How to take advantage of your VoIP data

May 17th, 2019 VoIP

You hear a lot about big data nowadays, but not in connection with small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). To compete with the big guys, SMBs need Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to get better access to customer data. Read on for the best ways to leverage your VoIP data to serve clients. Time/Date data The […]

Top reasons to record your calls

April 29th, 2019 VoIP

Call recording has been a feature in VoIP applications for a while now, but it is underutilized, especially by organizations that do not prioritize interaction with customers. This feature can strengthen the reputation of your company and boost customer satisfaction, when used properly. #1. Improve customer service One of the most important reasons why businesses […]

Choose the right VoIP solution for your SMB

April 12th, 2019 VoIP

Many small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) turn to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) as their telephony solution. This allows them to make calls either through the traditional desk phones (hardphones) or software-based phones (softphones). Find out the pros and cons of both phone options to help you pick out which is most suitable for your […]

Proprietary vs. open-source VoIP systems

March 27th, 2019 VoIP

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has come a long way in helping businesses use sophisticated features with significant cost savings. The challenge for small- and medium-sized businesses is knowing where to begin. Here’s a list of pros and cons to help you decide which system is right for you. What are “proprietary” systems? When most […]

What VoIP services can you choose from?

March 12th, 2019 VoIP

Forget about the days when your company used to spend a lot of money on long-distance phone calls to clients and partners. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology allows people to place and receive free or cheap calls, and there are various options for individual users and business owners alike. VoIP comes in a variety […]

Cloud-hosted or on-premises VoIP?

February 22nd, 2019 VoIP

Business communication is different from traditional landlines. Today’s buzzwords are internet-based phone systems or VoIP. Before upgrading your old phones, determine where you want the new system to be: in the cloud or on-premises? Installation and maintenance On-premises VoIP phone systems are installed in your office and typically managed and maintained by your own personnel. […]

Make sure your VoIP phones survive a disaster

February 6th, 2019 VoIP

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony systems are great for today’s businesses. They’re more mobile with greater functionality and better cost efficiency versus traditional landline phones. But as with any technology, VoIP is vulnerable to disruptions due to equipment failure, disasters, and cyberattacks. Plan ahead and make sure your VoIP can weather any breakdown. Invest […]

Phishing through VoIP: How scammers do it

January 22nd, 2019 VoIP

Many businesses nowadays are well-armed against email-based phishing scams, which is why scammers have moved over to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) scams. Through “vishing scams,” hackers can pretend to be bank representatives and convince your employees to provide confidential financial details via a seemingly innocuous VoIP call. Take a look at why vishing is […]

Which is better, Hangouts or Skype?

January 4th, 2019 VoIP

Many online collaboration tools are coming up with improved features for online communication. These include Microsoft’s Skype for Business and Google’s Hangouts Meet. Both are used for video calling, group chat, private chat, and file and image sharing. Despite these similarities, you may prefer one over the other. Calling features Hangouts and Skype both offer […]

How AI can shape the future of VoIP

December 21st, 2018 VoIP

AI-driven applications and cloud-based services have brought significant enhancements to many organizations. As time goes by, these technologies will become a necessity, especially when it comes to VoIP telephony, and here’s why. Contact center operations Highly automated VoIP technology enables businesses to manage their call centers easily and reduce the need for human intervention For […]