The Benefits of Unified Communications

Most organizations use phones regularly for daily communication therefore quality reliable business class voice service remains an important business requirement. In the past, proprietary phone systems were costly and complicated, as well as challenging to install and maintain in an ever-changing business environment. Fortunately, Unified Communications (UC) technology such as hosted Voice over IP (VoIP) offers an advanced alternative to systems of the past.

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Thursday, November 09, 2017/Comments (0)/
Categories: Cloud Services

Trends in Business Security

The Need for Information Security and How This Ties to Cloud Initiatives

As we are moving to the cloud, hosted and other managed services, we have to think about how security pertains to that. If you think back five years or even a little longer, security was a firewall because we sent email back and forth and we had to understand who was sending us what and if it was malicious. Now, with mobile devices and other technologies, the attack mechanisms have grown ten-fold.

Read further to learn more about trends in business security. This information came from an article by David Lichtman, the publisher of the Sacramento Business Journal who sat down to talk with Darren Peterson, vice president of product marketing at Consolidated Communications.

Monday, May 01, 2017/Comments (0)/
Categories: Cloud Services

Enhance the Employee Experience with the Right Business WiFi Solution

When it comes to making a profit in business, productivity is king. But employees depend on their employers to give them the tools they need to perform and produce results. To remain productive, employees need access to technology that helps them consistently collaborate with others. WiFi connectivity is key, so employees can stay connected with colleagues and clients. Businesses need to implement connectivity solutions that will enable their employees to leverage technology. According to a global study that the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) published in 2016...

Monday, February 06, 2017/Comments (0)/
Categories: Cloud Services

Embracing the Cloud for Your Business

Navigating through the complex landscape of Cloud Services and how your business can benefit.

This is likely not the first article you've read about what "the Cloud" can do for your business, a topic that can be amorphous and often confusing. Different people have differing definitions, expectations, and perspectives on the Cloud. For the purposes of this discussion, let’s define "Cloud" as the removal of intellectual assets and specific equipment from the physical building.

Let's take a look at some real-world applications of moving to Cloud services...

Wednesday, October 12, 2016/Comments (0)/
Categories: Cloud Services

Increased Productivity with Unified Communications

There was a time when work typically meant going to an office, so it’s not surprising that traditional business phone systems were built around a single, static location. Depending on size, a facility could install a premise-based key system or PBX or could choose central office-based Centrex. Either of the on-site options typically involved a capital expenditure, took up space, anything from a closet to a room. It entailed maintenance, repair, and general "care and feeding” of the system, so the user either had to hire a telecom manager to handle moves, changes, and software updates or pay a contractor for support.

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Monday, April 11, 2016/Comments (0)/
Categories: Cloud Services
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