Author Archives | Jim O'Brien
Jim O’Brien is the Vice President of Server Engineering for CounterPath and directs his team in architecting, building and supporting server solutions that work closely with CounterPath softphone applications. Jim designed, launched, and supported wholesale and enterprise VoIP networks for GTE, Genuity, and Level(3). Jim joined CounterPath with the acquisition of BridgePort Networks in 2008.
Many airlines these days are starting to offer Wi-Fi service for free or a small surcharge. That’s great for surfing the Internet, but for those of us hoping to stay connected on our SIP softphones while 35,000 ft in the air, […]
Recently, I wrote Implementing Battery-Saving Push Notifications in Bria covering important changes quickly emerging in mobile VoIP around backgrounding of applications and push server options currently available for customers. With our Bria Mobile clients for iOS and Android launch this past […]
Being Pushy with VoIP—What we learned about push notifications, iterative development, and working with customer partners. Push Notification is a generic term that describes a mechanism used to send messages to a mobile device. […]
As you may have already seen, we recently introduced our XMPP Messaging and Presence Module for the Stretto Platform. Our team has been working hard on the next release of our Stretto family of application servers and while we are […]
A little while ago, we got together with our friends at Schmooze Com and hatched a plan. The goal was clear: Let’s make it very simple and straightforward for FreePBX end users to communicate with Bria clients on any device […]
It is particularly fitting that as our team prepares for Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year that I take a look both back and forward at a mission that our amazing team at CounterPath has been focused on some time now. […]
Generally the word rancid doesn’t impart an idea of good things. The RANCID we’re talking about certainly doesn’t match the definition of the word. For those amongst us who appreciated a nicely manufactured acronym, Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ (RANCID), rates quite high […]
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