When Disaster Strikes: a Cloud-based Phone System is Invaluable for Business

When Disaster Strikes: a Cloud-based Phone System is Invaluable for Business
Recent catastrophic hurricanes in Florida and on Canada’s east coast have been a wake-up call to all of us that disasters happen. The ramifications of unexpected weather events or fire, flooding, earthquakes and power outages can be tragic and far-reaching. In this midst of this kind of emergency, keeping your business running might seem an ...

Rogers outage is a wakeup call: get ready for next disruption with low-cost failover options from Skyway

Rogers outage is a wakeup call: get ready for next disruption with low-cost failover options from Skyway
Last week the Rogers cellular and internet network endured a massive outage, and both businesses and consumers across the country suffered through a day — or in some cases even longer — without services. Though the media tends toward hyperbole, in this case they mostly got it right. For businesses, this is a “wakeup call” and ...

Telus is replacing their copper network. Is your business — and your phone system — ready?

Telus is replacing their copper network.  Is your business — and your phone system — ready?
Telus is telling business customers that by early 2023 they plan to have replaced their copper network with fibre. There’s a number of reasons for this, including higher maintenance costs for copper, less reliability and more line interference. As a result, POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) — which has been with us since the late ...

Prepared for the Risk of Cyber War overflowing into Canada?

Prepared for the Risk of Cyber War overflowing into Canada?
Recent analysis by Fitch Ratings has shown an increase in Russian cyberattack activity on businesses and government agencies with the risk of spillover attacks on non-primary targets becoming much more widespread. As part of their recent invasion, Russia blitzed Ukraine with DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks and data-wiping malware. Russian government attacks typically focus on other ...

What’s a DDOS Attack and can I prevent it?

22. October 2021 Internet Security 0
What’s a DDOS Attack and can I prevent it?
Recent high profile DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have put a spotlight on this type of cyberattack and have made many business owners wonder about their own vulnerability. In late September, the large VoIP services company, Bandwidth.com, endured a rolling DDOS attack which affected their operations for a number of days, and then in ...

Unified Communications as a Service: the Benefits for your Business

Unified Communications as a Service: the Benefits for your Business
Establishing effective communication in the workplace is a crucial factor to enable your business success and growth. It has shown to be even more imperative during a global pandemic when many business processes and operations have switched to remote mode. One of the most beneficial solutions to implement into your business functioning is unified communication technology. Here ...