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How data breaches affect your business

How data breaches affect your business

It seems that data breach incidents are rarely out of the news these days. Last year’s high-profile Equifax breach resulted in millions of consumers’ private information being compromised. More recently, the press has been having a field day with the massive Under Armour hack, after the sporting accessory and apparel giant had experienced a breach that potentially exposed the sensitive data of some 150 million users.

How to calculate the TCO of VoIP

How to calculate the TCO of VoIP

Choosing whether or not to deploy VoIP phone systems is an easy decision. But choosing a system that works for your business can be difficult, with all the products, vendors, features, and data plans available. Oftentimes, however, selecting a VoIP system comes down to calculating the total cost of ownership (TCO).

What is TCO?
The TCO is the overall sum of procuring, deploying, and operating a VoIP system has over its life cycle, which is typically five years.

Microsoft announces new features for Teams

Microsoft announces new features for Teams

Microsoft has recently announced new features for Microsoft Teams. These features are expected to bring users greater convenience and improved communication, and ultimately increase its appeal to a wider market.

Cortana Integration

One new feature that Microsoft will bring to Teams is Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant.

Ready for tax season phishing scams?

Ready for tax season phishing scams?

As tax season looms, so do phishing scams. For cybercriminals, this is the ideal time of year to deceive unsuspecting individuals into releasing sensitive private or company information. Businesses must therefore take extra precautions between now and April 17th to avoid hackers from selling your confidential data in the dark web.

Why your SMB needs an MSP

Why your SMB needs an MSP

For years, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have relied solely on their in-house IT department to source, install, and maintain the technology systems that support their business activities. And in theory, this makes sense -- why seek outside help when your tech-related services and support can be taken care of internally?

But as times change, more companies are seeing the benefits of outsourcing their IT functions to managed services providers (MSPs). They’re companies staffed by IT specialists who fix issues immediately, answer questions quickly, and find ways to prevent tech problems from ever happening in the first place.

4 reasons to record your calls

4 reasons to record your calls

Call recording is not a new feature in VoIP but rather one that is underutilized especially in businesses with less focus on customer communication. When used correctly, it can boost customer satisfaction and strengthen business reputation.

#1. Improve customer service

One of the most important reasons why businesses should always record their calls, no matter the significance of the call, is to ensure high-quality customer service.

Make the most of Office 365

Make the most of Office 365

Maximizing your Office 365 investment is easier said than done. Sure, you use Outlook and SharePoint all the time, but there are loads of features you’re probably not using. If you’re looking for ways to make the most out of your Office 365 subscription, you’re in luck because that’s what we’re discussing today.