What Is the Difference Between WAN & SD-WAN?

A Beginner’s Guide To PBX Systems

When starting a small business, having just a single phone line for most contact purposes is common. You provide a phone number that your customers can ring, and you’ll typically answer it yourself or dedicate a receptionist to help you take calls. It’s probably not the phone that you give clients and business partners (for that, you might provide your mobile number), but it’s still a public contact number that anyone can call.


Now imagine that you’re expanding your business. You have ten times the staff and customers, and your single phone line can no longer keep up. Customers are unable to phone you, and they aren’t even put on hold because it’s just a regular telephone line. If you don’t do anything about it, they will get frustrated and may stop supporting your company.


So how do large companies handle …

10 Powerful Business Benefits of VoIP

Are you looking for a business phone system that provides powerful features and benefits? If so, you should consider VoIP. VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol, and it’s a technology that allows you to make phone calls using the internet. Thanks to VoIP, businesses can enjoy a wide range of benefits, including cost savings, better collaboration, and improved flexibility.

Keep reading to learn more about the 10 best business benefits of VoIP.
1. Cost Savings
Businesses can save a lot of money by switching to VoIP. For example, you don’t have to pay for expensive long-distance calls with VoIP. What’s more, VoIP plans are often much cheaper than traditional phone plans.

With communication data being modified into data packets and sent over the IP network, the issue of a single phone line being utilized by only two callers is eliminated. The …

VoIP 101: Voice Over Internet Protocols

If you still haven’t heard about the potential benefits of VoIP, prepare to change the way you think about your current long-distance calling plan!

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), simply put, is a method for taking ordinary analog audio signals and converting them to digital signals that can be sent over the internet.

What does this mean? Well, it means that if you’re already paying a monthly bill for your internet usage, you can also use that connection to place free long distance phone calls!

The process works by utilizing VoIP technology to bypass the phone companies who charge for their services, and make calls directly online.

VoIP is not new technology by any means. Several companies have been providing it as a solution for many years! With the boom of high speed internet however, VoIP has received a windfall of attention and …


What is SD-Wan and How does it Work?

It is a common practice for businesses to implement different technologies to their IT systems as they grow, primarily as a way to transfer data and assets, and also to help the application process for shareholders, vendors, owners, etc.

As the years have gone by, IT has discovered that systems like SaaS and IaaS can hinder user experience and be clunky at times.

Further, opening the enterprise to the Internet and the cloud exposes major threat and compliance issues.

It is extremely challenging to protect the critical assets of an enterprise when applications are accessed by a diverse workforce, including employees, partners, contractors, vendors, and guests.

Enabling broadband on the Wide Area Network, or WAN,  makes the security requirements more acute, creating challenges for IT in balancing user experience, security, and complexity.
What is SD-Wan? 
As the name states, software-defined wide-area networks use software to …