As we settle into another year that looks to be defined by flexible work arrangements, there has been an uptick in conversations about asynchronous collaboration. While it’d be fair to associate asynchronous work with the hybrid office as they’re often discussed in the same breath, it’s actually quite an established idea that most have experienced in any office job. Put simply, asynchronous...
Following up on our first installment on technology for your hybrid workforce, this week we’re tackling how you can use those investments by focusing on hybrid meetings. We were all there for the explosion of the Zoom craze in early 2020 and, more likely than not, we all inevitably experienced “Zoom fatigue” in the months that followed. An Otter.ai study found that, of the over...
2020 was certainly a year for the history books. It was a huge year for communication, technology, and the cloud, as businesses rapidly shifted to remote work. It was a big year for 2600Hz as we pivoted with the market and dedicated ourselves to doing everything we could to bring our partners more remote collaboration tools to help their customers stay connected. As we reflect on 2020 and look...
SMS has come a long way since December 3rd, 1992 when Engineer Neil Papworth sent the first ever text message. While adoption started off slow, by the time SMS turned 20 back in 2012, CNN reported that 8.6 trillion SMS were sent worldwide each year. Today, only 8 years later, it’s reported that 8 trillion SMS are sent worldwide each day.
As coronavirus continues to spread around the world and across the US, more and more companies are asking their employees to work remotely. While there are obvious advantages to implementing a remote working strategy as a means to help mitigate further spread of the virus, it is easier said than done for many businesses.
Ho Ho Ho! It’s time for the holidays around these parts but things aren’t quite as silent as one might hope. Thanks to a big holiday present from the International Telecom Union (ITU) the whole world is watching as operators drink eggnog and debate the free world as we know it.
Firewalls or SBC’s? What’s the difference to you and me?
Seems like this question comes up a lot in our business. Controlling access to a site is critically important for most enterprises and the most common way to enforce policies is a firewall.
“If you’re going through Hell, Keep Going”-Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill had it right when he talked about perseverance. When things look grim, it’s time to double down and make things right. Today we’re talking about Disaster Recovery: how you can stay online even when the streets look like a scene from I am Legend.
WebRTC: Frictionless Communications
Humans have always needed to communicate. We are a social species, vulnerable to loneliness and keen on group input. Throughout the ages, humans have developed many creative ways to satisfy their need for connection. Before the advent of communications technology in the 20th century, the primary method was face to face meeting. Our communication options...
Many companies are just getting started in social media and navigating that ocean of public opinion can be a handful. Customers can give your firm a positive, or a negative, image in a moment’s notice — via Twitter, Facebook and other sites.
Back to the Future Part 1: Who Am I?
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