VoIP’s hold-message options are easy

VoIP’s hold-message options are easy

A common refrain heard by installers of traditional PBX phone systems and over-the-internet VoIP systems is “Wait, before you go, what’s best for on-hold music and messages, and how do I set those up?” Usually it’s an easy process for both types of phone systems, but with VoIP solutions it’s typically easier and provides greater flexibility to small-business owners in their attempts to reduce hang-ups and keep their on-hold customers happy.

Benefits of using Skype for Business

Benefits of using Skype for Business

For businesses, it’s never enough to rely on just one asset to succeed, especially when there are better options out there to explore. This is where Skype for Business comes in. Skype for Business is more tailor-made for companies, and it’s hard to deny the many corporate benefits it brings to the table.

Can you hear the VoIP man calling?

Can you hear the VoIP man calling?

Back in the day, a phone was just a phone. Now, it’s a veritable computer in the palm of your hand, part tool and part entertainment, with the ability to perform a multitude of interesting and advanced functions. It does still make calls, of course, but even that aspect is a bit different than how things used to be because of the increasingly popular technology called VoIP.

In technical terms, VoIP is a broadband phone service that uses the internet instead of a public switched telephone network (PSTN) for things like voice calls and video conferencing.

5 ways to get a better ROI from your VoIP phones

5 ways to get a better ROI from your VoIP phones

If you’re making or receiving VoIP calls from clients you may be sitting on top of a trove of valuable data, and not even know it. Whether you’re still getting accustomed to your new telephony system and its features or you’ve been using it for much longer and are simply unaware of its existence, it’s time to take a look at your VoIP data.

5 tricks for thwarting VoIP threats

5 tricks for thwarting VoIP threats

The VoIP market continues to grow and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. As its use becomes more widespread, so too do the security threats against it. Although these type of attacks haven’t received as much media attention as ransomware and phishing, they’re no less dangerous or damaging to your SMB. Let’s examine 5 five useful tips for protecting your VoIP network.

Tips to optimize your VoIP call performance

Tips to optimize your VoIP call performance

Many business owners who opt for a traditional phone line over VoIP make some pretty big assumptions. Some assume they’ll continuously drop calls while speaking on the phone with their biggest client. Others assume employees will resort to calling prospects on their personal cell phones because they’re baffled by the user interface of your VoIP system.

Even more VoIP features you should use

Even more VoIP features you should use

When a potential VoIP provider throws a list of features they can offer at you, it can all be quite confusing and you might even forget about a lot of them. Even after you’ve chosen your provider, you might already be too busy to bother with certain features of your new VoIP service.