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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, TELECOM, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS, 2600HZ BLOG, HYBRID WORK

May 17, 2021

Hybrid Work Best Practices | Part 2

Hybrid Meetings

Following up on our first installment on technology for your hybrid workforce, this week we’re tackling how you can use those investments by focusing on hybrid meetings. We were all there for the explosion of the Zoom craze in early 2020 and, more likely than not, we all inevitably experienced “Zoom fatigue” in the months that followed. An Otter.ai study found that, of the over...

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BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, TELECOM, TELEPHONY, 2600HZ, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS, CPAAS, SECURITY VULNERABILITIES, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY, VOIP SECURITY, TELECOM SECURITY, 2600HZ BLOG, HYBRID WORK

May 03, 2021

Hybrid Work Best Practices | Part 1

Invest in Tech

As thoughts of a post-pandemic world slowly begin to emerge, return to office (RTO) plans are top of mind for many business leaders these days. The growing need to balance workplace safety with worker preferences has led to the emergence of the hybrid model for RTO. While 2020 certainly showed us that work from home is not for everyone, it also highlighted how some people really...

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COMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS, UC

January 14, 2021

2600Hz 2020 Year in Review

2020 was certainly a year for the history books. It was a huge year for communication, technology, and the cloud, as businesses rapidly shifted to remote work. It was a big year for 2600Hz as we pivoted with the market and dedicated ourselves to doing everything we could to bring our partners more remote collaboration tools to help their customers stay connected. As we reflect on 2020 and look...

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UCAAS, API, CPAAS, AUTOMATIONS

December 18, 2020

Why Service Providers Need CPaaS to Succeed

A few years ago, UCaaS was the telecom buzzword everyone was talking about. It was many business’s first step into cloud communications and the concept of unifying communications was a game changer. Now that many businesses have moved their communications to the cloud and have unified them as much as UCaaS will technologically allow, new pain points have emerged and end users have new demands...

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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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UCAAS, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS, FUTURE OF TELECOM, TELECOM CONFERENCE, UC, TELECOM BLOG

September 24, 2019

The State of the Market From the Cloud Comms Summit

Our team is always out and about at different industry event and we recently attended the Cloud Comms Summit in Leesburg, VA hosted by the Cloud Communications Alliance and Cavell Group. There was a lot of talk at the Cloud Comms Summit about the future of new platforms entering the market, so we wanted to share some of the insights we think you will find extremely valuable and that are...

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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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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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TELECOMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, ASTERISK, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS, UC, TELECOM BLOGS

October 11, 2018

In Case You Missed It - Top Telecom Headlines in Q3

 

As summer came to a close, so did a major open source acquisition. There’s been a lot of activity disrupting the industry, so in case you missed it, here’s a roundup of the top headlines that have been making waves and changing the unified communications landscape.

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MSP, ISP, KAZOO, UCAAS, PROVISIONING, VIRTUALPBX, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, CPAAS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY, VALUE ADDED RESELLER, UC, MVNO, MVNE, MNO, TELECOM BLOGS, TELCO BLOG, 2600HZ BLOG

July 18, 2018

Guest Blog: Practice What You Preach - Delivering Top Notch Customer Support in Telecom

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MSP, ISP, KAZOO, UCAAS, PROVISIONING, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, CPAAS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY, VALUE ADDED RESELLER, UC, MVNO, MVNE, MNO

May 28, 2018

Today’s MVNO Secret Sauce: Creating Specialty Solutions and Increased Functionality through Open-Source

MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) have enjoyed a well-developed industry for some time in European markets. However, for those in the U.S., the landscape has historically been different. The Big 4 MNOs have been the default go-to for many customers and businesses. 

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KAZOO, SECURITY, UCAAS, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, CPAAS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY, VOIP SECURITY, VOIP FRAUD, UC, TELECOM SECURITY, TELECOM FRAUD

May 22, 2018

Protecting Your Business By Controlling Telecom Fraud: Carrier Management

"Protecting Your Business by Controlling Telecom Fraud " Is an educational blog that covers several best practices to help you protect your business from fraudulent activity. Over a series of blogs and webinars, we’ll dive into the fundamentals of VoIP fraud, identify typical fraud activities, and discuss essential prevention methodologies you can use to protect your platform, your customers,...

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KAZOO, UCAAS, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, CPAAS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY, USER CONFERENCE, TELECOM EVENTS, VALUE ADDED RESELLER, TELECOM CONFERENCE, MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS

April 25, 2018

KAZOOcon 2018: Check Out The Incredible Industry Speakers Enhancing Our Program

KAZOOCon 2018 is disrupting the telecom landscape and the future of communications. This year we've invited several fascinating speakers to join our program to offer a once in a lifetime conference experience.

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KAZOO, UCAAS, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, CPAAS, USER CONFERENCE, VALUE ADDED RESELLER, TELECOM CONFERENCE, MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS

April 17, 2018

2600Hz: The Best Kept Secret in VoIP & UCaaS

Ever wonder why 2600Hz  seems to be hidden in the shadows?  Learn about how  KAZOO infrastructure is powering some major players in the UCaaS space, and why KAZOO is telecom's best kept secret. Plus a shout out to KAZOOcon!

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KAZOO, UCAAS, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, CPAAS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY, USER CONFERENCE, TELECOM EVENTS, VALUE ADDED RESELLER, TELECOM CONFERENCE, MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS

April 11, 2018

World, Meet KAZOOcon: The Conference Disrupting Telecom INNOVATION

Telecom conferences are a dime a dozen, but not anymore. KAZOOCon 2018 is disrupting the telecom landscape and the future of communications. But to gain insight on why this conference is so valuable, you have to understand the story. So let's go back to where it began, how it evolved and why this year's event is going above and beyond all the rest. 

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KAZOO, SECURITY, UCAAS, 2600HZ, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, CPAAS, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY

March 26, 2018

Protecting Your Business By Controlling Telecom Fraud: Preventing Hacked Equipment & Settings

"Protecting Your Business by Controlling Telecom Fraud " Is an educational blog that covers several best practices to help you protect your business from fraudulent activity. Over a series of blogs and webinars, we’ll dive into the fundamentals of VoIP fraud, identify typical fraud activities, and discuss essential prevention methodologies you can use to protect your platform, your customers,...

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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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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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