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I have real mixed feelings about Microsoft’s Office Communication Server (OCS). I like the assumptions it attacks, and the UC attention it creates – but I find portions of the solution very limiting. It is a different type of beast…

Astricon

Astricon is coming up next month. I attended last year and am excited about attending this year. The open source nature of Asterisk results with more developers working on it than any other telecom solution. As a result, going to…

These Pretzels are Making Me Thirsty

Well this update has nothing to do with pretzels, but I am thirsty. The line is from my favorite fake Woody Allen movie. Anyway, my blogging has become pretty light lately and I feel just terrible about it. Of all…

Verizon’s High Fiber Diet

Ivan no longer mourns the loss of copper customers. Ivan Seidenberg, CEO Verizon Communications, indicated that at a recent Goldman Sachs investor conference (ironically, Goldman Sachs no longer mourns the loss of the mortgage industry either). Ivan said trying to…

Cloud Series 4: Cloud Punishment

This post is part of a multipart series on the cloud telephony. Part 1 The Cloud Part 2 Cloud Computing Part 3 Why the Cloud Now Part 4: PUNishment Part of all this hype about clouds is the deep pool…