Posts Categorized: VOIP

Defining Your Requirements for a New Business Telephone System

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Recently, we posted an article about how to know when you need a new telephone system.  Once you’ve made the decision to buy a new phone system, your next step is to determine what you need that system to do for your business.  Today’s IP business telephone systems offer features and versatility that were virtually non-existent 10 years ago. Your first step should be to compile a list of all your staff along with their… Read more »

How to Know it’s Time for a New Business Phone System

Businesses are run by people, and unfortunately, while most of us will get pretty excited about a new PC on our desk or a new smartphone to take on the road, only a very rare breed of person gets excited about a new landline phone on their desk at work.  For most businesses though, a good business phone system is still among the most important business tools we use to serve our customers and manage… Read more »

Why Better Broadband Matters for Business Voice Communication

Business voice communications have changed dramatically since the start of the millennium. Along with mobile phone service Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has become increasingly popular, with more than 79% of American businesses using the technology in at least one location in 2014. The migration to services is due to cost savings in two key areas: Lower operating expenses, where digital phone lines can eliminate the need for copper telephone wires and SIP trunks provide… Read more »

VoIP Phone Networking — Avoid the Traffic Jam

Did you ever find yourself sitting in bumper to bumper traffic wondering what the person who designed it was thinking?  There are vehicles crawling as far as the eye can see in every direction, and there’s no visible cause — no road work, no accident, nothing!  Did anyone think about volume, growth, connectors, rush hour potential, or other hazards that could cause such a traffic jam? This is the role of effective VoIP phone networking…. Read more »