VoIP softphones or hardphones: Which is better?

Are you thinking about installing a new business phone system or upgrading your existing one? If you are, you have the choice between VoIP softphones and hardphones. But which one is better? This article will tackle the differences between the two types of VoIP phones and which one your business should get. VoIP Softphones Softphones […]

5 Handy tips to combat VoIP eavesdropping

Eavesdropping on VoIP calls is a serious business threat. This happens when someone uses a software program to record or listen in on VoIP calls without permission. This can be done to steal trade secrets or commit fraud. To protect your business from such attacks, here’s what you need to do. Change default usernames and […]

The business benefits of unified communications

Are you looking for a way to improve your business communication systems without breaking the bank? Unified communications (UC) might be the answer you’re looking for. UC is a relatively new concept, but it’s already gaining traction among businesses of all sizes. Let’s take a closer look at what UC is and how your business […]

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 […]

Quality of Service: A VoIP system essential

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has become the top communication system of choice for many small- to medium-sized businesses. If your business is looking to switch to VoIP, make sure to ask potential providers about their Quality of Service (QoS). This is because the best QoS is essential for ensuring your company’s success. In this […]

Tips for moving your business’s UC system to the cloud

Migrating your unified communications (UC) systems to the cloud can offer many benefits for your business. Perhaps the most obvious one is the increased scalability that comes with cloud-based solutions. This means you can quickly and easily add more users or bandwidth as your needs grow. You can also take advantage of augmented security features […]

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 […]

How softphones improve business performance

When working remotely, there are many tools you can use to communicate with your colleagues and clients. You have email, analog phone calls, internal discussion forums, and issue tracking software. However, if you want to dramatically improve business performance, softphones are the way to go. Here’s just a few of their benefits for your business. […]

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 […]

Microsoft Teams vs. Google Meet: Which should you pick?

If you’re looking for a way to connect your remote or hybrid team, you can’t go wrong with Microsoft Teams and Google Meet, two of the most popular digital communication platforms today. Each offers a robust set of features that make communication among colleagues, as well as with clients and business partners, easier and more […]

Discover the best VoIP service for your business

Gone are the days when companies had to spend a lot of money on long-distance phone calls to clients and partners. Thanks to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), you can now place and receive calls for free or a minimal fee. In this blog, we will tackle the different VoIP services to help you choose […]

Tips to optimize your VoIP systems for the holidays

Many customer-facing businesses often experience a surge in customer calls during the holidays. It’s therefore important that your Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems are capable of handling the increased network demands and activity during one of the busiest times of the year. To ensure customer satisfaction during the holidays, here’s how you can […]

5 Signs of a VoIP system security breach

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems are game-changing, allowing users to make and receive calls from virtually anywhere with an internet connection. Unfortunately, they’re not completely safe from cyberthreats. If you have a VoIP phone system, watch out for these five signs that it is being hacked. 1. Irregularities in your call history If […]

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 […]

Why call recording is advantageous for businesses

It’s almost impossible for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today to function without Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP). And as an SMB owner, you should explore ways to maximize your VoIP system’s features. For starters, you can use its call recording function to enhance your customer service quality. In turn, you can reap the following […]

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 […]

Everything you need to know about business phones

Should you consider adopting new phone systems for your business? To help you decide, we’ve defined the various types of phone systems, their different life cycles, and technology options in the past and the present. Different phone systems Today’s businesses still use landlines to connect with various stakeholders, such as customers, investors, and suppliers, to […]

AI-powered VoIP: What businesses can expect

Automated processes powered by artificial intelligence (AI) makes operations more efficient and effective. For many companies, AI-powered Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is taking telecommunications automation to a whole new level. Here are the things it can offer your business. Interactive voice response (IVR) systems with conversational AI An IVR system is designed to automatically […]