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VoipNow Platform & Belcentrale

A UC Love Story: VoipNow & Cloud Communication Service Provider Belcentrale

It all started more than 10 years ago. In 2006, VoipNow Platform had just landed on the Unified Communications market. Dutch cloud communication service provider Belcentrale was a new telephony operator from Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

What seemed to be a simple crush grew into a long-term relationship built on respect, professionalism, and mutual trust. This article describes how this partnership unfolded across a decade, in the hope that you will put these insights to good use in your business.

VoipNow Platform - Unified Communications for Service Providers

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A Printf’s Chink in the Door

There is a rich history of programming exploitation which makes use of the insecurity of the C memory model. To counteract the threats of memory corruption attacks, several techniques have been implemented. The problem still remains though, and since the programmer is responsible for making all the checks, even the most restrictive protection schemes have their limitations.

Radu is a Junior C/C++ software engineer on the Hubgets Core team. Since memory corruption attacks are something every programmer should be aware of, he came up with the idea of writing the current article, where he explains how some of these memory corruption attacks may happen, indicating a set of solutions that are presently applied to prevent them. You’ll also find a series of tips on how, under specific circumstances, one can use printf to inject instructions even under stiff security constraints.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Using Selenium for Testing Dynamically Generated Pages

As a member of the SQA Automation team, Marian’s job is to investigate an application that is constantly under development. Most of the time, this implies testing dynamically generated elements.

Due to his experience in using Selenium WebDriver and WebDriverWait for testing such apps, Marian decided to detail how these two solutions simplify testing, hoping that it would help other SQA automation software engineers in their job.

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Let the Hacking Begin! Verb Days 4.0 Kicks Off [Liveblog]

Verb Days 4 kicks off!

The date is December 18. The year 2015. And Verb Days is back in the house!

We’re live from Verb Days 4.0, the fourth edition of our annual hackathon. Five teams brimming with coding badassery and creative prowess are about to duke it out in the open space area of our HQ. This year’s mission? Give birth to a brand new and exciting integration with Hubgets, our teamwork app. As part of this year’s contest, we’re not just having fun, we are also making Hubgets a better collaboration tool for every user.

The main evaluation criteria for each project remains unchanged. Innovation will count the most, while each team will have to pick a member who doesn’t fumble with words to give a presentation of their brainchild. If we’re going to offer it publicly, we’ll have to be the first to like it.

Let the hacking (and the liveblogging) begin!

On your marks…

get set…..

CODE!

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How to Target E-Commerce Businesses with UC Services

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By connecting workers in efficient and intuitive ways, Unified Communications (UC) addresses many business challenges. Whereas UC was originally implemented simply to cut costs and ease IT administration by converging data and voice networks, it has evolved into a mission-critical resource for businesses across all industries as they struggle to enable comprehensive and seamless collaboration across platforms, systems, and devices.

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Here Is Why Schools Should Say YES to Unified Communications

For most of their existence, PBX phone systems have been reserved for large organizations due to the high cost of ownership and maintenance. Today, this blockade is a thing of the past, all thanks to the cloud. Through a Unified Communications (UC) platforms hosted in the cloud, users employ their service provider’s infrastructure, which reduces costs significantly and at the same time lifts the barrier for more types of organizations to adopt the technology.

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Make the Most of UC, Train Your Employees!

Workers today have more communication tools to choose from than ever. That includes Unified Communications, which integrates voice, video, instant messaging, conferencing, faxing, and more – all on one platform. However, employees often receive little or no training to reap the benefits of using these innovative tools. Many organizations end up removing training from their budgets when making such large technology shifts – believing that people should inherently know how to use and why they should use these tools. But this decision to remove training and consulting can be a costly choice for enterprises, as the technology won’t be used to its fullest potential. This could increase the total implementation cost ten folds.

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4 Ways In Which 2014 Changed The UC Industry

Now that 2015 has just started, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how Unified Communications evolved in 2014. And, as our co-founder put it, there are a lot of things to look back and even more to look for in the new year.

For one, Unified Communications is no longer considered an emerging technology. Throughout 2014, an increasing number of businesses, enterprises, and industries adopted such solutions. After all, UC simplifies business communication and collaboration by integrating voice, instant messaging, conferencing, fax, and so many advanced communication capabilities into a single, user-friendly interface.

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How To Avoid Major Cloud Migration Mistakes

Can anyone deny that cloud computing has taken the world by storm? Savvy CIOs who have already adopted the cloud have been reaping the rewards of increased flexibility and scalability, faster time to market for new application deployments, and greater savings across the board. With cloud computing, all signs point to a more efficient and cost-effective technological future.

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