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What is the E-Rate Program and Why We Love It

Posted on Mar 3, 2020 in Education

What is the E-Rate Program and Why We Love It

Schools are helping schools in creating tomorrow’s leaders today. All the technology in the world is irrelevant if we don’t have good and wise people to position it properly. The role of educators is to train, and to train effectively. Our future leaders in all industries are in your hands, and it’s a huge responsibility and undertaking. We are grateful that you do it! We are excited about the leaders that will come out of your organization, and we are excited to partner with you in our area of expertise, technology.

The E-Rate program is an FCC-backed financial assistance grant program for primary education institutions and libraries for the benefit of the organization to upgrade and/or maintain their technology to better serve their population.

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Is the System That I’m Using Today Actively Protecting Students and Faculty?

Posted on Feb 26, 2020 in Education, UCaaS, VoIP

Is the System That I’m Using Today Actively Protecting Students and Faculty?

A woman was brutally killed in her hotel room in 2013. However, there were multiple attempts by her daughter to dial 9-1-1, and they all failed. It was later determined that if her daughter had been able to reach emergency services, Kari would have survived the attack. Could you imagine?

Because of this, on February 16, 2018 Kari’s Law was signed into federal law. The law is designed to ensure that anyone, anywhere can reach emergency services and that critical location data is provided with that call.

Kari’s Law is now transforming how emergency communications are made by mandating that public safety be built into every aspect of a telephone system. Kari’s Law makes it so that every person can easily call for help, and be easily located by emergency services.

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Paging Systems & Bell Systems: Antiquated or Effective?

Posted on Feb 19, 2020 in Business, Education, UCaaS, VoIP

Paging Systems & Bell Systems: Antiquated or Effective?

In both businesses and education, there’s a critical amount of information that must get shared both quickly, and accurately. From scheduling, emergency communications, and health concerns, it’s important information can get shared correctly and in a timely way.

If you’re in education and need to update or install a new bell system, along with a scheduler, knowing the basics of bells, clocks, and paging systems can help you decide how to move forward. Realistically though, it’s only a matter of time until traditional paging and bell systems will no longer be effective. We’ll explain why…

VoIP is the next big trend. As with the development of modern, cutting edge technology, most institutions, especially schools and colleges, are adapting to VoIP systems that include bell systems and paging systems.

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Safety at School: Are My Classrooms, Faculty, and Staff Connected?

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 in Education, VoIP

Safety at School: Are My Classrooms, Faculty, and Staff Connected?

What Is A VoIP System?

What Are The Benefits Of A VoIP System To A School?

In most cases a VoIP system can be more reliable than a traditional telephone system. It is simple to integrate VoIP systems with other technologies. In any emergency situation, the responding personnel can be certain of where an emergency is taking place. Budget is always a critical factor when considering services for schools. A key feature for VoIP systems is that, when partnered with the proper vendor, the cost of a fully featured VoIP phone system is less than paying for POTS (plain old telephone system) lines.

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How You Can Use UCaaS in Your Business Today

Posted on Feb 3, 2020 in Business, UCaaS

How You Can Use UCaaS in Your Business Today

Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) has been one of the biggest buzz words, and industry trends, in the world over the past several years. In fact, a wide range of applications fall into this category. A handful of UCaaS services can create a massive impact on any businesses, regardless of size.

Whatever your goal is, having unified communications will have many benefits. UCaaS creates improved customer service, more efficiency in your business, offers cost savings, and provides flexible solutions for employees working remotely to work (which, oddly enough, increases employee retention). Unified Communications can meet all of the necessary requirements to help your business communicate better.

Here are the six main benefits of Unified Communications (UC) that every business should consider.

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4 Reasons Why Today Small Businesses Need VoIP

Posted on Jan 26, 2020 in Business, VoIP

4 Reasons Why Today Small Businesses Need VoIP

VoIP, short form for Voice Over Internet Protocol, is a commonly used service in businesses across nearly every industry.

A common misconception of this service is that it is a phone system only suitable for businesses on a bigger scale. However, the fact is that this is a wrong concept. VoIP has a lot of features that small business owners can leverage!

Because of it’s digital nature, a VoIP phone system can be set up in any way that you can imagine it. If you can dream it up, we can set it up!

Here are four reasons why your organization needs VoIP now!

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5 Important Facts You Should Know About VoIP And UCaaS for Your Business

Posted on Jan 14, 2020 in Business, UCaaS, VoIP

5 Important Facts You Should Know About VoIP And UCaaS for Your Business

Why is everyone talking about VoIP and UCaaS? We explore the meaning on VoIP and UCaaS and the five important facts you should know about VoIP and UCaaS for your business. As a sneak peak, here is #1: “The average amount of savings businesses can expect range anywhere from 50% to 75% when they switch to using VoIP instead of conventional phone services.”

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