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Bake-Off

A situation in which two or more investment banks compete to attract a client's business. For example, two banks may offer presentations to entice a client to use one (and not the other) as the broker in a merger or acquisition.
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Bakpro's charity bake-off is an annual highlight on its calendar, forming part of Bakpro's weekend baking programme.
That recipe is pretty much given credit for mainstreaming bundt cake pans in consumer households,'' says Marlene Johnson of the Pillsbury Bake-Off, adding that the cake also appeared on the cover of that year's Bake-Off contest cookbook.
Singer said she didn't believe it when she found out in December that one of the six recipes (four desserts, one appetizer and one main dish) she submitted to Pillsbury had been selected for the bake-off.
Singer, the mother of two grown children and considered a good cook by family members and friends, has been practice-cooking and presenting her Bake-Off recipe, which she developed especially for the contest, weekly since she found out she was a finalist.
SIP-compliant product types represented at the bake-off included SIP user agents and phones, proxy servers, application servers, conferencing systems and PSTN gateways.
The bake-off also featured a thought-provoking presentation, titled "Industrial-Strength Internet Telephony" by one of the co-authors of SIP, Dr.
The bake-off series is an integral part of the IETF's standards process.
In addition to the SIP interoperability testing, bake-off participants attended a JAIN(TM) SIP Birds of a Feather session, where several key issues were decided that will lead to the anticipated final release of the JAIN SIP 1.
said: "Participating in the Bake-Off proved invaluable.
com SIP Bake-Off are important opportunities for us to test protocol interoperability and ensure the success of future technical innovation in communications infrastructure.
Participating in a forum like the 5th SIP Bake-Off is one of the ways Vovida supports the developments of standards and the interoperability of IP Telephony networks," stated Cullen Jennings, Vovida Networks' Vice President, Engineering.
Events such as the Interoperability Bake-Off create a real world test bed for evaluating standards and for accelerating the deployment of secure networking technology.