Innovation continues to happen at the edge.
LignUp is one of the players in an industry value chain that increasingly differs from the vertically integrated telecom model of the last century. By exhibiting a focus on a networking industry model, open interfaces, open standards, and an innovative Web services based architecture, LignUp has joined a circle of companies that represent the future of IP communications.
Replacing traditional phone service has been done. Now, it's time to utilize the real power of IP communications by providing organizations with capabilities that they can customize for any application in any environment. This is a good example of how the communications industry and computing industry are colliding.
As VoIP is now moving into the mainstream, service providers are beginning to face new challenges related to operational scalability - growing the business at the speed of the market. With a history of success and proven deployment experience, Ensim helps service providers ensure a scalable and successful hosted VoIP deployment, and I'm proud to include Ensim in this year's pulver 100.
This turns the entire telecom industry picture on its head, and demonstrates that voice, presence, text messaging and other IP-based applications will be essential for the company of the future.
The pulver 100 is the VoIP industry's first and foremost award listing, and it continues to grow in significance as companies like Citel Technologies encourage more users to move to IP communications through affordable new migration paths. ... We're proud to name Citel Technologies to this year's pulver 100.
We're coming to a point in time when we can deliver better quality images over the Internet. All of a sudden, this idea of disruption is spreading beyond phone providers. If you think of American Idol instead broadcasting over the Internet, a new dawn has come for the broadcast space. It's more of a point where the video becomes more functional to the way one works and lives.
This trickle to these new providers will start to become a stream, and from a small stream to a larger stream. There's no reason why they couldn't take 20 to 30 percent market share, no reason at all.
In most cases, preferred supplier contracts contain volume commitments that, if not met, could jeopardize the entire contract and cost the company millions in lost discounts based on nonperformance. This is precisely why compliance with preferred vendors and contracted rates is critical.
In the 'Disruptive Broadcasting' space, TV on IP networks is now just another application in a broadband world. We have already seen the transformation of the computing and communications industry with respect to traditional telecom. Now, history is repeating itself with traditional broadcasting.
What most employees do not realize is that corporate rebates and incentives are enacted when the employee population reaches thresholds outlined in their vendor contracts. Meaning, while an employee thinks the actual cost of his or her airline ticket is $500, the actual cost may be much less. And in most cases preferred supplier contracts contain volume commitments that, if not met, could jeopardize an entire contract and cost the company millions in lost discounts based on non-performance. This is precisely why compliance with preferred vendors and contracted rates is critical.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, many ... had no telephone contact with their friends or loved ones simply because they did not own cell phones or call forwarding or voice mail services.