Advanced Communications Blog
19 Aug

How safe is your company’s data?

Most companies rely on some sort of critical data to operate. For some there’s technology data, for others it’s customer information. It could be accounting data, or order tracking data, or whatever. The question is – How safe is that data? Some businesses do backups themselves, others hire outside firms to do this for them. These backup are made to the Internet, or to a… Read More

31 Jul

What is a VOIP Phone?

VoIP, (Voice over Internet Protocol), is a method for taking regular audio signals, like the kind you hear when you talk on the phone, and turning them into digital data that can be sent over the Internet. VoIP can turn a standard Internet connection into a way to get free phone calls. This means that you’re bypassing the phone company (and its charges) entirely. VoIP… Read More

24 Jul

Telephone Etiquette

There are four important parts of a proper phone conversation, a greeting, tone, listening, permission and closing. Your greeting should begin by thanking the caller for calling or taking your call. Then, introducing your business and yourself, this will not only welcome the caller, but sets the tone for the customer to get to the point. For example, Thank you for calling ABC, my name… Read More

30 Jun

Why do we need a firewall?

A firewall works as a wall, or a shield, between your PC and cyber space. When your computer connects to the Internet, you are constantly sending and receiving information in small units called packets. The firewall filters these packets to see if they meet certain criteria set by a series of rules, and thereafter blocks or allows the data. This way, hackers cannot get inside… Read More

28 Jun

VoIP: One size fits all

Regardless of company size from small start ups to multinational corporations, businesses are using VoIP to further their company’s communication system and save money. By using the traditional phone system customers pay for each minute spent talking on the phone. With VoIP no matter how many minutes customers uses they only have to deal with one monthly internet bill. And the bill remains the same…. Read More

29 May

Five things you can do to help beat back password hackers

Keeping your private information protected by passwords is as difficult as it’s ever been. Not only are hackers breaking their way into places like Facebook, Gmail, Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn and other popular sites, but now they’re especially motivated to do so. Why? Because selling your information can make them a ton of money. Keeping your passwords up to date and frequently upgraded is a challenge…. Read More

28 May

Five key services an IT company should be able to provide

So you’re at the point where you’re ready to change IT providers. In this week’s post we’ll discuss five key things your new provider should be able to do – and do well! Let’s jump right in! 1.) ID high-risk areas of your network that should be immediately addressed – If your backup drive has been working for a number of years but only wants… Read More

29 Apr

Maximizing your VoIP Investment

VoIP is an incredibly valuable tool that businesses can use as a foundational catalyst to growth. That being said, few companies use VoIP to its fullest extent. This week, we’ll talk about some of the ways you can maximize your VoIP investment and get the most out of your new system. Look for a provider who’s financially sound. Whenever you’re looking for a VoIP provider,… Read More

28 Apr

Managed Disaster Recovery Services: The things you should consider

Both man-made and natural disasters can cripple your business if you’re not careful. Having a Managed Disaster Recovery Service isn’t just important – but it can often times be the one thing that stands between staying in business and going under in a crisis situation. That being said, there are some important features to weigh before deciding how much support you’ll need. This week, we’ll… Read More

31 Mar

How VoIP is making waves in the hospitality industry

VoIP has been making inroads in all kinds of businesses and the hospitality industry is certainly no different. Lured by lower costs and better functionality, it’s come to a point that in order to fill vacancies and entertainment venues, that VoIP has become an integral ingredient for success. Less Staff, Better Function The great thing about VoIP is that it requires fewer people to manage… Read More

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