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TELECOMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, REDUNDANCY, RELIABILITY, BUSINESS, CPAAS, UC, TELECOM BLOG

February 28, 2019

3 reasons to consider a cap and grow strategy

With more and more companies looking to expand and grow their business, you may be wondering how to keep up and what strategy is best to go with. To help you make an educated decision I wanted to share a few key benefits that business are realizing when implementing a cap and grow strategy that can help you expand your market in 2019 and beyond.

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REDUNDANCY, 2600HZ, 2600HZ BLOG, TELECOM BLOG

February 21, 2019

What does redundancy mean to 2600Hz?

Here at 2600Hz, we value transparency and communication especially when it comes to important topics that are critical to our Partners and their businesses. As a member of the 2600Hz team, I’m always curious to know what’s going on, what people here are thinking about, and how they feel about consequential topics in telecom. So, I recently sat down with Patrick Sullivan, our COO, to get...

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ERLANG, ARCHITECTURE, TELECOM BLOGS, TELCO BLOG, TELECOM BLOG

January 18, 2019

Why Erlang? Part 2

Last week in Why Erlang? Part 1, we talked about some basics when it comes to Erlang, KAZOO, and single-server software. If you haven't read it already, make sure you do so before reading Part 2. Ready? Let's dive in!

Adding data centers

Now that the software has a shared database and the SPOFs have been addressed, the software needs to consider communicating over a wider area network (WAN)...

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ERLANG, CODE, ARCHITECTURE, BUSINESS, TELCO BLOG, TELECOM BLOG

January 11, 2019

Why Erlang? Part 1

For a first pass, I wanted to talk about some of the high-level reasons Erlang was chosen for KAZOO back in 2010. Even if you aren't technical I hope you'll find some value in reading this.

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, REDUNDANCY, ARCHITECTURE, CPAAS, TELECOM BLOG

November 28, 2018

Not all redundancies are created equal

Redundancy is arguably one of the hottest topics in the telecom world today. Recently, there have been a plethora of network outages that have many UCaaS and CPaaS resellers questioning the redundancy setups and protocols of the solution they’re selling, and for good reason. If your customers are left in the dark when a data center goes down or when routine maintenance is performed, your...

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, PROVISIONING, VOIP, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS, UC, TELECOM BLOGS, PROVISIONER, VOIP PROVISIONER, TELECOM BLOG

November 02, 2018

Why Provisioning Sucks

(And here’s what 2600Hz is doing about it)

If you have ever dealt with phones, chances are you hate provisioning. If you do it manually, it is exceedingly tedious. If you do it automatically, it can be disastrous. Many organizations opt for a homogeneous equipment mix, supporting only one manufacturer with a proprietary provisioning solution because it works and that’s good enough.

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