I do wish to congratulate them on an outstanding achievement. I further want to acknowledge that...

A Wide Opening

Some of you know that in addition to fulfilling my role as EVP Sales and Marketing for Broadvox, I also play the trumpet. Perhaps, the most life changing day for me was when I heard a song played by trumpeter...

It's 2:00 A.M. in the Morning

With 311 million people in America, I wondered how many of them set their alarms to wake up at 2:00 a.m. to set their clocks forward an hour. I’d tell you the number but I could not find a study...

Hosting Services

Hosting services primary difference from cloud computing is that the hosted service provider is expected to provide servers for applications requested by the client or user. Therefore, a hosted environment can involve both the service provider and the client needing...
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