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5 Ways to Reduce Your Company’s Expenses

The easiest way to increase revenue is to reduce expenses.  Here are 5 ways to reduce your expenses, resulting in a larger bottom line.

 Convert your phones to a cloud-based phone system.  There’s a lot of buzz around cloud these days, and cloud communications is no exception.  Smart businesses…

Best Practices for Threat Protection

Recently, it was reported that a nation-state threat-actor managed to infiltrate a large number of organizations—including multiple US government agencies. They did this by distributing backdoor software, dubbed SunBurst, by compromising SolarWind’s Orion IT monitoring and management software update system. Based on SolarWind’s data, 33,000 organizations use Orion’s software,…

A Testimonial from Bakersfield Heart Hospital

For several years, our hospital needed to transition away from a very old Nortel analog phone system.  The system had been installed in 1998, and even when new embodied older technology.  Last year we finally decided to tackle the project, which to me represented a huge complex undertaking.  I…

CARES Act Funding for School Technology Needs

The federal government has approved the CARES Act to provide funding to public entities, including K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and local and state governments. The funding can be used to help these organizations respond to and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the ways funding…

3 Benefits of SIP Trunking

SIP Trunking is fast becoming the best way for businesses to securely send and receive calls through a PBX over the internet – both through an onsite PBX or hosted solution.

Here are 3 benefits of SIP:

Greater Voice Quality:  To use SIP, you need SIP compatible phones to interpret…

National Security Agency Issues Cybersecurity Guidance for Teleworkers

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the authority of the Director of National Intelligence. Recently, the NSA issued cybersecurity guidance for teleworkers to help improve security for remote work. Whilst many are focusing on the need to…

7 Best Practices to Secure Virtual Meetings

In most organizations, the only meetings happening right now are virtual meetings.  Thankfully, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has come up with some best practices for virtual meeting security.

Note: there are low, medium, and high risk conference calls based on the content. The higher the risk, the more of these steps you’ll…

HOW CAN IT SUPPORT A WORKFORCE IN CRISIS?

In just a short number of days, COVID-19 has completely transformed the work culture around the world. You may have never seen an acrylic sneeze guard or a thermometer gun before, but you almost certainly will now as they become essentials in workplaces across the world. Many businesses without…

7 Tips for Avoiding a #workfromhomefail

1. Colleagues can see your background.
As many people have learned the hard way, laptop cameras may capture more of your space than you’d like. If you’re fortunate enough to have a dedicated home office or workspace, then you probably don’t have to worry too much about what’s behind you,…

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