Which VoIP Provider Is Best For Your Business?

In today’s economy, flexibility and speed are essential to success. It’s no surprise that more companies are turning to VoIP phone systems to give them the freedom they need to grow and accommodate clients near and far. Continue reading “Which VoIP Provider Is Best For Your Business?”

Planning for Adversity: Ensuring business communication continuity with the cloud

Your new marketing campaign was a huge success and your office is receiving the highest level of calls you’ve ever experienced in your growing business.  Your staff is taking live calls, checking voicemail and returning customer inquiries as fast as they can. 

Can you imagine the impact if your phone system goes down mid-morning – at the peak of the call volume? Continue reading “Planning for Adversity: Ensuring business communication continuity with the cloud”

Ramping Up: Deploying a Phone System that Works for Remote Employees

What if you were challenged by your CEO to hire a significant number of new employees within the next 6 months?  He would want you to find the right talent that will do the jobs exceptionally well and meet the demands of your growing business. Continue reading “Ramping Up: Deploying a Phone System that Works for Remote Employees”

How to Empower Employee Collaboration with Cloud Communications

Remember the days when the only way you could empower your team to collaborate was in face-to-face meetings that required time and travel that were planned far in advance? That brings up not-so-fond memories of securing landlines, delayed flights, flip charts, windowless meeting rooms and maybe even slide projectors! Continue reading “How to Empower Employee Collaboration with Cloud Communications”

Unified Communications Changes the Nature of Work

In the 21st century, work is no longer a place you go, but a thing you do. That’s the nature of the changing work place. And your phone system needs to work with you – in multiple locations, with a mobile and growing staff, and a customer that demands high quality communications. You do more. Your phone system needs to support you, not hinder you. Continue reading “Unified Communications Changes the Nature of Work”

Tech Talk: Windows Server 2003 End of Support

July 14, 2015 marked another transition, this time the end of Microsoft support for Windows Server 2003/R2. Now is the time to understand that the end of support and the end of life of Windows Server 2003 means that your business needs to ensure that it has a plan to migrate the applications and workloads currently relying on Windows Server 2003 onto Windows Server 2012 R2 or Microsoft Azure. Continue reading “Tech Talk: Windows Server 2003 End of Support”

Business Phone Costs: How a Cloud Phone System Could Help You Save

If your business has multiple facilities, you could cut costs by switching your phone system to a cloud-based solution.

With a cloud-based phone system, you can add as many users as you want, at any location, with no extra cost. This solution is a cost-effective alternative to investing in an expensive Wide Area Network (WAN), with no sacrifice in quality of service. Continue reading “Business Phone Costs: How a Cloud Phone System Could Help You Save”

On-Site vs. Hosted Phone Systems

Upgrading your phone system can feel daunting. From selecting the system that’s right for you to justifying the capital investment needed to make it happen, it’s enough to make you want to go back to tin cans and string. Finding a reliable and affordable modern phone system shouldn’t be so hard.

Deerwood Technologies offers managed VOIP services with the ShoreTel Sky system, the brilliantly simple phone system that painlessly connects your workplace. Benefits include ability to easily add remote sites and mobile employees to your phone system, ability to manage multiple phones in dozens of locations without a WAN, and real-time metrics to leverage for strategic gain. Best of all there’s no capital overly, operating expenses are your only cost.

If you’re considering upgrading your system, or getting in touch with us, its helpful to know what questions to ask. That’s why we are offering this free eBook “9 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Cloud Phone System”

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