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VoIP & UC
8 Tips for Improving VoIP Call Quality
Reuben Yonatan
May 26, 2015

8 Tips for Improving VoIP Call Quality

VoIP systems allow businesses to communicate over the Internet, providing quick access to information that has become essential to surviving in a global market. Using the Internet creates a new set of audio quality challenges, however, and failing to address these challenges can compromise customer relations and slow your business down. To minimize VoIP call quality issues, adopt the following steps: Don a DECT...
VoIP & UC
10 Questions to Ask When Comparing IVR Systems
Reuben Yonatan
May 19, 2015

10 Questions to Ask When Comparing IVR Systems

As businesses compete for customers in an increasingly globalized market, efficient customer service is becoming essential. Interactive voice response, or IVR, systems allow businesses to automate their customer service, letting callers access information and services without ever speaking to a service rep. IVR systems can lower business costs and increase customer satisfaction, but only if you choose one suited to your business. Before...
Cloud Computing
Would You Pay for Facebook? Users Weigh In
Michael Yunat
May 18, 2015

Would You Pay for Facebook? Users Weigh In

[Watch a video]  On this episode of Talkin Tech, we asked New Yorkers if they would pay to use Facebook. While the survey size wasn't too big, the findings, which included more than 40 randomly selected active Facebook users, show that respondents had to naturally stop and think about using Facebook if they had to pay as low as $5 a year to use. While some respondents said “hell no”,...
VoIP & UC
Skype for Business Extends its Global Reach with AT&T Partnership
Reuben Yonatan
May 14, 2015

Skype for Business Extends its Global Reach with AT&T Partnership

AT&T announced last week, that they’ll be joining forces with Microsoft to deliver Skype for Business to its global user base. Available in different delivery modes to AT&T subscribers, Skype for Business will be a mainstream offering in more than 140 AT&T supported countries.With this new partnership, AT&T customers will now be able to conduct virtual meetings, connect and collaborate with remote employees and...
Business Insights
The Detrimental Pitfalls of Open-Plan Offices [Infographic]
Reuben Yonatan
May 06, 2015

The Detrimental Pitfalls of Open-Plan Offices [Infographic]

When open-plan offices first came on the scene, everyone expected great things. Improved collaboration and communication, better social engagement, increased accountability and transparency, and a huge boost in efficiency. Unfortunately, half a century later, none of those promised benefits have come true. In fact, there’s absolutely no evidence that an open-plan office boosts morale or productivity, and mounting studies that show the...
Cloud Computing
10 Incredible Companies That Are Changing The World With The Cloud
Reuben Yonatan
April 29, 2015

10 Incredible Companies That Are Changing The World With The Cloud

Every other startup loves to talk about how their product will change the world, but how many actually deliver? The new possibilities that open up to humanity with each technological advance are staggering, as we solve old problems and discover fresh solutions. There are some companies, though, which don’t relegate “social investment” to a side project. For these businesses, social investment is the project. These...
VoIP & UC
13 Great Photos That Sum Up Why Businesses NEED VoIP
Michael Yunat
April 28, 2015

13 Great Photos That Sum Up Why Businesses NEED VoIP

Over the last few years, as cloud communications have continued to grow at an astounding pace, there have been hundreds of  thousands of words written about the benefits and advantages of switching your company over to VoIP. Here at GetVoIP, we’ve been known to contribute to that word count from time to time! But sometimes pictures can tell the story better than any amount of column inches ever could. We’ve put together this...
VoIP & UC
Provider Spotlight: 8x8, Inc., Q&A with Erik Archer
Reuben Yonatan
April 23, 2015

Provider Spotlight: 8x8, Inc., Q&A with Erik Archer

[Watch a video]  On this provider spotlight, we are featuring 8x8, Inc., a cloud communications solution provider based out of San Jose, California. Here’s our Q&A with 8x8's Corporate Envangelist, Erik Archer:What is something consumers may not knowby 8x8 as a company?Erik Archer: Well actually, believe it or not, we're just about 30 years old. In Silicon Valley terms...
VoIP & UC
Top 50 UC Experts to Follow in 2015
Michael Yunat
April 22, 2015

Top 50 UC Experts to Follow in 2015

 Unified Communication refers to the consolidation of many communications tools—chat, text, voice and video, and much more—into one platform. Your phone, computer, and even television are now extensions of each other. Your favorite starship captain might have had a name for it, but we call it UC. It's here and it's taking over business.Here are some current forecasts and statistics worth checking...
Business Insights
10 Modern Business Communication Methods That Customers Love
Reuben Yonatan
April 21, 2015

10 Modern Business Communication Methods That Customers Love

Only a hundred years ago, the only thing most businesses did to communicate with their customers was hang up a cardboard sign. The times have changed. Phones, radio, television and the Internet have made it possible for businesses to build real, meaningful relationships with their customers. The businesses that have embraced the Internet of Things and constant contact model have boomed, while others have started to disappear. Here are 10...
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