Response Point Team Blog

Behind the scenes with the team building the world's easiest small business phone system.

July, 2007

  • How to become a Response Point VAR

    I have gotten this question repeatedly since WPC, so I figured it would be worth answering on our blog. Selling Response Point does not require any formal certification or competency. We do provide technical training resources , but having designed the...
  • Getting Response Point to SBSCs

    Chris Rue wrote a great post today imploring us to get Response Point in the hands of as many SBSCs as possible before it is released, and highlighting the importance of that hands-on experience with the product. I could not agree more! This is exactly...
  • Communications products at Microsoft

    Rich Tehrani, Publisher of TMC, posts his summary of the various communications products at Microsoft , including Response Point. He notes that we have been going to small business customers to work with them as they try out our products. He's right....
  • Power over Ethernet: You asked. We listened.

    Good news! Quanta's phones will now support power over Ethernet. We heard this request repeatedly from Microsoft channel partners, and are thrilled that Quanta was able to address the need so quickly. Of course customers will still need a switch that...
  • Small Business Symposium on-going reaction

    Jeff's at SBS right now, super-busy doing presentations and now booth duty, so he can't post as often as I know he'd like. But here in Redmond, I've been pouring through the blogs and news as I continue to get up-to-speed on my new team . Virtual Generations...
  • Exclusive after-party tonight at Cru

    The Response Point team is hosting dinner and drinks tonight (Monday, July 9) for Small Business Symposium attendees at Cru, from 8:00 - 10:00pm. Attendence is limited, but you can RSVP at one of our lunch roundtables or afternoon sessions, or by catching...
  • Response Point at MS Worldwide Partner Conference

    We will be presenting at the Microsoft Small Business Symposium on Monday, July 9 in Denver. The session is titled "Voice-over-IP: The Next Big Thing for Small Business Specialists?" and is scheduled from 1:15 - 2:15pm and again from 2:20 - 3:20pm. If...
  • Response Point and Office Communications Server...which does what?

    We have received a few questions here and there about the differences and similarities between Response Point and OCS, so I thought I would highlight a couple useful sources of clarification. The first is a posting on this topic by Eric Swift , on the...