Here’s how your business communications system works

Many businesses still rely heavily on landline telephones, which remain one of the first points of contact businesses have with their customers. With the marriage of traditional telephony and digital connectivity comes a more affordable and more reliable option: internet phones. Is this the option for your business? Read on to find out. Different phone […]

Steps to cloud-based unified communications

Moving your business’s resources to the cloud is quickly becoming the mainstream formula for success. But this comes with certain risks and requires careful planning. Your organization’s unified communications system (UC) is no exception and can be more challenging than moving other functions. To better ensure a trouble-free experience, take note of these steps. Opt […]

Evaluating the total cost of VoIP systems

When investing in VoIP phone systems, cost is always an important factor to consider. No matter what features it’s bundled with, a phone system that easily puts you over budget isn’t worth investing in. That’s why it’s important to evaluate the total cost of ownership (TCO) of VoIP systems. What is TCO? TCO is the […]

Enabling remote work with VoIP

Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) phone systems give employees the freedom to make and receive calls from any location. More importantly, a good VoIP solution allows you to enable work-at-home arrangements that will keep your workers happy and your company productive. So how exactly will VoIP and working at home equal to a more successful […]

How SMBs can benefit from VoIP data

If you’re making or receiving Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls, you may gather a lot of valuable data without knowing it. Whether you’re still getting accustomed to your new telephone system, or you’re simply unaware of your VoIP data, here are five things you can do to benefit from it. Time/Date data The information […]

Why your firm should record its calls

Even the most attentive customer service representative can make mistakes; after all, he or she is only human. If your business uses VoIP as its telephony solution, errors can be lessened through call recording. Find out how this helpful VoIP feature can benefit your organization. #1. Improve customer service One of the most important reasons […]

VoIP options for SMBs

Your company has decided to avail of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and has given you the task of choosing between the two types of phones: traditional desk phones (hardphones) or software-based phones (softphones). To help you decide, we’ll break down the benefits of each type. What’s a hardphone? A hardphone is a desk phone […]

Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Many industries now utilize Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for better communication quality with lower costs. And with the many options on digital communications, taking your pick could be overwhelming. This guide will help you decide which VoIP system suits you best. What are “proprietary” systems? When most companies release VoIP software, such as Microsoft’s […]

5 VoIP services you need to know about

Is it better for your company’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system to be on-premise or cloud-based? What’s the difference between a mobile VoIP client and a software-based application? What VoIP service is best for your business? The following compilation of VoIP options will help you answer these questions and choose the ideal service for […]