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  1. The Future Of The SIP Phone Is Strong
    7/28/2014

    Some software vendors and communications pundits are predicting the demise of the hard phone, including SIP phones. This appears to be inaccurate hype to bolster their SIP softphone license sales. A recent blog “SIP Phone Market Can Support More Manufacturers” points out several opposing arguments. SIP phone sales are expected to increase with more SIP phone models and manufacturers entering the market.

  2. SIP Phones Explained
    7/28/2014

    What is a SIP Phone? Manufacturers, vendors and service providers describe the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) as if it were the foremost technical solution for Voice over IP (VoIP). It does have numerous benefits; SIP brings enhanced VoIP and powers other technologies such as SIP phones and SIP trunks. Understanding SIP and the uses for business allows users to make the greatest gains.

  3. Selecting The Right SIP Phone For Your IP PBX
    7/28/2014

    There are many Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) phones on the market manufactured by IP PBX vendors and third parties. Selecting the best phone for your use is both a technical and a business decision. The selection process starts with the choice of SIP phones based on technical requirements. Once the SIP phones have been selected, possibly from more than one manufacturer, then the manufacturer’s geographic coverage, sales channels and financial strength will narrow down the potential choices.

  4. Improving The Audio Conference Experience
    7/28/2014

    We have all attended conference calls where you can’t hear well, the meeting is disorganized or people are not engaged. Selecting the best technology, combined with an effective moderator and cooperative attendees, can make all the difference. Here are some recommendations that can help deliver effective and productive conference calls.

  5. Channel Transitions East: MSPs Should Practice What You Preach
    7/28/2014

    When you speak with a prospect or a customer about a new solution, you discuss its benefits — some of which could fall into the categories of automating to increase efficiency, making data-based decisions, and enhancing the customer experience.

  6. Digital Signage Can Target Consumer Types
    7/28/2014

    Before dynamic advertising, retailers used a “one-size-fits-all” approach to buyers. But according to Industry Weapon, shoppers have distinct buying habits and will not all respond to any particular marketing strategy.

  7. 5 Keys To Increasing MSP Sales Part 5: Believe In Change
    7/28/2014

    Achieving dramatically different results requires taking dramatically different actions. More of the same won't get it done. The answer is not as easy as adding some new technical feature or as simple as hiring the right sales person. 

  8. Channel Transitions East: Panel Shares Candid Advice For MSPs
    7/25/2014

    Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conferences powered by Business Solutions magazine — education and networking conferences designed to help VAR and managed services provider (MSP) executives learn how to best implement and manage the as-a-Service model — promise “real-world, nuts-and-bolts, headaches-and-heartaches discussions and success stories on the transition.”

  9. The Top 4 VMS Software Features
    7/25/2014

    All video management system (VMS) software platforms have features that make them unique. Here are the top four features within VMS software that you should look for when developing a solution for your customers.

  10. Which Backup Solution Is Right For Your Customer?
    7/25/2014

    For many enterprises, there may be nothing more important than having the right backup solution in place for their data. There are three basic enterprise backup solutions: traditional, cloud, and hybrid. All three have their merits depending on the needs of a company. Some considerations to think about while analyzing what solution is best for your client: what type of data do we need to store? Are we storing the entire data for a corporation or only certain data sets that are constantly changing? These answers can affect the solution you ultimately choose.

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