In a recent No Jitter blog entitled Managing IP Phones Goes Way Beyond Provisioning, I pointed out how much more powerful a managed IP Phone system is than simple provisioning and that this power and flexibility can bring considerable cost savings to an IT department. This wasn’t just marketing talk. In this blog, I want […]
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About Barry Spielman
Barry Spielman joined the AudioCodes team in December 2013 after working many years in the telecommunications field in hi-tech companies such as RAD Commucations, Gilat Satellite Networks and Verint Systems. In his current capacity as Director of Marketing Operations, Barry heads AudioCodes’ Analyst Relations and spearheads a variety of marketing programs. Barry is a Lt. Col. In the army reserves having served for an extended period in military public affairs in the IDF. He holds Masters Degrees in National Security Studies from George Washington University and Business Administration from Boston University.
Entries by Barry Spielman
I have been accused of being a crazy sports fan. And I’m guilty. We may be in the midst of the Major League Baseball season, but American football is just around the corner. So when we discussed with our friends at Microsoft and Ovum doing a webinar on the adoption of Skype for Business Cloud PBX in an ESPN Sports Center-like setting, I was really excited!
Among the responsibilities I have in my marketing position at AudioCodes, I manage campaigns. So when I was asked to run a campaign for AudioCodes’ new appliance for Skype for Business Cloud Connector Edition, I treated it like I do any of the other campaign topics. Little did I know how hot the subject would become.
The rapid rise of Microsoft’s Skype for Business is a strong incentive for enterprises to consider deploying the popular Unified Communications suite. The Company’s most recent announcements regarding their on-line version and the replacement of on-premises based PBX with Cloud PBX are also compelling in a period in which the trend to the Cloud is almost universal.
As part of the recent launch of AudioCodes CloudBond 365, we conducted webinars with our global partners. The events generated considerable interest. Given the many good questions we received from both our partners and the general audience regarding the new platform, we decided to publically share these questions so that everyone can benefit and learn […]
Many organizations are stuck in the fog of complexity as they move towards the promise of communications in the cloud. Recent Microsoft announcements surrounding enterprise voice for Skype for Business in the cloud have caused significant waves – and no small amount of confusion – in the market.
Recent Microsoft announcements surrounding enterprise voice for Skype for Business in the cloud caused significant waves in the market. Cloud PBX and PSTN calling will have a dramatic impact on the ecosystem. Yet, real parity between the on-premises Skype for Business Server and the online offering will still take a few years and many companies have concerns about making an immediate full transition to the cloud.
A casual observer looking at recent research regarding market trends may reach the conclusion that the era of hosted services is already here. Whether or not this new age is upon us or we still have some way to go before we get there, the trends clearly show that this is where the market is […]
The SIP based contact center allows companies to leverage new capabilities without pouring more resources into management or IT, infrastructure and applications. These capabilities can be deployed quickly, they are easy to deliver to remote agents and as the companies grow, the solutions can grow with them
Lync voice and Unified Communications are becoming increasingly popular. In this environment, it is natural that innovative solutions for specific requirements within the ever expanding Lync ecosystem are being introduced to the marketplace all the time.