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What is a Hosted Phone System?

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What is a hosted phone system? We often have questions from our prospective customers, when they are shopping for a new phone system, about hosted phone systems. For a while now terms like “Hosted”or “Cloud” have attracted the attention of businesses large and small. It doesn’t hurt that the tech media loves the concept and […]

A Beginners Guide to Setting up a Remote Workforce

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    Are you thinking of setting up a remote workforce? You’re not alone! Kirill Tatarinov, the CEO of Citrix Systems, recently spoke on Marketwatch.com about the future of the work force; saying that by 2020, 50% of the workforce will most likely be working remotely. He went on to say that today’s professionals (executives, […]

Looking for a Shaw SmartVoice Review?

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A review of the Shaw SmartVoice solution… You may have heard about Shaw SmartVoice recently?  You might even be considering it for your business right now. Or, maybe you’re interested in knowing more about it before you make a decision on the future of your company’s communications. We’ve had a lot of questions from people […]

5 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR REMOTE WORKFORCE CONNECTED

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If your company is looking to include virtual teams and a remote workforce, or if  you already have employees who telecommute, you’ll need telecommunications  tools and features in place to help your staff members succeed. Here are the top five business phone features to keep your virtual workforce connected.   IP Telephony IP telephony usually includes […]

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: COMMUNICATIONS IS KEY TO YOUR BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN

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Disruptions to a business often come in all different shapes and sizes. For most companies, the best way to prepare is to expect the unexpected. In the event of an emergency or crisis, having a business continuity plan from the outset and a clear directive for communications can make a difference in how quickly you […]

A GUIDE TO BANDWIDTH AND VOIP SYSTEMS AND OPTIMIZATION

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With more businesses setting aside traditional phones in favour of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), one of the next biggest questions that follows is how much bandwidth you will need for your Internet phone service to make good quality calls. Ready to upgrade your business phone system, but not sure where bandwidth and VoIP fits […]

TIPS FROM THE PROS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VOICE AND DATA CABLING

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While network cable can be the simplest and cheapest piece of equipment in a network, it is arguably the most important. Without good voice and data cable connections between devices, your computer equipment — no matter how sophisticated or great — is useless. Voice and data cabling is extensive and strategically important for all businesses. Installing […]

SMALL BUSINESS VOIP PHONE SYSTEMS: CHOOSING BETWEEN ON-PREMISE VS. HOSTED OR HYBRID

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Nowadays, more companies are upgrading old phone systems to IP-based phones because of the opportunities for integration with IT systems like unified communication, integration with client relationship management (CRM) databases, and because of its lower cost. There are a slew of options for implementing VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), and an equally large number of […]

NINE MUST-HAVE PHONE FEATURES FOR THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

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Today’s travellers are more discerning than ever before and demand a lot from their hotels and accommodations when it comes to connectivity and telecommunication solutions. In fact, mobile services and 24/7 connectivity are not just a nice-to-haves, they’ve become one of the top expectations that guests have and cite as a major driver of their […]

Six Trends Affecting Video Conferencing for Businesses Today

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While email is still alive and well as the primary means of communications in the professional world, businesses are embracing video conferencing for online collaboration. It is quickly becoming a communications standard as audio and video quality improves, higher connectivity speeds are the norm and technology costs continue to fall. Used for everything from replacing […]