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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY, PROVISIONING, BUSINESS PHONES, PROVISIONER, VOIP PROVISIONER

June 29, 2020

5 Ways KAZOO Makes Provisioning Easy

Just like Rome, KAZOO’s Advanced Provisioner wasn’t built in a day. Even though provisioning devices may seem easy and intuitive on the surface, it’s actually quite complicated once you start digging. In reality, it’s a bit of a black hole. Provisioning is hard because there’s no standardization between devices, let alone device manufacturers. Every manufacturer has a different way of crafting...

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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS, TELEWORK, REMOTE WORK

May 28, 2020

Business Agility & Reprioritizing Roadmaps

How quickly could your business pivot its roadmap if your customers' needs changed all of a sudden? If you’re like most businesses, the answer would be: not very quickly, if at all. Even in today’s world of market volatility, many organizations don’t have agility built in to their business model, which is what’s necessary to quickly shift priorities and change course when needed, and to do so...

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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, PRODUCT NEWS, SMS

May 20, 2020

Not Your Father's SMS

SMS has come a long way since December 3rd, 1992 when Engineer Neil Papworth sent the first ever text message. While adoption started off slow, by the time SMS turned 20 back in 2012, CNN reported that 8.6 trillion SMS were sent worldwide each year. Today, only 8 years later, it’s reported that 8 trillion SMS are sent worldwide each day

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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, UC, TELEWORK, REMOTE WORK

March 10, 2020

Remote Work in the Era of Coronavirus

As coronavirus continues to spread around the world and across the US, more and more companies are asking their employees to work remotely. While there are obvious advantages to implementing a remote working strategy as a means to help mitigate further spread of the virus, it is easier said than done for many businesses.

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SIP, BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, VOIP, SIP TECHNOLOGY, TELECOM BLOG

October 10, 2019

How to find the best SIP Trunk Provider - Skyetel Guest Blog

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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, SECURITY, VOIP, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, MELTDOWN, SPECTRE, SECURITY VULNERABILITIES

January 09, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities: How 2600Hz Stacks Up

Since the news broke on the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, there have been many questions surrounding the risks and how to protect yourself. As a telecom software company, we have many years of experience dealing with security threats but have never witnessed one quite like this. Fortunately, because of our unique architecture, these vulnerabilities have minimal impact on our...

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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 - Save the internet (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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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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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, TUESDAY TIPS, ARCHIVES, BUSINESS

February 13, 2012

Frequently Used Telecom Terms Part 2

PSTN

Short for Public Switched Telephone Network, basically what preceded the VoIP era. It’s your standard telephone network that involves telephone lines, fiber optic cables, cell networks, satellites and telephone cables that were dropped

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