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E-Fax Introduces Process Automation for the Healthcare Industry

December 28th, 2017 by admin

Medical practices are typically short on two important things – time and money. To allow them more space to operate successfully, technology providers have created a variety of tools for them to use. These tools often bring about streamlined ways to conduct healthcare operations. In practice, it means...

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Why You Should Kill Your Fax Machine

December 21st, 2017 by admin

In 1999, legendary actor/director/writer Mike Judge wrote and directed a film by the name of “Office Space”. In the movie, Peter Gibbons must slog through his day at a mindless and soulless software company called Initech. There’s lots of classic moments and quotes that come from Office Space. One of...

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Business Communications and BBQ Sauce

November 23rd, 2017 by admin

In America, BBQ is sacred. Many people enjoy eating flavorful barbecued meat that includes mouth-watering ribs, brisket, sausage, pork, chicken, and more. And right alongside that BBQ comes a healthy helping of homemade BBQ sauce. But for those out of the loop, let’s back it up. There’s a large number...

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The Top 3 Benefits of Implementing Unified Communications in Your Organization

November 15th, 2017 by admin

Unified communications, also known simply as UC, is a way of pulling together all of your communication tools into a singular, unified stream. The popularity of unified communications is skyrocketing – its market size is predicted to reach $96 billion by 2023. Aside from sheer popularity, there are several...

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With Unified Communications, Keep Your Office in Your Pocket

November 9th, 2017 by admin

If you’re wondering what this blog is about, here’s three words to describe it: Mobility, mobility, mobility. Modern workspaces rely on keeping their work processes fluid and open to new technologies. It would be unthinkable to have an office that ran 20-year-old computers. And yet, while the infrastructure...

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The 5 Most Important Features of a Team Collaboration Tool

November 2nd, 2017 by admin

Team collaboration tools can transform the way your organization communicates and boost your bottom line. Team collaboration tools are ideal if you’d like to: Keep workers connected anywhere, anytime, on any device Build stronger bonds with more personal communications among employees, customers,...

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Know Your Data Is Safe with Enhanced Data Security from IPRO

September 21st, 2017 by admin

There’s a big difference between thinking your data is safe and knowing your data is safe. If you simply think your data is safe, we can safely assume two things. For starters, it indicates that you don’t know what measures are in place towards your data security. Secondly, it means that you’re not up-to-speed...

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Is a disaster recovery plan really necessary?

September 14th, 2017 by admin

In 1998, a crew of 30 dedicated employees had their souls collectively torn from their bodies. An animated film that they had been working on for over a year was almost completely lost in no more than 30 seconds. All because of a single deletion command and no plan for disaster recovery. Before it got...

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A Business Continuity Plan Is Not Simply Arranging for Data Backup

September 7th, 2017 by admin

Having an established data backup is a great asset for your company. When things go wrong, it’s a relief to know that there is a backup of your critical files. It’s not just helpful, but essential – simply having a data backup will not fully protect you from disaster. Rather, data backups are only...

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For Hospitals, Telecom Services Are Paramount

August 31st, 2017 by admin

Every day, tens of thousands of patients make their way in and out of hospitals around the world. Each one of these people requires communication between them and their loved ones. Depending on the severity of their injuries, the patients could face dire medical situations. As a result, having the proper...

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Carrier Services Are A Lot Like Fine Steak

August 24th, 2017 by admin

Filet mignon. Flat iron. Brisket. You’ve just entered into a premier butcher shop, and the butcher has just asked you what you want. You glance at the menu and start to peruse the steak selections, but you realize that you may be in over your head. For a steak aficionado such as yourself, there is...

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Why Your IT Provider Should Handle Carrier Management

August 17th, 2017 by admin

You’ve moved up in the world, and you’re ready to purchase a brand new car. You know that you want a vehicle with a good safety rating, a gas-sipping engine, and a modernized interior. What’s the next step? Do you go and purchase the first car model that matches your needs? You could very well do that,...

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The Modern Fax Machine Is Now E-Fax

August 16th, 2017 by admin

130 pounds – that’s around the average combined weight of a pug patiently sitting on top of a medium-sized dresser. It’s also how much the typical fax machine weighs. But unlike a pug and a dresser, the ‘ol fax machine sits in the corner of an office and takes up space, in a boring fashion. In truth,...

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What Are Carrier Services, Anyway?

August 10th, 2017 by admin

Sometimes, it’s easy for us to get carried away and forget that everyone isn’t an IT expert. You’re probably not a master of telecommunications, either. Heck, you’re statistically not even an IT technician (crazy, we know!). So, first off, an apology: let’s start fresh. So what are these carrier services...

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Data Centers Can Help to Stay Within HIPAA Compliance

July 27th, 2017 by admin

If you have to handle or access electronic personal health information (ePHI), then you also need to comply with HIPAA standards and regulations. There is an extensive list of requirements that your business needs to follow in order to fully maintain HIPAA compliance. There are many technical, physical,...

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What Cloud Computing Isn't

July 20th, 2017 by admin

While the term cloud computing may conjure up images of sentient thunder clouds that crunch numbers and organize spread sheets, the reality is much less fantastical (sorry to disappoint). Cloud computing is an important part of contemporary information technology. Cloud services keep businesses and...

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Cloud Migration – It’s Not as Big a Headache as You Think

July 13th, 2017 by admin

The cloud. A fancy word for a file hosting platform that operates over the ever-expanding global network that is the internet. Over the past decade, the internet has rapidly morphed from a repository for entertainment, news, and communication services to a highly efficient tool that businesses use for...

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Why Businesses are Migrating to Data Centers in Droves

July 6th, 2017 by admin

Managing data is an intricate and crucial part of business that every successful company prioritizes today. It can be a seven-figure MES deployment checking their financial records. Or it can be someone meticulously managing the manufacturing information for a Fortune 500 company. It can even be using...

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The Biggest Threat to Network Security

June 29th, 2017 by admin

What is the biggest threat to your network security? Most people instantly picture someone from far away, holding a laptop computer and wearing a ski mask (seriously, why are they always wearing ski masks?). However, that’s rarely the case. Your employees can be your greatest asset, but they can also...

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The Modern Necessity of a Network Security Specialist

June 22nd, 2017 by admin

There’s no way around it: If you’re running a business, you need to protect your data. Don’t forget that your clients are also relying on you to keep their data safe. It can be hard to keep everything totally secure, which is why you need a network security specialist to handle it for you. Network...

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Don’t Become Yet Another Victim of Ransomware

June 8th, 2017 by admin

You’re browsing your emails, like any other day. You notice that you received an email from an unknown sender, with an attachment. You’re intrigued. You open the attachment, but nothing happens. Moments later, your computer give you errors, saying you can’t access your files because they’re locked, and...

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Less-Than-Ideal Resources for Building Your Network Database

May 25th, 2017 by admin

Your network database is a bit like a football team, if you think about it. If everything is well organized and everyone knows the routes they’re supposed to run, your team stands a good chance at being successful. But if anyone plays out of position or someone draws a penalty, or if your team is disorganized...

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Building Your Healthcare Network Infrastructure

May 18th, 2017 by admin

Building your healthcare infrastructure is no easy task. We know because we help customers of all sizes set up large projects and systems just like this all the time. While we hope our charm and Texas hospitality make it easy to work with us, we feel sure it’s our world-class experience and customer...

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Posted in: Blog, Healthcare, IT Services

What You Should Expect from an Expertly Created Network Infrastructure

May 11th, 2017 by admin

An expertly created network infrastructure is like a well-oiled machine. Or if you like steak and BBQ as much as we do, think of it like a top-notch steak house. The wait staff is professional and courteous. The chef knows exactly how to cook the steak to your request, and the price of your evening out...

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Harness the Power of a Custom IT Infrastructure

May 4th, 2017 by admin

Custom infrastructure offers growing organizations the flexibility to build the tech solutions that are best suited for their needs. Designing custom infrastructure gives the organization an incredible amount of control over the hardware, software, networks, facilities, data centers and all related and...

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Improve Healthcare Communications Quickly and Easily with VoIP

April 27th, 2017 by admin

VoIP services are quickly taking healthcare communications to the next level. So it’s no surprise to see hospitals, clinics and medical practices all over the country jumping on the bandwagon. VoIP is changing the way healthcare practitioners stay connected with both colleagues and patients. It also...

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Welcome to VoIP – The Business Phone of the Future

April 20th, 2017 by admin

The “internet of things” is a term that describes the global connection that broadband internet brings to the world. More and more countries, homes, and businesses are gaining access to a network of possibilities. Literally, all connected devices – from smartphones to desktops – are used to establish...

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Collaboration in the Workplace: What Every Business Owner Must Know

April 13th, 2017 by admin

One of the main factors that contributes to business success is whether or not employees can work together as a team. As competition increases, it is imperative to encourage creativity among employees through teamwork. This allows individuals to boost productivity and promote healthier relationships...

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A Few Tips for Smart Cost Savings Around the Office

April 6th, 2017 by admin

Regardless of how well business may be doing, there’s always an opportunity to trim some of the fat. One of the best ways of doing so is by embracing modern technologies which reduce overhead and free-up manpower. This allows you to focus on other areas of your business. What follows are a few tech-savvy,...

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Benefits of an Advanced Phone System in Healthcare

March 30th, 2017 by admin

There is nothing more important than the health of your patients and the care you provide to maintain it. So why do some healthcare providers still rely on old phone systems? Systems which continue to take time away from patients and their needs? An advanced phone system can save both time and...

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BBQ Innovations Remind Us of Phone Innovations

March 23rd, 2017 by admin

Every day we come into the office, we’re amazed at the innovations in our Mitel phone systems. Even the smaller adjustments add so much convenience and efficiency. As we love both Mitel and barbecue, we were bound to compare similarities in the innovations. Here’s what we found (along with a few great...

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Less Effective Methods of Office Communication than a Mitel Phone System

March 16th, 2017 by admin

If you’re looking for a fantastic way to boost both internal and external business communications, Mitel is definitely the way to go. The diversity of available features coupled with an incredibly healthy range of options makes it a no-brainer. But, assuming you’re the type who scoffs at convenience,...

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How to Find the Right Voice System for You

February 23rd, 2017 by admin

It’s become vividly clear that Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is the business phone of the future. Every day, more and more people are making the switch to VoIP. So now, rather than it being a question of “if?” it’s really a question of “what kind?” It’s a great question, and one you really need...

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Phone System Must Haves

February 9th, 2017 by admin

It’s pretty important to have a phone system these days. It’s absolutely necessary, actually. How many businesses have you come across that don’t have a phone system in place? Or people that don’t have a phone for their own personal use? Few to none, we know. For your business, just any phone system...

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Posted in: Blog, Phone System


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