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The telecom industry news site FierceTelecom is presenting a webinar with Qwilt, a video delivery platform, to discuss The flood of OTT video traffic from the likes of Netflix, YouTube, Amazon, DailyMotion, BBC, Canal+, RTL and Sky.”

Consumer demand for on-demand video is growing rapidly.

What can network operators do to prepare for it?

Dan Sahar, a co-founder of Qwilt, will share his experience with open caching of content and how it can help your network infrastructure deal with the Over-the-Top (OTT) video problem.

Register

Click here to learn more and register for the webinar Streaming Amazon, BBC, HBO, Netflix, YouTube…ready for the flood?:

  • Date:  December 10, 2014
  • Time:  10 AM EST
  • Duration:  1 Hour
  • What You’ll Learn:  How Open Caching

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Two questions:

  1. Does your office look a little shabby and could use a makeover.
  2. Is your company in Western New York?

If you answered ‘Yes’ to both of those questions, head over to WBEN.com to enter the $100K Office Makeover Challenge.

What You Can Win

Play a quick game arranging the participating companies logos and if you’re the one that gets the right pre-determined order, you can win $100,000 worth of office equipment and services.

As one of the sponsors, VoIP Supply will gladly help you redo your telephone system.

And if no one picks the winning list, don’t worry, there are other prize packages and some good deals going on right now for the contestants from all the sponsors.

So head on over …

The news that Apple iOS 8 software is now publicly available is exciting, but try to resist the urge to install the update if you’re a current user of the Switchvox Mobile App.

Digium has announced that their Switchvox app does not yet support iOS 8:

We are working to determine Switchvox Mobile’s compatibility with this new version of the operating system, and cannot guarantee the app will function under iOS 8.

Switchvox Mobile is the free app that allows you to access your Switchvox VoIP network via iPhone, Android, and Blackberry devices.

Switchvox iOS 8 Plan

Digium plans on having an updated mobile app available in October 2014 which “will offer much of the feature-set of a Digium desk phone, on your iPhone,” …

WARNING-Check Your EdgeMarc Password

Our partner Bandwidth has alerted us that there is potentially a problem with the password security of EdgeMarc Gateways and Session Border Controllers (ESBC).

This might affect all EdgeMarc device owners. In short, the default Username / Password of “Root” / “Default” of these devices have been compromised.

However, if you changed your log in credentials when you programmed your EdgeMarc device then you are probably safe. If you were never prompted to change the default username / password you may not have thought to change it.

How to Tell If Your EdgeMarc Password Should be Changed and Steps to Take

From the Bandwidth announcement, here’s how to tell if you need to change your password and the steps to take:

If you are

Today is VoIP Supply’s annual company picnic and we’ll be taking a ride on the Moondance Cat through the Buffalo harbor and onto Lake Erie.

So, if you happen to call in to our office after Noon today, you’ll know where we’re at.

Thank you to all of our loyal customers for another successful year. Without you we wouldn’t be able to enjoy this beautiful summer day out on the water. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you throughout the rest of 2014 and beyond.

Have a great summer!…

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We’re proud to announce that we were just named one of Western New York’s (WNY) fastest growing companies in 2014.

VoIP Supply received the Fast Track Award which honors privately held businesses in WNY that have strong sales growth.

This is the second straight year and fourth time in the company’s 12 year history that we’ve earned this distinction.

Fast Track Award for Strong Revenue Growth

Buffalo Business First newspaper held their annual Fast Track Companies award reception on June 25, 2014 where the were revealed.

VoIP Supply, with 7.68% sales revenue growth from 2011 to 2013, ranked 43rd out of 48 long-established companies.

VoIP Supply’s CEO, Ben Sayers, is proud that his company made the list again as a Certified B Corporation that …

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We like to volunteer and help our neighbors through local charities.

VoIP Supply has embarked on a “Year of Giving” to give back to our Buffalo and Western New York community.

Based in Amherst, NY, VoIP Supply is a Certified B Corporation (B Corp) committed to running a sustainable business with higher standards of social and environmental performance.

“We like to be an example to our fellow local businesses,” said Ben Sayers, CEO of VoIP Supply. “VoIP Supply puts people ahead of profits and that hasn’t hurt us; we’ve proven that a company can still be successful while acting responsibly.”

“Mostly I’m proud that our people share VoIP Supply’s vision by donating their time and helping out local charities,” said Sayers.

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Our charitable efforts …

VoIP Supply is proud to announce that our founder and CEO, Ben Sayers, has been named a RuleBreaker Award winner in the Retailers Over $5M in Sales category.

The RuleBreaker Awards honor business owners and entrepreneurs who break the rules and forge their own path instead focusing on traditional measurements such as revenue and growth.
“Our goal is to salute those who never shirk from obstacles, don’t fear the unknown and persist despite the odds,” said Mike Michalowicz, award co-host and author of The Pumpkin Plan.

VoIP Supply Founded by Serial Entrepreneur

Sayers is a serial entrepreneur who early on in his intrepid career, decided that college wasn’t for him. Instead, he started a company.

That company eventually became the eCommerce business we now …

VoIP Supply is currently offering instant rebates on select Sangoma Digital Cards, Sangoma Vega Gateways, and the Sangoma PBXcelerate PBX-Ready Appliance.

Sangoma Instant Rebates.

From now until June 30, 2014, you can enjoy hassle-free savings on select:

  • Sangoma A100 Series Digital Voice Cards: Sangoma A100 cards are available with up to 16 ports, 480 simultaneous calls over T1/E1/J1, Hardware Echo Cancellation, and PCI or PCI Express options.
  • Sangoma Vega Gateways: The popular Sangoma Vega is available in three VoIP gateway lines; the Vega 50, 400, and 5000 for a range of business sizes and calling needs.
  • Sangoma Vega Enterprise Session Border Controller (SBC): The Vega Enterprise SBC models offer protection from theft and calls from untrusted or unsecure networks.
  • Sangoma PBXcelerate:

VoIP Supply is happy to announce that our Elastix line is now certified compatible with the Yeastar NeoGate TG800 VoIP GSM Gateway.

Previously Yeastar could say they were compatible with Elastix because their hardware worked with Elastix systems, but now it’s official. Yeastar completed the Elastix Certification Test on their NeoGate TG800 GSM Gateway and officially joins the ranks of other certified compatible hardware companies such as CyberData, Digium, Grandstream, Patton, Sangoma, Snom, Xorcom and Yealink.

NeoGate Elastix

Yeastar had this to say:

“Yeastar is pleased to announce that [the] NeoGate [TG800] VoIP GSM gateway has successfully completed test of compatibility with the Elastix system for NeoGate TG800. NeoGate is a powerful VoIP GSM gateway with 8 channels, bridging