Grasshopper vs Phone.com Comparison

Grasshopper vs Phone.com Comparison
Grasshopper and Phone.com are part of a new generation of VoIP providers that are tailored to the on-the-go Entrepreneur. Grasshopper and Phone.com follow a similar business model of divvying up minutes among several users. One number is included in the lower tiers, and paying a little more gives you a second number, so you can have a personal number for The Boss. They turn regular phones into extensions, bringing together a workforce that... Read More

Video Interview Tips From the HR Experts

Video Interview Tips From the HR Experts
Digital interviewing has become a reality in today’s job market: a recent study showed that 6 out of 10 HR managers routinely use video conferencing tools to screen candidates, and that number is continuing to grow as VoIP and video conferencing tools gain traction across industries. To help you leverage this technology, GetVoIP has brought together nine industry leaders to share their insight into how candidates and companies can make... Read More

eFax vs RingCentral Fax Comparison

eFax vs RingCentral Fax Comparison
RingCentral and eFax (owned by J2, which is the parent company of eVoice) both offer competitive VoIP fax plans that can be used to help your business stay within regulations and keep your business open to more clients. When comparing the two services, the first noticeable difference in pricing is the scale of the plans. eFax has two plans, and the largest plan includes 200 faxes sending and receiving (400 total) per month; RingCentral's... Read More

100 Great Tech Podcasters to Follow on Twitter

100 Great Tech Podcasters to Follow on Twitter
For many, Podcasts, or audio or video feeds distributed through RSS, are nothing new. Since debuting in the early/mid-2000’s the platform has been used by professionals and amateurs alike to discuss a variety of subjects. Though these subjects are wide and vast, one popular area of concentration has always been technology.Typically, these feeds are great for providing users with all types of... Read More

10 Reasons To Attend The Telecom Exchange

10 Reasons To Attend The Telecom Exchange
The 2014 Telecom Exchange West is coming up this week, and If you want to stay in the loop for all things telecom-related, you should definitely go. Why? Here are ten reasons to be there or be square:Reason 1: A level playing fieldThe TEX exhibit floor is arranged in alphabetical order, with each exhibitor getting three feet of table space and a seven-foot sign. At many other conventions, from comics to communication, the biggest... Read More

February Recap: Top VoIP Headlines You Might Have Missed Last Month

February Recap: Top VoIP Headlines You Might Have Missed Last Month
February has come and gone; however, with Valentine’s Day, snowstorms and inclement weather, Oscar coverage, and other news/events, you might have missed some of the month’s most breaking VoIP stories. As such, we’ve rounded up the best VoIP stories that might have came in under your radar in February.VoIP in 2014 - Industry Experts Weigh In On State of The IndustryVoIP experts provide analysis, predications,... Read More

50 Great Blogs Cloud Professionals Will Love

50 Great Blogs Cloud Professionals Will Love
As cloud computing has become a bigger and bigger industry, the web has filled up with blogs and websites dedicated to the service and its development. While these blogs can be very informative, they aren’t the only source of information professionals should be referencing. In fact, there are a number of tech-centric sites that explore the utilization and implementation of cloud services, as well as breakdown different aspects. Though... Read More

eVoice vs Grasshopper Comparison

eVoice vs Grasshopper Comparison
Grasshopper and eVoice represent a growing niche of business VoIP phone systems based more on the cloud than in an office. They both give small and growing businesses a professional appearance while giving workers, from the CEO on down, the opportunity to do their work where ever and whenever they choose to. Both providers rely on having mobile or PSTN connections, rather than using IP phones. Let's take a look at how the two companies... Read More

What The Biggest Telecom Companies Websites Looked Like At Launch

What The Biggest Telecom Companies Websites Looked Like At Launch
In the 1990s, as the web was just catching on in popular culture, phone and Internet companies had a head start getting their name on the Internet. Looking back at early versions of web sites of what are today's most popular telephone providers, we can see that the graphics were more basic, and in many cases the mission of the web site itself was not as consumer-focused as it is today. Here, we look back at early... Read More

Ooma Premier vs Vonage World Comparison

Ooma Premier vs Vonage World Comparison
Ooma and Vonage are two of the most popular names in residential VoIP. Vonage was the first major VoIP provider to bring VoIP home, and Ooma was an early name as well. We're going to look at each of the providers' most popular plans and see how they compare. Vonage World is their most popular package, with no hardware costs, and low international calling prices. Ooma has a moderately hefty hardware cost, their Ooma Telo costs $149.99,... Read More

The Best VoIP Companies to Work for in 2014

The Best VoIP Companies to Work for in 2014
It’s an exciting time for anyone making a career in VoIP. A recent forecast by Infonetics research predicts that combined business and home VoIP services will be worth $75 billion by 2015. Companies of all shapes and sizes are staking out their territory, from established IT and telecommunications multinationals to local startups. You’re talented, hard-working, and ready for a challenge, but how do you decide which VoIP company is... Read More

VoIP In 2014: Experts Weigh In On The Industry

VoIP In 2014: Experts Weigh In On The Industry
The landscape of VoIP, hosted PBX, UCC, and Internet telephony in general is constantly changing and evolving, not just from a technological standpoint, but from a business perspective as well. We at GetVoIP are dedicated to getting the best information and analysis not just from our own team but from outside experts as well. With that said, we bring to you a roundtable discussion with some of the biggest names and best minds in the field of... Read More

The Best Cloud Communities on Google Plus

The Best Cloud Communities on Google Plus
We’ve written before about how cloud technologies are revolutionizing the way businesses are communicating and collaborating with their clients, their employees, and the world at large. It’s clear that the cloud is here to stay, and more and more small business owners are finding ways to integrate cloud computing into their daily operations with great results: the ability to centralize and streamline through cloud technology drives... Read More

RingCentral's Innovative Move Makes Enterprise Inroads

RingCentral's Innovative Move Makes Enterprise Inroads
RingCentral, one of the top names in hosted PBX and business telephone solutions, announced recently that they are expanding their offerings to enterprise customers. Specifically, they have a more powerful platform for those companies that can afford the features. The new enterprise platform is mobile-centric, offering telepresence-like features on both mobile devices and computers. The new feature set reflects the ever-changing landscape of... Read More

The History of VoIP and Internet Telephones

The History of VoIP and Internet Telephones
The history of Internet phones and VoIP dates back farther than you probably know, and moves faster than pretty much any communication technology, except maybe smartphones. VoIP has a rich history, with famous names, government agencies and educational institutions all making their mark on this wonderful technology.1928: The Roots of VoIP Are Technologically FormedIn 1925, AT&T, the only major name in telephone communications, opens... Read More

Business Traveler's Guide to Staying Connected

Business Traveler's Guide to Staying Connected
For business travelers, communications are essential. Those on the road need to stay connected and current at all times, which means users need a reliable, and secure Internet connection. However, with obstacles such as time zones, poor/limited Wi-fi connectivity, cultural issues, limited power, etc., staying connected while traveling can be a hard nut to crack. Luckily, the same dependency has also produced various techniques and strategies... Read More

New Research: Why VoIP Can Create Security Blind Spots For Your Network

New Research: Why VoIP Can Create Security Blind Spots For Your Network
Whether you’re just looking into VoIP or have been using it for a while, there are important security risks with this technology you may not be aware of. In this regard, you’re not alone, and my recently-published white paper sheds new light on an issue that is poorly understood and poised to become a problem for businesses that do not take proper precautions.Anyone managing a network understands the need to protect data and... Read More

Study: 37.5% of Americans Are Against In-Flight Cell Phone Use

Study: 37.5% of Americans Are Against In-Flight Cell Phone Use
2014 may see the end of the FCC’s twenty-two year long ban on in-flight cell phone usage. Earlier this month the FCC met to discuss the future of their self-imposed ban, which resulted in a 3 to 2 vote in favor of lifting the ban, or at least considering doing so. Though some welcome this change, and even deem it necessary, others reject it and call into question the practicality of this dissolution.While the federal commission has... Read More

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