VoIP

How to Sell Gateways and Session Border Controllers

by Jennifer Clark January 3, 2017 Technology
Skype for Business

You can’t talk about selling Skype for Business without mentioning a Session Border Controller (SBC) or gateway. Any Skype for Business deployment where enterprise voice features will be used requires either an SBC or gateway to connect to the Public Switched Telephone network (PSTN).  Gateways allow Skype for Business to communicate through legacy PSTN networks […]

Skype for Business in UC Environments…Are You Ready?

by Beth Dameron June 7, 2016 ScanSource Communications
ScanSource Communications ScanSource Services Group

Have your customers asked you about using Skype for Business in their UC environments yet? If not, they will! With the growing popularity of both VoIP systems and collaboration tools, like Skype for Business, it is inevitable. Skype for Business is increasingly on the minds of IT administrators migrating from legacy phone systems to a […]

The Growing Importance of VoWiFi

by Jeremy Burton May 24, 2016 Business
Dialogic

By Jim Machi VoWiFi is not new.  Many of us have been using VoIP through the likes of Skype or Lync for many years and VoWiFi through the mobile versions of these VoIP offerings.  In the context of this blog though, VoWiFi is about getting calls on your mobile phone number.  Since VoLTE is IP-based, […]

What Service Providers Need To Know About VoIP

by Lauren Eckstein April 22, 2016 Sales
Edgewater Networks Polycom

On April 7th, Polycom and Edgewater Networks presented their joint solution to deliver best-of-breed voice quality and help ScanSource partners proactively monitor and manage VoIP-aware intelligent phones at their customer premises. There are currently more than 12 million Polycom phones deployed alongside an Edgewater Networks EdgeMarc Intelligent Edge, as they are seamlessly interoperable and profitable.

Intermedia and Sonus for SIP Trunking

by Philip Weeks February 29, 2016 Cloud Computing
Intermedia Sonus

With the potential cost savings of VoIP in general, and SIP trunking specifically, it’s not a matter of if, but when companies are taking the plunge.  There are many reasons why SIP trunking makes sense to both Small to Medium Businesses and Enterprises alike.  Some of the highlights include:

What to expect at MWC 2016

by Jeremy Burton February 3, 2016 Business
Dialogic

By Jim Machi   The biggest, baddest (and I mean that in the best way possible!) communications show on the planet, Mobile World Congress, is only three weeks away.  What are we to expect to see there, at least from a perspective of messaging and marketing?  Typically this is the show where overboard on marketing is […]

Enterprise Wireless Voice Technologies

by Doug Rogier December 2, 2015 ScanSource Catalyst
Avaya Spectralink

Wireless voice services have many options ranging from cellular-based solutions to home grown analog solutions. In a typical enterprise, a subset of the staff needs to be mobile. Un-tethering from the desk may allow a manager to keep a closer eye on a call center. An IT member may be able to communicate from the […]

Services and Applications are the Jewels of NFV

by Jim Machi November 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

As readers of this blog know, I have been travelling to conferences to attend, speak, and have in-depth discussions. One item I am talking about, and asking about, and interfacing with people about is NFV.  Everyone gets that NFV can reduce CAPEX and OPEX. The telcos get it, and believe me, the vendors get it […]

NFV is About to Turn Three

by Tom Schroer November 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

There was a lot of buzz around the state of NFV at the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress held in Dusseldorf recently. Both operators and vendors had a lot to say about NFV, but one thing was certain – going back to the old way of deploying network functions using proprietary hardware is not going to […]

NFV and Open Source Explored at ITExpo

by Jeremy Burton October 27, 2015 Business

By Alan Percy – Dialogic, Inc. Alan Percy at the panel discussion Open Source in the Service Provider Network at ITEXPO   Network Function Virtualization (NFV) got plenty of attention this last week at ITExpo in Anaheim, CA.  With a dedicated track of sessions and presentations, NFV was covered by a long list of “who’s […]