1VON Enterprise Casts Spotlight on VOIP
After founding the company that became Vonage, Pulver focused on promoting VOIP through his company, Pulvermedia. He says the next big technology hurdle is fixed-mobile convergence, in which cell phone users and VOIP users can communicate seamlessly.
2VON Enterprise Casts Spotlight on VOIP – Lev Gonick, CIO of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio
Case Western Reserve underwent a forklift upgrade of its campus network in 2002, installing 10,000 fiber optic Gigabit Ethernet drops to dormitory rooms, classrooms and other locations to create a VOIP-enabled campus. The University later joined OneClevel
3VON Enterprise Casts Spotlight on VOIP – Mark Bailey, Manager of IS, Thiele Kaolin Co.
Thiele Kaolin replaced its PBX in 2004 with a Cisco AVVID system. Benefits included connecting remote sites, a redundant call manager for improved disaster recovery, a Web interface to manage the system and the ability to view voice messages in Microsoft
4VON Enterprise Casts Spotlight on VOIP – Mark Bailey, center, and Bo Simmons, left
Bailey heads IT for Thiele Kaolin; Simmons is founder and president of Cool Blue Interactive, an Atlanta-based Web design firm which used Cbeyond, an Atlanta-based managed service provider, to provide VOIP services, saving $200 per month.