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April 14, 2012  5:28 PM

Win a Samsung Galaxy Nexus!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Samsung, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, SamsungMobile500, Texas Motor Speedway, tweet, Twitter, win

Hi folks, so Samsung Mobile US is having a contest! If you are watching the Nascar Sprint Cup Series at the Texas Motor Speedway, you know that Samsung is sponsoring it. They would like you to tweet with  #SamsungMobile500 with who you think will win and you can win a Samsung Galaxy...

November 30, 2011  11:55 PM

How safe is social networking?

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Facebook, hacking, linkedin, social networking, SSL, Twitter

Hi folks! So with the proliferation of users using social networking, the most often question I get asked is how safe is it? Well there are a few ways to look at this. One, you could end up posting something that you regret later and it can come back to bite you later on . Two, the social...

September 30, 2011  11:17 PM

Studying for CCNA Voice

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Amazon, book, CCNA Voice, ccnp, Cisco, Exam Topics, study guide, training, VoIP

Hi folks! So I've been studying for my CCNA voice. I figured it's time for me to expand my skills into the voice arena since it seems to be overlapping into the network world a fair bit. I have always had some experience from my CCNP training, but studying for the CCNA Voice is giving me a great...

August 31, 2011  9:56 PM

Microsoft Lync

Posted by: Raj Perumal
collaboration, Microsoft Lync, unified communications, VoIP

Hi folks! So what's the latest in the UC world? Well Microsoft Lync is getting a lot of buzz! Microsoft Lync is a software product that integrates with Microsoft Exchange and provides unified communications! It can integrate with most existing PBX's as well! More and more I'm hearing from...

September 30, 2010  9:21 PM

VoIP on your iPhone

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, Asterisk, Bria, Cisco, iPhone, VoIP

So one of the many services my company provides in IT is Voice Solutions. We provide both Cisco and Asterisk VoIP solutions. So imagine my happiness when I found this great soft phone app for iPhone! The app is called Bria and it is just great. What it allows me to do is login to my phone number...

May 31, 2010  11:57 PM

Reach me anywhere numbers – VoIP

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Cisco, phone number, Reach me Anywhere, VoIP

Hi folks, so in this day and age people are always looking for ways to get a hold of you. There are cell phones, office phones, email, texting etc. etc. etc. But what is the problem with this? It's a pain in the butt to call all these different numbers just to get a hold of someone. What's the...

November 30, 2009  4:42 AM

Want a nice VoIP recording solution?

Posted by: Raj Perumal
branch recording, call manager, Cisco, NICE, voice, voice recording, VoIP

Hello again folks! In this day and age of VoIP phone service, people what every bell and whistle they can get their hands on. By going to VoIP you can get a veritable barrage of features. One of the most common requests in the VoIP world is for access to some sort of voice recording solution....

October 31, 2009  9:00 PM

Is your data network ready for VoIP?

Posted by: Raj Perumal
call manager, Catalyst, Cisco, data, data network, engineers, IT, PBX, phones, POE, QOS, switches, switching, voice, voice network, VoIP

Hi folks! One of the greatest things about today's network is that it seems to be able to handle anything. It doesn't seem to matter what you want to do on your network, there is always a technology around the corner that can make it happen for you. Well one of the most common things happening...

September 30, 2009  8:48 PM

VoIP Solutions for the SMB

Posted by: Raj Perumal
Cisco 500 series routers, Cisco Unified Communications, UC 500, VoIP

Hello again folks! Last blog post I was speaking about wireless in the SMB. Let's take that a step further shall we? How do we bring voice to our SMB environment? Well luckily for us, Cisco offers us some nice solutions for our SMB network. Cisco has something they called Unified Communications...

August 8, 2009  4:58 PM

Online services under DDoS Attack!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
attacks, attacks on Twitter, DDoS, Facebook, Georgia, Google, hacking, Russia, Twitter

So unless you have been asleep all this time, you would have seen the latest in the news from the online community. It seems there has been a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service Attack) launched against Twitter, Facebook, and Google's Blogger. This attack has been hitting so hard that the online...

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