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VoIP Network codec symbols
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Sam Rozenfeld

Beginners Guide to VoIP Audio CODECs

A Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network enables the transmission of voice calls through the Internet or other digital networks. These audio signals have to be encoded into digital data to be transferred over an IP network and vice versa. To make the transmission of audio signals faster, smoother, and improve the overall calling experience,

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VoIP security
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Sam Rozenfeld

VoIP Network Security – How Can You Strengthen VoIP?

Voice over IP (VoIP) has come a long way from where it had started. It no longer has the same performance and availability issues it used to have in the beginning. In fact, many high-speed networks now integrate quality-of-service (QoS) technology to mitigate previous problems. However, some critics are quick to raise questions about the security of VoIP networks.

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Reliability of TCP vs the Speed of UDP in voice over IP applications
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Sam Rozenfeld

TCP vs UDP in VoIP

TCP vs UDP – Which Protocol Is the Best for VoIP? TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) and UDP (User Datagram Protocol) are among the most widely used protocols for data traversal across the Internet. These transport protocols govern how devices establish connections, how they exchange data, and how reliable the connection will be. Both of these

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STUN response and request scenario image
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Sam Rozenfeld

VoIP Best Practices: STUN Implementation in VoIP Environment

The STUN (Simple Traversal of UDP over NAT) protocol is a standardized set of methods designed to help UDP packets make it across NAT devices safe and sound. Naturally, one of its key applications is to resolve connection issues in a SIP-based VoIP environment. As we all know, the Network Addressing Protocol (NAT) is a

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Choosing VoIP provider for your business
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Sam Rozenfeld

How to Buy Business Phone System

Modern businesses and organizations stand or fall on their communications. Being reachable is essential.  Effective communication, however, can be an issue for older organizations with outdated phone systems. How do we make an intelligent buying decision when it comes to communication system? This article is intended as guidance on how to buy a business phone

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Polycom VVX 500 video call
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Sam Rozenfeld

Is Video Calling Worthless?

With the rise of new media communications, such as Skype, WhatsApp, and myriad other applications, it makes sense to wonder if video calling is worthwhile for your business. You can run a business using traditional phones. Most of the time, that’s the way it goes. In the 21st century, however, the way we communicate has

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Cat on the phone (very angry)
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Sam Rozenfeld

Things We Would Rather Do Over the Phone

We are all used to the ease of ordering things online, tapping our way into a purchase. For many people, it’s less common to pick up the phone to purchase something. Of course, that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t happen. It does, and here are a few examples of things that you can only buy

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Things you don't know about VoIP
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Sam Rozenfeld

6 Things the Media Hasn’t Told You About VoIP

Voice Over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is popular in the world of tech and communications. It’s perhaps less thrilling to the general public. If you haven’t heard much about VoIP, that’s not because it’s not worth talking about. VoIP is well worth the conversation, especially when you are trying to find ways to streamline your

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Sam Rozenfeld

5 Phone System Features that Streamline our Business

The more robust and effective your phone system is the more it will streamline business operations. This will cut down on wasted time and resources. Look for features like these to streamline and improve your business and your bottom line. Call Recording Call recording allows people to record and store inbound or outbound calls. It’s

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Money Case
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Sam Rozenfeld

Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth?

DLS hosted PBX is effectively a SaaS and we find the same issue cropping up there. Since the product was released we’ve been pushing at least one major update and countless smaller ones, and yet when we visit with clients we find that they aren’t using many new features we built for them. This makes me sad because it’s a really great product and no one’s taking the time to learn what it can do now.

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