It’s official. Acano is now a part of Cisco: http://cs.co/acrtb16. Together with my counterparts at Acano, I have been working on technical evaluations and architecture for Cisco and Acano conferencing moving forward (in something called a “clean room” where confidential information is shared). From now on we can share and engage freely across the organisations, and Read More →

How do we get to a shared global communications infrastructure where the basic forms of communication (voice, video, messaging, and maybe presence?) can be expected? First: where are we today?  Business incentives Each enterprise or service provider has the freedom to implement any kind of rich communication service (mostly based on SIP with non-standardized extensions Read More →

SIP User agent vendors Innovative new stuff Product development guys in larger companies Techies Telco vendors pushing pure SIP (as opposed to IMS) Of course, exceptions, but here are some others I saw at VON Europe: Some telcos who think they have gotten it right Lots of “VoIP service provider in a box” vendors Marketing Read More →