I’ve got a lot of issues with you network people.
Well, it’s time to put up the aluminum pole and gather around and air our grievances. In the immortal words of Frank Costanza, “I’ve got a lot of issues with you people”. So, without further ado here are my Festivus-related network and communications related grievances!
* People that think SIP trunking is more than 10% penetration. Even that number is too high but I’ve heard some argue that the growth potential of companies like Acme Packet is limited since SIP trunking is already so well penetrated. It’s no more than 5% in the US, so please understand what you’re measuring before you make a claim!
* Telcos that can’t articulate the value proposition of SIP trunking past cost savings. Yes, this is another SIP related grievance. While it’s true that SIP trunking does save money, it does a whole lot more for deploying organizations. It makes it easier to add on other multi media services, extends the IP-ness (careful how you read that) to the cloud and brings us closer to an all IP world.