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Keep your unified communications secure
Articles
Sam Rozenfeld

6 Tips to Improve UC Security

The unified communications and collaboration market is booming, and we can only expect the numbers to grow. Businesses are focusing on creating immersive and user-friendly experiences for their staff. As a result, they are investing in the kind of tools that consolidate their communications effectively. Unfortunately, today’s businesses are dealing with a severe influx of

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Caller-Id Spoofing
Blog
Sam Rozenfeld

Is Faking a Caller-ID a Major Faux Pas?

Fake Caller-ID is a longtime favorite technique used by marketing companies. This technique involves using automatic dialers, also known and robocalls, to target and call consumers. It’s pretty common knowledge that this type of marketing isn’t very effective and is, in fact, quite annoying from the consumer’s perspective. That changes when the FCC decided in

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Kari's Law ensures availability of emergency services from MLTS
Articles
Sam Rozenfeld

STAYING COMPLIANT WITH KARI’S LAW AND BAUM’S ACT

The deadline rollout for compliance with Kari’s Law and BAUM’s Act has arrived. Companies and organizations of all industries sizes are now on the hook for massive fines associated with non-compliance with these measures. Follow this guide to learn more about staying compliant with Kari’s Law and Baum’s Act. Understanding Kari’s Law and RAY BAUM’s

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Wireless Backup Connection Diagram
Articles
Sam Rozenfeld

Affordable Internet Backup When You Need It

Have you ever experienced Internet failure? A bad day, right? It’s even worse when your business has a premise-based VoIP system and your customers can’t reach you. These days almost everything relies on the Internet, be it a home-run business, an office, a factory, a restaurant, or a storefront. More than 50% of the population

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Protect your Video Conference from Bombing
Articles
Sam Rozenfeld

How to Protect Your Video Conference from Hackers

Recently, more and more organizations have been transitioning to flexible working conditions for their staff, like permitting work from home or more flexible working hours. However, nobody could have predicted the impact the covid-19 pandemic would have on the way organizations structure their workforce. What was gradually becoming a trend in employee work practices suddenly

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Voice Deployment Project
Articles
Sam Rozenfeld

How to Switch to a New Business Voice Provider

We will likely have to switch from our present voice provider to a new one at one point or the other in our business lives. There are a variety of reasons why this change happens. The reasons range from increased business benefits to cost savings. The process of switching tends to be a very in-depth

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VoIP downside is... Internet
Blog
Sam Rozenfeld

A VoIP Downside That Can’t Be Escaped

As recently as August 30th, 2020, a well-known US carrier CenturyLink took a deep dive exposing some of the downsides of VoIP technology. The cause of their outage is not that important. If you MUST know, it had to do with an error in their BGP protocol, the language that allows Internet peers to talk to each other. What is essential is how THEIR problem impacted the rest of US!

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Lost in call routing tree
Blog
Sam Rozenfeld

Keep Unified Communications from Turning into a Disaster

Unified Communications is a fancy word for a business phone system that integrates multiple communication technologies and methods into a single platform. This is a natural evolution of a system originally designed for voice communications. UC has the capability to ultimately take your communications to the next level and optimize the way your organization interacts.

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Working from Home has its challenges
Blog
Sam Rozenfeld

Avoid Going Stir-Crazy While Working from Home

A century ago, the most severe pandemic in history spread its tentacles across the world. The 1918 influenza pandemic infected about 500 million people and wiped out a large number of the earth’s population. As of today, a century later, the world is experiencing an arguably equally impactful pandemic. We are presently in a very

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Voice over a IP PBX Security
Blog
Sam Rozenfeld

Top Considerations before Setting up a VoIP PBX

VoIP PBX is more than just a phone system that offers all the features you need for efficient communication. Using VoIP-enabled PBX systems brings several benefits in cost and flexibility. However, like most technologies, even small mistakes in configuration can result in massive security flaws.

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Blog
Robert Larkin

Emergencies, Continuity of Business, and Remote Workers

Why businesses should consider the switch to a VoIP phone system now Coronavirus outbreaks are forcing many companies to make difficult choices. How do they continue to operate their business, provide the same level of service to our customers while utilizing remote workers? You need to remain in a position to provide your employees their

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