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November 22, 2016

Demystifying Telecom

Earlier this month PDXWIT (Portland Women in Tech) hosted a workshop by our very own lead software architect - James Aimonetti titled, "Demystifying Telecom". James has been a member of the 2600Hz team since 2010, and as the lead software architect of KAZOO, James has quite a bit of telecom development expertise to share.

"Demystifying Telecom" was a talk that focused on providing an entry...

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KAZOOCON, COMPANY

November 03, 2016

The 6 Biggest Takeaways from KazooCon 2016

We had a great time sharing news and ideas with others at KazooCon this year in San Francisco. It’s possible, however, that we may have thrown too much information at you, so we wanted to take an opportunity and break down some of the highlights of the event. For our beloved attendees and the friends who couldn’t make it, here’s the inside scoop:

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COMPANY, BUSINESS

October 06, 2016

KazooCon 2016 agenda!

We’re so excited to officially announce sponsors and the agenda for KazooCon 2016. The event will be hosted on October 17th – 18th at Broadway Studios in San Francisco, CA. Inspired by Kazoo’s VoIP open-source platform and hosted by 2600Hz, KazooCon brings together developers, managed service providers, carriers and telecom evangelists to create unified communications systems.

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COMPANY

September 20, 2016

25 Days to KazooCon 2016!

Learn about our Kazoo 4.0 Release and much more at KazooCon 2016! Only 10 more days until Early Bird Pricing ends!

Want to learn more? Check out What to Expect at KazooCon 2016.

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COMPANY, BUSINESS

September 20, 2016

What To Expect at KazooCon 2016

KazooCon is about the communications revolution, and this year we’re introducing the voice advances that enterprises have been waiting on.

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COMPANY, BUSINESS

September 05, 2016

40 Days to KazooCon 2016!

Only 40 days to KazooCon 2016, and Super Early Bird Tickets are expiring this Friday 9/9!

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COMPANY

August 21, 2016

Announcing KazooCon 2016

We are thrilled to announce that our 4th Annual KazooCon is happening October 17th-18th in beautiful San Francisco, California.

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TECHNICAL, COMPANY, BUSINESS

April 12, 2016

Working with FreeSWITCH as a core part of Kazoo

Today, the core architects of the Kazoo platform are in Milwaukee, WI working with the amazing FreeSWITCH team. The FreeSWITCH team runs an awesome open-source project that is on the bleeding edge of communications - always.

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COMPANY

March 31, 2016

2600Hz Announces Full Integration with Innovative new “Carrier Pigeon” service.

San Francisco, CA - April 1st, 2016 - With skyrocketing demand for integrations between different services, 2600Hz is staying ahead of the competition with a unique integration named “Carrier Pigeons”.

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COMPANY

March 22, 2016

Introducing the Next Generation of 2600Hz

You may have noticed our shiny new website, featuring our new 2600Hz brand.

This is the new generation of 2600Hz, and we are so excited to share it with you.

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COMPANY, BUSINESS

November 25, 2015

Kazoo’s First Independent International Community Conference - Moscow 2015

Open-Source is an enormous component of what powers 2600Hz. Not only are we supporting and contributing to other open-source projects, the Kazoo platform is open-source.

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PRODUCT NEWS, COMPANY

November 16, 2015

Accounts Manager - Infinite VoIP Account Scalability and Control

The Accounts Manager App is a dynamic web portal providing multi-tenant functionality for worry-free scaling. Manage all of your accounts, and provide granular control to ensure customers have an enjoyable experience.

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PRODUCT NEWS, TECHNICAL, COMPANY

October 28, 2015

Tuning Kazoo to 10,000 Handsets - KazooCon 2015

People love to talk about scale. Some vendors pitch that their systems easily support 100,000 simultaneous calls, or 500 calls per second, etc. The reality is, in the real world, people’s behaviors vary and the feature sets they use can cut these numbers down quickly.

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ARCHIVES, PRODUCT NEWS, TECHNICAL, COMPANY

October 27, 2015

The Next Wave - KazooCon 2015

CTO Karl Anderson discusses the state of Kazoo. This includes integrations with FreeSWITCH, erlang, and Kamailio. Reseller milestones include the release of whitelabeling, webhooks, migration, carriers, debugging, account management and more.

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ARCHIVES, TECHNICAL, COMPANY

October 22, 2015

Kamailio and VoIP Wild World

 

Daniel Constantin Mierla discusses Kamailio and Kazoo integrations at KazooCon.

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ARCHIVES, PRODUCT NEWS, COMPANY, BUSINESS

October 08, 2015

Detecting and Managing VoIP Fraud - KazooCon 2015

This is an overview of VoIP fraud, different types of fraud and what telecommunication carriers are doing to combat this issue.

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ARCHIVES, PRODUCT NEWS, COMPANY

October 07, 2015

Billing Data with Kazoo - KazooCon 2015

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ARCHIVES, PRODUCT NEWS, COMPANY

October 07, 2015

Telecom Rating and Limits - KazooCon 2015

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KAZOOCON, ARCHIVES, PRODUCT NEWS, COMPANY

October 07, 2015

Tuning Kazoo to 10,000 Handsets - KazooCon 2015

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KAZOOCON, ARCHIVES, COMPANY

September 13, 2015

Top Ten Reasons Why I’m Going to KazooCon!

We’re slightly more than 20 days away from KazooCon 2015 and we want you here to see the power and scalability of our new VoIP platform firsthand. So if you are still on the fence on attending, we’re revealing the top ten reasons why you need to attend the Unified Communications Revolution. Early-bird pricing ends on Sunday, September 20th, so register now and save money. So what are you...

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ARCHIVES, PRODUCT NEWS, COMPANY

August 30, 2015

Kazoo Release Notes v3.21

PRODUCT/ FEATURE IMPROVEMENTS

It is hard to stress how exciting this version release is for our resellers, who are passionate about the end user experience. Some of the requests came through our community, who helped us beta test before launch, and deserve a hand for kicking the tires! Some major highlights:

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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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TECHNOLOGY, CLOUD, ARCHIVES, SBC, VOIP, TELECOM, TELEPHONY, 2600HZ, TECH, PRODUCT NEWS, TECHNICAL, COMPANY

October 30, 2012

Our Other Border Brother: Kamailio

Discussion here on Hacker News.

Those of you who follow 2600hz know that we use OpenSIPs as our Session Border Controller, or perhaps more accurately, our Edge Proxy. This is about to change: 2600hz is moving to Kamailio.

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ARCHIVES, REDUNDANCY, RELIABILITY, VOIP, TELECOM, OUTAGE, PACKET8, COMPANY, DNS, GODADDY, 8X8, BUSINESS

September 13, 2012

How 2600Hz Stayed Up While GoDaddy Was Down: "Lessons on Running a Reliable VOIP Architecture"

This week’s GoDaddy outage took down millions of websites – but it also took down thousands of VoIP phones. Many people aren’t aware of how their VoIP phone is programmed, but it must know how to reach the VoIP service provider and usually

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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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