TELECOMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, PROVISIONING, VOIP, UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS, UC, TELECOM BLOGS, PROVISIONER, VOIP PROVISIONER, TELECOM BLOG
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.
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, SECURITY, VOIP, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, MELTDOWN, SPECTRE, SECURITY VULNERABILITIES
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...
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, VOIP, TELECOM, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, SIP TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, PAAS, HOSTED, NET NEUTRALITY, BATTLE FOR THE INTERNET
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 to...
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS, UCAAS, VOIP, TELECOM, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS, PAAS, TIP, HOSTED, TELECOM INFRA PROJECT
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.
UCAAS, VOIP, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS, GENBAND, SONUS, PAAS
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...
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 clear:...
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.
VOIP, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, BUSINESS
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.
TECHNOLOGY, COMMUNICATIONS, STARTUPS, ARCHIVES, DPI, DEEP PACKET INSPECTION, VOIP, ITU, TECH, TECHNICAL
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.
TECHNOLOGY, CLOUD, ARCHIVES, SBC, VOIP, TELECOM, TELEPHONY, 2600HZ, TECH, PRODUCT NEWS, TECHNICAL, COMPANY
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.
ARCHIVES, REDUNDANCY, RELIABILITY, VOIP, TELECOM, OUTAGE, PACKET8, COMPANY, DNS, GODADDY, 8X8, BUSINESS
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
COMMUNICATIONS, ARCHIVES, VOIP, TELECOM, CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS, FUTURE OF TELECOM, PRESENCE
"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.