February 17, 2016 Posted By : Liam Beliveau
iPhone Backdoor: Good or Bad?
The internet has been abuzz today with news that Apple is opposing the FBI’s request to hack into the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone. Citing unprecedented security risks, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, thought that such a move could undermine security for existing Apple customers, and the digital world at large.
As it stands now, the iPhone’s encryption key can only be bypassed by the user or anyone who knows the password to the device. If the FBI’s request is granted and an iPhone backdoor is developed, cybercriminals and hackers would get easier access to iPhones in general.
“The government is asking Apple to hack our own users and undermine decades of security...
February 10, 2016 Posted By : Telx Telecom
Business Essentials: Clear Communication
The success of any business is proportional to their ability to satisfy their customers. Every business relationship is built on a certain level of trust, and bad communication tends to snowball, wearing down hard earned trust between businesses and consumers. (more…)
January 27, 2016 Posted By : Avi Vaknin
Traditional PBX vs Hosted PBX
PBX is a telephone system within an enterprise that connects telephone extensions of a company to outside public telephone network while allowing all users to share a specific number of external telephone lines. To understand the difference between PBX vs Hosted PBX read the full article. Initially, Private branch exchanges were using analog technology but now PBX uses digital technology. While VoIP is an industry acronym which stands for (Voice over Internet Protocol), is an IP telephony term that enables the users to use the Internet as the transmission medium for telephone calls. It allows sending voice data in a digital form using IP rather than by traditional circuit transmissions of...
January 20, 2016 Posted By : devtelx
SIP Trunking vs Hosted PBX
Hosted PBX is a service where the call platform and PBX features are hosted at the service provider location. The business end users connect via IP to the provider for voice service is a telephone system that provides calling features while eliminating the need for on-site equipment. Hosted PBX only requires the purchase and use of IP phones; which is why VoIP is often referred to as “Plug and Play”.
Hosted PBX comes with many calling features, such as: Do not Disturb, Call Conferencing, Call Forward, etc., advanced calling features include call forwarding which is also referred to as Find Me Follow Me (FMFM) in which forward calls can be sent to several phones simultaneously,...
January 13, 2016 Posted By : Telx Telecom
What’s New in 2016?
More and more people are turning to VoIP phone service. And why not? It's practical and versatile for single users up to large enterprises and call centers to large corporations. Unlike traditional phone service, VoIP trends are constantly evolving, adapting to the changing landscape of today's very connected and very mobile workforce. (more…)
December 24, 2015 Posted By : Avi Vaknin
What is Voice over Internet Protocol?
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a technology for communicating using “Internet protocol” instead of traditional analog systems. Some VoIP phone services need only a regular phone connection, while others allow telephone calls to be made using an Internet connection instead. Some VoIP services may only allow calls to be made to other people using the same service, but others may allow calls to be made to any telephone number—including local, long distance, wireless, and international numbers.
VoIP converts the voice signal from a telephone into a digital signal that can travel over the Internet. If a regular telephone number is being called, the signal is then...
December 16, 2015 Posted By : Avi Vaknin
2016: Communication trends to be aware of
Business communications has taken an exciting developmental trend for 2016. With mobile technology, cloud services, and 4G LTE cellular network that easily support streaming video, business communication has evolved beyond office phones, emails, and letters.
December 9, 2015 Posted By : Telx Telecom
VoIP: Top Security Issues
Voice over IP (VoIP), or internet phone service, has grown substantially in the past ten years. VoIP runs on the internet, and therefore inherits the internet’s most common security issues. Telephone networks have historically been targeted by hackers. Activities such as call diverting, rerouting, and eavesdropping are all security issues that have carried over into VoIP telephone service.For VoIP security, you want to first identify vulnerable areas and then address them so the cost of getting past the security is higher than the potential gain.
November 25, 2015 Posted By : Liam Beliveau
A Guide to VoIP Jargon
If you’re just starting to look into business phone systems, it is understandable if you are confused by all the terminology floating around. The good news is that is fairly simple to explain. Here are some of the most commonly used terms in VoIP Jargon:
November 11, 2015 Posted By : Avi Vaknin
Top 10 Best Conference call Bluetooth Speakers
Conference Call Bluetooth Speakers can benefit you on many different levels: they are both portable and versatile: you can use them for either conference calls or listening to music. Here are the top 10 best Conference Call Bluetooth Speakers in 2015: