Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Your managed service provider (MSP) may have your IT covered. But knowing a thing or two about internet-based phones will help you understand which ones will fit your business. What are your choices? Which one is better? Read on to learn more about at Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems. What are “proprietary” systems? When […]

4 apps that offer the ideal VoIP experience

4 apps that offer the ideal VoIP experience

If you wish to bring down your wireless bill, download and use a VoIP app for making calls instead. Most apps are easy to use, and are low-cost or free depending on how you make your calls. Here are four of the best VoIP apps in the market today. WhatsApp The increasingly popular WhatsApp provides […]

Promoting collaboration tools adoption

Promoting collaboration tools adoption

Businesses continue to install tools like Skype, Slack, Yammer, HipChat, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Teams, but many struggle to get users to adopt them. Adoption, however is not something that comes overnight; it requires in-depth strategies. Here are ways to ensure people make use of your collaboration tools. #1 Conduct an audit and have your […]

New VoIP feature released by Skype

New VoIP feature released by Skype

With more targeted attacks on social networking services than ever, private conversations with your business partners can become public information. To prevent this, Skype has released a new feature that ensures complete privacy by encrypting all types of communication. Here are some of the features. Benefits of using Private Conversations Named ‘Private Conversations’ by Microsoft, […]

VoIP vocab: Open source and Proprietary

VoIP vocab: Open source and Proprietary

Switching to internet-based phones gives you the chance to enjoy innovative new call features and significant cost reductions. There are a lot of options when choosing which voice over IP (VoIP) platform you use, but first you need to pick whether you’ll use an open-source or proprietary system. What are “proprietary” systems? When most companies […]

Be careful of ransomware-infested Skype ads

Be careful of ransomware-infested Skype ads

Skype has made many improvements to become the go-to audio and video communication tool. But as more people turn to Skype to conduct their business, hackers are sure to follow. Recently, Skype has been plagued with fake Flash ads, which if triggered, lead to devastating ransomware infections. Read on below to find out how you […]

Office 365: What plan is the right one?

Office 365: What plan is the right one?

From Word to SharePoint, Office 365 has a lot offer. But each business requires different features from Office 365. Some may prioritize business analytics, while others may be content with no more than the productivity suite and Outlook. If you’re planning to deploy Office 365, first consider your business needs, then use the information below […]

Skype launches new communication hub

Skype launches new communication hub

In a mobile communications space dominated by WhatsApp, iMessage, and Facebook Messenger, the voice and text messaging company, Skype, wants to be much more than just another mobile messaging tool. Earlier this month, they launched their new communication hub named “Skype Mingo” to improve upon the traditional, well-known Skype app. Here are just a few […]

Benefits of using Skype for Business

Benefits of using Skype for Business

Skype for Business (as hinted in the name), is the corporate-oriented version of Skype. Besides the snazzy title, Skype for Business possesses unique office applications that will benefit your company. Yet, many business owners pose the same question: how important is it to adopt Skype for Business? Here are three reasons that might help you […]

Test the VoIP waters with these 4 apps

You may be thinking about replacing your traditional phone system with VoIP. But you have some reservations. How does VoIP work? Is it really a reliable service? Do the cost savings really live up to the hype? If you’re unfamiliar with VoIP, there are some alternative, low-cost options available for you to test out beforehand. […]