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VirtualTone offers a complete voice and video communication solution for business of all sizes, from start-ups to call centers. Since 1998, VirtualTone has provided a fully-dedicated,hosted solution.

December 11: Happy National App Day!

In 2017 one of our favorite sayings is "There's an app for that." Which is true...there is an app for EVERYTHING. December 11 is National App Day so we thought we would celebrate by letting you know some of the most innovative and interesting apps of 2017!

 

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The Real Deal Behind QoS

Here is the definition of QoS according to techopedia.com:
Quality of service (QoS) refers to a network’s ability to achieve maximum bandwidth and deal with other network performance elements like latency, error rate and uptime. Quality of service also involves controlling and managing network resources by setting priorities for specific types of data (video, audio, files) on the network. QoS is exclusively applied to network traffic generated for video on demand, IPTV, VoIP, streaming media, videoconferencing and online gaming.

Now lets break it down into more simple terms...

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Partner Spotlight: SecureTech Solutions, LLC

At VirtualTone we only Partner with the best of the best, which is why we have valued our partnership over the years with SecureTech Solutions located in Illinois. SecureTech Solutions offers premium security solutions and exceptional service for your residential and business needs.

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VoIP for Law: Time is Money

How much time do you take searching for your client's call recordings and seeing how much time to bill them? Do you take depositions over the phone and need to keep them in a secure location that is easily accessible for you to review more in depth?
VirtualTone has worked with law firms since 1998 and knows the challenges they face that differ from other businesses.

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The JoeJoe Bear Foundation Annual Golf Tournament Is Next Week!

We are extremely proud to be sponsoring a hole at the annual JoeJoe Bear Foundation Golf Tournament on Monday November 6, 2017. 

Cancer had undoubtedly touched someone's life that we love. The JoeJoe Bear Foundation offers children comfort in a very special and personal way when they are affected by cancer. 

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Is Your New Construction Job Site VoIP Ready?

Make Setting up a New Job Site Easy!
 
VirtualTone has had clients in the construction industry since the early 2000s. We know the procedures and "must haves" for what a new construction project site will need and how to exceed those expectations. Among the long list of requirements a job site might have, an on site way to communicate is often a concern. With VirtualTone we can tell you exactly how to make the communication set-up easy and stress free, so you can focus on the new project and not about the odds and ends.
Take a look at these quick tips for setting up a VoIP communication solution at your construction job site!
 
 
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Business Continuity: What is Your Plan?

Whether it is a natural disaster like a hurricane or a massive power outage caused by an unforeseen event, having a business continuity plan is critical for your company to succeed. A disruption in your businesses communication can cause unsatisfied clients, loss of customers, and a bad reputation which all translate into financial losses that can be detrimental to your businesses long term success. 

Take a look at these 3 tips to help your business continuity plan for your VoIP communication system so you can stay ahead of life's unpredictable events and keep in contact with your valued clients.

 
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Create Your Own Tax Break for 2017!

The end of another year is near! Take advantage of the 2017 tax break for all 2017 qualifying equipment for your office. This means that if you buy (or finance) a piece of equipment you can deduct the Full Purchase Price (up to $500,000) from your gross income. 

 

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Texas Cities Top the List of Fastest Growing Cities in the United States!

According to the United States Census Bureau ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities were located in the South in 2016, four of the top five were in Texas. Now we know how the saying goes, everything is bigger in Texas.....and it's true! Is your communication system ready for the increased traffic? 

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August 17: National Nonprofit Day

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are registered in the U.S.  Which nonprofit do you work with or volunteer with? Since August 17th is observed as National Nonprofit Day we wanted to share some information on how YOU can make your community a better place by getting involved!

 
 
 
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Hurricane Season is Upon Us! Is Your Business Prepared?

Hurricane season is always a little nerve racking....especially if you live along the coast. The Weather Channel recently announced that Colorado University recently upped the prediction of hurricane's this year from 12 to 15 with 8 becoming hurricanes. 

This doesn't mean that any will even make landfall, it is just a prediction. But, is your business prepared for worst case scenario? 

 

 

 

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FAQ: Basic VoIP Terms

If you aren't an IT wiz certain terms and concepts may seem a bit out of you comfort zone. But don't worry, we want to help you understand some simple VoIP terms. Let's explore a few basic VoIP terms to help you expand your knowledge. 

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VoIP for the Hospitality Industry

The hospitality industry is all about keeping guests and customers happy, and VirtualTone helps you do that. VirtualTone’s VoIP communication system for the hospitality industry makes it so guests and customers never receive a busy signal and never put on endless hold. Numerous standard VoIP features  make calling your restaurant, hotel, motel, resort or reservation center a pleasant and impressive experience for guests. Our fully unified communications system makes it easier to keep track of reservations, orders, bookings and other guest information, decreasing the likelihood of a mistake.
 
 
 
 
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Happy 4th of July!

The VirtualTone family wants to wish you a Happy 4th of July! Whether you are spending your day off relaxing with family and friends or traveling to or from a destination we hope you have a safe and happy holiday. We would like to thank all that have served and protected our freedom.

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Stay Cool This Summer With Our Features!

 
We all want to take that summer vacation to the beach, lake, or river to cool down in these scorching temperatures. But we can't all take the time away from work...especially specific industries such as the hospitality industry that are non-stop in the summer months. Guess what? With your VirtualTone communication system you can beat the heat AND continue managing your business. 
 
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National Safety Month: The Construction Industry

 
 
It's no secret that working in the construction industry can be a very dangerous profession. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 in 10 construction workers are injured every year. That is a very high statistic, especially because there can be hundreds, or even thousands, of employees on just one job site. 
VirtualTone wants to help ensure that construction sites have proper communication systems so that in a time of need a phone is easily accessible to all employees. 
 
 
 
 

 

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Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day from VirtualTone! We want to thank all of the Dad's that go the extra mile everyday for their children...you're the real MVP! 

 

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What Does "End of Sale Phone" Mean?

Trying to pick a new office phone when you are so comfortable with the phone you have been using is a bit tricky. However, upgrading your phone doesn't only help you keep up with evolving features, but it is necessary for your companies security. 

 

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A VoIP Necessity: The VTONE Operator Panel

The VTONE Operator Panel is a necessity for any business. 
This easy to use feature lets you have an inside look at detailed activity, including who is on the line, the duration of the call, held calls, what call queue the call came into, spying and whisper capabilities....and much more!
 
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Choosing the Right VoIP Provider for Your IT Business

There’s a running joke among IT business owners that the cobbler’s children often go barefoot. Your days are quickly filled with putting out fires for customers, and helping them troubleshoot the same issues over and over again. Performing maintenance on your own phone system is the last thing you have time for, and you expect it to work without a hitch. So when it comes to choosing the right VoIP solution for your business, how do you weed through the flood of providers out there to determine who is the right choice? To make things simpler, here are three things to consider when choosing the right VoIP vendor.

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