What is the difference between STIR and SHAKEN ? STIR is a set of protocols enabling service providers to certify the legitimacy of the caller ID of an outbound phone with a trusted authenitcation service, which can then be verified by the terminating service provider. What is SHAKEN? STIR is a set of protocols enabling […]
DDOS Attacks Causing Telephone Outages
In recent weeks, we’ve seen multiple VOIP carriers hit with Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks which have severely impeded their capability to process voice traffic. Bandwidth.com is the most recent of these carriers to suffer from a DDOS attack. Bandwidth.com is also one of our primary inbound carriers, which has resulted in inbound call […]
Simplifying Your Front Desk: Call Queues
Simplifying Your Front Desk: Call Queues As more and more businesses push to streamline communication and create remote work environments for their employees, a common question often arises. How will our phone system adapt to meet our ever-changing needs? In part two of an ongoing series for “Simplifying Your Front Desk,” we take a look […]
Migrating from Legacy PBX to Hosted VoIP
WHY YOU SHOULD BE MIGRATING FROM LEGACY PBX TO HOSTED VoIP With the recent uptick in employees working remotely, many organizations are beginning to spot flaws in their legacy PBX. Whether it be a lack of mobility or an inability to integrate with modern business applications, traditional phone systems are falling short. As a result, […]
Simplifying Your Front Desk: Auto Attendants
Simplifying Your Front Desk: Auto Attendants What is an Auto Attendant? Auto attendants (or automated attendants) act as a virtual receptionist for your business. Using pre-recorded greetings and menu options, the auto attendant answers incoming calls and routes callers without the need for a full-time receptionist. With an auto attendant, businesses can direct callers to […]
How Secure Is Your Video Conference Software?
How Secure Is Your Video Conference Software? If your business is still being run on an “old-style” phone system, when there’s a power outage, you’re disconnected from the outside world. In unexpected emergencies – be it a natural disaster such as a tornado or hurricane, or in the unprecedented times of late, a pandemic – […]
The Advantage of Hosted PBX Systems in Disaster Recovery
The Advantages of Hosted PBX Systems in Disaster Recovery Hosted phone systems have several advantages over traditional phone systems when it comes to disaster recovery, and here’s why. If your business is still being run on an “old-style” phone system, when there’s a power outage, you’re disconnected from the outside world. In unexpected emergencies – […]
Yealink and TIPS team up
YEALINK AND TIPS TEAM UP TO HELP EDUCATION IMPROVE COMMUNICATION EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE COST School Challenges School districts in the United States (US) face unique challenges with budgeting and operations as they try to provide enhanced technology with budget constraints. The school districts need to strategically invest their resources in empowering students to become successful. […]
Should your Company Switch to vFax?
SHOULD YOUR COMPANY SWITCH TO vFAX? vFax? WHAT IS THAT? IS IT SOMETHING WE NEED? ALL ABOUT vFAX Technology is advancing at a mind-boggling pace. Keeping up with what trends can provide truly helpful, timesaving, and cost cutting business solutions can be a job. To make things easier on you, here’s one technology solution that […]
New Phone System Laws: Are YOU Compliant?
NEW PHONE SYSTEM LAWS ARE YOU COMPLIANT? ENSURING COMPLIANCE Older phone system don’t always allow direct dialing to 911. Older systems also do not always have the capability to send out notifications when a 911 call is placed. There are laws in effect that now require phone systems to allow callers to immediately dial ‘911’ […]