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Daniel Noworatzky

Chief Technology Officer, TeleDynamics

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Channel Partners round up

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Apr 17, 2019 10:47:00 AM

Did you miss Channel Partners in Las Vegas last week? Fear not - we've jotted down some of the key themes for you. Take note!

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Topics: Trends, Network Security, Cloud, Events, News, IoT, Unified Communications

Make videoconferencing easy with Konftel C50XX plug-and-play kits

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Apr 10, 2019 10:48:00 AM

Product Review

Konftel videoconferencing and collaboration gear offer a high level of features and options, and at the same time emphasize simplicity in both setup and use. This is especially true of Konftel’s C50XX series of collaboration solutions, which offer robust videoconferencing functionality that is intuitive enough for anyone to use.

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Topics: Video Conferencing, Product Review, Unified Communications, Konftel

Review of Grandstream’s GXV3610 IP surveillance cameras

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Mar 27, 2019 10:52:00 AM

Product Review

Grandstream’s GXV3610 HD and FHD fixed dome IP cameras provide state-of-the-art indoor/outdoor, day/night surveillance. Easily installable almost anywhere, they are weatherproof, equipped with a 3.6 mm lens, and perfect for wide-angle monitoring of nearby subjects in crowded environments. What's more, they are compatible with a wide array of other surveillance equipment to become an integral part of your overall surveillance system. 

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Topics: Grandstream, Product Review, Cloud, surveillance, Unified Communications

How IPv6 Benefits VoIP

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Mar 20, 2019 10:50:00 AM

Internet Protocol Version 6 is the next-generation protocol on which the future of the internet, and a huge part of telecommunications in general, is based. In this article, we review the characteristics of IPv6 and examine its benefits and challenges when applied to voice over IP, as well as suggest some practical tips for your deployments.

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Topics: VoIP, Trends

VoIP protocols: H.323 and MGCP as alternatives to SIP

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Mar 6, 2019 10:52:00 AM

Part 2 of 2

When it comes to VoIP signaling, SIP is by far the most widely-used protocol. But, there are other protocols, as well, and being familiar with them is helpful when establishing interoperability between systems or deploying specialized installations. In this article, we’ll discuss the H.323 protocol suite and the media gateway control protocol (MGCP), and look at applications for which they are best suited.

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Topics: VoIP, Network Design, Gateway, Voice Protocols

Best practices for connecting faxes to IP networks

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Feb 27, 2019 10:46:00 AM

As widespread as IP telephony and unified communications are, it is often assumed that all analog technologies leveraging telephony systems have advanced sufficiently to use VoIP. However, this is not the case. There are several useful and, for some businesses, vital applications that continue to operate in analog form. In this article, we’ll look at fax machines specifically, and how to integrate them into your VoIP network.

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Topics: VoIP, Peripherals, Gateway, FoIP

What’s impressive about Panasonic’s KX-TGP600 SIP-DECT phone system

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Feb 19, 2019 10:52:00 AM

Product Review

Panasonic has introduced the KX-TGP600 cordless telephony base station plus handset package, offering all of the benefits of DECT and SIP technologies in a sleek, elegant and turnkey solution, for an incredibly affordable price. Requiring only an internet connection and a subscription to an online SIP provider, your SMB can be up and running with a telecom system within minutes. 

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Topics: SIP Phones, Business Telephone System, SIP, Cordless, DECT, Product Review, Panasonic

Know your protocols: VoIP protocols that work together with SIP

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Feb 13, 2019 10:50:00 AM

VoIP protocols, part 1

When we talk about VoIP, the most prominent and widely used protocol is Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). But SIP doesn’t operate alone. There are many other protocols involved in IP telephony that function alongside SIP or even in the place of it. It is important for a telecom engineer to be familiar with these protocols, to know what they do and how they can be leveraged on the telecommunications network.

In this article, we’ll look at the companion protocols that work in conjunction with SIP. In a future article, we will focus on protocols that can be used as alternatives to SIP.

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Topics: SIP

Keep your VoIP E911 service in compliance with this checklist

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Feb 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM

Enhanced 911 (E911) works differently for VoIP than for PSTN landlines. With a few simple steps, you can make sure that 911 operators and first responders receive accurate location information from calls made from your network, so you can protect your workers and stay compliant with the prevailing regulations. To cover your bases, use our handy checklist below.
 

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Topics: VoIP, regulations, E911

VoIP and the law: Your rights and obligations

Posted by Daniel Noworatzky on Jan 30, 2019 11:50:00 AM

Even as VoIP has become widespread, governments are still figuring out how to regulate it. In the United States, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is responsible for creating the regulatory framework for both the PSTN (public switched telephone network) and VoIP telephony.

In this article, we look at how FCC regulations affect both internal enterprise VoIP installations and Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSPs), and how they impact your VoIP deployments.

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Topics: VoIP, Trends, regulations

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