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About Mike Picher

Michael is literally one of those people that can say, “I wrote the book on enterprise open source unified communications”. An accomplished technologist and writer, he authored the first comprehensive book about the open source project and software from SIPfoundry. With more than 20 years of communications and information technology engineering and consulting experience, Michael brings a very pragmatic perspective to the unified communications and collaboration market. He has architected hundreds of enterprise and managed service provider networks and communications solutions. Prior to joining eZuce, he co-developed what became one of Maine’s largest technology consulting and software development firms. After successfully selling the consulting business, Michael turned his attention to the growing IP telephony space. He has helped successfully deploy some of the region’s largest IP based communications systems. Michael received his B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Maine. He continues to support and advocate for open source projects on a global basis most recently sponsoring the siXcom project. In his free time, Mike enjoys time on his 150 acre farm in Maine, enjoys hunting, fishing with family and friends and is a competitive autocrosser.
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Monitoring Vibe Software Defined Real Time Communications Platform Provides Insight on Quality of User Experience

Garbled audio and poor video quality can literally ruin a team meeting. For Video communication to be effective it needs to be reliable and operate with high quality and deliver video with very low latency. eZuce’s Software Defined Real Time Communications (SD-RTC) platform accomplishes this by intelligently routing traffic where and when it’s needed across […]

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Uniteme GA Release 18.08 is Now Available

September 28, 2018
Summary
eZuce is pleased to announce the General Availability Release of uniteme 18.08.

Important – Do not directly upgrade to 18.08 from any version before 18.04. The 18.04 upgrade must be completed first. Please read the release notes for 18.04 if you are not on 18.04 yet.

The two major features in this release are the […]

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New Enhanced Video Capabilities for Vibe

There’s a new codec for the Vibe team collaboration solution and it’s called H.264 SVC. SVC stands for Scalable Video Coding and it’s the name of an extension to the H.264 standard. SVC sets in place a standard for encoding a high-quality video stream that also contains one or more subsets of the main video […]

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The Multi-Tenant System Re-Envisioned

The Multi-Tenant System Re-Envisioned
Multi-tenant Voice Solutions for the MSP space are expensive and complex systems to operate. They often go un-patched due to difficulty in scheduling upgrades with customers. Additionally it’s difficult to offer customer customizations and more often than not you’re offering just another ‘me-too’ service as most MSP’s run on Broadsoft or Cisco […]

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Blockchain for Free Calling

Blockchain for Free Calling
eZuce Partners with ENUMER to Make this  a Reality for UniteMe and sipXcom
Free Calling and ENUM
Making free and easy calls across the Internet is always one of the dreams organizations have as they implement their VoIP systems.

The ENUM standard seeks to map phone numbers as defined by the E.164 standard (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.164) to […]

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3 Major Advantages to Running sipXcom in AWS

And Get the ultimate guide that shows you step by step how to build an Open Source Communications System with sipXcom and run it in the cloud with AWS.
  • Uniteme UC and Reachme Contact Center

uniteme and reachme General Availability of Release 17.08

Summary
eZuce is pleased to announce the General Availability of uniteme unified communications and reachme contact center 17.08.

We’ve been busy since 17.04! While we’ve been working hard on the next generation ‘Docker-ized’ version of uniteme and reachme we’ve added quite a large collection of new features and enhancements for the 17.08 release. These new features include SIP Proxy […]

New viewme Video Collaboration Client Version 4.5.1

New viewme Video Collaboration Client Version 4.5.1
Release Notes
eZuce is pleased to announce the General Availability Release of viewme video collaboration client version 4.5.1. We’ve been working on our new team collaboration client called Vibe but in the process of doing that have added some new features to viewme.
New Features
Conference Room Mode – With ‘disable play file’ […]

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uniteme and reachme General Availability Release 17.04

April 18, 2017
Summary
eZuce is pleased to announce the General Availability Release of uniteme and reachme 17.04.

As with the previous two releases, we’re continuing to focus more on fixes and minor improvements in uniteme as work continues on the next generation of code. Unite Web (the new User Portal) gains the ability to disable certain user functionality […]

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Uniteme UC and Reachme Contact Center Beta Release 17.04

March 29, 2017
Uniteme and Reachme Beta Release 17.04 Summary
eZuce is pleased to announce the Beta Release of our uniteme unified communications and reachme contact center solutions.

As with the previous two releases, we’re continuing to focus more on fixes and minor improvements in uniteme as work continues on the next generation of code. Unite Web (the new […]