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How VoIP Phone Systems Can Benefit Your Business

Submitted by Scott Leonardo on Fri, 08/ 25/ 17 - 04: 11 PM

It’s hard to imagine what tool is used more in business than the telephone. In today’s world, there are multiple options when it comes to connecting with customers. Voice over Internet Protocol(VoIP) is software that uses the Internet as the medium to.

Unified Communications, VoIP

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3 Tips for improving Your Netiquette

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 08/ 22/ 17 - 04: 55 PM

Welcome to 2017, where the digitization of the workforce is common practice.  It’s more likely you’ll receive an email to a video conference meeting than a phone call telling you to meet everyone at a physical location.  And that isn’t a bad thing..


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5 Questions You Should Ask Before Skipping Out On Network Services

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 08/ 18/ 17 - 05: 37 PM

Running a business requires wearing multiple hats, one of which might be an IT department. Dealing with your IT systems when they’re slow or altogether not working can be incredibly frustrating. Network services let third party professionals assist you.

Managed Network Services, Network Security

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Why IT Management Services Are Your Next Step

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Mon, 08/ 07/ 17 - 04: 43 PM


Does this sound like you?


Shane Allgood is a small business owner who has seen steady growth in his company over the past 10 years.  This coming fiscal year, his company will cross the 30-employee threshold and he is realizing very quickly that his.

IT Management Services

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How to Run Your VoIP the Right Way

Submitted by Scott Leonardo on Fri, 07/ 28/ 17 - 06: 33 PM

Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) allows people to make calls using the internet instead of with a phone line. Businesses benefit from this business phone systems software because of cost savings and phone portability. You know longer need a designated.


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A Beginner's Guide to Cloud Storage

Submitted by Tech Support on Thu, 07/ 13/ 17 - 03: 18 PM

The cloud is not a mystical place somewhere up in the sky. Instead, it is a series of computer servers that house data off site. There are many everyday uses for cloud software such as with iPhone’s that utilize iCloud to alleviate iPhone storage from.

Cloud Technology

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3 Ways Scanning is an Easy Fix for Office Issues

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Fri, 07/ 07/ 17 - 06: 44 PM

If your business plans on going digital, you may have wondered what the best way to make this transition is. Paper has long been a part of doing business, and it will take time for your company to make the switch. The greatest office equipment for going.


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Is Your Network Ready for Unified Communications?

Submitted by Chris Gaines on Thu, 06/ 29/ 17 - 06: 55 PM

If you're feeling the crunch of modern business, you're probably ready to transform your legacy phone system into something that's ready for the demands of the 21st century. But before you dive in and implement a VoIP system, you should be sure that your.

Unified Communications

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How to Reduce Paper in the Office [5 Tips]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 06/ 22/ 17 - 04: 55 PM


As more businesses are shifting processes online to transition to a permanent remote environment, or simply are wishing to help Mother Nature by reducing paper usage, they are looking for ways to use less paper in the.


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How to Get the Most Out of Your Unified Communications System

Submitted by Scott Leonardo on Thu, 06/ 15/ 17 - 04: 00 PM

The last year or so has seen an explosion of growth in unified communications (UC) systems across industries as companies scramble to take advantage of new technologies. There is an increasing number of free or cheap tools aimed at filling the needs of.

Unified Communications

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Here's the Difference Between Managed Services and Your IT Department

Submitted by Tech Support on Wed, 06/ 14/ 17 - 12: 00 AM

In today's fast-paced, technology-driven world, you can't get by for one day without your IT infrastructure. Modern businesses rely on the networks, computers, and other IT systems to communicate with customers and each other while maintaining.

Managed IT Services

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Should You Lease Your Next Copier?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Tue, 06/ 13/ 17 - 12: 00 AM

Have you considered leasing instead of buying your next copier or printer? Leasing is an increasingly attractive option for businesses looking to upgrade their technology without the initial upfront cost of buying. Leasing is a good option for many.

Copier Leasing

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Should You Choose Cloud-Based Telephony?

Submitted by Scott Leonardo on Mon, 06/ 12/ 17 - 12: 00 AM

Ready or not, here it comes: the cloud. Whether you're an early adopter or a late bloomer, everyone knows to some extent that cloud services are becoming a non-optional essential for every business. If you've started to wonder if it's time to implement a.

Unified Communications

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3 Ways to Find the Right Printer Repair Technician

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Thu, 06/ 08/ 17 - 06: 25 PM

It's a frustrating but familiar scenario: you're ready to make a copy or print out some meeting handouts, and you realize your printer or copier is down againWhether you're dealing with an outdated machine, inadequate maintenance, or a low-quality.

Office Equipment

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Understanding the Basics of Cloud Services

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 06/ 06/ 17 - 12: 00 AM

Maybe you've been wondering if you're late to the party when it comes to cloud computing for business. The good news: no, you're not. Many businesses are still learning how to integrate cloud computing into their day-to-day processes, and it's always.

Cloud Technology

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Is it Time to Stop Outsourcing Your Printing?

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Mon, 06/ 05/ 17 - 03: 17 PM

 It's a common dilemma that business professionals face: would it be faster, cheaper, and easier for me to outsource everyday tasks or do them in-house? For most companies, the answer is: is depends. It depends on what kind of work you're doing, how much.


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Integrating Unified Communications

Submitted by Scott Leonardo on Fri, 06/ 02/ 17 - 05: 06 PM

Modern technology has made us more connected than ever—calendars that sync, phones that ding all day long, and emails that are never clear. Connection is the name of the game for businesses today, and it's that kind of communication that clients expect.

Unified Communications

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How to Calculate Downtime Cost [3 Tips to Minimize]

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Thu, 06/ 01/ 17 - 03: 15 PM


According to an IBM study, there are, on average, 4,000 cyber attacks per day in the United States. Of the companies who are attacked, 60% of small businesses close permanently within six months. The financial ramifications for your.

cost of downtime, cost of IT downtime

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Ending Your Copier Lease [3 Tips + Next Steps]

Submitted by Bernie Schom on Tue, 05/ 30/ 17 - 06: 10 PM


Is your copier lease end date looming in the near future? If so, you may be unsure of the proper protocol to follow per your lease, especially if the last time you read it was over a year ago. Keep reading to learn what to expect.

Copier Leasing

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Is Your Network Ready for VoIP?

Submitted by Chris Gaines on Mon, 05/ 29/ 17 - 02: 46 PM

Did you know that you could choose a phone system that integrates with your current business data applications? Today's VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) phone systems work within your current network, giving you a powerful ally in your business.

Unified Communications

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