Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Your managed service provider (MSP) may have your IT covered. But knowing a thing or two about internet-based phones will help you understand which ones will fit your business. What are your choices? Which one is better? Read on to learn more about at Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems. What are “proprietary” systems? When […]

Optimize your VoIP experience with these 4 apps

Optimize your VoIP experience with these 4 apps

Whether it’s families searching for an affordable way to keep in touch with their loved ones, online gamers who want a simple communication medium, or business executives who are using video conferencing and telepresence to lower travel costs, VoIP has become a part of their daily lives. These are the apps you should download for […]

Promoting collaboration tools adoption

Promoting collaboration tools adoption

Collaboration tools enhance efficiency and productivity,  enabling organizations to work faster and better. But for collaboration tools to truly deliver on their promise, you need employee buy-in. Accelerate collaboration tools adoption with these tips. #1 Conduct an audit and have your use cases ready – The first thing you need to do is run an […]

New VoIP feature released by Skype

New VoIP feature released by Skype

It is no secret that the internet is unsafe, with attacks occuring every second. Having a secure network that ensures privacy when communicating with others through the internet can be even harder. As a solution, Skype recently launched a new feature that guarantees total privacy when conversing. Benefits of using Private Conversations Named ‘Private Conversations’ […]

VoIP vocab: Open source and Proprietary

VoIP vocab: Open source and Proprietary

Voice over IP (VoIP) upgrades are the clear choice for businesses that want to cut telecommunications costs and improve customer service. It’s a versatile technology with incredible customizability, and although we do most of the work for you, it’s important to understand the difference between proprietary and open-source systems. What are “proprietary” systems? When most […]

Be careful of ransomware-infested Skype ads

Be careful of ransomware-infested Skype ads

Since Skype is a free service for consumers, it generally has to rely on advertising to turn a profit. As a result, most users regularly see banner ads on the video calling interface. Recently, hackers have begun to exploit these advertisements by distributing fake ads that contain ransomware. If you’re an avid Skype user, here’s […]

Skype launches new communication hub

Skype launches new communication hub

Skype as a desktop communication tool is largely popular with consumers and businesses alike, yet its mobile app leaves much to be desired. Whether it’s the slow VoIP service or limited communication features, there’s definitely a lot of room for improvement. And apparently, Skype has acknowledged these concerns as they’ve recently launched Skype Mingo, a […]

Benefits of using Skype for Business

Benefits of using Skype for Business

For businesses, it’s never enough to rely on just one asset to succeed, especially when there are better options out there to explore. This is where Skype for Business comes in. Skype for Business is more tailor-made for companies, and it’s hard to deny the many corporate benefits it brings to the table. Let’s examine […]