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Junction Networks signs up 10,000 hosted VoIP customers


Junction Networks (www.junctionnetworks.com) has added its 10,000-th customer to its OnSIP hosted PBX service.

Junction’s OnSIP phone service is typically targeted at companies with anywhere from 5 to 100 employees, with an average cost per user under $20.  OnSIP what you expect out of a hosted VoIP service these days, including a complete [...]

The Cable Show 2010 – Metaswitch finds opportunities


Los Angeles – In a quick briefing at The Cable Show, Metaswitch (www.metaswitch.com) sees two opportunities to sell into the cable industry.

Cable companies are looking to buy more capable softswitches for business services deployment. In addition, many companies are looking at their first-generation VoIP systems – anywhere from 5 to 8 years [...]

Microsoft to direct UC SMB customers to Alteva


Alteva (www.altevatel.com) has announced a partnership with Microsoft and Broadsoft, interconnecting its hosted voice and messaging services with Microsoft’s products, including Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and Office Communications Suite (OCS).

When Microsoft products are integrated with Alteva’s hosted VoIP service, customers will get voice-enable Outlook calendars and email, phone presence, and business continuity, among [...]

8×8 posts penny per share 1Q 2010 quarterly results


8×8 announced that it’s back in black for its first quarter of fiscal year 2010.  The company reported net income for the quarter of $414,000; that’s $0.01 a share.  The previous quarter had logged a net loss of $3.9 million/$0.06 per share; 1Q 2009 the company had brought in net income of $1.2 million/$0.02 [...]

Telesphere scores $15 million VC money


Phoenix-based Telesphere received $15 million in another round of venture funding from its trio of investors.  The hosted IP PBX company plans to use the cash for acquisitions and to expand its footprint beyond the 44 states it currently operates in.

In 2008, Telesphere received $10 million in funding from Telesphere’s investors are Rally [...]