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The benefits of Instagram for your company

Out of all the numerous social media platforms, Instagram is playing in the big leagues with over 400 million active users. But since most companies are acquainted with Facebook and Twitter, Instagram has essentially been overlooked as a marketing tool. The challenge isn’t posting a picture, but attempting to drive traffic back to your company’s […]

Build an Online Community for your Business

The word ‘Community’ is derived from the Latin term communitas meaning ‘things shared by many or all’, which hints at our innate desire to connect with others. With the Internet being such a powerful medium, connecting people regardless of their locations has never been easier. Imagine thousands and thousands of people that are genuinely interested […]

Why NOW is the Time for Hosted VoIP

June 9th, 2016

All businesses need phone services, but until recently options were limited — especially for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). While the quality and reliability of legacy phone systems have historically been good, they are also expensive, difficult to service, and they haven’t had much in the way of technology innovations in years.

VoIP: 5 security tips for SMBs

As SMBs continue their steady transition away from traditional telephony services in favor of VoIP, threats of cybercrime and fraud are more common than ever before. Risks to VoIP systems are distinctly unique from those posed to your other networks and understanding how to combat them is critical. Here are 5 tips for securing your […]

Empower work at home employees with VoIP

As a business owner, it’s important to raise your company’s morale to be more productive. But you can’t just keep throwing office parties everyday of the year. Thanks to advancements in VoIP technologies, you can offer a better way to keep your employee’s spirits high by allowing them to work from home. This allows your […]

The age-old marketing tool you’ve forgotten

From free information products such as ebooks to brochures and email campaigns, today’s marketers have a wealth of tools and tactics at their disposal. While content marketing and social media garner most of the attention in the marketing world, it’s easy to forget about tried and true techniques that are as effective today as they […]

How much Bandwidth does my business need? Part 2

April 21st, 2016

Download vs Upload

Another important aspect of bandwidth is your download and upload requirements.
Download = inbound traffic
Upload = outbound traffic

Download levels determine how quickly your computer receives data, i.e. how quickly pages load, files download, videos stream, music streams, etc.