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Remote Support / Remote Access to System

Dave Haggblad - Monday, March 10, 2014 |

Image representing remote system support Among the many advantages of investing in a business telephone system is that you can remotely access it, meaning that you can access the many functions of the phone even when you are away from it. The remote access feature also enables quicker resolution of technical issues from the support center. To help you understand the feature better, I have listed the top benefits of the remote access feature in your Samsung or Nortel business telephone systems. Here they are. Read More...


When You Can't Be In The Office

Dave Haggblad - Monday, March 03, 2014 |

Man talking on phone away from office For any business, no matter how small or big, it is critical to ensure that when customers call they can reach the right person quickly and with ease. This is the basis of good customer service because it helps resolve customer care issues quickly and with the least inconvenience to the end user. However, it may not be feasible to station a person solely to answer phones, especially if your business has a small work force. What is feasible is to invest in IP (internet) telephony so that you are never in a position where you can’t answer your phone...even if you're not in your office. Read More...


Why You Need An 800 Number

Arlen Peterson - Monday, February 24, 2014 |

Image of a business man waiting for the phone to ring. Costs of communication have come down drastically in this digital age. The money that you had to spend for having a telephone connection and for making long distance calls a few decades ago was a lot more than what it costs us today. In spite of that, when it comes to calling a credit card company, a realtor, a fitness center, a phone company or any other service provider that I want to try that's not in the same city as me, I think twice about the costs involved. Unless the company has a toll-free number, I sometimes do not make the call. My logic? If the company wants my business, they should have an 800 number instead of one that costs me money to call.  Read More...


Call Parking - Without getting a ticket!

Arlen Peterson - Monday, February 17, 2014 |

Image representing the call park business phone system feature There are many things that your business telephone can do for you, many of which you may be unaware of. It would be a crime to use the business telephone system only to make and receive calls, considering that it has numerous other features that can help you improve the communication in your office. One of the lesser-known, but highly useful features of Samsung and Nortel business telephone systems is called Call Park.  Read More...


Are fax machines a thing of the past?

Dave Haggblad - Monday, February 10, 2014 |

Image depicting a fax being converted to email Alongside the telephone, the fax machine has been playing a very important role in facilitating business transactions for decades. Almost every business uses fax to send or receive documents, invoices or other paperwork in less than a minute. However, the trend is changing today. More and more businesses are opting for more eco-friendly options like 'fax to email' to reduce the paper used and also the time and space needed for filing and storing the documents. I recommend all my clients go for this highly efficient fax to email option, even if it is only for convenience and not to reduce the carbon footprint.  Read More...