September 15, 2015
Phone meetings are the norm for large groups of people that work remotely in various workplace scenarios across the miles. As participants from diverse cultures and varied industries meet online to plan big business, productive phone meetings are invaluable to the success of a project. With a few powerful tips related to the four phases of your call, you can host seamless large-group phone meetings that produce results, every time.
August 24, 2015
Wireless headsets come in all shapes and sizes, but they are not all created equal. Many headsets provide hands-free wireless VoIP communication through Bluetooth technology while others require an existing USB port and smartphone. Some headsets offer noise-cancelling ear pieces. In this post, we explore the top five VoIP-capable wireless headsets.
August 14, 2015
Asterisk has been supporting Skinny Call Control Protocol (SCCP) for a number of years, and you simply need the SCCP module in order for it to work. If you want to use an SCCP phone with Asterisk, this tutorial guide will offer a method in which you can accomplish this. SCCP was developed by Cisco, so their phones are the most common IP phones using this protocol. If you currently own Cisco phones, you might want to try using them in SIP mode before attempting to run them in SCCP mode with Asterisk.
July 25, 2015
Last month, the Asterisk development team announced their release of Asterisk 13.4.0. You can immediately download this release here. Before you download the new release, this article will provide you with information on some of the new updates the developers included in this new version. Several issues were resolved in this release as well, some of which will be explored below. The community spoke, and Asterisk listened. Many of the issue resolutions would have not been possible without feedback from users like you.
March 16, 2015
If you recently left the coffee shop with more than a cup of joe; in fact, an earful of confidential product release details overheard in a loud and lingering phone call, it is no surprise. With communication options literally at your fingertips, the temptation to answer or place a call from any location at any time seems to be an acceptable practice, with no regard for good old-fashioned manners. In fact, what is phone communication etiquette and who needs it? If you are a business professional, what you do with your mobile devices matters. There are a number of new trends for making phone calls in 2015 that might affect your next business deal.
January 6, 2015
“WebRTC is the ability to communicate live with somebody or something as if you were right there next to them. WebRTC fills a critical gap in the web platform as you can communicate in real-time just by loading a web page,” said Justin Uberti, Tech Lead on WebRTC, Google.
In simple words, WebRTC is about real-time peer-to-peer communication via a web browser! This communication may be in the form of voice, data or video. Robust, plugin, and latency-free communication over complex web have been a dream for as long as we can remember. WebRTC is the answer to this long-awaited quest. The vision of WebRTC is to realize real-time communication capabilities (voice, data, and video) in all web browsers.
October 3, 2014
As advancing technologies in cloud, mobility, and speed take business communications to new heights, both enterprises and individuals seek a balance between trusted data security, seamless and transparent experiences, and strategic solutions that promote business productivity. Competition is the key driver for expanding Internet businesses, and integrated business communications solutions that support remote workforces and engage customers will give companies an edge. Let’s look at the business communications trends for 2015.
September 15, 2014
It is a time when business communications are perhaps the most critical factor for entrepreneurial success. When you consider business communication technology in 2015, at least three trends should be coming to mind toward next-generation communication and collaboration.