WebRTC Solutions Industry News

TMCNet:  Annual Event at Miami Beach Convention Center Draws Nearly 7,000 Professionals Buying, Selling Communications Solutions

[February 07, 2013]

Annual Event at Miami Beach Convention Center Draws Nearly 7,000 Professionals Buying, Selling Communications Solutions

TMCnet News
 
World's largest event for the communications and technology industries closes with new milestones in programs and news generation
MIAMI, Florida - February 7, 2013  - ITEXPO Miami 2013, held for the 13th time in South Florida, wrapped up another successful event last week, welcoming 6,961 professionals to the Miami Beach Convention Center for the four-day event. Since 2001, ITEXPO Miami has been an annual gathering point for buyers and sellers of telecom and other communications and technology products and services.
ITEXPO Miami offered attendees, exhibitors, speakers, panelist, press and analysts a robust agenda throughout the week. Keynotes, conference sessions/panels and networking opportunities focused on topics from cloud computing and social media to machine-to-machine communications, unified communications, BYOD and mobile commerce. Exhibitors also noted they engaged in conversations with highly qualified decision makers actively looking for solutions and partnerships on the show floor. 
Additional event programming was offered through a series of collocated shows held in conjunction with ITEXPO, including Super Wi-Fi Summit, M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, ChannelVision (CVx) Expo, LatinComm Conference & Expo, Cloud4SMB Expo and StartupCamp7: Comms Edition.
'ITEXPO Miami continues to serve as the largest communications and technology event for enterprise, government and SMB end-users, resellers, service providers, manufacturers, developers, media and analysts,' said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman of ITEXPO. 'We had a terrific event in Miami, and we're excited to bring that energy to ITEXPO Las Vegas later this year.'
Throughout the week, companies participating at ITEXPO Miami released dozens of announcements at the event and its collocated conferences. These include announcements from:
  • Allworx (News - Alert), a Windstream company, which revealed its newest SIP mobile phone - Reach - as well as its new System Software 7.5.
  • BlackBerry, which publicly displayed its new BlackBerry 10 operating system and Z10 smartphone for the first time at ITEXPO.
  • EcoCarrier, which is expanding its IntelliDR Network by inviting individual entrepreneurs or corporations in various target countries to join the managed network as strategic partners. EcoCarrier also introduced PiFi and PiFi Services that make mobile data services for Wi-Fi-enabled devices ubiquitous and enable travelers to have the ultimate, lowest-cost way of making international voice calls while mobile roaming.
  • EION Wireless, which added a new product to its StarAccess family that extends the reach of Wi-Fi coverage to more than 3 km.
  • Genesys, which introduced Genesys Connect for Service Cloud on AppExchange, designed to deliver a seamless environment that natively leverages the Service Cloud user interface and administrative environment to ensure that the solution is quick to deploy, easy to administer and simple to use.
  • Grandstream, which introduced three outdoor weather-proof cameras ideal for surveillance applications where temperature and participation play a factor. The GXV3672_HD and GXV3672_FHD also include infrared capability for monitoring and recording in conditions where low light or no light is a factor.
  • inGate, which announced that its enterprise session border controller - the Ingate SIPerator E-SBC - has been tested and qualified in Microsoft's United Communications Open Interoperability Program for Lync Server 2012.
  • NetCitadel, Inc., which lauched OneControl Security Orchestration Platform that's reported to make current security infrastructure more dynamic and sophisticated, enabling accurate policy changes across a variety of digital environments quickly.
  • RingByName, which is collaborating with TeleDynamics and Grandstream in an effort to reach out to the lucrative phone equipment market for smaller business. Biz in a Box is a mobility solution which offers PBX telephone systems and VoIP solutions.
  • Sangoma, which introduced the Vega Enterprise SBS series and NetBorder Carrier SBC, which run on both stand-alone devices and in VM environments.
  • Sansay (News - Alert), which announced general availability of transcoding products for VoIP service providers. Sansay transcoding provides high-capacity, any-to-any audio and video transcoding, and is available in n+1 redundant configurations with sophisticated call routing capabilities. Transcoding is available via three Sansay products: TSX: Transcoding Server Switch, MST: Media Server for Transcoding, and Hosted Transcoding, delivered from Sansay's 'cloud' for trial and starter deployments.
  • Snom, which introduced the snom 7xx series, including the snom 760, 720 and 710 IP phones, which serve as ideal business solutions offering affordable, full-featured IP phones for workers at any level.
  • Telefónica, which announced its first-ever U.S.-based Channel Partner Program, giving resellers and partners the opportunity to offer a range of solutions including connectivity, cloud and M2M (machine-to-machine) platform services, from Telefónica USA and Telefónica Digital.
  • Truphone, which launched Tru App for Blackberry. Tru provides inexpensive - or in some cases free - calling via the Internet with only minimal regard for location, as long as that location has an open Internet connection.
  • UnboundID, which introduced Version 4.0 of the UnboundID Identity Data Platform that now provides enhanced data unification capabilities, increased security and real-time scalability to manage the rapidly growing volume and transactions of identity data.
  • Vitelity introduced two new offerings: FAX Enable and Lync Enable. FAX Enable allows users to shut off their fax phone line while still using your existing fax machine while adding in new features. With Lync Enable from Vitelity and equipment from Patton Electronics, companies can take advantage of low-cost voice services while also adding modern telephony services including SMS-enabled DIDs, Virtual FAX Service, Voicemail Transcription and Global DID Origination.
  • VoIP Innovations, whose newly released DID SMS service covers the US48, is billed at a flat per-message fee, and supports both inbound and outbound messaging.
  • Voxbone introduced the Voxbone Partner Program, which opens up the full resources of Voxbone and its partners -REVE Systems, AudioCodes, Matrix Telecom and future partners - to help businesses get in on international telephone and toll-free services.
ITEXPO Miami 2013 was proudly supported by: Diamond Sponsors: Digium, Telefónica; Platinum Sponsors: AudioCodes, NETXUSA, Interactive Intelligence, Sansay; Gold Sponsors: ADTRAN (News - Alert), Commlogik, 888VoIP, Genesys, Sagemcom, Sangoma, snom, tw telecom, TAQUA, Vitelity, Voxbone, Yealink.
ITEXPO, the world's largest and best-attended communications and technology trade show, will next be held
August 27-29, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. ITEXPO Las Vegas will focus on new technologies, regulatory issues, and trends in the VoIP, mobility and wireless, IT management and customer experience and interaction market segments.
Registration for ITEXPO Las Vegas is now open, and speaking proposals are being accepted through March 1, 2013. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should contact TMC's Joe Fabiano, 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino, 203-852-6800 x109. For media registration, contact Ashley Baster.

For the latest ITEXPO news, updates and information, follow on Twitter (News - Alert) at #ITEXPO. Share news of your ITEXPO participation to your audience by distributing announcements, giveaways, relevant press releases, etc. through your social media channels. Contact TMC's Diana Bakowski (203-852-6800 x122) to learn the benefits of joining the social team.
 
About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5-HTML5 & Mobile App Developers Conference; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Commerce Zone Conference & Expo; StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications (News - Alert) Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

Media and Analyst Contact
Sue O'Keefe      
Connect2 Communications          
(508) 494-7771   
sue.okeefe@connect2comm.com



Edited by Braden Becker

[ Back To WebRTC Solutions's Homepage ]

FOLLOW US

Featured Podcasts

Delivering First Class Communications With WebRTC

This webcast captures a recent discussion about WebRTC between Jim Donovan, Director of Product Management at Oracle and Larry Hettick, Editorial Director and Senior Research Fellow at Webtorials. The topics cover WebRTC reliability, interoperability, and security--looking at how Oracle addresses these issues.

Oracle in Enterprise Communications

Most in the industry have heard of the acquisition of Acme Packet by Oracle. What you may not know is that Oracle has a number of telecommunications products including a UC suite, WebRTC Session Controller, and Operations monitoring tools. Oracle is pursuing both the enterprise and service provider.

Featured Whitepapers

ConnectCare & Unified Contact Manager

SPAN's ConnectCare is a WebRTC-based telemedicine app, which allows consumers to easily and instantly avail clinical healthcare from the providers, regardless of their location. This app is extremely useful to healthcare providers, patients and their caregivers alike.

WebRTC Security Concerns

This whitepaper covers two of the most relevant topics in communications industry today: WebRTC and security. We will introduce the problem of security in WebRTC including those traditional VoIP attacks that are going to be present in WebRTC services. Later we will mention ad-hoc WebRTC attacks and protection mechanisms, to close with an overview of identity management solutions.

Migrating Real Time Communications Services to the Web

In the Internet age, businesses that own fixed and mobile communication networks, including traditional Communications Service Providers (CSPs) of all kinds, are being challenged with some tough questions: How do we stay relevant to our customers?

Delivering Enterprise-Class Communications with WebRTC

WebRTC is an emerging industry standard for enabling Web browsers with real-time communications capabilities. It enables enterprises to enhance Web sites, empower BYOD users, and improve video collaboration and on-line meetings, to name but a few examples.

WebRTC Report Extract Reprint

This document examines the growing important of WebRTC, both generally and for telecom service providers. It considers the expanding range of use-cases, the multiple layers of interoperability likely to be desired by telcos, and some implications in terms of network integration and mobility.

WEBRTC SOLUTIONS PAPERS, SLIDES, COLLATERAL

Robust Enterprise Grade WebRTC Systems and Services


The emerging WebRTC standard has become one of the industry's hottest topics – and with good reason. Being able to "communications enable the web" has Communications Service Providers as well as Enterprises busily making plans for deployment. But, as these plans unfold, reality is starting to intrude on those plans. Our expectations of telephony services are much higher than web browsing. We expect the phone to connect instantly, operate with minimal disruption, and work seamless across any network, anywhere, at any time. There is also an understanding that phone service is inherently secure. With WebRTC, the expectation is for these applications to behave in the same manner.

This session looks at the user experience and expectations of a WebRTC Enterprise service. It will also cover how a WebRTC enterprise handles security, reliability, and interoperability within browsers and networks.

ORACLE COMMUNICATIONS WEBRTC SESSION CONTROLLER

The Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller enables communications service providers (CSPs) and enterprises to offer WebRTC services – from virtually any device, across virtually any network – with carrier-grade reliability and security.

Sales Presentation: Oracle Communications WebRTC Session Controller

Agenda:
- WebRTC Market and Opportunities
- WebRTC Challenges
- Oracle Communication WebRTC Session   Controller
- Summary

ORACLE COMMUNICATIONS WEBRTC SESSION CONTROLLER SOLUTION

Communication Service Provider (CSP) voice service revenues continue to face pressure due to shifts in communication preferences and competition from non-traditional service providers. Voice communications are now often embedded into applications outside the domain of traditional telephony voice usage. CSPs have been challenged to effectively leverage and monetize new web-oriented communications technologies.