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Demystifying Telecom
Why VoIP is the Perfect Service Pairing
What You Need to Know about Kazoo 4.0

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TECHNICAL, FEATURED, HACKATHON, WOMEN WHO CODE, WOMEN IN TECH, IOT, SUSTAINABLE TECH

December 08, 2016

Women Who Code IoT Hackathon - Portland Recap

Women Who Code Portland (WWCPDX) is the local chapter Women Who Code (WWC) - a global nonprofit dedicated to helping women to not only excel in their tech careers, but to provide paths into leadership opportunities. WWCPDX is a very active chapter and supports multiple events each month.There are lunches, study groups, networking events, and plenty of opportunities to give back to our...

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TECHNICAL, COMPANY, BUSINESS, FEATURED

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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BUSINESS, FEATURED

November 10, 2016

Why VoIP is the Perfect Service Pairing

There’s always an opportunity for a business to expand its offerings. Voice over IP (VoIP) telephony is unique in that it can be added to nearly any technology reseller’s repertoire. The training required to understand the fundamentals of VoIP is relatively low compared to other technologies, and wholesale vendors are usually there to support their reseller network with any troubleshooting,...

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PRODUCT NEWS, TECHNICAL, BUSINESS, FEATURED

October 27, 2016

What You Need to Know about Kazoo 4.0

Since Kazoo 4.0 is currently being polished for release, we thought it was a good time to discuss some of the new features that will be available when your system is upgraded.

There’s a slew of new updates to come in the neatly wrapped package that is Kazoo 4.0.

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BUSINESS, FEATURED

October 13, 2016

What Does "Cloud Communications" Mean, Anyway?

Enterprise businesses are too big to rely on copper-wire telephone service anymore, so they use the cloud as a platform for their voice systems. Cloud, however, seems to still be regarded as an amorphous term in 2016, so let’s provide some simplified definitions around key terms regarding cloud communications and clear the air.

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TECHNICAL, FEATURED

October 06, 2016

Bypass Media Mode

How is media handled?

When we talk about media, we are talking about the audio packets going to and from an endpoint, where an endpoint could be your desk phone, fax machine, an upstream carrier, etc.

Let's assume you're calling a number not managed by the Kazoo installation.

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CUSTOMER, BUSINESS, FEATURED

September 28, 2016

2600Hz speaks with Nexmo CEO Tony Jamous

Nexmo operates a cloud communications platform that develops APIs for SMS, voice, and phone verifications. In June 2016, Vonage acquired Nexmo, positioning the combined company as a best-in-class leader across the two dominant modes of communication today – voice and messaging.  

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BUSINESS, FEATURED

July 22, 2016

True Cloud - Let’s talk about it

As industries have shifted to “Cloud” technologies, it has become even more important to dive deeper and ascertain what companies mean when they boast about “Cloud Technology.”

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