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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, VOIP, TELECOM, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, SIP TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, PAAS, HOSTED, NET NEUTRALITY, BATTLE FOR THE INTERNET

December 11, 2017

Guest Blog: Vinix - Battle for the Net (How Neutrality Affects you)

Author: Mark Diaz - Founder of Vinix Global. Twitter - Facebook - LinkedIn  

The year was 2005. Vonage, an innovative communications pioneer, had introduced a little analog to digital box that allowed residential customers the ability to connect their home phones and call over the internet for significantly lower rates than the local telecom providers. They had just closed a $40M funding round...

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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, VOIP, TELECOM, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS, PAAS, TIP, HOSTED, TELECOM INFRA PROJECT

November 06, 2017

What is the Telecom Infra Project and How Is it Changing Business Communications?

This year we are proud and excited to announce that we are sponsoring the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Summit in Santa Clara! But you may ask yourself, what the heck is TIP anyways. So we figured we’d dive into how the Telecom Infra Project is making waves and why those within the communications industry should pay attention.

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UCAAS, VOIP, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS, GENBAND, SONUS, PAAS

November 03, 2017

Tis the Season of Mergers: How Genband & Sonus Fit Together

Another day, another telco merger! Last week Cisco announced it bought BroadSoft for $1.9 billion dollars, this week Genband and Sonus have announced the completion of their merger into a new company called Ribbon Communications. Former Sonus and Genband shareholders each own approximately 50% of the parent company, which had approximately 102 million shares outstanding post close. Genband’s...

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VOIP

March 12, 2017

The Journey of 2600Hz Mobile Business Solutions

Once upon a  time, there was a venturesome, open communications company that dreamed of pioneering a new kind of mobile solution. A solution, that would enable service providers to sell mobile business services, which could seamlessly integrate across multiple PBX platforms and provide an unparallelled business communications experience. However, as the venture unfolded, the reality became...

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VOIP

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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VOIP, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS

October 12, 2016

5 Benefits Cloud Communications Brings to Business

When enterprise businesses search for a voice solution, a complete cloud communications solution is frequently presented as an option.

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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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