Carl Weinschenk

Carl Weinschenk

  • GetVoIP Staff Member

<p>Carl Weinschenk covers telecom and enterprise IT for IT Business Edge and other major tech publications. He writes about wireless technology, disaster recovery/business continuity, cellular services, the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communications and other emerging technologies and platforms. He also covers net neutrality and related regulatory issues. Weinschenk has written about phone companies, cable operators and enterprise communications for decades.</p>

Read some of Carl's latest articles below:

April 14, 2015

IBM Watson Will Change CRM, Among Other Things

In 2011, an IBM computer named Watson beat the all-time human Jeopardy! champ, Ken Jennings, and beat him quite handily. It didn’t seem so at the time, but this was one of the most important days in the history of customer relationship management (CRM) and processes that are based on making sense of massive amounts of data. The gameshow win was not a turning point not because Watson was...
April 03, 2015

Vonage Moves Aggressively on the UCaaS Front

Vonage has made its reputation as a residential VoIP provider to consumers. To a certain extent, of course, people use their consumer technology to do their jobs. This especially is true in the SMB sector, but it is a fact of life at all levels of business. One of the trends among primarily consumer-facing VoIP companies is to more aggressively go after business users. They are not so much...
April 01, 2015

UC Vendors Increasingly Turning Attention to SMBs

Telecommunications and IT platforms do not enter the mainstream in a consistent way. Large enterprises generally take the lead. It’s purely practical: Large businesses employ people who truly understand emerging trends and technologies and can more smoothly usher in the new approaches. SMBs don’t have the mindshare and generally are happy to follow. Vendors like it this way, too. They prefer...
November 11, 2014

5 Things to Consider When Shopping for an MDM

The legions of smartphones and tablets that are entering the organization – those both known and unknown to IT and telecommunications managers – create a multitude of security and management challenges. We know that. We also know that one of the main platforms to meet this challenge is mobile device management (MDM) solutions. It is a moving target, however. MDM is a deceptively simple...
October 23, 2014

Organizations Must Plan for BYOD – Whether They Intend to Use it or Not

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) -- the use by an employee of his or her personal device -- is increasingly popular. It has become feasible since consumer devices have equaled, and in some cases surpassed, corporate devices in power and functionality. GetVoIP has covered this issue before. Early last year, Michael Ventimiglia took a look at the advantages and disadvantages of BYOD, which...
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