On Wednesday, January 28th in Miami a panel of heavy hitters in the world of communications will come together at ITEXPO. The panel includes Alon Cohen ( CTO), along with Jeff Pulver, Andy Abramson, Craig Walker, Mike Tribolet, Andy Voss and Danny Windham. The last 20 years in the world of communications have been incredibly disruptive. These telcom leaders will have a strong sense of what the future will bring. Get the full details here.Read More →

Wednesday January 28, 2015 – 10:00 – 10:45am On the panel: Alon Cohen, CTO More than two decades ago, the idea that voice could be transmitted over Internet Protocol networks was just starting to gain traction, largely because the ability to avoid long distance fees was highly appealing. In 1995, VocalTec took the concept from theory to reality with the first production VoIP software. It was embryonic at best but it launched two decades of innovation technological curiosity that have spanned business and consumer markets, landlines and mobile networks and have evolved into full-blown unified communications services that have become a business staple. That same early-stage version of VoIP, of course, also provided a foundation for the first INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & Expo. Now in its 17th year – ITEXPO celebrates 20 Years of VoIP and the innovation it has propagated, with a discussion led by conference chairman Rich Tehrani,... Read More →

ITEXPO Miami Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- 4:15-5:00pm On the panel: Ari Rabban, CEO Panelists representing multiple industry segments will join in this closing Software Telco Congress executive panel to consider the commentary from the prior days and to define the future of the software network based on known challenges, expected developments, and existing projects. What path will the journey from legacy to next-generation network take, what is a realistic timeframe for ROI and, ultimately, how will success be determined?Read More →

ITEXPO Miami Wednesday - 01/28/15, 1:30-2:15pm On the panel: Joel Maloff, SVP of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances We live in a complex world. As communications companies, we are often asked to provide information to law enforcement as part of active investigations. Many ITSPs are unaware of our obligations as defined by laws such as CALEA. We also are surrounded by suspicion and confusion caused by Edward Snowden’s disclosures as well as lack of knowledge of how our information can legally be requested and with what authorization. This session is designed to acquaint the Internet telephony community with the people that are actively involved in addressing criminal, fraud, and homeland security issues today. By so doing, we will be able to better work together, reducing the need for surprise expenses for carriers, and helping law enforcement better understand emerging communications technologies.Read More →

If you are in Las Vegas, Nevada next week, then be sure to stop by the ITEXPO where our executive management team will be sharing their wisdom and insights.  ITEXPO is one of the largest B2B communications and technology trade shows in the world, featuring different exhibitors and vendors, collocated conferences and free workshops. There will be many opportunities to learn and to network with other industry professionals over the course of four days. This year at the ITEXPO in Las Vegas, will be participating in three different panel discussions: Alon Cohen, Executive VP and CTO of,will be discussing Smart Voice services and service implementation based on customer feedback.  Here are the details for Alon’s panel discussion:  Panel: Service Providers and Smart Voice - How Do They Fit Together? Date and Time: Monday, August 11, 2014 at 4:30pm PST Click here for more Ari Rabban, CEO of... Read More →

On Tuesday, August 12, will co-sponsor Startup Camp 9 at ITExpo in Vegas! Startup Camp is a great opportunity to get a sneak peak at a variety of tech startups. After tech presentations, a panel of judges and the audience are encouraged to question and critique the presenters and their ideas. Don't miss the keynote presentation from Jamie Siminoff, Founder and CEO of DoorBot and a SharkTank contestant.  This promises to be a fantastic event you will not want to miss. Event Details: When? August 12, 2014, at 5:00 PM Pacific time. Where? The Rio in Las Vegas, NV Follow ITExpo:  Facebook | Twitter | LinkedInRead More →

This Wednesday, June 25, CEO Ari Rabban will speak at the fourth annual Mobile Applications Forum, held at Princeton University and sponsored by the New Jersey Technology Council. Ari will participate in a panel discussion on investing in mobile application development. He will be joined on the panel by industry thought leaders, academics, entrepreneurs and investors. Please join us if you are in the area! Event Details: When? June 25, 2014, from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM (ET) Where? Princeton University, Friend Center Convocation Room, 41 Olden Street, Princeton, NJ 08544 Follow NJTC:  Facebook | Twitter | LinkedInRead More →

This week, will co-sponsor the third annual USI Tech Roadshow, an innovative event that brings together US-based investors and some of the hottest Israeli tech startups. Hosted by the US Israel Business Council in New York City, the roadshow gives Israeli technologists the opportunity to demo in front of a seasoned panel of investors and mentors, and raise funds through the USI network of investors, senior executives and company founders. Event Details: When? May 7, 2014, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Where?  Morgan Stanley HQ, 1585 Broadway, New York City Follow USI BC: Facebook | TwitterRead More →

On May 7 and 8, Director of Customer Service Jeremy Watkin and Customer Success Manager Jenny Dempsey will be at the Contact Center Expo and Conference. Hosted each year in San Diego by the International Customer Management Institute (ICMI), this event draws together an amazing group of customer-service thought leaders. In addition to attending, Jeremy and Jenny, who host the awesome Communicate Better Blog, will speak at the conference. Jeremy will be on a panel Wednesday, May 7 at 5:00 PM PST, that focuses on training techniques in the contact center. The group will discuss topics like gamification and the best modes for training, whether in the classroom or online. Jenny will participate in a discussion on Thursday, May 8 at 2:30 PM PST titled Incentive Programs That Drive Performance. This panel will discuss reward and recognition programs that ensure the best performance and results on customer-service teams. Be sure to... Read More → was recently selected as a finalist for the 2014 SmartCEO Voltage awards, and we couldn't be more honored! The New York-based awards celebrate the increasing role that technology plays in business, along with the impact the tech sector has on economic growth. This year’s finalists will be profiled in the May/June issue of SmartCEO magazine, and celebrated at an awards ceremony on April 30, where category winners will be announced. is nominated for excellence in technical implementation. "It’s no secret that the [caption id="attachment_18408" align="alignright" width="225"] CEO Ari Rabban with his 2014 Smart CEO Voltage Award.[/caption] evolution of technology is what drives business forward," says Rick Crane, Regional President of SmartCEO Media, speaking of the finalists. "These companies are pushing the limits of innovation — streamlining processes, finding efficiencies and discovering the next great product."   Event Details: When? Wednesday, April 30, 2014 -- 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where? Capitale,... Read More →

This April 24th, the team will attend NY TechDay, a leading showcase for technology in New York City. Over 400 exhibitors will demonstrate products and services to tech enthusiasts, investors and the press. Our team will be on hand to talk about the service and introduce our telephony API. We'll also be giving out some great swag and discounts! Event Details: When? April 24, 2014, from 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Where? Pier 92, New York City Follow NY TechDay:  Facebook | Twitter | LinkedInRead More → is back at it again, sponsoring another great talk with The Phat Startup here in New York City. Earlier this year, we sponsored an engaging talk about social media with Gary Vaynerchuck. has the pleasure of sponsoring another sold out event next Tuesday, April 15, at The Alley, with renowned investor, entrepreneur and author Ben Horowitz. Ben Horowitz is a founding partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where he currently manages a fund in excess of $2 billion, and has invested in over 150 companies including Facebook, Foursquare, GitHub, Pinterest, Twitter and Skype. For the lucky 100 attendees, and The Phat Startup will be giving everyone Ben Horowitz's new book The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers. is proud to be involved with yet another event centered on helping businesses and startups grow, and I'm sure Ben will have... Read More → and Toister Performance Solutions, Inc. are hosting a meetup event for San Diego customer service professionals on Wednesday, April 9 from 4:30-6:30 PM Pacific time. The evening will feature a grand tour of's awesome customer service operation, round table discussions about customer service and, of course, networking. There are still spots available but they are going fast so sign up today. Click to sign up and learn more about the event!Read More →

SXSW kicks off this week in Austin, Texas and guess who will be there? That's right,! We will be exhibiting in force alongside a handful of awesome sister companies at the ff MASSIVE pavilion, this Saturday and Sunday, at Empire Control Room & Garage (606 E. 7th St, Austin, TX). If you happen to be in Austin this weekend, please stop by and say hello to and many other great companies. We have a full schedule planned -- which can be found online at  And for some great music, be sure to visit to RSVP for 3 full nights of parties and music. For those of you who can’t make it to Austin, you can follow to keep up-to-date on our exhibit, games, and shenanigans on Twitter (@phonedotcom & @phoneapi) and Facebook. Until then, it's full speed ahead as we get ready for the big event. Don't... Read More →

[caption id="attachment_17947" align="alignleft" width="300"] CEO Ari Rabban speaking at the NJ Spark Summit[/caption] The brainchild of Aaron Price of the NJ Tech Meetup, Amit Baria of the new-tech school, and Bret Morgan of the Jersey Shore Tech Meetup, NJ Spark Summit hosted prominent speakers discussing strategies for building successful startups. The conference covered many topics, including a discussion on the future of data security by Dr. Ed Amoroso of AT&T, entrepreneurial advice from attorney David Sorin, and information on entrepreneurial opportunities in the city of Hoboken by Mayor Dawn Zimmer. Sessions addressed effective crowd funding, offered fundraising strategies from major seed investors and venture capital groups, and discussed upcoming trends for marketing, promotion, public relations and media. Panel members included legal and funding specialists, as well as technologists from Indiegogo, TechCrunch, StartupValley, Techstars NYC and VentureBeat. Personally, I enjoyed hearing Brett Martin's experiences working through his failed startup Sonar... Read More →