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Is Zer01 Crashing?

The deal that was supposed to save VOX Corp. (parent company is Pervasip). After Networld World questioned whether the mobile VoIP service could actually work, the company stripped data from its website (as reported by both PC World and Network World).PC...

Add Voice Apps in Minutes

Jaduka and StrikeIron announce partnership. Millions of NetBeans, IBM and SalesForce developers can now add voice to their apps in minutes. Here's Thomas Howe's announcement post. Here's StrikeIron's blog post. The press release is here....

Google Giving Voice to Startups

In a short article in INC magazine, one entrepreneur explains how he uses Google Voice for his startup business. He is a straddler - he has a full-time job while launching his own business. As noted by Ring Central, many of...

What Are You Selling?

While speaking at the FISPA meeting this week, I kind of focused on sales and marketing. Why? Mainly the E-Myth. Most of the ISP owners are technical but are very uncomfortable talking about business, marketing and especially sales. One point...

XO all about Expansion in 2009

Expanding network into Charlotte and Raleigh was just the start of expansion for  XO in 2009.  XO's been adding even more services to its too-big catalog lately. (I say too big because even XO sales folks don't remember half of what they...

How to SELLECOM VoIP

I'm going to be speaking at a CLEC and ISP event next week in Nashville. Some interesting topics really. CLEC Strategy, How to Sell VoIP, and Marketing in a Nutshell.Here is the slide deck for How to SELLECOM Digital Voice...

Twitter Exchange on Arbitrage

This will be a strange post but Alex Balashov and I had a Twitter exchange today about the telecom industry and its relentless pursuit of arbitrage plays. From long distance to calling card to SIP trunking, it's all about changing...

Dangling Phone Numbers

I have a problem with a dangling phone number - my home phone. It's the number that my parents, in-laws, friends, doctors, bank, etc. has - plus all those tele-marketers. My wife and I each have a cell phone, so...

VoIP Is Taking Off

The financial activity in the ITSP sector that I am seeing leads me to believe that the ITSP sector is taking off.Cypress buying up Reignmaker assets.Telesphere got $15M for expansion.XCast collecting a $2.7M investment.Forbes publishes an article titled The Value...

Transformational?

I'm watching two conversational threads right now. One about Google Wave, which as Andy Abramson writes:I'll refer to Wave as transformational, as its not revolutionary, but moves work flow from asymmetrical to both symmetrical and asymmetrical universes simultaneously, changing how...

IVR is Booming

Voxeo acquired IMified this week. What is IMified?  IVR for IM.XO's IVR service earned an award. (BTW, agents can team up with XO to sell IVR service as an overlay).Ifbyphone is all about IVR in the Cloud.ACD and IVR are...

8x8 Co-Brands Aastra Phones

After a profitable quarter, 8x8 reaches an agreement with Aastra to co-brand a phone at Office Depot."The 8x8/Aastra 6755i Virtual Office IP phone replaces the Virtual Office ST2118 analog business phone which Office Depot had previously been carrying. These plug-and-play...

VOIP Patent Settlements

We haven't heard a lot about VoIP patent litigation since Vonage took it in the pants when everyone and their momma sued them for patent infridgement. VoIP Inc. was supposed to license their patents, but those guys are running from...

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...

Why HD Voice?

Main reason to go to HD Voice for ITSP's? In the battle with CLEC's and ILEC's, HD Voice could be the differentiators. Between low quality VoIP calls and the wonders of 8.5K on cellular calls, HD calls woul dbe music...

VoIP in the Channel: You Need a Complete System

Over the years I have worked with many VoIP Providers. A good chunk of my consulting is on The Channel, Referral Systems, and Sales Compensation.There are a number of landmines that can destroy a relationship with an independent sales agent....

The Ultimate Hosted VoIP Service

What's the perfect VoIP Service?I have seen so many VoIP Providers, I can't keep track. But that also means that the VoIP providers are not doing a very good job of Messaging, Positioning and Differentiating their offerings.The only VoIP provider...

Broadband is Productivity

I think that broadband has made some people "too connected". Between twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, email, text messages, etc. When do you get a recess? But for those that can in fact walk away from the tech and live a normal...

Hosted VoIP Can Save You Money

If you Google VoIP save money, there are a million hits. There is the article, "How to Save Money with VoIP Service" with 5 lame tips. VoIP News has one titled, "15 Ways to Use VoIP to Save Money During...

AT&T Closing CallVantage Service

Well, AT&T is calling it game over on the VoIP game. I have been using CallVantage since 2004. It has worked very well with some pretty decent quality. It has an easy to use portal; call forwarding; simul ring;...

IT versus PBX

If a business is moving to UC, how does the decision get made on the platform?In many cases, the IT Administrator has some responsibility for the phone system (even if that means he calls the PBX vendor). When the IT...

What the Heck is UC and UD?

Talking to a channel exec this morning about UC. There isn't really a clear definition of UC. When you speak to UC companies like Altitude, the UC is about the contact center, first call resolution, and unified desktop. To me,...

CIO's Top Tech Investments

Robert Half interviewed 1400 CIO's for a research study (press release here), It's not a surprising list: Security, VOIP, Virtualization, SAAS, and data center efficiency. Considering power costs much more than space, getting energy and hardware efficient means cost savings....

Mobile VoIP is a Problem

There are so many mobile voice apps I cannot even keep track. Some are convoluted. Some are callback services. Some are pure packet based VoIP that eat up data usage. Others actually use up minutes.With all the hype about Skype...

Will the Dial-Up Trend Affect VoIP?

Ars technica doesn't believe the articles in CNET and AOL-Tech about people switching back to dial-up. Well, info from dial-up aggregators indicate that dial-up is on the uptick. As some angry comments mention not everyone needs broadband. Last year we...
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