Here’s how your business communications system works

Many businesses still rely heavily on landline telephones, which remain one of the first points of contact businesses have with their customers. With the marriage of traditional telephony and digital connectivity comes a more affordable and more reliable option: internet phones. Is this the option for your business? Read on to find out. Different phone […]

Steps to cloud-based unified communications

Moving your business’s resources to the cloud is quickly becoming the mainstream formula for success. But this comes with certain risks and requires careful planning. Your organization’s unified communications system (UC) is no exception and can be more challenging than moving other functions. To better ensure a trouble-free experience, take note of these steps. Opt […]

Licensing issues with virtualization

Software developers make a profit by selling us the best product they can create. When selling pieces of their software in bulk, they offer licensing packages to businesses so you don’t have to buy 100 copies of the same CD. Now that an increasing amount of services and tools are moving into the cloud, it’s […]

Office 365 simplifies calendar sharing

Office 365 receives updates so often that they’re hard to track. But the software suite’s basic calendar functions will always be among the most popular. If you’d like to let people outside of your organization see your calendar, all it takes is a few clicks. Share an Office 365 calendar with specific people Click the […]

Flood-proof your business technology now

In 2018, eight hurricanes left a trail of devastation that destroyed homes and businesses. Things aren’t looking bright in 2019, as experts have warned that major hurricanes will likely occur this year, too. Businesses looking to avoid the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma from years past must build a solid disaster recovery (DR) plan […]

5 VoIP services you need to know about

More individual users and business owners are becoming aware of Voice over Internet Protocol’s (VoIP) features and advantages over conventional landlines. As technology progresses, the options available for VoIP also increases. Find out which service is best for your needs in the compilation below. VoIP comes in a variety of forms. Do you rarely leave […]

What are virtual containers?

Virtual containers are changing the way business IT design and support are carried out, just like virtualization technology did a few years ago. If your small business could benefit from reduced computer hardware costs and increased workplace efficiency, it’s time to learn more about containers. What are containers and why are they so popular? Virtual […]

Differentiating Groups, Yammer, and Teams

Yammer, Outlook Groups, and Microsoft Teams have plenty in common. They’re all Office 365 tools designed for sharing files and communicating with colleagues. So what differentiates each from the other and when should you use them? Let’s take a quick look. Outlook Groups With Outlook Groups, every member gets a shared inbox, calendar, project planner, […]

How to minimize VoIP downtime

Disasters can happen at any time, and if your company is unprepared, it can put you out of business. One of the most essential technologies today is Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony systems. Should a disaster knock your VoIP offline, you will lose people, productivity, and ultimately, profit. Avoid such a fate by following […]

What’s better, virtualization or the cloud?

You’ve probably heard of cloud computing, but what about virtualization? Both are invaluable for small businesses, but it’s easy to mix them up. Learning the differences between these technologies can save you a lot of money, so let’s do a quick recap of how they work. Differences between cloud computing and virtualization Virtualization lets you […]