How to keep your VoIP systems safe

While investing in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems is known to help businesses reduce their telecommunication costs, failing to secure these can nullify the financial advantages gained and even lead to some serious consequences. If VoIP systems are left vulnerable, hackers can eavesdrop on your conversations and steal sensitive information. It’s therefore crucial to […]

Tips to minimize VoIP downtime and increase productivity

Although Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems are more dependable than traditional landlines, there’s always a chance of downtime since the whole network is connected to the internet. If your internet connection fails, so does your business phone service. This article will provide you with helpful tips to minimize VoIP downtime. Choose a VoIP provider […]

What are the costs associated with owning a VoIP system?

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems are a more cost-effective alternative to traditional phone systems. For a fixed monthly bill, you get enterprise-grade business communication tools but without the expensive call rates of old landline telephones. But despite its affordability, there are still several costs associated with implementing a VoIP phone system. 1. Initial costs […]

How to protect your business from TDoS attacks

Small businesses are increasingly moving from traditional telephones to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to save on costs. While VoIP offers many benefits, an unsecure system can leave your business vulnerable to a new kind of attack called telephony denial-of-service (TDoS). In this blog post, we will discuss what TDoS is and how you can […]

5G: What you need to know about the future of business VoIP systems

Fifth generation technology, or 5G, will significantly enhance the performance of your business’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems. That’s because 5G networks have much higher speeds, greater capacity, and reduced latency than 4G LTE networks. This means that businesses can enjoy crystal-clear voice quality and low call latency no matter what device or where […]

What you need to know about VoIP theft of service

Did you know that theft of service is one of the most common types of fraud that affects Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems? VoIP theft of service is a serious issue that impacts businesses’ VoIP networks and can result in significant financial losses. In this article, we will discuss what VoIP theft of […]

Keep callers on the line by using these VoIP features

Callers generally don’t like being put on hold for very long periods. But sometimes, your staff will have to put them on hold to verify their identity, find answers to their queries, or refer the call to a supervisor. One way to make sure callers do not feel abandoned while on hold is to use […]

5 Key security measures you need for VoIP

As a more convenient and less expensive alternative to traditional phone services, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology is now a business necessity. But as with any other piece of technology that can connect to the internet, VoIP can and will be exploited by cybercriminals. That’s why it’s important to take the necessary steps to […]

5 Steps for securing your VoIP systems

If your company’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony systems are not equipped to weather disasters like wildfires and hurricanes, then they may fail when a calamity occurs. This could disrupt your operations and you may lose productivity, customers, and profit as a result. To avoid such losses, you must follow these important steps. Choose […]

Computing the ownership cost of a VoIP system

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems are tried and tested tools for business agility and continuity, so it’s no wonder that many companies use them. But they also come with ownership costs that you should anticipate. Read on to learn more. Upfront costs Upfront costs are largely determined by the manner in which you acquire […]

The dangers of TDoS to your VoIP systems

Most businesses are familiar with denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, or attacks that cripple an IT network, system, or machine to deny access to intended users. Not many businesses know, however, that Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems can be a DoS attack target too. If you have security measures in place against regular DoS attacks but […]

VoIP theft of service: What you need to know

Theft of service is the most common type of fraud that impacts Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems. Let’s take a closer look at how it affects VoIP networks and how your organization can prevent or minimize the risk of this type of fraud. What is theft of service? VoIP theft of service is […]

Calculating the total cost of a VoIP system

Cost is always an important factor to consider when it comes to technological investments. Especially with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems, you have to be careful that investing in one doesn’t put you way over budget. Even if that phone system comes with a host of features, it’s important that you evaluate not […]

3 Ways VoIP can help organizations get through the COVID-19 pandemic

In this time of uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, communication is more important than ever. Organizations in all sectors are struggling to stay connected with their remote workforces, as well as clients and partners who need assistance. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony offers the perfect solution. Aside from ensuring good communication, VoIP […]

Why VoIP is best with remote workers

More and more Americans are working out of the office than ever before. A Gallup poll revealed that since 1996, the number of remote workers increased fourfold, with 37 percent of Americans working from their homes, coffee shops, or coworking spaces. Remote working is changing the set-up of the workplace, and it’s easy to see […]