Category Archives for "telecom systems"

Before You Migrate to VoIP, Do These Things!

If you’ve decided to move your business from standard landlines or PBX to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone service, you’re about to enter a whole new world of options, features and integrated services. However, there’s more to switching to VoIP than just getting rid of your old phone system. You’ll want to take the following steps to get ready before jumping into a new system.

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VoIP Features that Can Really Help Small Businesses

Perhaps you’ve switched to a VoIP phone system for your small business, and you’re already benefiting from the lower costs and greater flexibility. But if you’re like many small business owners, chances are you’ve stopped short of maximizing the value of the new toolbox you’ve just received.

Since VoIP operates over the Internet, it opens up a whole world of cheap or free features that were once unattainable to companies with limited budgets—including some features you can’t even get on a traditional PBX phone system. While whole books could be written on the advantages of VoIP, let’s explore just a few key features that could help your business compete on a greater level.

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A Short and To-the-Point Small Business VoIP Buyers Guide

So you’ve decided that a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system is the best move for your small business—but now the real decision making begins. In recent years, VoIP has become so popular that carriers and vendors have flooded the marketplace, offering a huge array of plans, equipment, accessories, etc. How can you figure out the best solution for your company’s needs?

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5 Business Technology Podcasts Worth Listening To

Technology is revolutionizing just about everything in our world, including the way we all do business.

However, if you’re looking into the latest tech trends—like VoIP, VR, smart technology and digital centralization—to enhance your business, it can be difficult to keep up. To that end, we’ve curated five must-listen podcasts that discuss tech trends to help keep your business current in the digital age.

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Moving Your Business to VoIP Service: Pros and Cons

Internet-based phone service (Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP) offers a range of flexibility and features that aren’t available with conventional telephone service. However, you must be willing to deal with a few tradeoffs to get those added features. If you’re thinking about moving your business over to VoIP, let’s consider a few of these advantages and disadvantages.

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A Guide to Small Business IT and Telecom Solutions: An Overview

As the owner of a growing small business, you’re likely wearing what feels like hundreds of different hats. At times (and sometimes simultaneously), you’re a product developer, marketing representative, project manager, supervisor, payroll accountant, phone answerer, stamp licker, coffee-getter…need we go on?

With all these details, the last thing you want to worry about is your company’s IT and telecom systems. Yet, at some point, something is going to force these issues to the top of your priority list. Perhaps something already has. Maybe you’ve outgrown your current infrastructure; perhaps you don’t have enough phone lines to accommodate the calls, or perhaps your website keeps crashing because your customers are maxing out your bandwidth. Maybe you’ve experienced a security breach. Or maybe you’re the proactive type and you don’t want to wait for a crisis before you address these issues. (If so, kudos to you!)

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