The Big Picture of The Hosted VoIP Market in 2014

The Big Picture of The Hosted VoIP Market in 2014
We decided to step back and take in the larger picture of all of the emerging trends in the hosted VoIP market. This is one of the most dynamic markets in the technology world today: its growth is explosive, and there’s no end in sight. Every aspect of the way we do business has been touched by these emerging technologies, and more changes are just over the horizon. Last month, the research firm Frost & Sullivan released a... Read More

Yealink SIP-T22P Hands-on Review

Yealink SIP-T22P Hands-on Review
Video Review:[video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AC1oNMwueP8]Physical Overview:Dimensions: Phone base is just over 8” wide, 7.5” deep, 6” highIt’s actually quite a small footprint for a desk phone and this has the ability of coming off as a cheap phone or simply a perfectly sized phone, only you can decide that.The design is spot on with the layout of the buttons and lights, it fits and is visually... Read More

Google Nexus 9 Tablet Hands-on Video Review

Google Nexus 9 Tablet Hands-on Video Review
Initial thoughts:Opening the box and seeing what's inside provides a great experience. I've unboxed many new devices and have always had a great deal of respect for a device based on how it's packaged and the opening experience it offers users. This is something that Apple (gasp) has been able to deliver its customers a while and it’s nice to see others step up to their game.I specifically target things like the... Read More

5 Things to Consider When Shopping for an MDM

5 Things to Consider When Shopping for an MDM
The legions of smartphone and tablets that are entering the organization – those both known and unknown to IT and telecommunications managers – create a multitude of security and management challenges.We know that. We also know that one of the main platforms to meet this challenge is mobile device management (MDM) solutions. It is a moving target, however. MDM is a deceptively simple name for a wide variety of technologies that... Read More

Ooma Premier vs netTALK Comparison

Ooma Premier vs netTALK Comparison
netTALK and Ooma were two of the earliest names in residential VoIP, entering the market in 2009 and 2007, respectively. Both companies follow the model of selling VoIP hardware that consumers hook up to their traditional wired or wireless phones, and offering inexpensive ongoing services with no contract. Ooma differs from many VoIP providers because it offers a free tier without a lot of bells and... Read More

The 20 Highest Rated Telecom CEOs To Work For in 2014

The 20 Highest Rated Telecom CEOs To Work For in 2014
The telecommunications industry is a huge employer. Its reach spans every technology-related business sector and it remains at the heart of the entertainment world, as well. Prospective employees face a dizzying array of companies from which to choose. Many factors go into picking the right job, but it’s worth taking a close look at the CEO. It may seem that Chief Executives operate up in an ivory tower, but their influence reaches much... Read More

Organizations Must Plan for BYOD – Whether They Intend to Use it or Not

Organizations Must Plan for BYOD – Whether They Intend to Use it or Not
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) -- the use by an employee of his or her personal device -- is increasingly popular. It has become feasible since consumer devices have equaled, and in some cases surpassed, corporate devices in power and functionality.GetVoIP has covered this issue before. Early last year, Michael Ventimiglia took a look at the advantages and disadvantages of BYOD, which represents a radical departure from the way in which IT... Read More

The Job Stress Epidemic Is Making Us Sick, Here's What You Need To Know! [Infographic]

The Job Stress Epidemic Is Making Us Sick, Here's What You Need To Know! [Infographic]
Stress. It’s a normal part of life, just another entry on the list of emotions that every human being encounters. Right? Wrong. The experience of stress creates intense physiological reactions which can change the way our body heals, fights disease, and resists aging. The serious health implications of long-term stress have been extensively studied, and the results can be frightening.There’s one source of stress that consistently... Read More

Zoho vs Salesforce CRM: Which Is Better For SMBs?

Zoho vs Salesforce CRM: Which Is Better For SMBs?
If you own a business, you probably have a lot on your plate already. Luckily, CRM doesn't have to be another one of your headaches. Whether you need something small to take care of your SMB needs or whether you need something more versatile to keep up with your plans for scaling your company, there are plenty of CRM options out there to choose from.Two in particular are industry leaders that are worth checking out: Zoho and... Read More

20 Crazy Practical Tech Ideas That Just Need To Happen Already

20 Crazy Practical Tech Ideas That Just Need To Happen Already
Years ago, "The Jetsons" made me think that flying cars and shorter work days would be a reality in the near future. Well, here we are in 2014 and we've still yet to see cars zooming through the sky and a 9am-to-12pm workday really settle into our conscience. But we're close. Our phones are as powerful as our computers and our thermostats have touch screens and wi-fi; technology is moving forward whether we can see it or not.... Read More

Top 50 Web Conferencing Blogs of 2014

Top 50 Web Conferencing Blogs of 2014
The writing is on the wall: web conferencing is here to stay. More and more businesses are choosing to split up their teams remotely and choosing to adapt to the way mobile technology is shifting how we all communicate. There's a lot to consider when determining which web conferencing solution works best for your company, but luckily, there are plenty of resources available online that can point you in the right direction. Here are 50... Read More

10 Crazy Marketing Stunts That Put Tech Startups On The Map (And Some Off)

10 Crazy Marketing Stunts That Put Tech Startups On The Map (And Some Off)
PR stunts are nothing new. Way back in 1896, William Crush of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad put together a rather insane publicity stunt when he turned an empty spot of desert into “Crush City” for one day, promising the spectacle of a violent train crash. He painted one engine red, and the other green, and sent them on a tour of major cities months in advance of the event. Over 40,000 people showed up to gawk on the day,... Read More

Insightly vs. Nimble: Which Is Better For SMBs?

Insightly vs. Nimble: Which Is Better For SMBs?
Small businesses have a lot on their minds these days. They have to turn a profit, obviously. And they have to do so while being productive, efficient, and up-to-date with customer demands. Luckily for the business owners out there, there's a ton of software that can help with that last part. Now, of course, there are the juggernaut CRM brands that do everything really well, but their price tags are often too steep for SMBs just... Read More

To Rebrand Or Not? 8 Crucial Laws of Rebranding [Infographic]

To Rebrand Or Not? 8 Crucial Laws of Rebranding [Infographic]
There is a dilemma that businesses face when they hit a wall. Its when a business's target demographics change, its competition forces evolution, or when social climate influences how it carries out its agenda. And when this happens, a business often evolves to keep up with the times and to stay ahead of the competition. But not all "rebranding" stories are good stories. Sometimes, companies evolve when they shouldn't...... Read More

Ringcentral Pro vs Ooma Office Comparison

Ringcentral Pro vs Ooma Office Comparison
Ooma is one of the top names in residential VoIP, and RingCentral is one of the most popular hosted PBX providers. Ooma has expanded into business VoIP with an emphasis on home and small businesses. RingCentral has similarly expanded from unlimited minute plans to also having on-the-go plans that you can tailor for the size of your business. With 28 million small businesses in the US, and 22 millions self-employed, the competition to... Read More

100 Great Subscriptions That Will Streamline Your Business

100 Great Subscriptions That Will Streamline Your Business
The flexible, affordable, and convenient nature of subscription services make them a natural choice for companies looking to streamline operations in every aspect of their business. The rise of cloud technology and software-as-service products means that you have more choices than ever before, and spreading payment over monthly subscription fees allows you to minimize the risk of your investment. Not sure where to start? We've scoured the... Read More

The Top 9 Most Secure Remote PC Access Software of 2014

The Top 9 Most Secure Remote PC Access Software of 2014
Remote access to PCs has long been a tricky IT staple. On the one hand, gaining authorized control to your device and its files is a great thing, allowing for users to have quick access to their most essential electronic items. But on the other hand, this convenience has become a bigger and bigger concern for sophisticated hackers and the infiltration techniques they employ to gain access to your devices. Now, the best remote PC access... Read More

10 Simple Ways To Make Your Office Look Cleaner Than It Really Is

10 Simple Ways To Make Your Office Look Cleaner Than It Really Is
Your office is your home away from home. And keeping the office clean is an incredibly important function of everyday work life. While it'd be great if you could clean up after yourself every day to make sure everything is always spick-and-span, the truth is that you'll probably hold off on the bigger cleaning chores until you absolutely need to... Until somebody important knocks on the door, forcing you to de-clutter everything like a... Read More

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