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5 Tips to combat VoIP eavesdropping

Eavesdropping is a form of cyberattack that has been around for years. Cybercriminals have been listening in on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone calls since the technique was proven to be effective in obtaining valuable information, and they are showing no signs of stopping their malicious activities anytime soon. Fortunately, there are some things

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Considerations for selecting a VoIP system

Keeping in touch with people through mobile devices has become cheaper than using traditional phone lines, so it’s not surprising to see more businesses taking advantage of these affordable and versatile communication methods. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services are a popular alternative to regular phone calls and have become a necessity for many organizations.

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Why Quality of Service is crucial for VoIP

One of the most essential aspects of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems you should consider is Quality of Service, or QoS. To make sure your provider will deliver optimal service with minimal downtime, ask them these questions about their QoS. What is QoS? VoIP providers and IT experts define QoS as the overall performance

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Taking your business to the next level with unified communications

Small businesses need every bit of competitive edge they can muster. Failing to do so puts their company at a significant disadvantage. One such area small enterprises should consider improving is their information system. An easy upgrade is to implement a unified communications (UC) solution. What is unified communications? UC allows you to manage all

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5 Crucial steps when migrating UC to the cloud

Moving your business’s unified communications (UC) systems to the cloud offers many perks, including augmented security and scalability. You must, however, plan the migration carefully if you want to enjoy the move’s full benefits and avoid the possible risks that come with it. Here are steps you should follow to ensure seamless migration. Opt for

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VoIP theft of service: What you need to know

Theft of service is the most common type of fraud that impacts Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems. Let’s take a closer look at how it affects VoIP networks and how your organization can prevent or minimize the risk of this type of fraud. What is theft of service? VoIP theft of service is

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VoIP’s hold message options are easy

Being put on hold can be a bothersome experience for customers. Unless they have absolutely nothing else to do, people dislike waiting for an indefinite amount of time and achieving nothing. But did you know that when you make customers wait on the other end of the line, you actually have the opportunity to provide

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Microsoft Teams vs. Google Meet

The use of online communication and collaboration tools has hit record highs in the past few months on account of the coronavirus-induced shift in work arrangements. Among the most popular platforms right now are Microsoft Teams and Google Meet, which allow organizations to easily connect with colleagues and clients remotely. But while both share the

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