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Posted: February 19, 2017

5 Ways a VoIP System Can Immediately Help Streamline Your Business

Even with the remarkable benefits of VoIP systems, there are still a large number of businesses that are using landline phones. The modern world of internet and high-speed data has made a significant difference for businesses, especially when it comes to modern communication. Cloud hosted systems, or VoIP services are the most common choices, for businesses that are shifting from regular landlines...
Posted: February 1, 2017

Getting an email certificate error?

Are you getting an error message similar to this: "Certificate not valid - pop.att.yahoo.com" ? It's ok, this is an easy fix.  Simply open your outlook email program, click on "file" then click on "Account settings" In the new window that pops up, highlight your ATT or BellSouth email account and click the "Change" button Change your Incoming mai...
Posted: January 26, 2017

Business Security and Your Anti-Virus Software

When you're the owner of a business, one of the most important aspects is making sure that the workplace is secure. Not only is it important that you educate your employees on the dangers of cyberspace, for example, but you need to be sure you're doing your part as well. Don't share you password(s) with anyone, and always make sure to keep them updated. With that said, do you have anti...
Posted: December 22, 2016

Advantages of Working with a Local VoIP Provider

Small businesses and large businesses alike are increasingly acquiring VoIP services, which have not only helped streamlined business services, but also ensured greater client satisfaction as well. There are lots of local VoIP providers nowadays offering businesses with the chance to acquire their services and take advantage of the many benefits it offers. What are the advantages of working with a...
Posted: December 8, 2016

How to Spice up your Company Voicemail Greetings

Your company voicemail greetings are very important, since it says a lot about your business to your clients and customers. Everyone hates generic recorded voicemail greetings, whether they are on your home phone or business phone. This is why it is important that you personalize your company’s voicemail greetings, and most VoIP solutions that let you do that. If you’re not in your of...
Posted: November 27, 2016

Questions to ask when hiring an IT support company

Without a doubt, security should be a major concern for all businesses, no matter the size. Nowadays, cyber criminals are targeting small businesses just as often as they do large businesses. If you're interested in hiring an IT support company for business security, here are a few questions you should ask during the interview process. What Is Your Experience with Disaster Recovery? Whi...
Posted: October 13, 2016

Quick tips on your Grandstream VoIP phone

Have you ever gazed at your office phone and wondered; "How on earth do I transfer a call with this thing?" Well, you're in luck.  Today we'll go over many common business telephone features such as; how to transfer a call, how to use conference calling, muting a call, checking voicemail & more...  Our demonstrations are for the Grandstream GXP2140 & GXP2160 mo...
Posted: October 12, 2016

Securing Wireless Networks

Undoubtedly, Wi-Fi has made it very easy for organizations to connect to the Internet from a number of devices, such as desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones. While Wi-Fi networks are certainly more convenient than wired networks, Wi-Fi networks do pose a greater security risk. Here are a few tips that will help you secure your organization's Wi-Fi networks. Open the Router's Sett...
Posted: September 6, 2016

Protecting Small Business Phone Systems

Protecting Small Business Phone Systems A NY Times article noted, that in 2013 small business lost $5 billion in fraudulent phone charges. That number is up $1 billion from 2011, according to the Communications Fraud Control Association. Digital phone hacking has been going on for years and the internet has made it easier for hackers to break into on-premise small business phone system...
Posted: August 28, 2016

How a VPN can add to your business security

How a VPN can add to your business security Being able to work from home is a wonderful benefit for employees and can keep them productive while reducing their stress. It can also be a data security risk if not handled properly. Fortunately, if you have a local network, it's not very hard to bring telecommuters into it. A network with this capacity is called a Virtual Private Network (VPN). ...
Posted: August 21, 2016

Why are software updates important?

Why are software updates important? When you are working on your business laptop or desktop you will receive prompts to install software updates (also known as a patch.)  These annoying pop-up notifications interrupt work and productivity, so many wish to ignore them. These updates provide fixes, patches and enhancements to make your programs and operating systems run more smoothly. More imp...
Posted: August 21, 2016

4 Ways to Avoid Data Breaches

4 Ways to Avoid Data Breaches In the current era of data, we face an ongoing risk of data loss, be it through hacking or system failures. The data you hold on your computer systems is crucial for your business; as such, it is critical that you protect yourself against data loss. Why should you care about data loss? In addition to causing a major inconvenience and damaging your business reputatio...
Posted: August 16, 2016

Is Your Business Due for an IT Assessment?

Is Your Business Due for an IT Assessment?   It is critical for businesses to conduct thorough IT assessments regularly so they can identify security violations, monitor performance, and document network developments. IT Assessments can also help firms to ascertain the ways in which technology can enhance productivity and improve profitability. IT assessments can be executed using various a...
Posted: August 15, 2016

Our heart goes out to all the flood victims in our area...

Back in March our home & office flooded and we're finally getting back to normal.  So, we know what you're going through and want to help!  Please read below about all the specials were currently running to help get you back in business... Phone Special - We'll help you forward your business number, setup an auto attendant and voicemail for you all free of charge.  ...
Posted: August 9, 2016

Business phone solutions - step up to VoIP

Business phone solutions - step up to VoIP If you've got a legacy PBX in your office, you've certainly noticed how it's getting harder to maintain. You can't get new systems that use the old TDM technology, and fewer and fewer companies want to support the old ones. The jump to VoIP business phone solutions might seem intimidating, but it comes with a lot of advantages, and if you...

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