On December 19th 2019, all Canadian carriers will have to comply with a new CRTC policy for the “universal blocking of calls with blatantly illegitimate caller identification.” The objective of this policy is to protect the public against unwanted, unsolicited, and illegitimate telecommunications. Since many such calls often display an invalid caller ID, the CRTC expects this measure to at least reduce the number of SPAM calls, although it is clear they will not be completely eliminated.
Industry Giants Join Together to Drive Open and Seamless Collaboration
Collaboration: The act of working with someone to produce or create something.
It’s a word we use all the time. But, have you thought about what it really means? “The act of working with someone to produce or create something.” That statement carries a lot of weight.
Begin with the End in Mind – A Successful Digital Transformation
Today’s large enterprises have invested in on-premises PBXs and VoIP calling systems over the years and expanded through growth or acquisitions. For any given enterprise, these systems now connect multiple PBXs at different sites with multiple PSTN interconnects and multinational deployments.
In the past, we've written about the device inventory techniques. I've spoken about device configuration management. Here's a video of my talk on the subject. Eric Lavoie, another member of our senior staff, spoke to me recently about needing to make a small change on 81 voice gateways. He was shocked by my casual estimate of the amount of time required to write the code to collect, validate, and correct the configuration. He went back to his desk, convinced there was an easier way to make the change, and he found one!
Companies Announce Strategic Partnership and Technology Integration
UnifiedFX a recognized leader in Cisco Telephony Endpoint Management software solutions and Stack8, a leading Cisco Unified Communications (UC) and services and solutions provider, announced today a technology partnership that will enable customers to manage their Cisco Collaboration suites from a single platform.