Top 5 benefits of using softphones

Desk phones that sit in the office are quickly becoming obsolete as many employees work off-site. Instead of traditional telephony systems, forward-thinking businesses are using softphones for most, if not all, of their communications. If your company hasn’t already done so, here are five compelling reasons why you need to start using softphones.

4 Virtualization myths you shouldn’t believe

Small businesses can accomplish a lot by implementing virtualization in their office IT network. Unfortunately, many SMBs shy away from it because of various misconceptions. Here are four myths about virtualization you should stop believing.
Myth #1 – Virtualization is too expensive for SMBs
Many people assume that the more advanced an IT solution is, the more expensive it is to install and maintain.

Which business computers are best?

In today's business world, computers are an essential investment. Considering the tight budgets of small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB), one can't afford to invest in the wrong hardware. Which is the smartest investment, especially for startups? Laptops or Desktops?
Portability
Laptops allow you to keep working when you don’t have an electrical outlet.

What you need to know to select a VoIP service

Basic internet-based phone calls aren’t new to many of our readers. Skype has been around for over a decade and there are dozens of other free apps with limited features. Picking a voice over IP

 

(VoIP) solution for a small business is still a tricky prospect, though.