More and more companies are moving away from a centralized physical structure and allowing employees to work from home or remotely when traveling on business. In 2013, there were an estimated 28 million small businesses in the United States. These businesses have generated over 65 percent of net new jobs since 1995. So how do small businesses or, for that matter, businesses of any size keep up with competition in the US and abroad? One way is to incorporate virtual-business strategies and employ some of the rapidly evolving technologies that fall under the umbrella of cloud communications. On Wednesday, February 26, at 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET, Joel Maloff (VP, Channel Development) and Aaron Rosenthal (API Product Manager) at will host a webinar in conjunction with BrightTalk.  They will discuss the ways cloud communications might make sense for your business.  Some of the topics they will be tackling... Read More →

Come see at the 2014 New Jersey Spark Summit in Hoboken, New Jersey on February 25, 2014.  Dawn Zimmer, Mayor of Hoboken, headlines a fantastic line up of speakers sure to ignite your entrepreneurial fire.  This (un)conference, located at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken will discuss issues relating to entrepreneurship and startups.  If you are in attendance, be sure to stop by the booth and say hello.Read More →

If you happen to be in Miami, Florida this week, some of our very own will be speaking at ITEXPO, which is taking place in the heart of Miami Beach, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. 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 ITEXPO Miami, will be participating in three different panel discussions: Alon Cohen, Executive VP and CTO of, is participating in two panel discussions at the Smart Voice Conference, a newer conference dedicated to the implementation of SmartVoice services.  Here are the details for the panels: Panel: Voice Quality – The Cornerstone for Smart Voice Services  Date and Time: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 1:30pm... Read More →

Come meet Gary Vaynerchuk this Friday, January 24 from 6-9pm EST in NYC. is sponsoring this awesome event from The Phat Startup titled “How To Be the Mayweather of Social Media.” Gary V., social media expert and best-selling author of three books including “Crush It,” will tell you how to best utilize social media.   As an advisor to many startups, Gary V.  helps businesses understand social media so they can best utilize and profit from it. This is truly your opportunity to learn from the best.  If you are in NYC, sign up for the event and we will see you there.  Click here to learn more and sign up. Check out Gary on his websiteRead More →

On Monday, January 20, Ari Rabban will speak at the 2014 Pacific Telecommunications Council.  He will participate in a panel discussion titled "How Do ISPs and Telcos Make Their Money in Challenging Markets." The discussion will be moderated by Gary Kim, Editor of IP Carrier and Carrier Evolution.  Panelists include James Carlson, CEO and President at Carlson Wireless and Elton Wilson, Owner of Aloha Broadband.  The panel will discuss opportunities and threats telecommunications providers face as they seek to make a profit in the current market.Read More →

Event Details   [ to sign up click this link ] Are you part of a fast growing ecommerce business?  Is providing awesome customer service a cornerstone of your business?  Do you want to meet other like-minded people who get super excited about customer service?  You are invited to network and sit down for a casual chat with's Customer Service gurus Jeremy Watkin and Jenny Dempsey. Jeremy and Jenny manage's growing customer service team which now supports over 25,000 customers and has earned recognition as a Customer Service Best Practice finalist in NYER's 2013 Small Business Awards.    Jeremy and Jenny are also co-creators of Communicate Better Blog ( and whose Twitter handle @CommBetterBlog was voted #53 in the top 100 most influential customer service Twitter accounts. They bring a unique perspective from the intersection of customer service, blogging and social media. In a brief presentation, they will share... Read More → is honored to be selected as a finalist for the NY Enterprise Report 2013 Small Business Award in the Customer Service Best Practice category. Join as we celebrate at the SBA dinner, October 9th 2013 at the NY Hilton. For more information, please visit the NY Enterprise Report website or download the 2013 NYER SBA Invitation (pdf).Read More →

Yesterday evening,  as part of ITEXPO Las Vegas, had the pleasure of  co-sponsoring (for the 5th time) one of the great events of the conference and expo:  STARTUPCAMP. Startupcamp brings together 4 startups in the communications field that under strict time rules present their company to an audience of hundreds and address some tough (and not so tough) questions from an experienced panel of judges. was also the provider of the polling app that allowed the audience to text and vote for their choice of best of the 4 in real-time and projected onto the big screen.  It’s always nice to see that in action and proud of our team for doing it well. At we work with startups and with entrepreneurs of all kind all the time. We our-self are still a young and energetic company and to feel the spirit and excitement of innovation (in... Read More →

StartupCamp highlights the innovations of early-stage entrepreneurs building young companies in the communications and collaboration arena. The event offers these companies the chance to pitch to the large audience of industry experts, media, investors and prospects attending ITEXPO West in Las Vegas. Last winter in Miami, StartupCamp7 featured an extraordinary interview with John Sculley, with New York’s VerbalizeIt declared the winner of the pitch competition. The startup has since gone on to be featured on ABC’s SharkTank. StartupCamp8 may introduce the next amazing technology and is proud to once again co-sponsor this incredible event. StartupCamp8 is collocated with ITEXPO Las Vegas Dates: August 27-29, 2013 Time: 4:00 PST Location: Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NVRead More →

The VCXC Start!Forum marks the first annual meeting of the telecom industry's historic transition to all-IP networks. The VCXC Start!Campaign speeds the transition by facilitating industry dialogue and engaging the public during briefings, beta testing, and webinars. The clock started for a six year all hands on deck transformation of telecom to HD voice and all-IP networksat the June 15, 2012 IP Transition as Grand Challenge event. CEO, Ari Rabban will be speaking at this event on June 12 2013.  For more information click here.Read More →

Ari Rabban, CEO, will be speaking at the NY Business Expo & Summit. Time: 10 am - 6 pm, 6/20 Location: The Altman Building on 18th between 6th ave and 7th ave in Chelsea NY Business Expo & Summit 2013 is a highly disruptive event that brings together c-level executives, entrepreneurs and investors from the tri-state area. It is a vital platform to help you succeed as a business owner. Our mission is to teach, connect and inspire you!  Read More →