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Cloud VoIP Is The Future

It wasn’t that long ago when the world marvelled at Apple’s revolutionary iMessage system that enabled users to send text messages to one another over the internet instead of using a cellular network. Granted at the time, it was only possible to do this if your iPhone was connected to Wi-Fi, nevertheless back then many people thought it was a great and unique idea. Unfortunately, they couldn’t have been further from the truth. We have had access to internet based communication almost since the dawn of the commercial internet. You probably just hadn’t heard of it or spent any time investigating whether it was worth investing in.

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Three Tips From Mums Thinking About Starting A Home Business

If you are a mother and are considering working from home you are likely to become part of a workforce consisting of a million other mums who are now running businesses from their homes in the UK. As a result, it is important to seek advice that will help you get started on your home business which is what we are here to provide.  Running your own business from home puts you in the driver’s seat. It enables you schedule your work around childcare and essentially set your own hours. Start-up costs are low because you don’t have to pay rent plus by using the Vonage Home Business package, you can save money on your communication costs because you aren’t locked into a contract and don’t have to pay line rental or installation fees. Here are some big ideas for mums wishing to start a home business,

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About VoIP

If you don’t know by now, VoIP’s full form version is Voice over Internet Protocol. Users of this technology send their voice data that is generated whilst speaking on the telephone over a broadband internet connection instead of a traditional phone network. This technology has been around for many years now and has made significant improvements since it was first introduced. As a result, VoIP is now a viable alternative for companies seeking to migrate from traditional fixed line telephone networks. 

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Small Businesses Should Embrace The Cloud

People have finally understood that not only are cloud-based services cheaper, but they are also more efficient solutions as well. They allow small businesses to make use of technologies that in the past only big businesses had access to. So how best to make use of cloud services in order to help your business succeed? In the beginning, cloud services used to be restricted to data storage, it was simply a cheap solution for storing all the information that was taking up all the room on your server. These days when we talk about the cloud what we really mean is the internet as a whole. It is now possible for communications, software and other IT services to all be hosted on the cloud and this means there are plenty of advantages for small companies.

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Five Tips To Help You Get Started Working From Home

Regardless of whether you have decided to start a home based business, made the move to working part-time, returning to employment following a break, have recently decided to retire or are simply looking for a better working lifestyle, here are a number of tips to use the skills you have to make money from home.

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VPN’s Explained

Simply put, VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, it establishes a point to point connection that allows users to access another computer from their own using what is known as tunnelling protocols. The network protects your data and prevents others from intercepting it during transmission by encrypting the traffic. Previously encryption cyphers used to be quite simple but as computers have advanced, they are now used to generate complex ciphers which makes it difficult for humans to decode.

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A Few Tips On Setting Up Your Own Business

Do you have a great idea for a business that is just waiting to be brought to life? Setting up your own business allows you to also set your own rules and work in the way you prefer. But what is the best way to go about starting a business and how do you maintain its success? Here are some tips that will allow you to turn your dream into a reality.

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How To Build A Great Small Business

All great businesses begin with a great idea, but the key problem for people looking to establish a business is how to convert their idea into a reality. We have put together some useful tips for transforming a wonderful idea into a successful small business. But before you start on the nuts and bolts of building a business, it is important to find a space to relax and visualise the business that you construct around your idea. You will have to invest time and money into your venture in order to make it work, so you should imagine how your business is going to look.

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Three Things To Look For From An Enterprise Hosted VoIP Provider

If your business employs more than 100 people and you are looking for a hosted VoIP phone solution, you need to be extremely careful because what salespeople will not tell you is that VoIP solutions are primarily designed for micro sized companies. If you are seeking an enterprise grade system you need to look a little harder for a provider that caters to larger enterprises. There are probably two dozen things to look for depending on your company’s requirements, but here are the three things you should seek out that nearly every company needs.

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A Guide To The Various Business Communications Options

If you run a small business, you may be rethinking your communications infrastructure. There are plenty of options ranging from PRI, VoIP or SIP. All those acronyms may be incomprehensible, but it’s actually pretty simple. We will explain each option, with the caveat that the latest technology is not necessarily the best option for your business. Here are the plain English definitions of those acronyms we just mentioned.

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