Dialed in to what small businesses need from phones

“Most executives who think back to the financial crisis of 2008 remember widespread panic.

For Ari Rabban, it was a golden moment that helped launch his company.

Phone.com, formed in December 2007 to provide Internet-based telephone service for very small businesses, was busy planting seeds of growth during a time of economic ruin. Rabban, its CEO, said his company benefited from two key trends — high unemployment and high technology — that emerged from the recession.”

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