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David Byrd
Chief Marketing Officer for ANPI

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Scotch Eggs and FRAND for Breakfast

Scotch Eggs and FRAND for Breakfast I have been waiting for a neighborhood Irish bar to open for months. The place was suppose to open in September but was delayed until last week. I had perused the menu prior to...

Brick and Mortar is Dead! Long Live Brick and Mortar!

In the late 90’s it was popular to refer to physical stores as “brick and mortar”. Furthermore, those companies that had physical presences were the future dinosaurs of our economy. The era of the Internet and IP communications was beginning...

PBX Sales Are Growing Again

According to a study released in June by Eastern Management Group, sales of PBXs in 2010 grew 16% over 2009. Moreover, SIP Trunks are installed on 45% of newly installed IP PBXs. This remains consistent with what many of the...

Surprising Consumption

This weekend the Broadvox and Cypress management team met at our CEO’s home in Ohio for business discussions and dinner. Two of us were asked to cook for the 21 attendees. Frank Grillo, EVP Applications, Implementation and Support, and I...

Bloggers Block...

I have been writing this blog for over a year and have always found something interesting to share with you. Today does not seem to be one of those days. There is general news to be sure. Genband's acquisition...

Happy New Year!

The holidays were full of food, glorious food. While I apologize for the length of time without a blog or a recipe, I'll make up for in the weeks to come. First food...the holidays began with more homemade bacon,...

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...

Mashed Potatoes with where is the IP?

As usual, I ate well this weekend. I did forget to mention that two weeks ago I made my first corned beef from scratch. I found the recipe I used a bit curious in that it mentioned 3 hours...

The Nortel Effect?

At least two analysts are now predicting a drop in VoIP/SIP Trunking growth for enterprise customers.  This was not surprising as I reached the same conclusion some months ago. Using my limited cognitive abilities, I did not see how...

SIP...It's the RAGE Part II or Who's Buying?

Always an interesting question. What we know is that no vertical market is superseding another in the adoption of VoIP/SIP.  Analysts in particular look for some type of vertical trend. They find it difficult to believe that a given...

What's Relevant?

In writing a blog, I want to share what I experience in the industry and provide a little bit of clarity on subjects that, well, need a bit of clarity. It seems that IP Communications has more various avenues...

Coming up Short...

Normally, when I go to a good restaurant, I leave wanting to make something I had there. It can be something new or a pleasant surprise altering something tried and true. However, last week I purchased beef short ribs...

As Nortel falls, AudioCodes rises

For me today begins with a bit of nostalgia. As I drove into work, I learned that Nortel announced this morning that it was filing for bankruptcy protection. This is not completely unexpected, However, just a few weeks ago,...
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