Four Benefits of Hybrid Cloud

First, What is a Hybrid Cloud? Similar to a hybrid vehicle that runs on a combination of gas and electric power, a hybrid cloud is a combination of two or more types of cloud (private, public or community). Just as a hybrid vehicle doesn’t mix the two forms of power, which would be bad, a hybrid cloud doesn’t mix multiple forms of cloud. Private, public and community clouds always maintain their individual status within a hybrid, but…

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VoIP Security

VoIP is an Internet-based technology and, as such, is fraught with a variety of security issues that might lead to complications and business losses. Every year, almost 40 billion dollars is sucked down by VoIP fraud. As the network grows and becomes even more complex, security of VoIP systems is becoming a prime concern for the majority of service providers. Hackers pose the biggest threat. An average hacker makes a deal with the local carrier, promising…

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Unified Communications

Success in business requires creative solutions and implementation of smart technology. Proper communication between company and customers plays a huge role in driving the company towards success. Although the communications system is not responsible for business success all by itself, it still needs sincere attention. Unified Communications offers various solutions such as unified messaging, instant messaging, CRM integration and much more to make your job a little simpler. Unified Communications Technology Unified Communications is a…

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smplsolutions Featured on Toshiba Telecom Blog

David Case, owner and CEO of smplsolutions, was a guest author of two blogs on Toshiba’s Telecommunications Blog this month. His first blog, “Ten Reasons to Consider A Cloud-Based Phone Solution” offers the top ten benefits of moving your business communications to the cloud. The second blog, “Eight Great Reasons to Adopt SIP Trunking”, outlines what trunks are and the added benefits SIP Trunking provides to business communications.

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The Women Behind the Business

  National Women’s History Month  In honor of National Women’s History Month, we decided to highlight the women of smplsolutions. These intelligent, resourceful ladies are more than just the beauty behind the logo. They are the heart of this company, the yin to our yang, the Rocky to our Bullwinkle, the Wozniak to our Jobs. To be perfectly frank, the women behind this business are wholesome and caring individuals who could give Adrianna Lima a run for her…

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Five Hidden Phone Costs and How Cloud Voice Solutions Avoid Them

Traditionally, phone service carriers have been able to charge customers an arm and a leg for packages that included superfluous line items buried in the contract. With all of the carriers practicing this cost-inflating practice, there was very little business owners could do to fight the unnecessary service charges. Although businesses have become accustomed to being told what they will pay and what services they will get, times and expectations are changing. Cloud voice solutions…

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Best Tech Gifts for the 2013 Holiday Season

There are a lot of really awesome gadgets on the market this holiday season, making it tough to choose which one is right for the technical genius on your list.   To help you out, The Tech Team has scoured the web for the top technology-related gifts (not including Xbox One and Playstation 4) and compiled this wish list for your perusing pleasure. Listed with each item is a ballpark price and where you can…

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Technologies We Are Thankful For

Today, on Thanksgiving, we give thanks and reflect on the positive people and events in our lives, so it seems fitting that we should post some of the technology-related things we appreciate. Here’s what some of our team members are thankful for…

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What Are Burstable SIP Trunking Channels?

A burstable SIP trunk includes an enhanced “burstable” channel feature that temporarily allows for more call channels than initially provisioned in order to accommodate bursts of high phone call traffic. Some SIP providers do not or cannot provide this enhanced feature. For those SIP carriers who can provide SIP trunk channel bursting (Call Bursting ), it is typically offered in one of three ways.

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Four Tips to Avoid Cyber Crime During the Holiday Season

Not even the most seasoned and well-trained IT staff can create a foolproof cyber security program. Cyber crime is constantly evolving and adapting to exploit the latest compromised defenses, and staying one step ahead is challenging for corporations and individuals alike.

Here are four tips from The Tech Team at smplsolutions to help you minimize vulnerabilities this holiday season.

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