Articles by Jeff Goldman 

New Solutions, New Acronyms – Same Old Dilemmas

The SDDC sector is now growing at almost 22 percent per year.

Nuvio Intros NuvioFlex Virtual PBX

Nuvio’s new hosted VoIP product offers a pricing structure similar to an in-house PBX.

8x8 Expands into Unified Communications

The company has introduced its Virtual Office Pro unified communication solution, along with a new online portal, a mobile application, and a Facebook app.

CounterPath Introduces Bria for Asterisk

The company’s newest softphone is pre-integrated with the open-source Asterisk platform.

Bandwidth.com Introduces the FlexNetwork

Hosted VoIP provider becomes carrier, is on pace to deliver some 4 billion minutes of IP voice traffic in 2009.

xG Technology Connects to Google Voice

Will the integration of Google Voice with xG's unique wireless VoIP technology change the pricing structure of mobile voice?

Interactive Intelligence Launches Phone-less IP Phone

The $49 Interaction SIP Station (plus headset) is designed to serve as a simple and affordable alternative to an IP desk phone.

HD Voice Takes Hold in Online Gaming, Social Networking

Vivox is latest provider to make HD chat available on the Web—thanks to Polycom's royalty-free Siren 14 codec.

Vivox Uses Polycom Codec for HD Chat

High-quality IP voice communication is gaining traction in both online gaming and social networking environments.

Polycom Launches Three New IP Phones

The new devices include a high-end business media phone, an entry-level IP endpoint, and a full-featured handset for Microsoft OCS.

TelCentris, Altitude Partner on Hosted Call Center Solution

Together, the companies are offering a hosted contact center solution via TelCentris’ cloud-based VoIP/UC platform.

BroadSoft to Acquire Packet Island, QoS Technology

"Lifecycle" quality of service management will now be readily available to BroadSoft's VoIP-provider customer base.

Kineto Intros Mobile VoIP App for Carriers

Can mobile operators capture some of the international VoIP traffic now going to Skype and Fring? Kineto thinks this downloadable app will do just that.

One Phone Number, One Voice

Protus IP Solutions’ my1voice virtual PBX service is competing in an increasingly crowded market.

Barracuda Launches CudaTel PBX

The company’s new CudaTel Communication Server, based on the open-source FreeSWITCH project, is designed for maximum affordability and ease of use.

Zultys, Phybridge Partner to Ease Transition to VoIP

Working together, the companies are able to offer a complete solution for deploying VoIP/UC over legacy telephone cabling.

Ensim and BroadSoft Intro Joint UC Platform

New solution aims to make it dead simple for service providers to offer hosted unified communications service— drastically lowering the barrier to entry.

Fonolo's 'Deep Dialing' Service Grows Up

New technology enhances the consumer version, which is now joined by a new offering targeted at large, consumer-facing companies.

Game Changer?: magicJack's impending 'femtoJack'

A cheap, portable femtocell—with ultra-low-cost VoIP service—could alter the telecomm landscape beyond recognition.

Sangoma Announces New Product, New Partnership

The company unveils version 2.0 of its NetBorder Express VoIP Gateway Card, as well as a new partnership with Chinese company PrettyMay aimed at integrating Skype into the enterprise.

CounterPath and BroadSoft Introduce Bria for BroadWorks

Custom version of CounterPath’s Bria Professional softphone is designed to integrate seamlessly with BroadSoft’s BroadWorks VoIP application platform.

SIP Trunking for the Big Guys

BroadSoft and AcmePacket enhance their joint service offering, adding fixed/mobile convergence and unified communications functionality.

Unison Offers Free UC Systems to New York Businesses

The giveaway is a one-time event, but customers can get free unified communications systems any time—if they're willing to live with a bit of advertising.

GIPS Touting HD Voice in the Enterprise

New white paper from Global IP Solutions examines the strengths and utility of high-definition voice technology.

ADTRAN Launches Alliance Program for One-Stop VoIP Shopping

The new program provides the company’s channel partners with pre-approved multi-vendor solutions to offer to their customers.

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