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According to a recent announcement, Qualcomm plans to commence the first eMTC/NB-IoT/GSM (LTE Cat M1/NB1 and E-GPRS) multimode field trials in China, with China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI) and China's leading smart bike sharing company, Mobike.
5/23/2017 4:35:53 PM
A new study conducted by Cisco seems to indicate that 60 percent of IoT initiatives stall at the Proof of Concept (PoC) stage and only 26 percent of companies have had an IoT initiative that they considered a complete success.
5/23/2017 4:29:49 PM
Industrial Internet Consortium approves testbed that creates predictive environment for asset outage management, enabling new business models and revenue streams.
5/23/2017 4:04:09 PM
Joe Pulizzi shared his opinions on what the future of content marketing holds. While he shared plenty of advice on proper workflow, optimizing content, and SEO, one important aspect he touched on was that of interactive content. Interactive content and written content are commonly used today, but which will be the most potent marketing tool in the future?
5/23/2017 4:02:02 PM
TelcoBridges, a designer and manufacturer of carrier-grade session border controllers (SBC) and VoIP media gateways, announced that it has virtualized its Tsbc Session Border Controller.
5/23/2017 3:59:44 PM
Syniverse and New Context have announced a new technology partnership designed to enable the companies to address the most challenging Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) security challenges faced by the world's largest automotive, energy and manufacturing companies.
5/23/2017 3:52:15 PM
Mergers and acquisitions are the norm in business. However, it's not every day that two major cloud communications players with highly complementary offerings join forces in 50/50 fashion. Today, GENBAND and Sonus announced intentions of merging, which results in not just a coup for each company, but real time communications win big as well.
5/23/2017 3:45:36 PM
Virtual Private Servers (VPS) have had a rocky start to their creation. Although the technology exists, the security concerns have kept VPS from having a wider acceptance. Recent computer security hacks, such as the WannaCry ransomware attack, have given small business operators pause.
5/23/2017 3:38:13 PM
On this episode of the IoT Time Podcast, Ken Briodagh sits down with Magnus Jern, Chief Innovation Officer, DMI.
5/23/2017 3:22:59 PM
A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office indicates several government agencies have made progress in their data center closure efforts. However, the savings achieved to date have fallen short of what was expected, and seven of the agencies filed incomplete reports.
5/23/2017 3:04:03 PM
I was at a VR event this week, and I'm sure the speaker misspoke when he said that one of the benefits of VR is the ability to meet yourself. But the idea caught my interest; what if you could meet and talk to yourself? Not in your head as you do now, but as a separate entity in real time?
5/23/2017 2:56:44 PM
In a high-competition environment like the New York restaurant scene, managing reservations becomes a back-office function that is critical to the health of the entire operation. If you're leaving the reservation process up to a land-line and a harried hostess to answer the calls, you probably won't last long.
5/23/2017 2:53:46 PM
What means successful network management? First of all, network management tools allow you to ensure high performance and maximum availability for your website or application. IT professionals work toward it to optimize traffic and keep the environment safe and secure.
5/23/2017 2:35:29 PM
Cloud migration has accelerated among businesses of all sizes in the last two years, driven in large part by the desire to become more agile, reduce operational costs, and increase innovation. Adoption shows no signs of slowing and the IDC predicts that most software vendors will have fully shifted to a software as a service (SaaS) or platform as a service (PaaS) platform by the year 2018.
5/23/2017 2:14:26 PM
Argentinians have a new hosted PBX option with net2phone's latest launch.
5/23/2017 2:03:16 PM
Service provider iland has expanded its channel program to help MSPs address compliance and cybersecurity related to the cloud, and to provide more support to those partners.
5/23/2017 1:59:25 PM
WebRTC offers a lot of terrific potential value, but there are some things to know first.
5/23/2017 1:39:04 PM
Today, Telestax and Dialogic announced a demonstration that paired the Restcomm video API with the Dialogic PowerMedia XMS media server software, which highlighted just how easy it is to build an innovative and engaging video communications application.
5/23/2017 1:23:02 PM
Businesses all around the world are reporting a significant increase in the use of WebRTC video conferencing.
5/23/2017 11:47:06 AM
The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model offers a number of advantages for startup companies looking for all the features of a comprehensive unified communications (UC) solution.
5/23/2017 11:40:42 AM
The addition of the Hughes Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solution for the public sector will connect the many remote sites of governments together easily so they can use their resources more efficiently.
5/23/2017 11:19:38 AM
Evolve IP's Azzaron purchase expands VoIP operations by offering more services to current users.
5/23/2017 11:09:32 AM
Calgary and Edmonton get additional next generation communications support as Freedom Mobile steps up its operations therein.
5/23/2017 11:08:06 AM
5/23/2017 11:04:01 AM
Considering the increasing number of telemarketing calls being dropped, sales representatives need to be prepared for the rare live call with a strong and engaging opening statement.
5/23/2017 10:55:18 AM
Leading IoT event highlights the trends, case studies and complexities of Smart Cities
5/23/2017 10:51:28 AM
Migration to VoIP can be accomplished in a number of ways, and many of them involve the use of VoIP gateways. The gateways act as a bridge that connects old analog or ISDN phone systems to newer VoIP or SIP communications systems.
5/23/2017 10:44:27 AM
How will businesses go about implementing unified cloud communications systems?
5/23/2017 10:23:02 AM
More than 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries were crippled by a massive ransomware attack, dubbed WannaCry, and security experts warned that it may get worse before it gets better.
5/23/2017 10:06:24 AM
Nokia and the State Security Networks Group recently staged a test to demonstrate that the vendor's technology will give public safety communications priority over other traffic on 4G LTE networks. It was a success.
5/23/2017 8:00:00 AM
The huddle room is a great notion in conferencing; take a small room, fit it out with some simple technology, and gain the ability to connect not only within a small group but with other groups as well thanks to the conferencing equipment contained in that small room. It's a great way to engage in operational discussion or even low-level tactical discussion. Yet a huddle room is nothing without the right technology to back it up, a point a recent Revolabs webinar covered.
5/23/2017 8:00:00 AM
5G is expected to be a valuable part of next generation communications operations, but can it deliver what's hoped?
5/23/2017 8:00:00 AM
Various levels of authentication are the first line of defense when it comes to combating identity fraud.
5/23/2017 7:30:00 AM
Simplicity VoIP recently helped a school improve its communications by deploying VoIP solutions. This was a good decision on the school's part, as it should help improve student safety and overall operations.
5/23/2017 7:00:00 AM
Another broadband satellite cloud network moved closer to reality this month, with LeoSat securing an investment from SKY Perfect JSAT (SJC) Corporation. The exact amount of the investment was not disclosed, but SJC is Asia's largest satellite operator and Japan's only provider of both multi-channel pay TV broadcasting and satellite services.
5/23/2017 7:00:00 AM
The reality is that phishing is one of the most effective cyber attack vectors used today, and SMBs are scrambling to figure out the best way to handle it. While user training is necessary, it's not sufficient. Each business has a diverse set of roles, which gives attackers a range of targets to gain access to company systems.
5/22/2017 6:03:10 PM
JLABS POD provides users with high quality video, secure lines and intuitive cameras that move to focus on the person speaking. Additionally, it enables mentorship opportunities, giving users the opportunity to discuss ideas with experts from around the world.
5/22/2017 5:24:59 PM
Spain's high number portability rates make it difficult for companies to use SMS text messaging effectively, because they often end up sending unwanted outreach due to old phone number data. Therefore, Spain's AOPM and AOP are bringing in iconectiv's MobileID to help solve this issue.
5/22/2017 5:13:45 PM
The delivery of exceptional customer service today is a far cry from a few short years ago. To the growing presence of chatbots and AI, to improved call routing, training and technology overall, this is not your dad's contact center. Underlining the struggle it can be to provide consistently positive experiences and deliver resolution time and time again is the inContact Customer Experience Transformation Benchmark Study.
5/22/2017 4:57:44 PM
Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that it has priced a public offering of senior unsecured notes in a combined aggregate principal amount of $11.0 billion, which it intends to use to fund a portion of the purchase price of NXP Semiconductors.
5/22/2017 4:52:04 PM
Mobile Experts releases network and handset cost estimates for 5G, illustrates the weaknesses of 5G, especially for IoT.
5/22/2017 4:46:57 PM
Yealink announces the arrival of T54S and T52S to the North American market, as the two newest members of the T5 Smart Media Phone series.
5/22/2017 4:32:49 PM
The ideal way to ensure that cold calling doesn't get put off is to make it easier for the people who have to do it. By adopting a solution that includes dialing technology (no more tiresome manual dialing), analytics to choose the best times to make a connection, and scripting, sales organizations can take some of the pain out of the cold calling process.
5/22/2017 4:25:41 PM
To overcome the ad revenue obstacle, many influencers are now looking for new ways to monetize their content and expand their audience reach. However, YouTube only allows users to access a limited set of subscriber data, such as age range, general playback locations and device types. This data is insufficient for influencers working on a more detailed growth strategy.
5/22/2017 4:19:04 PM
Even before the birth of computers in the early 1950s, human beings have been captivated by technology. With stories told throughout our modern history depicting a future where humans coexist with robots and communicating with machines is a normal part of everyday life.
5/22/2017 4:15:26 PM
In a recent announcement, smart parking company IPS Group has unveiled several new technologies designed to complement its fully-integrated Smart Parking product suite.
5/22/2017 4:04:07 PM
Orange Business Services has agreed to support UK-based startup Stonelin Communications in the upcoming launch of a trio of tracking devices, which are designed to tap into diverse opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) market.
5/22/2017 3:57:12 PM
All around the world, applications are a part of everyday life. Whether telling us where to eat, where to shop, or any of a hundred other things, applications bring value and information wherever they go. A new report from Sandvine suggests that applications are about to add even more value thanks to new details on its upcoming Application Provider Ecosystem platform.
5/22/2017 3:23:48 PM
World Telecom Labs adds a voice component to its wholesale network operations in rural Africa and beyond.
5/22/2017 2:33:38 PM
Gartner takes home a leader slot in the Gartner Magic Quadrant study on contact center infrastructure and systems.
5/22/2017 1:14:17 PM
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