Virtual Office Featured Articles
- Birch Launches TotalCloud Voice Essentials for Small Businesses
Birch Communications is a nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services for small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, as well as consumers. However, the company's release of a new cloud phone product called TotalCloud Voice Essentials this week is aimed squarely at small businesses.
- Enterprise Mobility Makes Virtual Offices a Reality
While we're not ready to ditch the physical office all together, technology has certainly afforded businesses the opportunity to need these spaces less. The emergence of virtual offices has seen many businesses shift from brick and mortar locations to ones that rely on devices and an Internet connection. A virtual office is basically a setting that allows those who work from remote locations to share files and become office mates even though they may be geographically dispersed. The work is handled by the employees and delivered to respective clients' accounts just like in a traditional office setting.
- SMEs to Get Simpler Telephony Access
Any business who's gotten into voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) or private branch exchange (PBX) services recently knows that there are a lot of choices out there, and it's pretty easy to choose the less-than-optimal choice thanks to the sheer array of options on hand. A new partnership between Turrito Networks and Saicom Voice Services looks to make telephony a bit easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to handle.
- IT Resellers Not Focused on Cloud-Based Telephony Miss Boat to Revenue Opportunity
When was the last time you answered calls exclusively at your desk? For many of us, the time to be on the move is now and that means we're rarely sitting still. We want to be where the action is, where our clients (or prospective clients) are making things happen so we can be of valuable service. To do so, we have to take our communications on the go, while still delivering that consistent, professional perception.
- ShoreTel Hopes M5 Acquisition Pays off with Hosted Voice Services Launch
ShoreTel announced recently that it had launched the ShoreTel Hosted Voice Service (SHVS) in Australia. The announcement is the latest event in ShoreTel's long-term objective to establish a presence in Australia.
Virtual Office Industry News
Phone.com Transforms Small Businesses Using VoIP and the Cloud: TMC podcast with Joel Maloff, vice president of Channel Development at Phone.com, about how to transform SMBs using VoIP and the cloud.
Changing the User Experience with HD Voice: There's lots of buzz about high definition voice, but what does it all really mean? TMCnet spoke with Alon Cohen, chief technology officer for Phone.com, a hosted IP-PBX and virtual office provider, about HD Voice and how and why it enhances the user experience. The podcast also features two examples showcasing the audio quality difference when using HD voice.
"I like that my pet sitters can call a client from the business number through their mobile phones."
"We don't have a physical office. Phone.com makes it easy for our company to have one number no matter where in the world we happen to be."
"Ability to have a unified phone system despite all employees working from separate home offices. Call handling rules allow each of us to always be reachable."