Digium adds new product line of budget-friendly IP phones for Asterisk

JohnMHoyt Business, Sales, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) Leave a Comment

On February 14th, 2018, Digium announced their latest product, the A-Series IP phone, aimed at the budget-conscious business. These phones were designed to work with your Asterisk IP PBX, including our personal favorite flavor, FreePBX. The line includes 4 models ranging from an entry level to an executive phone. The combination of open source Asterisk and the Digium A-Series IP …

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Don’t risk a ticket – get a hands-free system for your car (Win a JABRA here)

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Agree with it or not, Greenville South Carolina has a new law that states that if you even appear to be using a hand-held device while behind the wheel, you risk a $100 ticket. Not only that, as the old saying goes, “third time’s the charm” applies here because your device can be confiscated and destroyed if so ordered by a …

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iOS 7 is more than just a bunch of pretty changes and features

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Fun Stuff, iPad, iPhone, Secure IT Alert, security, Technology Leave a Comment

By now you surely have iOS 7 installed on your Apple iPhone, iPad, or whatever iThing you own. If you are like me, you are happy with the new features, for the most part, and missing some old functionality. If you are really picky, you might have found a dozen little bugs by now, but then again, you could have …

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Eaton Power Products Partner

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Support, Homeland Partners, Linux, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Eaton Power Products As an Eaton partner, Homeland Secure IT offers Greenville and the Upstate of SC the full line of Eaton power protection products, from surge protectors to full UPS or Uninterruptable Power Supplies to keep your computers, servers, network and phone systems online even when the power is off. Safely shut down during a power outage and never …

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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 …

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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 …

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Suddenly people cannot get to the internet at my business

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, broadband, Business, CCTV, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Licensing, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Sales, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

So you have been cruising along at your business for years and all has been great, but now, out of the blue, people on your network are having trouble viewing websites. You found that if you reboot that firewall (pull the plug on the thing since there is no power supply) that YOU get back online right away, but then …

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Why can’t I just use the radio, iPod or other MP3 player for our office Music On Hold (MOH)?

JohnMHoyt Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) Leave a Comment

You’ve got a great phone system (hopefully you have moved up to a Voice over IP phone system by now!) and you want to use all the great features of it. One feature that is common to (most) all VoIP systems is that you can use Music On Hold (MOH) which gives the poor caller who gets placed on hold …

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My next phone? Possibly Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch on Sprint….

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One of our phones has a contract that is up and I could upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch that was released just today on Sprint. Only one problem…  Nobody that I called in the Greenville area has one!  One person told me only 200 of the top stores got them today and those 200 stores …

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Paying too much for your business phone service? Maybe it’s time to switch to SIP trunking #SIP #VoIP

JohnMHoyt broadband, Business, Cisco, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Sales, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) Leave a Comment

In assisting clients recently with their IT needs, we have been discovering a number of them are paying too much for their business phone service. After thinking about it, I decided to contact a sampling of our clients, all in the SMB (Small and Medium Business) segment, and ask them if they would share some information with us so we …

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