Do businesses need office phones any more?

February 20th, 2017 VoIP
Do businesses need office phones any more?

“Follow-me” features from VoIP vendors have revolutionized modern business telecommunications. Because internet-based phone solutions allow office workers to answer one phone number from multiple devices, companies can reduce costs and increase efficiency. But for all its certainties, VoIP may have you questioning one thing: Do you even need office phones any more? Question #1: How […]

Tips for a cloud-based unified communications

February 1st, 2017 VoIP
Tips for a cloud-based unified communications

Migrating your organization’s unified communications (UC) to the cloud seems like a no-brainer: it’s practical, it’s cheap, it’s the future. Big-name companies such as Cisco, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon now offer Unified communications as a Service (UCaaS), and it’s only a matter of time before it takes over the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) space. […]

Why you should update your SBC

January 17th, 2017 VoIP
Why you should update your SBC

VoIP has become the ultimate communication tool for enterprises, but it has also become another vulnerability that hackers exploit. Because voice is essentially transferred as data, the risk of digitized messages being intercepted and heard by unauthorized ears increases. That’s why businesses need security systems like an up-to-date session border controller (SBC) to protect against […]

Skype launches new communication hub

December 27th, 2016 VoIP
Skype launches new communication hub

In a mobile communications space dominated by WhatsApp, iMessage, and Facebook Messenger, the voice and text messaging company, Skype, wants to be much more than just another mobile messaging tool. Earlier this month, they launched their new communication hub named “Skype Mingo” to improve upon the traditional, well-known Skype app. Here are just a few […]

Calling all VoIP users: CallKit is here

December 9th, 2016 VoIP
Calling all VoIP users: CallKit is here

VoIP technology has done wonders for business communications by simplifying the way business owners and staff communicate with stakeholders. VoIP apps compete for a big slice of the consumer spending pie and those who adapt well to developments are poised to succeed. One such development is Apple’s new framework, CallKit. Although still in its beginning […]

Skype users can join a new Insider Program

November 24th, 2016 VoIP
Skype users can join a new Insider Program

Microsoft has recently announced an Insider Program offering for Skype. This program will allow Skype users on Android, iOS, OS X, and Windows to access more features and updates to its Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service and application. Read on to learn more about Microsoft’s new Skype Insider Program and how it can benefit […]

The truth about Unified Communications

November 9th, 2016 VoIP
The truth about Unified Communications

When you run a business, having multiple communications streams and programs can be incredibly challenging and difficult. However, with Unified Communications (UC), there may be a way to combine all those communication streams into one. However, you may wonder about the pros and cons of UC. Before you choose a system, explore some of these […]

Why Telephony and VoIP attacks continue

October 24th, 2016 VoIP
Why Telephony and VoIP attacks continue

When most of us think of cyberattacks, we think of viruses, trojans, and ransomware. Unfortunately, those aren’t the only types of attacks you need to be on the lookout for. Companies that utilize Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems are also vulnerable to another type of attack. One of the biggest threats to these systems […]

VoIP, an adaptable technology

October 5th, 2016 VoIP
VoIP, an adaptable technology

Do you want to cut long-distance costs and streamline your business? There is a remedy. With Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), you can improve your business operations, cut costs and add flexibility to your business telephony. This technology is always evolving, and we think it’s time for an update on all the most recent features. […]

VoIP’s hold-message options are easy

September 19th, 2016 VoIP
VoIP’s hold-message options are easy

A lot goes into upgrading your phone system, and in cases where a traditional PBX system is being replaced by an off-site VoIP solution, there are many details to consider. One aspect often overlooked is the way hold music and messaging are set up; but this is something that needs to be taken quite seriously. […]