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TECHNOLOGY, COMMUNICATIONS, STARTUPS, ARCHIVES, DPI, DEEP PACKET INSPECTION, VOIP, ITU, TECH, TECHNICAL

December 17, 2012

To Have or Have Not: DPI, the ITU and What it Means TO YOU

Ho Ho Ho! It’s time for the holidays around these parts but things aren’t quite as silent as one might hope. Thanks to a big holiday present from the International Telecom Union (ITU) the whole world is watching as operators drink eggnog and debate the free world as we know it.

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COMMUNICATIONS, ARCHIVES, TECHNICAL

December 11, 2012

The Difference Between a Firewall and an SBC

Firewalls or SBC’s? What’s the difference to you and me?

Seems like this question comes up a lot in our business. Controlling access to a site is critically important for most enterprises and the most common way to enforce policies is a firewall.

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DISASTER, RECOVERY, COMMUNICATIONS, ARCHIVES, BUSINESS

November 13, 2012

"If you're going through Hell, keep going."

“If you’re going through Hell, Keep Going” -Winston Churchill

Part 2 of our Disaster Recovery Series:

Winston Churchill had it right when he talked about perseverance. When things look grim, it’s time to double down and make things right. 
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COMMUNICATIONS, ARCHIVES, BUSINESS

November 11, 2012

BYOD vs CYOD

BYOD Versus CYOD: User Choice in a Policy Driven World

Humans crave freedom, but is freedom of choice practical in the Enterprise World? Since the iPhone launched in 2007, there’s been a remarkable trend.

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COMMUNICATIONS, ARCHIVES, TECHNICAL

November 07, 2012

WebRTC, Frictionless Communications

WebRTC: Frictionless Communications

Humans have always needed to communicate. We are a social species, vulnerable to loneliness and keen on group input. Throughout the ages, humans have developed many creative ways to satisfy their need for connection. Before the advent of communications technology in the 20th century, the primary method was face to face meeting. Our communication options...

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COMMUNICATIONS, ARCHIVES, COMPANY, BUSINESS

October 31, 2012

Lessons from Sandy on Outages and Customer Communications

Many companies are just getting started in social media and navigating that ocean of public opinion can be a handful. Customers can give your firm a positive, or a negative, image in a moment’s notice — via Twitter, Facebook and other sites.

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COMMUNICATIONS, ARCHIVES, BUSINESS

September 16, 2012

Carrier Innovation Goals

Check out this post from Joshua Goldbard from our team on TC3; an awesome conference in Silicon Valley.

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COMMUNICATIONS, ARCHIVES, VOIP, TELECOM, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, FUTURE OF TELECOM, PRESENCE

August 30, 2012

"Who am I?"

Back to the Future Part 1: Who Am I?

This post is brought to you by Joshua Goldbard. He’s our Biz Dev ambassador, a writer, loves talking to people and for some reason is crazy about phone systems. Find him out and about in the Bay Area or at the pub with a pint of Pliny the Elder in hand.

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SAAS, LINKS, COMMUNICATIONS, CLOUD, AT&T, ARCHIVES, CNET, VERIZON, TELECOM, TELEPHONY, FCC, IRELESS, TECHNICAL, BUSINESS

August 05, 2012

Telecom Reads

Monday Telecom (and related) Reads

Happy Monday everybody!

We thought we’d share some of the articles we’re reading today…

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AWS, COMMUNICATIONS, CLOUD, ARCHIVES, REDUNDANCY, ARCHITECTURE, 2600HZ, TECHNICAL, COMPANY, LEAP SECONDS, KAZZO, BUSINESS

July 01, 2012

Survival in a Fragile Communications World

How Do You Survive in this Fragile Cloud?

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