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February 03, 2017

Why Open Source Voice is More of a Benefit, Than a Risk

Open source has long been considered a launchpad for developers and innovators. With a stable foundation in place, programmers could build out their own applications. The resulting products deliver all the desired functionality without a high degree of concern for reliability. It’s a way for businesses to fit into a niche and better serve their customers.

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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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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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