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How to Cut Costs by Switching to VoIP

There are many ways you can save money when you switch from a traditional telephone service to a hosted VoIP service. You’ve probably heard some ways, but maybe not all. So in this article, we lay out all the ways VoIP helps you cut your IT costs. #1 – Reduced...

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Comparing Business Phone Costs: VoIP vs. On-site

If you’ve ever explored upgrading your phone system with new hardware, you probably know that on-site PBX (private branch exchange) phone systems are expensive. Capital costs are steep, but the costs don’t end there. To calculate the total cost of ownership for a...

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Breaking Down the Costs of a VoIP System

Cost is always an important consideration when deciding whether to migrate to new technology. Often, technology investments represent a trade-off: you pay more for the new technology but you get a better service in return. But this isn’t always the case. Sometimes you...

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The Rarely Discussed Benefit of Hosted IP PBX Solutions

We’ve written about the many benefits of hosted IP PBX before. By now, they’re fairly well known. In a nutshell, hosted IP PBX solutions give companies of any size access to sophisticated phone system features and functionality that were previously only available to...

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Big Trends for Hosted IP PBX in 2017

In the mid-2000s, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology experienced explosive growth. This happened largely because of the release of new powerful applications suitable for large facilities in the hospitality, health, and education sectors. Early adoption was...

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The Disruptive (in a Good Way) Phone System for SMEs

One of the largest providers of PBX hardware (typically used by medium-to-large companies for advanced business phone needs) recently filed for bankruptcy protection. As one news outlet put it, the company needs a refresh for cloudier times. Of course, they’re not...

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What You Need to Know About Hosted IP PBX

The landline business telephone is soon to become a technological relic. And the hardware behind it – on-premise private branch exchange (PBX) technology – is slowly but surely being replaced by a more scalable, flexible, and cost-effective alternative. That...

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SD-WAN Architecture for Dummies

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) provides the framework for easily managed networking. The technology behind SD-WAN is built off of SDN (software-defined networking). Whereas SDN is designed for local area networks (LANs), SD-WAN applies similar...

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Ensuring a Secure and Reliable SD-WAN Connection

If you’re considering a migration to SD-WAN for a more cost-effective, flexible, and high-capacity connectivity solution for your multi-site business, you should expect better security AND reliability as part of the package. It’s a myth that SD-WAN is less secure than...

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How SD-WAN Compares to Traditional WAN

Have you been thinking about moving your office connectivity to SD-WAN? There are a lot of good reasons to make the switch. But there are some challenges involved as well. In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of SD-WAN and traditional WAN to help you...

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How SD-WAN Is Going to Change Office Connectivity Forever.

Whether you work in an urban metropolis or a small rural community, you’ve probably experienced downtime with your network connection at one time or another. It seems to happen at the worst time too, taking you offline right when you need it most to keep your business...

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