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Everyone Uses Conferencing

One of the first cloud voice services was audio conferencing. Audio and web conferencing are a big component of UC&C (unified comm and collaboration). I am as guilty as the next agent in not pushing enough of this product.There are...

A Different Take on Conferencing

What if you mixed WYDE Voice HD-Audio, BrainShark, Dropbox with GoToMeeting? Well, then you would have StartMeeting.com. StartMeeting.com offers audio and web conferencing with screen sharing, meeting recording and online meeting wall.The HD Audio is via VoIP on the platform,...

The Alternate to Cloud

For Agents that just don't want to go cloud, there are some alternatives. In my latest book, SELLECOM 2: Selling Cloud Services, there are a few products that Agents can sell that still fall inside the Replacement services umbrella. T1,...

Tidbits About the GC-L3 Combo

I sat through a 65 slide presentation from Level3 about the integration of Global Crossing. The stats are nice for trivia night. Maybe someday CVX will hold a Telecom Jeopardy so I can use this trivia to win prizes. Level3...

So Many Conferencing Options

Just Google web conferencing to see 18 million results. This list of web conferencing is extensive but far from complete. Conferencing is starting to look like the VoIP space -- a bunch of people jumping in to get a piece...

What a Crazy Monday

So Zayo is buying AboveNet for $2.2B.Avaya bought RADVision for $230M. Conferencing is making a lot of noise. As David Byrd points out, "It is clear that video conferencing is growing in importance in the market.... is the market big...

An Interview with StartMeeting

I had a long talk with Greg Plum, new VP of Channel Development at start-up, SmartMeeting.com at ITEXPO East. He agreed to a short interview.   What's the special sauce for StartMeeting?   StartMeeting incorporates components of web conferencing...

Some VoIP Moves

Craig Walker, Grand Central's co-founder, is jumping back into the VoIP space, according to his tweet (and the TechCrunch article that had to follow said tweet). "LogMeIn's free screen sharing and online meeting service, join.me, just added free internet VoIP...

Day 1 at ITEXPO

I had a couple of good conversations today. One was with Greg Plum who has embarked on a new chapter in his career at StartMeeting.com. Plum is exciting about building the channel for this start-up conferencing company for a number...

Conferencing is on the Rise?

Analysts often talk about predictions and trends in the marketplace. It seems except for voice, everything is on the rise: Cloud, VoIP, SAAS, mobile, social media and, yes, even conferencing. What is driving conferencing?The economy has something to do with...

The Latest in VoIP Updates

There is just so many press releases. I’d say news but much of it is not new (that is to say innovative) or really news worthy other than as tidbits of info to keep up on the sector.Metaswitch got into...

A Couple of M&A Items

It seems that Apple put in a bid for Dropbox for $800M (for $100M in revenue). But Dropbox decided to get another round of funds and think IPO instead. [BusinessInsider]Cablevision will resell Sprint wireless service through its Optimum Business unit....

One Quick Note About Cloud

I keep reading all these projections for Cloud and I have to wonder: Has everyone forgotten that a good portion of this used to be Hosting? Shared Hosting; Managed Hosting; Dedicated Server; Collocation; Digital Hands. This isn't new. Plus it...

IBM's New(er) Strategies

Image via Wikipedia At IBM’s Lotusphere this year (Feb. 1), IBM rolled out strategies for Cloud and Social Media.IBM identified 5 ways that partners could benefit from the Cloud. They are as follows: Cloud Application Providers - deliver business...

Citrix Cash Machine

Image by Irish Typepad via Flickr I'm noticing a trend here.  Citrix made a deal with Cablevision to offer GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting at discounted prices to Optimum Voice and Optimum Online users. Then it was announced at EnterpriseCon that...

Free Conference Services Blocked

Over on a Voice Ops listserv, some ITSP's are discussing blocking access to free conference calling services. One, I'm not certain that is legal. I think a complaint to the FCC could make an ITSP's day go south. Two, bad...

Easylink Buys Fax2mail

Premiere Global has sold their fax2mail services to Easylink. Everything will remain the same for several months. This is the second time this platform has been sold. Initially, this service was on C&W, before PGi bought it. Easylink specializes in...

Day 1 Observations from Phoenix

I’m at the Broadsoft Connections 2010 user conference in Phoenix. The theme is Ignite Passion (for Hosted UC). These are some of my notes:Broadsoft is pushing not just Hosted PBX but services they are calling CAAS (Communications-as-a-Service). Broadsoft released BroadCloud...

4 Opportunities for Agents

Microcorp is a master agent that I have dealt with since 2003. Their agent conference is this week. The focus is on Get Away from T1. Well, that’s not the official theme, but that is the message.It started with a...

Intelliverse Shifting Focus

Intelliverse is shifting its business focus away from Hosted PBX to other voice services. Intelliverse used to be called Voice.com. I think they are going back to basics. Conferencing, network messaging, and IVR.If they thought they were leaving a red...

A Little eXpresso?

In VoIP news, M5 Networks, a Genband based hosted PBX company out of NYC, has partnered up with eXpresso, as its collaboration and file-sharing platform. The eXpresso platform is a value-add to the M5 On-Demand conferencing platform."The M5 Network phone...

Gaboogie

Conferencing is growing and there are so many players in the field. Not much differentiation that I can see. But Gaboogie has at least one differentiator: It calls the participants!Another differentiator is Dimdim, which states that "When they wanted to...

More Communications Apps

BlitzTime takes social networks one step further. One of the downsides to connecting with people on LinkedIn is that you can't easily communicate with them. With BlitzTime you set up a profile, including education, interests, etc., then log in, join...
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