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The Role of Technology in K-12 School Safety

Years ago, K-12 students had fire drills and “say no to drugs” programs. Some school districts also had students practice using emergency exits on buses. Today, there are lockdown drills to protect students against shooters and terrorists. There are extensive programs about bullying, sexual assault and weapons. Although serious violence is relatively rare, most schools […]

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How to Simplify Your Telecom with SIP Trunking

If your business is looking to simplify its phone management, SIP trunking might be the relief you’re looking for. By eliminating the need for maintenance and installations, your teams will have to spend less time managing telecom issues and more time focusing on core business matters. Fast Implementation A new SIP trunking solution can be […]

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6 Reasons to Upgrade Your Business Phone System

Businesses replace their desktop PCs about every five years. Mobile devices are replaced more frequently, especially for companies that allow employee-owned devices, because many consumers upgrade their smartphones and tablets as soon as they qualify for carrier discounts. Yet many organizations tend to cling to old phone systems for 10 to 20 years. To give […]

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Turning Collaboration from Buzzword to Competitive Advantage

According to Techaisle’s 2017 Top 10 SMB (small to midsize business) Business Issues, IT Priorities and IT Challenges report, the No. 2 IT priority is collaboration, behind the cloud and ahead of mobility and security. That’s a pretty powerful statement. Smaller organizations, on average, are saying that the ability of IT to support business collaboration […]

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Why Cloud Phone Systems Make Sense for Startups

Entrepreneurship is critical to both economic growth and innovation. Entrepreneurs have the power to influence how we live and work, and force companies and individuals to change their ways of thinking. As these ideas take hold and startups become financially successful, they create jobs, reinvest in the organization, and contribute to a healthy economy. Without […]

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Is Your Old PBX System Hindering Your Employees’ Productivity?

Most employees today eschew the traditional 9-to-5 workday in favor of work-life balance and the ability to work when they want (and often where they want). The result often is an increase in productivity and a more satisfied workforce—a win-win for companies and their employees alike. Is your PBX system supporting your employees or hindering […]

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3 Reasons Why Multisite Businesses Need a Robust IP Communications Platform

It’s increasingly common for organizations to grow beyond headquarters to branch locations. Even small businesses use this strategy to better serve customers, gain needed skill sets, and take advantage of lower real estate and labor costs. Mergers and acquisitions can quickly expand an organization’s geographic footprint. In addition, many employees now work remotely in home-based […]

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Why Multiple Modes of Communication Are Critical for Emergency Notification

In a crisis, seconds count. Panic and confusion can be deadly. Everyone vulnerable to danger must be alerted as quickly as possible, and advised whether to lockdown, shelter in place or evacuate. That’s one of the takeaways from the New Jersey School Security Task Force Report and Recommendations, published in July 2015. The result of […]

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4 Reasons Why SIP Trunking is the Perfect Match for UC Solutions

SIP trunking comes with many benefits – reduced telecom costs, cloud functionality and ease of capacity expansion are just a few. When paired with other communications solutions such as unified communications, businesses are able to seamlessly integrate those benefits with UC functionality such as desktop sharing or instant messaging. By extending your onsite UC solution […]

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