Avoid these common VoIP pitfalls

Avoid these common VoIP pitfalls

When a technology is released on the market that promises to cut the expense of your old technology in half, it certainly can raise some eyebrows. We all know, when a deal sounds too good to be true it usually is. So when it comes to VoIP, and its wild claims of radically reducing phone costs, what’s the catch? For many business owners who jumped into a VoIP system without a plan or chose the wrong service provider, there can be a big one.

FXS vs FXO: what’s the difference?

FXS vs FXO: what’s the difference?

Many businesses today are implementing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems in their office, to replace traditional phone lines – and for good reason. VoIP provides significant advantages, including the ability to make and receive calls from anywhere and at any time, cost savings, a more reliable signal, and more.

Tell-tale signs you need VoIP

Tell-tale signs you need VoIP

Switching from a traditional phone system to a VoIP one is actually easier than you might think. There isn’t much equipment necessary for installation, and training your staff doesn’t require all that much effort either. Of course, before you make the switch, you’ll need to give some thought to whether or not it will actually be of use to your company.

How to prepare your business for VoIP

How to prepare your business for VoIP

Businesses everywhere are embracing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to communicate more effectively with colleagues, clients, and suppliers. Do you have a VoIP phone system in place? When it comes to transitioning your business from traditional phone lines over to VoIP, preparation is vital to seamless and successful implementation.

WhatsApp adds VoIP voice calling for Android

WhatsApp adds VoIP voice calling for Android

Have you been waiting for WhatsApp to introduce voice calling? If so, the wait is over and free calls on the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platform are finally here – at least they are if you happen to be an Android user. The instant messaging giant has finally released an update for the Android version of its app that enables free internet-based calls between WhatsApp users.

Protecting VoIP Systems

Protecting VoIP Systems

One of the most important factors for a successful business is communication. With the advancement of technology over recent years, Voice over Internet Protocol has been devised to respond to people’s needs. Yet even with VoIP’s huge plus for convenience, the system is always vulnerable in the eyes of skilled data thieves.

Get VoIP ready for the holidays

Get VoIP ready for the holidays

The holiday season has begun and regardless of your location and industry, there is a good chance that you will see an increased call volume this month. In order to prepare, you should ensure that your VoIP system is ready for this call boost. To help, here are some useful tips that will make sure your VoIP systems are ready for anything.

Should businesses go mobile only?

Should businesses go mobile only?

A common trend in many households is the adoption of mobile devices as the main home phone. In fact, in 2013 it was estimated that almost 41% of households in the US were only using mobile devices. This number continues to grow as mobile devices continue to become more popular.