Articles by Mark A. Miller 

Axiatel: managed IP communications for Western Europe.

Part 98 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Axiatel can get a small business phone system up and running totally installation-free.

POP VOIP: Friendly neighborhood phone service for small businesses.

Part 97 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — A broad spectrum of IP telephony services with emphasis on simplicity and ease of use.

Hughes Network Systems: Managed VoIP from the folks that brought you satellite communications.

Part 96 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Hughes' VoIP offering is a high-reliability system aimed at distributed enterprises in the U.S.

Voice Carrier: Hosted VoIP with straightforward pricing.

Part 94 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Voice Carrier preconfigures its phones so they install in minutes.

Impulse: A broad range of IP comms services, with an emphasis on service.

Part 93 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Unlike many hosted PBX providers Impulse carefully designs each customer's network.

Intellicomm: Affordable Fortune 500-class communications.

Part 92 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — A full portfolio of hosted IP communication services for SMBs, available a la carte.

iTeleCenter: High-reliability VoIP for SMBs.

Part 91 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Every iTeleCenter account comes with a toll-free number, a boon for tele-sales oriented businesses.

Halloo Communications: Innovative IP telephony for one, a few, or a hundred.

Part 90 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Halloo specializes in simple, quick-to-deploy PBX and call center services.

American Voice Mail: IP telephony services a la carte.

Part 89 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — American Voice Mail, an SMB specialist, offers services from inexpensive voicemail to full hosted IP PBX.

VoiceShot: Hosted PBX with 21st century trappings.

Part 88 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — VoiceShot offers a broad spectrum of automated voice and SMS services—VoIP included.

Cavalier Telephone: Hosted PBX over a private fiber network.

Part 87 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Cavalier provides high-powered networking services in addition to business VoIP.

Invox: Hosted PBX that integrates with core business apps.

Part 86 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Invox's intelligent voice systems interoperate with everything from CRM to Web analytics.

PBfleX: Turnkey hosted PBX from a true industry veteran.

Part 85 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — The PBfleX VoIP solutions cover every business venue from warehouses to call centers.

3Jam: IP communications with a focus on SMS.

Part 84 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — While it does provide voice services, 3Jam is more notable for bringing SMS technology into the 21st century.

IP5280 Communications: Hosted PBX from the mile-high city.

Part 83 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — IP5280 has built its own cloud-based IP communications platform.

Aretta Communications: Asterisk-based hosted VoIP with near-instant provisioning.

Part 82 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Aretta's platform includes server virtualization, which allows new customers to be set up in minutes.

Gamma Telecom, Ltd.: Small business VoIP from a BIG company.

Part 81 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Gamma supplies IP telephony services to nearly 150,000 small and medium-size businesses.

PCCW Global: VoIP from an industry giant.

Part 80 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — PCCW is truly global, offering Ethernet, cable, and satellite-based communications the world over.

Intermedia: Integrated voice, e-mail, and UC services.

Part 79 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Intermedia is a Microsoft partner, offering hosted Exchange and OCS in addition to VoIP.

Dialexia: VoIP on any scale you want it.

Part 78 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Dialexia's main business is serving ITSPs, carriers, and enterprises but it sells hosted PBX to SMBs, too.

Cbeyond, Inc.: Managed voice for small businesses only.

Part 77 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — Cbeyond delivers calls via private IP network – along with a host of other communications services.

IIS Group: Hosted PBX and a full spectrum of communications services.

Part 76 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — This veteran provider has a mission to deliver services in a way that ensures long-term customer relationships.

PingTone: Carrier grade reliability in VoIP.

Part 75 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — In addition to other enterprise-level specs, PingTone provides built-in firewall traversal that supports NAT.

JoiBiz: Business VoIP service designed to bring joy via low bills

Part 74 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — JoyBiz's unusually complete service is billed at a flat monthly fee, not per-seat.

Fonality UNBOUND: Hosted PBX with bundled international calling.

Part 73 of Phone for Rent: Understanding Hosted PBX Services — From the folks who brought you PBXtra, this service comes with phones and round-the-clock support.

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