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The Benefits of VOIP for Your Business

8 out of every 10 small businesses fold within 18 months of opening their doors. That harrowing statistic sheds light on the fact that in today's extremely competitive business landscape, being productive and keeping costs down is important to bucking the widespread trend of shrinking profits and potential failure. There are many ways businesses both big and small can trim their organization's fat and streamline their processes. Perhaps one of the most popular ways is by putting their traditional phone service on hold and upgrading to VOIP. VOIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol phone services, works by converting sound into digital voice. It then transfers that digital signal through your pre-existing internet connection to complete calls.
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The Most Dangerous Ransomware Viruses

Ransomware poses a major threat to many online businesses. If a company becomes infected, they will lose time and productivity. As well as a lot of money. A ransomware attack holds your computer hostage: the attackers will only give you the key to unlocking it if you give them what they want. It's extortion on a cyber level, and it's a nightmare to fight. The best ways to avoid falling victim to a ransomware attack is to make sure that your security is up to par and to learn about the most dangerous ransomware viruses out there. Here are a few that you should always be aware of.
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What is VoIP Caller? What You Need to Know

Telecommunication is an ever-changing phenomenon. For decades, we've had a multitude of ways to reach out to people, and they've all come with specific benefits, limitations, and price points. But, things got tricky when it came to stuff like international calling service. Poor connections, dropped calls, and hefty price tags were just a few. Happily, the future marches on.
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Call Tracking and Analysis: How to Elevate Your Marketing Strategy

Did you know that inbound calls to your business are worth five to 10 times more than those generated by forms? Call tracking has been used for years. At first, it was used to assess the capabilities of a business's call center workers. While this is still important, there's actually another - more important role - for calls. By using call tracking analytics gathered by call tracking software, you can elevate your marketing strategy significantly.
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How to Make a Business Continuity Plan: A Step by Step Guide

Disasters happen when we least expect it. Being prepared for the worst case scenario is what separates you from the other companies who aren't. If you're thinking ahead about the well being of your company or looking to revamp your business continuity plan, here's a guide to help you plan for when the worst case scenario becomes a reality.
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Why Your Company Needs Secure Online Fax

When was the last time you used a fax machine? Maybe you just faxed something this morning, or maybe, you haven't used on in years. If you're on the latter end of the scale, you've got some waking up to do. As great as digital advancements like emails and other communication systems are, nothing matches up to secure online fax. Here's a closer look at why faxing is still necessary in the digital age of today, and the benefits it can offer your business.
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What to Look for in Secure Email Providers

In the new age of technology, it is more important than ever for businesses to ensure their online data is protected. Being hacked can be detrimental to a company, leading to the compromise of both their employees and their clients. Security breaches will end up costing your business a ton of money in collateral damage and legal fees. You need to do whatever you can to take proper precautions in protecting your business.
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What Your IT Consultant Wants You to Know

Are you tired of losing valuable working time to IT problems? Do you feel like your current software or security plan just isn't as effective as you'd like it to be? The truth is that, sometimes, the fault lies with you. But what are you doing wrong? In this post, we'll tell you five of the most important IT tips and tricks that your technical consultant wishes you knew. Then, we'll tell you where you can find the top IT professionals to help you to make them a part of your overall communications and security strategy.
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An Introduction to Types of Cloud Computing

So you've heard that cloud computing is a big deal, and you want in. That's great. The problem is knowing where to start. There are many different types of cloud computing, and it can be really challenging to find out which one suits your business needs. Luckily for you, we're here to help with that. Read on to learn more about cloud computing and what each type could do for your company.
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The Benefits of Unified Communications as a Service

Do you run a global company? Are your operations expanding via partnerships or services you've outsourced to businesses overseas? Or, are you just looking for ways to make communication more effective at your home office? There's one thing all of these situations have in common: the need for unified communications as a service. This is a cloud-based tool that is transforming how businesses operate. It may be the missing piece you didn't realize was available. Large-scale corporations and businesses who are still in early growth stages are implementing this practice everywhere.