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

Viber vs. WhatsApp: Which App Does More?

Viber vs. WhatsApp: Which App Does More?
Communication apps are a dime a dozen nowadays. There are plenty to choose from, each offering a different set of bells and whistles that make the user experience unique. Among the most popular of today's communication and mobile messaging apps are Viber and WhatsApp. While they share some of the same standard features for messaging, they're both fundamentally distinct from each other.To help you decide which messaging app is best... Read More

snom 760 Hands-on Editor's Review

snom 760 Hands-on Editor's Review
Features I personally love:The Web Interface is the greatest strength of the phone in my opinion. For starters, you can quickly manually program the phone and make calls from it. You can also program the hard keys and Action URLs for various tasks from the web interface. This includes - Lines, Contact Directory,Call History, Transfers, and Redirects. Lastly being technical, I love the trove of troubleshooting tools available in the web... Read More

5 Career Lessons From "Game of Thrones"

5 Career Lessons From `Game of Thrones`
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is a cultural phenomenon. You can’t go into a Starbucks anymore without seeing two people in the corner, sipping their java and yapping about how life would be if they could have pet direwolves. Maybe I'm exaggerating a bit. But the truth is that the show has pervaded our social consciousness in recent years, attracting more and more viewers as the seasons progress.Even though the show... Read More

Is Your Favorite Gadget Getting Bigger or Smaller?

Is Your Favorite Gadget Getting Bigger or Smaller?
Over the past few decades, innovative gadgets have made their way into our lives. Some are necessary and others aren’t so essential. But it’s hard to imagine a world without our gadgets letting us know when our next meeting is or whether our road trip is being rerouted after that wrong turn a few blocks earlier.What has changed since the 1990s—when a lot of our gadgets began to truly pervade our every day— is... Read More

Vonage Business vs 8x8 Comparison

Vonage Business vs 8x8 Comparison
In 2012, GetVoIP compared Vocalocity and 8x8. VoIP is a competitive business, and new features, new prices, and even new companies can emerge all the time. Vocalocity is now Vonage Business Solutions. 8x8 hasn't changed their names, but they have continued to add new features, rack up more awards, and win big name clients. Both providers offer big time features at a small time price. Let's compare the strengths and features of... Read More

Grandstream GXV3275 Hands-on Review

Grandstream GXV3275 Hands-on Review
Good For: Business & Personal UseGrandstream decided to go all-in with their latest entry in the desk phone arena: the GXV3275. Most of the gripes we had with the product’s predecessor have been remedied with their latest device. For starters, one of the major critiques of the older GXV3175 was that the device’s default phone functions were cumbersome and difficult to use. You could only make phone calls from the dial pad, for... Read More

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