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Archive for March, 2012

You Get Instant Results with XO’s New Ethernet Testing

By | March 29, 2012 | Ethernet, Networking | [ 3 ]

In my last blog post Developments in Ethernet Monitoring, I discussed the need for Ethernet monitoring and testing capabilities.  I also covered why many of those capabilities weren’t yet realized. So, the next logical question…

SIP, Alligators, and iPads at Enterprise Connect

By | March 21, 2012 | Communications, SIP Trunking | [ 0 ]

What do SIP trunks and alligators have in common? You can enjoy both at the Enterprise Connect Conference next week in Orlando, March 26-29. XO is headed back to Enterprise Connect this year, which is…

Searching for Your Organization’s Future? Look Inside!

By | March 20, 2012 | Communications, Industry Trends | [ 0 ]

Organizations, like people, are creatures of habit. There’s something comforting about doing the same thing day in and day out. But if you put off until tomorrow the changes you ought to have made today,…

Get Your Productivity and Tech Geek Up

By | March 15, 2012 | Communications | [ 0 ]

There are some phone calls with people that I want to keep short and to-the-point. Like talking to the mechanic who’s working on my car. Or the guy who’s giving me a quote for bringing…

Five Best Practices Enterprises Can Use Today to Improve Communications

By | March 13, 2012 | SIP Trunking, VoIP | [ 0 ]

Every day I work closely with our account teams and sales engineers to help customers identify ways they can make their communications networks more efficient and be designed with the future in mind.  My advice…

Write a Winning Telecom RFP

By | March 8, 2012 | Communications, Networking | [ 0 ]

I know I know… there’s nothing more dreaded than writing an RFP. It’s labor intensive and time consuming work that’s not necessarily “core” to your IT organization. However, I personally think there’s no better time…

Should You Choose MPLS IP-VPN or VPLS for Your Network?

By | March 6, 2012 | MPLS, Networking, VPLS | [ 2 ]

As a product manager, I frequently hear customers ask which private networking technology should they deploy for their network? Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) is certainly generating buzz in the industry today because of the…