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The Era of Seat Based Subscription Billing is Nearing its End

Posted by Ricky Gill on 6/20/17 12:00 PM

In a recent KPMG survey of technology industry business leaders it was predicted that Cloud computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are to be two of the most disruptive technologies which will drive business transformation in the enterprise over the next three years in the United States.

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Topics: UCaaS, Enterprise, Internet of Things, CCaas

Billing and Taxing for Communication Service Providers (CSPs)

Posted by Russell Andrade on 6/12/17 9:38 AM

For Communication Service Providers, taxation is an important element of their monetization strategy and cannot be overlooked.  The famous words from Benjamin Franklin spring to mind: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Taxation can get complex and having the right systems in place to automate that complexity are paramount.   As a central player in catalog management and billing transactions, the billing platform becomes a key actor in the configuration of catalog and account level taxation rules.  This makes it even more important that companies integrate with a Billing system that has the flexibility to handle their tax needs no matter how complex.

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Topics: UCaaS, Enterprise

Welcome to the Usage Economy

Posted by Flavio Gomes on 5/8/17 12:47 PM

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Will Telco’s Continue to Remain Significant Players in the Future of the IoT?

Posted by Louie Conceicao on 8/8/16 12:00 AM

The Internet of Things (IoT) has essentially exploded over the past few years. Throughout this growth, the IoT has been asserted as the frontrunner for most hyped, most talked about, and most anticipated technology. As this hype continues, the innate value and potential of the Internet of Things is becoming more fully realized. Conversely, it is no secret that traditional telco models are becoming more outdated and less profitable. The entire telco and technology industry are undergoing immense changes- with new players entering the market to potentially displace or bypass existing and established market leaders.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Telco

The Growing Appeal of UCaaS

Posted by Louie Conceicao on 7/4/16 12:00 AM

Modern businesses, of all sizes, are facing an unprecedented need for making decisions regarding their enterprise communications and the required solutions. These decisions not only impact their overall immediate success but put forth their intentions for the highly connected, smart business models of the future. Integrated enterprise communication tools and omniscient mobility are both high on the demands list for service providers and enterprises alike.

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Topics: UCaaS

Billing and Customer Care: It’s What Will Launch IoT to the Next Level

Posted by Ricky Gill on 6/6/16 12:00 AM

Service Providers need to include monetization tools as part of their overall IoT solution to enterprises

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Topics: Internet of Things

Key Insights and Trends from IoT World 2016

Posted by Russell Andrade on 5/16/16 12:00 AM

I attended the IoT World 2016 conference a couple weeks ago in Santa Clara, California.  What a fantastic event with over 10,000 attendees including a diverse array of exhibiting companies, and keynotes and breakout sessions covering a wide range of vertical market challenges and industry specific issues.  I sat in on most of the keynote presentations and a good sampling of the breakout sessions.  There were a few common themes that emerged from the sessions and from talking to many of the attendees.

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Topics: Internet of Things

Top 5 Mission Critical Considerations for Back Office Usage Rating & Billing Solutions

Posted by Louie Conceicao on 5/2/16 11:14 AM

The enterprise ecosystem of connected things is poised for explosive growth with anywhere from 20-40 billion connected devices coming online by 2020.

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Topics: UCaaS, Enterprise, Internet of Things

IoT Creating Inflection Point for Service Providers

Posted by Ricky Gill on 1/4/16 12:00 AM

By all accounts, the Internet of Things (IoT) is still in its early days. Analyst firm Gartner predicts more than 26 billion devices will be connected by 2020. IDC is even bolder, predicting nearly double that amount in the same timeframe. This is happening both on the consumer side of IoT, as new devices such as refrigerators and home security systems come online, and in the traditional machine-to-machine (M2M) communications space, which can be referred to as the B2B IoT.

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Topics: UCaaS, Internet of Things

Can CSPs build the quintuple play by partnering with utilities on smart metering? (Part 2)

Posted by Flavio Gomes on 9/18/15 12:00 AM

Communications Service Providers (CSPs) have long been wanting to move past being a dumb pipe into a customer’s home. They’ve taken a hit from VoIP and mobile providers, who have cut into their voice revenues; over the top (OTT) players, who are trying to wrestle away their video and television revenue, and alternative internet providers, who have cut in on their broadband revenues.

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Topics: Internet of Things

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