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 …

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A personal request….

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, Sales, Social Media, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

If we have ever helped you out in any way, saved you time, or maybe money, or possibly your data, or just put a smile on your face, could I ask you to help us? We would appreciate it dearly if you could be so kind as to refer your friends or business contacts to us, and if you have …

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PSA: International Internet Spring Cleaning Day is TODAY!

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

It’s that time of year again when ISPs (Internet Service Providers)  all around the world perform their yearly maintenance, call it “Spring Cleaning” if you will.If you have been living under a rock and 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 …

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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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The Global Hard Drive Shortage is Becoming an Issue for Computer Repair / Service Businesses

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Sales, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Yesterday I wrote about the hard drive shortage due to the flooding in Thailand (here)… At the time, we were not actually feeling the affects, however, 24hrs later, we sure are! The same terabyte SATA drives which sold for 60 dollars back on October 3rd, are approaching 140 dollars each today, and many vendors have sold out of them. Those …

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Looking for a SIP trunking provider for your business? Try nexVortex! #nexVortex #SIP #ITSP

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

If you are currently using a SIP trunking provider for your business, have a look at what nexVortex has to offer. Compare it to your current provider and see how they stack up! Homeland Secure IT became a partner with nexVortex after researching many other providers… We needed a reliable provider who could offer the features our clients needed at …

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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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Cisco Small Business UC 300 VoIP system looks like a winner

JohnMHoyt broadband, Business, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, Sales, security, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) Leave a Comment

The time has come to replace that old analog phone system in your small business and upgrade to VoIP (Voice over IP) technology! The prices have never been better. One interesting option is the Cisco Small Business Unified Communications 300 series.  A few features include: Lower communication expenses Business-class calling and messaging Full key system and small private branch exchange …

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Homeland Secure IT now your Greenville / Upstate Cisco SMB Select Partner!

JohnMHoyt Backup Solutions, broadband, Business, CCTV, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, security, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) Leave a Comment

Cisco, internationally known for manufacturing cutting edge security, telephony, connectivity, video and storage solutions has bestowed upon Homeland Secure IT, the title of “Cisco SMB Select Partner”, rewarding our competencies, our know-how and the professional manner in which we manage projects. While we have been able to offer the Cisco product line since we first opened our doors, we can …

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Should your business use an automated attendant on your VoIP phone system?

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP) 1 Comment

Let’s talk about the dreaded Automated Attendant for a minute. Every time you call a larger business you get the “Thank you for calling xxxx, please press 1 for sales, 2 for……” message and curse under your breath waiting to finally get to the option you want. Honestly, I used to hate them, until I participated in a networking event …

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