Icy weather

National Preparedness Month is over- are you ready for disaster?

The National Centers for Environmental Information reported that as of July 2016, there have been eight weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States. Every September, known as National Preparedness Month, we are reminded of the toll natural disasters like hurricanes and wild fires take on businesses. However, business Read more about National Preparedness Month is over- are you ready for disaster?[…]

Presence management

7 Ways Small Businesses Benefit from UC Solutions

Happy Small Business Week! National Small Business Week has been celebrated every year since 1963 and recognizes the key contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they generate about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each Read more about 7 Ways Small Businesses Benefit from UC Solutions[…]

Chicago Managed IT Services

Eight Reasons Why Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Need Managed IT Services

Managed IT services is rapidly becoming one of the hottest solutions in business today because it dramatically improves an organization’s profitability, frees up internal resources, and offers a unique competitive advantage.   Simply put, managed IT services are designed to assist companies in maintaining and supporting their network and IT infrastructure with the assistance of an Read more about Eight Reasons Why Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Need Managed IT Services[…]

Presence management

Presence Management: The Greatest Form of Communication

Want to increase communications and productivity between employees and customers?  Then, presence management is the way to go.  This wonderful technology gives all individuals within a company the ability to know what everyone is else is doing in real-time.  Is someone in the building or even at their desk? Are they in a meeting? Are Read more about Presence Management: The Greatest Form of Communication[…]

Are you a good fit for the cloud?

Is your company a good fit for the cloud?

When deciding if you are a good fit for the cloud, there are tell-tale signs that serve as reliable indicators. This post is a great starting point if you’re looking to qualify whether your company is a right fit for cloud applications: Of course, as a cloud computing provider, we geek out and get pretty excited Read more about Is your company a good fit for the cloud?[…]

Communications solutions Chicago

What Is the Best Communications Solution for My Business?

There are so many alternatives out right now for companies and organizations that are looking for a communications solution. There are many factors that need to be considered in making the decision. Sometimes you come across an article that you just have to share. This is a case where I came across an article that Read more about What Is the Best Communications Solution for My Business?[…]

Benefits of VoIP Chicago

What is VoIP and why it is good for business

What is VoIP? VoIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol, basically refers to voice communications that take place over the Internet. Thanks to advanced technology and high speed Internet connectivity, VoIP has become a more valuable and flexible asset to companies and individuals alike. Traditional analog and digital phone service was the main mode of telecommunications Read more about What is VoIP and why it is good for business[…]

Cloud for Human Resources

Cloud and Human Resources

Cloud computing is penetrating every corner of business, and this includes human resources. Human resources professionals can benefit greatly from effective communication, instant access to information and applications, and cloud-based systems. HR is often thought of as a pretty administrative job. With the implementation of cloud tools and resources, HR professionals can remove this administrative Read more about Cloud and Human Resources[…]