Why the Feds Are Wary of IoT – Internet of Things
Posted on Feb 10, 2016 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

The “Internet of Things” refers to all the devices with IP addresses that are connected to networks for the purpose of sharing information… everything from your vehicles and home automation to embedded commercial tracking devices.

Mitel Brings Collaboration and Mobility Together over LTE
Posted on Jan 30, 2016 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Mitel is among the first in the telecom industry to bring collaboration and mobility together over LTE technology – a capability gained with last year’s acquisition of cellular network software provider Mavenir Systems. Whereas previous versions of cellular technology are circuit switched, LTE is all IP. That’s where businesses will see all the benefits:

Important E-Rate Funding Update for K-12 Schools & Libraries
Posted on Jan 15, 2016 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

For years, K-12 schools and libraries have counted on E-Rate funding to modernize and maintain their voice and data communications infrastructure. At the end of 2014, the FCC reduced the total cost of the E-Rate program, and announced it would discontinue funding traditional voice communications such as dial-tone service, long-distance services and voicemail, while eliminating […]

Weather Storms Year-Round with Mitel Cloud Voice
Posted on Dec 30, 2015 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

The month of December brings with it the official end of the hurricane season and the beginning of an equally formidable threat, Old Man Winter. That’s because natural disasters can test even the strongest business continuity plans. Power outages can shut down an entire data center, flooding can compromise copper lines and strong winds can […]

How SIP Trunks Improve Business Communications
Posted on Dec 16, 2015 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

SIP trunks, based on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), are among the fastest and most efficient ways to set up, run and manage voice and other applications over broadband. SIP improves business communication in several ways… Number portability: Since SIP trunks and their associated phone numbers are not bound to a location, it is easy […]

Broadband & Network Devices Need Appropriate Preparation for Business VoIP
Posted on Dec 8, 2015 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Getting top performance from a cloud-based or on-site Internet protocol (IP) phone system requires a thorough assessment of your network to get it ready to handle voice traffic. Failure to be proactive can result in a bad experience for users at both ends of the conversation. The goal of voice over IP (VoIP) is to […]

Time to Hang Up on Your Old Phone System?
Posted on Nov 30, 2015 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

If you’re still using a traditional PBX or key phone system, you should consider getting rid of it once and for all. Here are 5 reasons to make the move to today’s technology… Lower Start Up Costs – Traditional business phone systems generally required a significant upfront investment in dedicated hardware. New systems can be […]

Simple Steps to Thwart Phone Hacking
Posted on Nov 13, 2015 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Phone hacking or “phreaking” costs businesses billions of dollars. Even worse – many carriers expect you to pay the bill! Decades ago, hackers were able to access the telephone network using a series of tones input via a “blue box” to fool the system into allowing them to make free long distance calls. Now hackers […]

Chesapeake Joins the Comcast Solutions Provider Program
Posted on Nov 3, 2015 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

As your business technology partner, it’s our job to stay up-to-date on the innovative solutions out there. That’s why Chesapeake collaborates with a variety of industry leading vendors so we’re well-equipped to offer the best-in-class products and resources available. We’re excited to announce that Chesapeake is now an authorized Comcast Business Solutions Provider. Chesapeake is […]

Mitel MiVoice Office 250… Designed for Small Businesses
Posted on Oct 30, 2015 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Need to improve customer service and employee productivity? Ready to bring your teams together, while simplifying communications and reducing overall telephony costs? A pretty tall order, but Mitel’s MiVoice Office 250 gets it done. The hybrid system supports both MiVoice Digital and IP telephones, networking for multiple locations, and is designed to be customized with […]

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