Posts Categorized: VoiceLink

Case Study: The Value of a Twenty Year Partnership with OTELCO
How a Car Dealership Uses SiteLink to Stay Connected

Darling’s is a Maine based company which has been selling vehicles, parts, and service since 1903 and, more recently, comprehensive insurance coverage through Darling’s Agency. Darling’s has been a valued OTELCO customer for over twenty years. Recently, we sat down with IT Manager Norman Richbell to discuss Darling’s lasting relationship with OTELCO, and their success with our SiteLink product. Relationship As previously mentioned, Darling’s and OTELCO have been working together for a long time. “We… 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 »

Case Study: How A Hosted Phone System Helped A Credit Union Keep Serving Its Members During A Fire

Hosted Phone System

Katahdin Federal Credit Union serves members throughout a wide swath of Maine, covering Penobscot County, Piscataquis County, and the southern part of Aroostook County. Travis Rich works in information technology and business development at the credit union, and was involved in their move to a hosted phone system from OTELCO. Travis took the time to share their story of how their Hosted PBX phone system kept operations running smoothly, with our business technology tools. Time For A… Read more »

Software Defined Networking:
The uture of Secure, Efficient, Connectivity

Software Defined Networking or SD networking is expected to grow at warp speed in the next couple of years, and here’s why. Today’s current enterprise networks are becoming convoluted as many businesses continue building out their connectivity using legacy technologies (i.e., Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)), requiring additional hardware at each location to maintain network efficiency. Cloud and Managed Services have altered traffic flows within distributed organizations. Remote users require significantly more bandwidth (e.g., when using… Read more »