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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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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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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, HACKER STORIES, SECRETS OF THE PHONE NETWORK, ARCHIVES, TELECOM, GOOGLE, TECHNICAL, BUSINESS

February 15, 2012

Secrets of the phone network: why you can't text with your google voice number

Google’s foray into the Voice market has made a mess of text messaging. Don’t believe us? Check out this laundry list of complaints that go well into the hundreds

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