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November 13, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

3 Reasons why SD-WAN is a Must for 5G

by Chris Kolstad

With Verizon already adding a 5G to the home service, it feels the nationwide rollout of the new wireless spectrum is closer than ever. There are still a few crucial foundational technologies that need to be implemented on a large-scale basis before service providers can think about deploying 5G on their own networks – and one of those technologies is SD-WAN.

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November 08, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

How to Market SIP Trunking to SMBs

by Gernot Scheichl

Although they could benefit from it immensely, the SMB sector is lagging greatly in the process of adopting SIP trunking infrastructures. It may be that service providers have had limited success positioning SIP trunking as a viable option within their marketing materials – or it may be that they were once among the 80% of companies who have experienced problems with SIP trunking in the past. Either way, service providers need to use a new marketing language to sell SIP trunking services to their customers.

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November 06, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

Why CSPs Are Missing the SMB Market Opportunity

by Brian Gregory

There are two main storylines you could focus on when evaluating the SMB market for unified communications.

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November 01, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

Unified Communications (UC): Changing the Workplace, Changing the Workforce

by John Macario

Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock (1970) and its sequels, was a futurist that made uncannily accurate predictions about many socio-technological advances in modern society. Some of these examples include the Internet and the increase of telecommuting due to the reduction or elimination of being required to work in the physical office and instead work from home: Toffler wrote that “…homes would one day resemble "electronic cottages" that would allow people greater work-life balance and a richer family life”.

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October 30, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

The Evolution of Video Conferencing

by John Macario

Sometimes, learning the highs and lows of a something’s past makes us appreciate it more, and video conferencing is unique in that its soaked so deeply into humanity’s collective skin. Most can’t even remember a time when it used to cost an arm, a leg and two kidneys to make a video call. Thanks to the Internet, the world is much smaller than it used to be. Video conferencing is an important tool that continues to help friends, families, strangers, coworkers, and visionaries hold valuable, world-changing conversations in real-time- without physically being together.

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October 25, 2018 BLog List Date Underline

VoIP Adoption 20 Years Later: Where Do We Stand?

by Gernot Scheichl

Every so often, we like to write up an article about the adoption of voice over IP (VoIP) communications. We’ve been doing it for years now, carefully studying the market opportunities for companies in the IP communications world.

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SIP Trunking Survey: Many Don't Have any SBCs