Disaster Reliability—What Old PBXs and Phone Systems Can’t Give You

Disaster Reliability

Tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic. Wildfires setting destruction records in the Western US. Tsunamis in the Pacific. Responding to these disasters—and trying to do business in the aftermath—usually overwhelms local phone…

After Disaster: How to Say ‘Never Again’ to Downed Communications

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Digging out after a major disaster like a storm or a flood is never easy. But these days, many businesses have already survived more than one “historic weather event”—and they’re getting serious about…

Ask the Pros How to Cope When Bad Weather Strikes

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When disaster strikes and outages happen, how do the pros keep businesses going? Just ask the people whose job it is to MAKE it happen, no matter WHAT happens. They’ll all tell you…

Sometimes, Lightning DOES Strike Twice

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Whoever says lightning never strikes twice, never had an old-style PBX or phone system. Last summer, we were surprised to realize that many of our new customers told tales of making do with ancient…

When the Weather Gets Tough, the Tough Turn to Business VoIP

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How much patience would you have if you couldn’t reach your insurance agent for more than 45 days? That’s the nightmare scenario for lots of insurance agents, whose first business priority after a…

How 8x8’s VoIP System Weathered the Storm of the Century

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Hurricane Sandy is one of those rare events that remind us how frightening the power of nature can be. Scores of people have been killed or injured, and millions were left without power…