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Empower your mobile workforce with VoIP
Remote work policies require companies to expand their communication capabilities. Many businesses aim to increase productivity and improve customer service by turning to a VoIP solution. There are several factors that will make your VoIP more mobile while ensuring both your customers and employees remain satisfied and can communicate hassle-free. To cater to your out-of-office
What are the different VoIP options for SMBs?
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as a telephony solution allows small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to choose between traditional desk phones (hardphones) or software-based devices (softphones). Read on to learn which option best suits your organization’s needs. What’s a hardphone? A hardphone functions like a normal phone, but it’s connected to your business’s IP network
VoIP business phones: Are they right for your company?
Should you consider adopting Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems for your business, or will legacy phone systems suffice? The decision will ultimately boil down to which technology can best address your business needs. To help you decide whether VoIP is right for your company, read on about this phone technology that’s enabling organizations
5 Tips to combat VoIP eavesdropping
Eavesdropping is a form of cyberattack that has been around for years. Cybercriminals have been listening in on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone calls since the technique was proven to be effective in obtaining valuable information, and they are showing no signs of stopping their malicious activities anytime soon. Fortunately, there are some things
Considerations for selecting a VoIP system
Keeping in touch with people through mobile devices has become cheaper than using traditional phone lines, so it’s not surprising to see more businesses taking advantage of these affordable and versatile communication methods. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services are a popular alternative to regular phone calls and have become a necessity for many organizations.
Why Quality of Service is crucial for VoIP
One of the most essential aspects of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems you should consider is Quality of Service, or QoS. To make sure your provider will deliver optimal service with minimal downtime, ask them these questions about their QoS. What is QoS? VoIP providers and IT experts define QoS as the overall performance
Taking your business to the next level with unified communications
Small businesses need every bit of competitive edge they can muster. Failing to do so puts their company at a significant disadvantage. One such area small enterprises should consider improving is their information system. An easy upgrade is to implement a unified communications (UC) solution. What is unified communications? UC allows you to manage all
5 Crucial steps when migrating UC to the cloud
Moving your business’s unified communications (UC) systems to the cloud offers many perks, including augmented security and scalability. You must, however, plan the migration carefully if you want to enjoy the move’s full benefits and avoid the possible risks that come with it. Here are steps you should follow to ensure seamless migration. Opt for
VoIP theft of service: What you need to know
Theft of service is the most common type of fraud that impacts Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems. Let’s take a closer look at how it affects VoIP networks and how your organization can prevent or minimize the risk of this type of fraud. What is theft of service? VoIP theft of service is
VoIP’s hold message options are easy
Being put on hold can be a bothersome experience for customers. Unless they have absolutely nothing else to do, people dislike waiting for an indefinite amount of time and achieving nothing. But did you know that when you make customers wait on the other end of the line, you actually have the opportunity to provide