“Sponsoring” the Growth of our Industry

The energy of the Internet voice and video industry is unbelievable! Phone.com recognized the potential more than four years ago, and with the help of our friends, employees, partners, and most importantly, our customers, we have prospered despite the global economic downturns. At the IT Expo conference in Miami on Thursday, February 2, 2012, we will have a chance to “give back” to the community by sponsoring the StartUp Camps 5 Comms Edition (http://itexpo.tmcnet.com/east12/collocated-event/e12-startupcamp-communications.htm).

This program spotlights early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators in communication technology. Industry leaders, investors, developers, and media will all be present to network with one another, listen to five preselected presentations and validate entrepreneurial pitches in this energetic, unique setting. The audience actually gets to vote as to which presentations it felt had the greatest (or least!) merit.

The keynote speaker for this entertaining and informative session is Sir Terry Matthews, serial entrepreneur, financier, and most well-known for founding Mitel and Newbridge Networks.

Sponsoring this program demonstrates to the audience of 500 to 1000 people that Phone.com remembers our early days and welcomes the opportunity to support a program that has previously and will likely again bring some innovative and exciting organizations to our attention! If you are in Miami on February 2, we would love to see you at this session!

Ari Rabban, Phone.com CEO will participate in panel discussion featuring key industry executives titled: “Taking Your Communications on the Road“.

About this panel: “The massive growth of smartphone and tablet use by businesses and the rapid adoption of cloud services are revolutionizing the way companies operate on a daily basis.

IDC predicts that 75 percent of U.S. workers will be mobile by 2013. A recent survey by Broadsoft suggests that 44 percent of enterprises already have onequarter of their workforces operating solely by mobile devices.  This means only that more and more businesses will require mobility features as part of their communications solutions, enabling their mobile workers to remain as effective on the road as their colleagues in corporate facilities.

This session will discuss the very real mobile requirements of today’s businesses, and offer insight into how cloudbased communications platforms can help deliver on the promise of true mobile business communications.”