An auto-attendant is hardly a jaw-dropping technology that will impress your callers, but it is a kind of business card for your enterprise. After all, you only get one chance to make an excellent first impression, and yours may be in the hands of the receptionist. And that is what the Auto-Attendant is: a programmable … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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!
The world as we know it changes with every passing second. These changes subtly creep up on us and go almost unnoticed till we reflect on the past. And suddenly it dawns on us that our present world is a far cry from the world of as recent as the past decade. Unified Communications effect … Read more
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 … Read more
The Need for Firewall Configuration in VoIP VoIP systems are a crucial investment for all organizations, regardless of their type or size. As these systems rely on the internet, they help streamline communication for organizations in a reliable and cost-effective manner. But, just like traditional telephony, VoIP networks are under threat of various impersonation-based identity … Read more
A hybrid VoIP system can bridge the gap between conventional PBX and VoIP telephony strategies in order to offer a more robust solution for organizations. These systems can facilitate the migration from PBX-based telephony to voice over IP. There are two reasons the transition from PBX to VoIP has been taking such a long time: … Read more
Voice-over-IP (VoIP) is a cost-effective and reliable replacement of the public switched telephone network (PSTN). However, companies that switch to VoIP systems often complain that their fax machines or fax software do not work reliably. This is a problem because many businesses still depend on fax communication to continue with their usual workflow. As a … Read more
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.