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Zoom audio feature could reduce PSTN costs for large enterprises

Zoom enhanced the SIP audio service it offers for large enterprises this week, while also rolling out two smaller audio features that should benefit all users of the web conferencing platform.

Zoom’s Session Initiation Protocol audio feature lets businesses establish an SIP connection between their IP telephony network and the Zoom cloud. That way, Zoom users can conduct Zoom audio conferencing over the SIP trunk rather than the public switched telephone network (PSTN).

Zoom said the SIP connection helps enterprises save money by reducing spending on PSTN services. The vendor is targeting the feature at companies that conduct more than 1 million minutes of audio conferencing every month and have significant deployments of IP telephony.

Zoom already has several customers using the service. Now, the vendor is giving companies more control over which calls get directed to the SIP trunk and which are handled by Zoom’s standard PSTN dial-in and call-out service.

This flexibility could benefit companies with multiple offices that rely on a mix of telephony endpoints. For example, a company could use the SIP trunk for calls at its headquarters in the United States, while directing calls from a remote office in Bulgaria to the PSTN.

“I think this helps Zoom in its quest to win in the larger enterprise market,” said Irwin Lazar, analyst at Nemertes Research, based in Mokena, Ill. “It certainly helps them compete with the likes of Cisco and Microsoft that offer this kind of integration between their meeting apps and their on-premises phone platforms.”

The SIP audio connection is available to businesses subscribed to Zoom’s premium audio plan. Those customers commonly get billed per minute for the use of Zoom’s call-out, toll-free dial-in and premium toll dial-in services.

“SIP Connected Audio provides opportunity to avoid or minimize those fees in exchange for the costs of establishing and maintaining the SIP trunk plus a small flat-rate, per-user fee that Zoom charges for this service,” said Walt Anderson, senior product manager with Zoom.

Zoom highlights additional audio enhancements

Zoom announced two other new audio features this week for all customers. The vendor has both freemium and premium offerings.

Users can now join and start Zoom audio conferences using only phones. That is, a host no longer needs to open the Zoom desktop client or web application to start the meeting.

Zoom also updated its cloud infrastructure to avoid voicemail recordings being added to a meeting when a participant doesn’t answer the phone. Now, Zoom will require users to press 1 to join the meeting if Zoom’s technology detects that the phone seemed to ring for too long or too short of a time.

Founded in 2011, Zoom is facing increasing competition in the web conferencing market from Microsoft and Cisco, as well as other pure cloud startups, such as BlueJeans.

Algolia partners with integrators, digital agencies

Algolia, which offers search technology for websites and mobile apps, has launched a partner program targeting systems integrators, consultants, digital agencies and e-commerce platforms. Algolia partners include Accenture Interactive’s Altima business unit, digital agency Wunderman and e-commerce platforms Magento and Shopify.

At launch, the Algolia Partner Program has 20 certified partners. The program aims to create an ecosystem of Algolia partners that can help enterprises customize Algolia search technology, according to the company.

The program’s launch follows rising interest among customers in working with partners, said Alexandre Popp, director of channels and alliances at Algolia.

“Over the past year, we saw increasing demand from enterprises to leverage the support of partners like systems integrators, consultants and agencies,” Popp said. “So we made the decision to dedicate resources to building out partner engineering, account management, and marketing teams to support our partners in the field and meet customer demand.”

The partner program is part of the company’s enterprise customer initiative.

Alexandre Popp, director of channels and alliances at AlgoliaAlexandre Popp

“Our motion to move upmarket comes with partners and multinational brands purchasing our product in tandem with partner solutions, and deployed with consulting firms’ team[s],” Popp said. He noted the program’s objective is to support partners as they “build or sell digital products” that embed Algolia.

Algolia’s partner program offers technical enablement and certification; go-to-market and sales enablement; and marketing support, including co-marketing events, webinars and campaigns. The company, founded in 2012, said it has more than 5,700 customers.

Cloud service providers launch offerings

Cloud service providers Faction and 2nd Watch rolled out new services this week.

Over the past year, we saw increasing demand from enterprises to leverage the support of partners like systems integrators, consultants and agencies.
Alexandre Poppdirector of channels and alliances, Algolia

Faction, a Denver company that focuses on multi-cloud services, said it is working with VMware to provide cloud-attached storage for VMware Cloud on AWS deployments. Faction said its Cloud Control Volumes offering provides a scalable storage platform for VMware Cloud on AWS customers who need more storage capacity.

Meanwhile, 2nd Watch, a managed service provider based in Seattle, said its Cloud Migration Cost Assessment service aims to help large and midmarket firms get a handle on the cost benefits of moving on-premises IT infrastructure to the cloud. The cloud migration assessment involves a six-week engagement in which 2nd Watch cloud personnel evaluate a customer’s IT estate and “map current resources to the most cost-effective cloud solution,” according to the company.

Other news

  • Silver Peak launched its Authorized Deployment Partner (ADP) Program, which will train, certify and authorize a group of services partners. Partners receiving authorization are deemed capable of managing the design, deployment and management of the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN offering. Program participants include Cavell Group, FireOwls Corp., Geode Networks, Traversa Solutions and Velociti.
  • Arcserve, a data backup and availability vendor based in Minneapolis, unveiled a new channel program dubbed Arcserve Accelerate. The program targets North American MSPs, value-added resellers, large-account resellers and original equipment manufacturers. Program features include re-developed e-learning courses, partner certification, individual and corporate SPIFs, marketing development funds and access to cloud-native products with support for private and public clouds such as AWS and Microsoft Azure, according to Arcserve.
  • Matrix Integration, an IT infrastructure company in Kentucky and Indiana, has opened its new Louisville regional office. The company said the expansion provides a hub for modernizing the IT infrastructure of public and private sector entities in the Louisville area.

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For Sale – AMD FX 8320, 990FX + 8GB + internet security

I’m open to offers on all items
PRICES NOW INC P&P

Bullguard Internet Security Activation Code £10

AMD FX 8320 with cooler
asus sabertooth 990fx r2.0
8gb Corsair Dominator RAM

£130 inc P&P open to offers

Watercooling parts
All parts are used, have taken out of a working loop.

Phobya Balancer 250 silver nickel
Now £17 inc P&P

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Price and currency: £10 £130
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Bank or Paypal Gift
Location: Rotherham
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Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – AMD FX 8320, 990FX + 8GB + internet security

I’m open to offers on all items
PRICES NOW INC P&P

Bullguard Internet Security Activation Code £10

AMD FX 8320 with cooler
asus sabertooth 990fx r2.0
8gb Corsair Dominator RAM

£130 inc P&P open to offers

Watercooling parts
All parts are used, have taken out of a working loop.

Phobya Balancer 250 silver nickel
Now £17 inc P&P

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Price and currency: £10 £130
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Bank or Paypal Gift
Location: Rotherham
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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DO NOT proceed with a deal until you are completely satisfied with all details being correct. It’s in your best interest to check out these details yourself.

For Sale – AMD FX 8320, 990FX + 8GB + internet security

I’m open to offers on all items
PRICES NOW INC P&P

Bullguard Internet Security Activation Code £10

AMD FX 8320 with cooler
asus sabertooth 990fx r2.0
8gb Corsair Dominator RAM

£130 inc P&P open to offers

Watercooling parts
All parts are used, have taken out of a working loop.

Phobya Balancer 250 silver nickel
Now £17 inc P&P

[​IMG]

Price and currency: £10 £130
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Bank or Paypal Gift
Location: Rotherham
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – MSI Aero 1080ti 11GB video card

I had 2 of these in SLI, I hardly use one therefore I am selling the second. Open the offers, it is hardly used can provide benchmarks etc.
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Price and currency: 600
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: paypal, cash on collection / cash on delivery
Location: sheffield
Advertised elsewhere?: Not advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I prefer the goods to be collected

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DO NOT proceed with a deal until you are completely satisfied with all details being correct. It’s in your best interest to check out these details yourself.

For Sale – AMD FX 8320, 990FX + 8GB + internet security

I’m open to offers on all items
PRICES NOW INC P&P

Bullguard Internet Security Activation Code £10

AMD FX 8320 with cooler
asus sabertooth 990fx r2.0
8gb Corsair Dominator RAM

£130 inc P&P open to offers

Watercooling parts
All parts are used, have taken out of a working loop.

Phobya Balancer 250 silver nickel
Now £17 inc P&P

[​IMG]

Price and currency: £10 £130
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Bank or Paypal Gift
Location: Rotherham
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – 1TB Samsung Momentus 2.5” HDD

Upgraded laptop to SSD so this is now not required

Price is £25 posted, no offers thanks

Price and currency: 25
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Bank Transfer or PayPal
Location: Preston
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For Sale – MSI Aero 1080ti 11GB video card

I had 2 of these in SLI, I hardly use one therefore I am selling the second. Open the offers, it is hardly used can provide benchmarks etc.
[​IMG]
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Price and currency: 600
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: paypal, cash on collection / cash on delivery
Location: sheffield
Advertised elsewhere?: Not advertised elsewhere
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For Sale – PRICE INC P&P Bullguard Internet Security / AMD FX 8320 bundle / Watercooling parts

I’m open to offers on all items
PRICES NOW INC P&P

Bullguard Internet Security Activation Code £15 £13 Now £10

AMD FX 8320 with cooler
asus sabertooth 990fx r2.0
8gb Corsair Dominator RAM
£200 £180 £170 £165 £160 £155
NOW inc P&P £155inc open to offers

Watercooling parts
All parts are used, have taken out of a working loop.

Black Ice GT Stealth 360 Radiator
it has some damage, no leaks or anything that should stop it from working

Details:
• High Performance Black Ice GT Stealth 360 Radiator
• Two-pass U-flow tank configuration
• Custom MaxFin™ 25 micron Copper Splitter Fin Configuration utilizing 45% thinner fin material yielding up to 50% less pressure drop even with twice the fin density.
• Yields up to 20% more heat exchange capacity than the Black Ice® Pro in both Stealth or Performance modes.
• Achieves Black Ice® Xtreme level performance in stealth mode (low-noise/low-airflow conditions).
• Full electrostatic polyurethane painting finish for uniform coating with high temperature curing for increased finish durability.
• Dimensions: 397x133x29mm

£26ono £25 £22 £20 £18 16 £15 £14
Now £17 inc P&P

Phobya Balancer 250 silver nickel
£18 £17 £16 £15 £14
Now £17 inc P&P

Toshiba 3TB HDD only used for storage, fully working. £30
Model – toshiba dt01aba300
No longer for sale.
3x noctua nf-p12 fans £6 £5 each sold elsewhere
EK-DCP 4.0 PWM (12V DC PWM Pump)
foam has been glued on to reduce the noise.
£26 £24 £21 Now £16 sold elsewhere

I’m open to offers
Prices are without delivery and must be agreed.

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Price and currency: £
Delivery: Delivery cost is not included
Payment method: BT or Paypal
Location: ROTHERHAM
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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By replying to this thread you agree to abide by the trading rules detailed here.
Please be advised, all buyers and sellers should satisfy themselves that the other party is genuine by providing the following via private conversation to each other after negotiations are complete and prior to dispatching goods and making payment:

  • Landline telephone number. Make a call to check out the area code and number are correct, too
  • Name and address including postcode
  • Valid e-mail address

DO NOT proceed with a deal until you are completely satisfied with all details being correct. It’s in your best interest to check out these details yourself.