Posts Categorized: Cloud Based Phones

Tech Tip #2: Employ the Cloud

Cloud Computing is taking over the tech world

This time last year we brought you three of our five Technology Tips for Small Businesses. This month we bring you the remaining tips, starting with Cloud Computing and how it can benefit your small business. What is the cloud? In today’s technology driven world you hear about “the Cloud” constantly. The cloud, or cloud computing, is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process… Read more »

Case Study:
How a school district stepped up safety and improved functionality with a hosted phone system.

Hosted Phone System for MSAD 6

We often talk about how a hosted phone system benefits businesses, but what about a large school district? MSAD 6 is the third largest school system in Maine, serving the towns of Buxton, Hollis, Limington, Standish and Frye Island. Home of Bonny Eagle, the district is made up of 8 schools with 13 buildings, 3,650 students, 350 teachers, and 300+ classrooms. In 2010, with a focus on flexibility and a goal of improving both communication… Read more »

Auto Attendant and Call Center Enhance Your Caller’s Experience

We’ve heard from clients, such as Katahdin Federal Credit Union, about the benefits of our Managed Hosted PBX phone system. The system is not only a time-saver, it holds up — even through a disaster. Beyond the reliability, though, our PBX phone systems have helped small businesses conserve precious resources while also improving perception and the customer experience. In our last tech tip blog post, we talked about how a Hosted PBX phone system can… Read more »

Top Technology Tips:
#4 Free up time to enable growth with Hosted PBX

Women using a smartphone in the display and technology advances in stores. Take your screen to put on advertising.

Is there nothing more damaging to productivity than a workplace distraction? (Okay, maybe taking ten minutes to talk to coworkers about the latest episode of Game of Thrones isn’t the worst thing in the world.) However, when running a small business, we all know how the old saying goes: time is money. With business seemingly booming and not enough time in the day to accomplish everything on the to-do list, every hour during the workday… Read more »

Case Study: How a Phone System From OTELCO Has Helped a Local Non-Profit

Eastern Area Agency on Aging - Maine

The Eastern Area Agency on Aging (EAAA) provides a variety of services to Maine seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers. Their services include Meals on Wheels, Medicare assistance, transportation, congregate dining, and much more. Based in Bangor, their coverage area includes Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington, and Hancock Counties. As a non-profit, the organization needs to be mindful of its budget but also needed a phone a system that works throughout their offices in these counties, as… Read more »