Verizon dumps Premium Visual Voice Mail – Here’s my solution…

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I was sad to learn that Verizon Wireless decided to drop their “Premium Visual Voice Mail” option. This was effective July 8th, 2016. While I won’t miss the $2.99/month charge, which was a bit pricey, I will certainly miss the feature on my HTC One M8 Android based phone. (iPhone has Visual Voice Mail built-in and it isn’t going away). …

Internet Spring Cleaning Day 2014 is upon us! Read Immediately!

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It’s that time of year again when ISPs (Internet Service Providers) from around the globe perform their yearly scheduled maintenance. This is dubbed “Internet Spring Cleaning”. In case you have missed the stories on the news and the countless emails flying around for the last week or so, then this may come as a total surprise to you. Newcomers to …

Cisco Voice over IP phone systems don’t have to break the bank #VoIP #Cisco

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Q: Why is it that just about every corporation you walk into has Cisco phones on their desks? A: Because they have become the standard by which almost every other VoIP solution is measured. People in business have grown to expect a certain level of quality. From feel of the handset and how heavy it is and whether it fits …

What else does Homeland Secure IT do besides computers, servers and networks?

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You know the elevator speech that you typical hear from people, where they pitch their services or wares to you? Mine goes something like this, “I’m John with Homeland Secure IT, and we provide small and medium businesses with computer, server and network support, service and sales here in the Upstate”. The person I am telling will usually walk away …

Is your business computer network ready for IPv6?

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Get ready for a slew of IPv6 news topics because World IPv6 Launch is right around the corner (June 6th, 2012). This means that a boat-load of ISPs will be flipping the switch and enabling IPv6 permanently on or before this magic date. A quick google search for IPv6 news will turn up lots of articles posted in the last few …

Jabra Registered Partner

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Jabra produces professional headsets solutions for office, small office / home office and contact centers. Products include corded, wireless, Bluetooth wireless, USB, unified communications enabled, DECT and GAP headsets. For individuals, Jabra also provides wireless solutions for Mobile Phones, Music / MP3 players, Computers and Gaming. Products include mono and strereo (A2DP) Bluetooth headsets for music and calls, wireless speakerphone …

SNOM Registered VAR

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snom – SIP based IP phone sales, service, support and consultation in Greenville / Upstate, SC Homeland Secure IT is a registered Value Added Reseller of snom products, providing state of the art VoIP handsets for use with a variety of Voice over IP solutions. If you would like more information about snom phones and devices, please call us at …

Cisco Select Certified SMB Partner

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Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Since the company’s inception in 1984, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 67,647 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions. We are a Cisco SMB Select Partner, offering …

Handy List of Star Codes for Cisco SPA525G2 phones #VoIP #Cisco

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One of the best selling phones for the small and medium business (SMB) market is the Cisco SPA525G2 phone. The entire series of SPA phones are affordable, reliable and well suited to SMB use, but the 525 G2 is the current big daddy with its color display, ability to play MP3s from a memory stick, sync to your cell phone …

HP updates channel partners regarding flooding situation in Thailand #HDDShortage

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We received the following notification from HP regarding the flooding situation in Thailand and the subsequent hard drive and component shortage: Dear HP Channel Partners, HP is deeply saddened by the recent flooding in Thailand. The extent of the damage is devastating and our hearts go out to each person in Thailand negatively impacted by this tragedy. In light of …