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SIP Trunking Week in Review: snom, Digium, inGate, ITEXPO
It's been yet another busy week in the world of SIP trunking. Here are some of the top stories we've been covering this week.
Xorcom Updates TwinStar
Xorcom is well known as a one-stop-shop for customer telephony offerings. The privately-held manufacturer of IP-PBX business telephony solutions offers products that are based on the Asterisk open source platform and its TwinStar high availability so…
Telinta Announces DECT Phone Deal with Uniden at ITEXPO
Internet telephony service providers (ISTPs) today are facing increasing demand for IP-based communication systems and equipment from customers. IP telephony serves as an incredibly cost effective and feature-rich alternative to traditional wireline …
InGate: WebRTC is Work in Progress
InGate is probably best known as a leader in designing and developing Sessions Border Controller (SBC) and firewall technology, carrying with it the goal offer everyone the opportunity for global person-to-person real-time communication. One of the p…
What's Worse Than Being Hacked? Not Knowing It
2014 will forever be known as "the year of the hack." And while many of the highest-profile intrusions were point-of-sale attacks on retailers or email hacks of corporations, VoIP and SIP security remain a major concern for organizations across the g…
Digium's Switchvox Rescue Helps Keep Business Phone Systems Running
When it's business on the line, keeping systems up and operational is of vital importance. Without these systems, in many cases, business is either left limping or is hobbled outright. Having backup power supplies, or even backup Internet access, is …
TransNexus Releases NexOSS-FC VoIP Fraud Detection Platform
TransNexus, a developer of VoIP network management software, recently announced the launch of its NexOSS-FC tool that seeks to prevent telecom fraud without the use of call detail record analysis.
CoreDial Promotes SwitchConnex, Readies to Release WebRTC Solution
CoreDial is at ITEXPO this week promoting its complete cloud-based solution for channel partners. CoreDial SwitchConnex provides channel partners with everything they need to sell, support, and charge for cloud-based services such as hosted PBX, SIP …
ITEXPO: Telinta Announces Virtual Office
Telinta's Virtual Office solution offers users the ability to customize their suite of VoIP services, and coupled with Telinta's self-service Web portals, provide a user friendly experience that is cost friendly and scalable to the needs of the SMB-i…
Sangoma Stops by ITEXPO 2015 to Discuss Its New Strategic Acquisitions
Since its inception over 30 years ago, Sangoma has risen to become a household name in the realm of IP telephony hardware and software. The company takes pride in being an industry pillar that continually reinvents itself to meet and exceed its custo…
Speedflow to Showcase Solutions at ITEXPO
Currently we are living in a time where technology is evolving at a breakneck speed. Whether it is hardware or software, new iterations are being introduced to the market with more bells and whistles, and vetting the best available solution requires …
ITEXPO Launching Pad Sees Another Launch with Tranxition Migrate7
Those attending ITEXPO-or at least those who have attended previous ITEXPO events-know that there are plenty of reasons to hit the show, which this year runs January 27 - 30 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. One of the biggest r…
snom Debuts New VoIP Phones at ITEXPO
As such, snom has debuted its new wireless and desktop VoIP business solutions, the M700 DECT multi-cell base station, M65 IP DECT cordless and D715 and D725 desktop business phones, at the show this week. The units are the latest additions to snom's…
Creating Opportunities for Improved Communication
Communication between people is the foundation of the successful development of all sorts of human systems: corporations, organizations, as well as society, and even mankind if we put it in a really big context. Today, our efforts in this arena make …
VoIP Pioneers Set to Present at ITEXPO in Miami
Voice over Internet Protocol, or "VoIP" for short, has become a force to be reckoned with in the technology world, and with good reason: It provides reliable, cheap (or free) calling for homes and businesses alike. But it wasn't always that way, so i…
Birch Communications Looking for a Few Good Channel Partners at ITEXPO 2015
When it comes to ITEXPO -set to run January 27 - 29 at the Miami Beach Convention Center-there are a variety of reasons that immediately leap to mind as to why it's a good idea to attend. The product exhibitions often do the job for many, and those s…
Cambium and Jab Broadband Build on Business Partnership
As the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gets all the bigger the farther we go into the 21st century, there are a number of different companies working hard to offer their customers the very top of the line in technology and solutions. To that end,…
Voxbone Traffic Spikes by a Third
There's been an uptick in SIP trunking and cloud demand of late, as both small and medium-sized businesses and enterprises are converging their data and voice network infrastructures and rolling out advanced IP-based applications. Evidence of that ca…
ITEXPO Gets New Keynote From Mitel's Rich McBee
From January 27 to January 30, there will be one great reason to go to Miami, Florida, and it has absolutely nothing to do with the weather. More specifically, it's all about ITEXPO, which will be staged at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Those th…
Vertical Communications' Kevin Butler Readies ITEXPO Panel Appearance
News about the appearance of major industry names at the upcoming ITEXPO Miami-set to run January 27 - 30 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida-is still arriving, even with the big event now less than a week away. This time around, t…
Digium & Jenne Strike Cloud Master Agent Agreement to Drive Further Business
When it comes to session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking and business telephony tools, one great combination to look to was the combination of Digium and Jenne who had already been working together for some time. But that particular arrangement re…
Ingate Extends its E-SBC Line to Upper End of the Enterprise Market
Ingate Systems today took another step toward creating an all-encompassing E-SBC product line, adding the new SIParator 98 to its line of Enterprise Session Border Controllers. The SIParator 98 extends the Ingate line to large call centers and very l…
Axiros Launches AXESS.snom for snom IP Handset Configuration
Axiros, a developer of IT device management software, recently announced its newest product, AXESS.snom, which can close a feature gap between PBX-based enterprise telephony systems and snom phone configuration.
Ingate Builds on History of SIP Education with New Sessions, Case Studies for SIP Trunking, UC & WebRTC Seminars at ITEXPO
This season, the Ingate Seminars will feature case studies about the disruptive technologies changing the face of real-time communications. Sessions will explore the lasting impact they will have on enterprises, end-users, service providers and resel…
Voxbone is Source for Telcos and Enterprise Communications Solutions
Voxbone announced it is currently supporting more than 4 billion minutes of calls through its local DID numbers and WebRTC-to-SIP service providing solutions to five of the world's largest telcos - Orange Business Services, Deutsche Telekom, Telecom …
Symetrix Announces New 2 Line VoIP Card
With Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions getting more popular all the time, there are a number of companies trying to come up with the one offering that will be the silver bullet when it comes to becoming the king of the VoIP hill. Symetrix…
Patton SmartNode Open Gateway Appliance Offers First-in-its-Class Features for SMB Market
Making tools for the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market can be a difficult task. SMBs are a wholly different animal from major enterprise operations, and have demands specific to the class that can't always be solved by off-the-shelf consum…
No Longer in Beta, Switch Creates the First Business Phone System for Google Apps
In a world where technology is growing and improving at a dramatic rate, ease of use is something that we can all look forward to. As more companies adopt policies to allow their employees to bring your own devices (BYOD) to use as workforce tools, e…
Jive Communications Acquires Two Hosted VoIP Vendors
Jive Communications, a leading provider of Hosted VoIP and unified communications (UC) solutions, recently announced the acquisition of ComVoice and Vocalnet. Both companies, which are hosted VoIP vendors, will transition to using Jive's acclaimed cl…
Telinta's Stiso: Cloud, Mobile VoIP, White-Label Solutions Loomed Large in 2014
Telinta offers white-label cloud-based solutions enabling telecom service providers to offer VoIP services, without deploying their own billing and operational support systems. The company's TeliCore hosted platform does rating, billing, routing, rep…
Enterprise Session Border Controller Market on the Rise
Earlier this week, international market research and consulting firm, Infonetics Research released excerpts from its quarterly report entitled "Enterprise Session Border Controllers" which looked at third quarter market shares for 2014. The report tr…
Dialogic's Moynihan Dishes on the Latest in Tech & How to Stay Ahead of the Curve
Dialogic has a long history of enabling communications media processing for new development communities. Today the company offers a large portfolio of telephony infrastructure and developer enabling products that range from softswitches, gateways, SB…
Government Body Taps Ingate Systems, eTechHelp to Bring Cisco & Office 365 Together
The importance of having up-to-date technology in the office can scarcely be understated. Without the right tools, everything from small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to enterprise operations misses out on opportunities to save money and improve…
ITEXPO Presenter Shares Views on Telephony for the Future
The concept of net neutrality is gaining attention as businesses and consumers alike view the Internet as a landscape free of regulation and business might. Sure, the heavy spenders can leverage better search engine optimization, but when it comes to…
Voxbone's Goldstein Shares Sunny Outlook on the Economy & the Future of UC
Voxbone is a provider of virtual local phone numbers, also known as direct inward dialing, which enable service providers and enterprise contact centers to extend the reach of their voice networks internationally both quickly and affordably. The comp…
Ingate's Johnson: WebRTC Has 'Enormous' Potential
Ingate President Steven Johnson is a well-known presence at ITEXPO events, at which the company both stages its own co-located events and participates in ITEXPO sessions. Later this month at ITEXPO Miami, Ingate will offer seminars on SIP trunking, u…
Powernet Readies for First Appearance at ITEXPO Miami
Founded in 1992, Powernet began by selling long distance services out of Founder Bernie Stevens' basement in Cincinnati. Now firmly established, the company continues to expand rapidly, which is why they decided to go to ITEXPO and make their presenc…
Ramping up Global Online Sales with Customer Service
When selling or providing a service online, business opportunities can quickly multiply, but so do the customer service considerations. In our interconnected world, Internet and cloud services have created a flatter global playing field for competiti…
eTechHelp CEO Talks Tech, ITEXPO and More
Communication in any business is an important ingredient to success; today's fast-paced, anytime-anywhere world makes it is even more vital. As businesses of all shapes and sizes seek the best solution to meet need a great place to start is ITEXPO Mi…
Xorcom Adds Color Gigabit IP Phone to its IP-PBX Offering
Unlike legacy phone systems, today's IP telephony allows organizations of any size to deploy a communications solution with options which in the past would have been cost prohibitive. The introduction of IP telephony has made it possible for business…
snom Updates IP Phones
The desktop VoIP phone maker snom has announced updates to its line of desktop phones. The company has streamlined the looks of two of its phones, the D715 and D725. Both phones feature a striking black design with a new logo.
Enterprise Router Market Makes Gains in Third Quarter, Expects More
While the second quarter of 2014 was not the greatest for the enterprise router market, the third quarter did seem to make up for a good chunk of that weakness. That was just one conclusion offered up by a new report from Infonetics Research, which p…
Olive Communications to Provide RBLI with Hosted Telephony Service
Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI), a British national charity providing training, support, care and employment services to veterans of the Armed Forces, is deploying a hosted telephony service provided by business communications specialist Olive…
Telecom Italia Taps Italtel to Bring Technical Perspective for Network Operations
Italtel has long been known for a variety of functions, ranging from value added services to global IP-IP communications to next generation network offerings. With that in mind, it's not too big a surprise that Telecom Italia would turn to Italtel to…
Security Firm Adopts 8x8 Cloud Solution
FishNet Security in just one month's time has implemented 8x8 cloud communication solution at more than 30 of its offices across the U.S.
Service Provider Router Demand Drops, May Come Back Amid Developments
The third quarter of 2014 wasn't a happy one for the service provider router market, according to a new report from Dell'Oro Group. A slight decline marked the market for service provider routers, but it may be a short-lived phenomenon due to some ch…
Demand for SIP Trunking is at an All-Time High
SIP trunking has crossed the chasm, becoming a mainstream application that's now in high demand. We're seeing this at Ingate where inquiries about SIP trunking translate to sales, quickly, and existing customers are reordering SIP trunking solutions …
snom Explains How DECT Stacks Up Next to Cellular and Wi-Fi
Industry pundits have been forecasting the death of the desk phone pretty much since the rise of the bring-your-own-device trend. But Tom Ostrander, director of North American channel sales at snom, says the office phone market remains strong - in pa…
snom Announces D7 Expansion Module for 7xx Series Phones
Developer and manufacturer of VoIP telephones, snom has made an impact on call centers and other call-heavy businesses with its enterprise-class phones. Its phones feature a wide array of capabilities, but perhaps not enough. The company's latest ann…
SkyVision Builds Satellite IP Network in Seychelles
SkyVision has announced that it is providing Cable & Wireless Seychelles with IP trunking and Managed Private Networking solutions.
Gartner Puts Unify in Leaders Quadrant of Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony
Gartner has long positioned itself as one of the leaders in the tech sector when it comes to industry analysis. That is why Unify was so proud to announce that it is one of the companies now in the Leaders quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Corporat…
Report: Dell'Oro Group Examines State of Carrier IP Telephony Market
The Dell'Oro Group provides research and analysis of the networking and telecommunications industries. Its Carrier IP Telephony Quarterly Report shows the state of those markets each quarter with coverage of revenue, shipments, and the selling prices…
Twilio Intros Elastic SIP Trunking
Historically, if an enterprise was interested in an SIP Trunking solution, it would need to get quotes and manual provisioning to only offer simple voice connectivity. This week, Twilio has announced the release of the Beta version of Twilio Elastic …
Voxbone Reports Expansion of DID Numbers
With direct inward dialing (DID), businesses around the world are able to take advantage of local, virtual phone numbers that can expand their presence in countries where they hold no physical presence. This may require the use of a DID provider that…
BCBG Max Azria Selects CenturyLink for Network Upgrade
Fashion retailer BCBG Max Azria Group recently announced its partnership with CenturyLink to improve its in-store shopping experience for customers and provide its retail locations with the most up-to-date applications for handling customer service a…
West IP Communications Upgrades Maxxis Network
West IP Communications announced recently that a newly-upgraded version of its Maxxis Network was now available. With these upgrades, Maxxis will include more data centers, additional bandwidth and greatly improved performance.
Patton Demonstrates Ethernet Extension Solution for Maryland Traffic Control Systems
Patton Electronics demonstrated the latest application of its reputable Ethernet extension technology at the Secured Cities 2014 conference in Baltimore last week: an IP-networked traffic control solution the company built in response to a request fr…
EdgeWater and VTech Now Interoperable
Change is something scary to think about for many. With VoIP however, there's nothing to fear. SMB's are leveraging VoIP technology for a plethora of reasons but primarily because of its cost-friendly, flexible and interoperable nature. As we see mor…
Telecom Operators Could Potentially Lose a Significant Number of Customers in 2015
Ovum's Telecoms Customer Insights survey program is designed to provide a robust and cost-effective set of tools for telecom decision makers to discover, understand, and act on changing customer attitudes across both consumer and enterprise markets. …
Interoperability Is Still An Issue
The key to any successful SIP deployment is, and has always been, interoperability. It was a key issue driving the development of SIP: when the Internet Engineering Task Force first introduced SIP, one goal was to create a streamlined protocol that w…
S. Africa's Centracom Invests in its Own VoIP Switch
Centracom, a wholesale and business-focused carrier in South Africa, has gone IP with the decision to acquire its own VoIP switch.
Patton Electronics Releases CopperLink CL1212 Ethernet Extender
Patton Electronics recently announced that its CopperLink CL1212 Ethernet extender had become available for sale. The device is capable of extending Ethernet much further over a single twisted pair and can deliver downstream speeds up to 168 Mbps.
SIP Trunking Week in Review: Compliance, Interoperability Rule
It's the end of another week, and time to take a look at some of the top stories in the world of SIP trunking we've been following this past week. This week, it seems that compliance is the name of the game.
FCC Will Propose New Rules for ISP Network Interconnection
There are a few interesting angles to the likely new network neutrality framework the Federal Communications Commission now is expected to propose. The plan now under consideration would separate broadband into two distinct services, with different r…
Voxbone & Alianza Bring Together Components for New Cloud-Based Voice Solution
The idea of a voice solution that's entirely cloud-based isn't exactly a new idea, but it's one that's comparatively recent. Thus, new firms are getting into the field and are eagerly hunting down a slice of that particular pie, with one of the newes…
Birch Communications Named Platinum Level Polycom Choice Partner
Birch Communications, Inc., a technology service provider of IP-based communications, broadband, cloud and IT services, recently announced that today Polycom, Inc. has recognized the company by naming it a Platinum Level Polycom Choice Partner. As a …
Unify to Provide OpenScape Voice and UC Solution to Palm Beach County
Unify, a communication software and services firm, recently announced that it will provide its OpenScape Voice and UC solution to Palm Beach County. By consolidating telephony platforms, the solution will save on cost for the County.
Aculab's ApplianX QSIG-to-SIP Gateway Avaya Compliant
Aculab, a provider of telephony products to the global communications market, recently announced that its ApplianX QSIG-to-SIP gateway is now 'Avaya compliant'. The solution from Aculab is compatible with Avaya Aura Communication Manager 6.2 and Avay…
Zultys Presents the MX-SE, an Enterprise-Class IP Phone System
Zultys, Inc., a leading global provider of all-in-one unified communications (UC) solutions, has introduced the MX-SE to its series of SIP-based IP phone systems. The MX-SE provides a range of business IP telephony services with extensive functionali…
Centile Receives Certification of Polycom's IP Phones
Polycom, a provider of Communications and Unified Collaborations solutions (UC & C) has certified a whole range of range of VVX, SoundStation IP and SoundPoint IP phones from Centile Telecom Applications. With this certification, services providers a…
VoIP Supply Announces Availability of Grandstream UCM6510 IP PBX
VoIP Supply, supplying VoIP equipment and complete VoIP solutions to North American customers, has announced the availability of the Grandstream UCM6510 IP PBX. This IP PBX is a unique system that syndicates voice, video, data, fax, security surveill…
Grandstream's Products Now Compatible with BroadSoft's Platform
Grandstream Networks, a manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, recently announced that the GXV3275 and GXV3240 Video IP Phones for Android are now compatible with BroadSoft's BroadWorks R20 platform. As a result, B…
SIP Trunking Week in Review: Digium, DSCI, GNum
It's been yet another busy week in the world of SIP Trunking. Here are some of the top stories we've been following this week.
A Look at Patton's SNOGA
Innovation is the order of the day for tech companies because of intense competition and the need to elevate technology to higher standards constantly. One company that has applied the principles of innovation to its products is Patton. Headquartered…
ADTRAN Unveils NetVanta 5660 Gigabit Router
While towns all over the country are trying to get faster Internet any way they possibly can, ADTRAN is trying to make sure enterprises are getting faster Internet speeds as well. ADTRAN has just unveiled the industry's first Layer 2 and Layer 3 Giga…
Grandstream Launches Series of Larger Capacity IP PBX Appliances
Grandstream Networks, a leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, has launched the UCM6510 series of IP PBX appliances. The appliance is a reliable high-performance unified communications platform for large ca…
Lantiq Announces Next-Gen Voice Line Termination Chip
The newly unveiled Lantiq DUSLIC XS from Lantiq is the company's next-generation voice line termination chip that can be implemented in CPE designs to minimize power and bring down bill of materials (BOM) costs.
Digium Introduces Asterisk 13
Digium has announced the latest release of its popular open source VoIP PBX software, Asterisk 13.
Survey: IDA of Singapore Shows General Satisfaction with National Telecoms
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore recently provided some good news to telecoms within the country. In its latest report, it shows that customers in the region are generally satisfied with the range of telephony and broadband options to …
Vitelity to Showcase Virtual Communications Solutions
Asterisk is a free and open source framework for building communications applications. It is regarded as one of the most influential open source telecommunication projects in use today. AstriCon is an event that focuses on the vast array of conferenc…
Star2Star Communications Recognized
Star2Star Communications, a company that provides cloud communication solutions, was recently recognized by Frost & Sullivan with the 2014 North American Unified Communications Deployment Architectures Product Differentiation Excellence Award. Star2S…
Wheelings & Dealings: GNum Transforms Telephone Numbers into Links for Free Calling
GNum, a Singpore-based telecommunications startup, recently announced that it has raised $5.6 million in seed funding to advance the operations of its company.
Telcom & Data Launches Line of Resilient VoIP Phones
Telecommunications solutions company Telcom & Data has introduced a new line of VoIP phones for Guardian Telecom designed specifically for industrial and/or hazardous environments. The phones are certified for locations where a fire or explosion may …
DSCI Acquires Unified Technologies
DSCI, a hosted communications provider, recently announced the acquisition of Unified Technologies, a provider of managed IT and hosted VoIP services headquartered in Portland, Maine. The acquisition is a part of DSCI's expansion plan into the New Yo…
Digium Offers SIP Trunking Cloud Service
Digium, makers of the popular Asterisk and Switchvox VoIP software platforms, has announced Digium SIP Trunking on its Digium Cloud Services (DCS) platform.
SIP Trunking Week in Review: Infonetics, IPitomy, Epygi Technologies
It's the end of another week, and time to take a look at some of the top SIP Trunking stories we've been following this week.
Webroot looks to Thwart Cybercriminals with Next-Generation Protection
You can catch criminals if they leave a trail; today's cybercriminals are smart and use many techniques not only to hide their activities but their identities as well. Webroot, known for its abilities in real-time threat detection is out to outsmart …
Epygi Technologies Announces Availability of New Line of QX IP PBXs and Gateways
Epygi Technologies, Ltd. founded in 2000, is a worldwide provider of award-winning IP PBXs and Gateways that supports small businesses to enterprise's telephony needs.
Voice Market not Declining as Fast as Might Appear
"While there is a common perception that global fixed-line subscribership is in free-fall, and that consumers are abandoning fixed lines en masse in place of mobiles, the reality is not so clear-cut," TeleGeography argues.
IPitomy Communication Announces Acquisition of SIP Trunking Division of GGC
IPitomy Communications, LLC, a major player in business telecommunications systems for small to mid-sized businesses, has enhanced SIP offerings with the acquisition of the SIP trunking division of Goodwin Global Communications (GGC).
Comings & Goings: Wohlers Promoted to snom Technology CFO
Just a few months after announcing a new CEO, Berlin-based snom technology AG has promoted former finance director Guido Wohlers to CFO.
Research: Big Moves Ahead for SIP Trunking Market
Infonetics Research's principal analyst for VoIP, UC, and IMS, Diane Myers, offered up a bit of comment on the market's upcoming trajectory, saying "There is no denying the world is moving to IP, and SIP has become the de facto solution of choice for…
SIP Trunking Week in Review: Skype, Toshiba, EMRISE
It's the end of another week, and time to take a look at some of the top SIP trunking stories we've been following this week.
Military Organization Orders EMRISE
EMRISE Corporation, a manufacturer of defense and aerospace electronic devices and communications equipment, recently announced it will provide custom electronic devices to a military organization. The devices will be used in a military program by th…
Comings & Goings: AltiGen Communications Welcomes New Board of Directors
AltiGen Communications, Inc., a provider of premise and cloud-based IP-PBX and Contact Center solutions, has recently welcomed two new directors, Mr. McDermott and Mr. Antellocy, to its board.
Deploying SIP Trunking Helps Enterprises Save Big
Thanks to SIP trunking, voice and data are no longer separate connections, all calls are considered local, and PSTN gateways are no longer necessary. That translates to a lot of money saved for enterprises everywhere.
Comings & Goings: Brocade Hires New VP to Expand Global Brand
Brocade, which specializes in data and storage networking products intended to help organizations easily transition to an increasingly virtual world where applications and information can reside anywhere, has named Allen Olivo its new vice president …
Make Faster, Smarter Business Decisions with Allworx
Having the right information at the right time is the key to intelligent business decisions. To make this happen, Allworx Corp, a developer of IP-based phone systems, has introduced a couple of data management applications-- Allworx View and Allworx …
Sonus PSX SWe and DSC SWe Address Service Provider and Enterprise Requirements for NFV/SDN
Bandwidth-on-demand is currently topping the list for new revenue generating opportunities in network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) environments. Sonus is a provider of a complete portfolio of hardware-based and…
Pervasip Sells, Licenses Back VoIP Platform
Pervasip has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell and license back its VoIP platform.