Mobile businesses have been in existence, in one form or another, for centuries. From the local ice cream vendor and neighborhood gardener to the “Avon Lady” and “Fuller Brush Man,” the concept of bringing business to customers is not new. These days, though, mobile businesses are getting ahead with the help of advanced technology. Social […]
Over the last several weeks, we have sponsored a fantastic series about non-traditional workspaces on the social-media news site Mashable. If you missed these articles, we encourage you to check them out. Each article offers a variety of interesting ideas, tips and insights about today’s mobile work environments. Here’s a rundown on what was featured in […]
We’re proud to announce that RingCentral Fax has been named the No. 1 online fax service by a leading technology review site covering software and web services - TopTenREVIEWS. Competing against 16 other online fax services, RingCentral stood above the rest to take the Gold Award, based on a variety of ratings that included ease of […]
In a recent customer survey, we asked the owners of small to medium-sized businesses across the United States how smartphones have changed the way they do business. The results of the survey revealed the prominent role these handheld devices are playing in the daily lives of an increasingly mobile workforce. Here are the complete results: The results […]
Cloud computing is a complicated term used to describe a variety of paradigms. Its historical timeline is still hotly debated. In the world of IT, the industry seems abuzz with the phrase “cloud computing”. In 2007, Dell tried to trademark the term (it was rejected by the USPTO) and Larry Ellison of Oracle said, “It’s what we’ve […]
Cell phones connected to Wifi will be the final destination for VoIP in the home.
This is the second part of our discussion of The Future of VoIP.
A fascinating survey conducted by RingCentral shows an emerging trend in the way America’s small businesses are operating. Here’s the scoop. When I first started writing for RingCentral, one of the ideas thrown around in our early brainstorming sessions was to open up the data that customers were providing the company in order to help business […]
1) Spies OK, that’s a bit exotic, but the earliest adopters of sending voice packets as data were intelligence agencies that were testing it as a secure communication method. And now the NSA is openly adopting VoIP to improve organizational efficiencies. 2) Carriers Telecom companies were amongst the first to use VoIP. Anyone remember MCI? The […]
We recently asked our customers – owners of small and medium-sized business across the U.S. – how their businesses operate. This survey reveals that single-location workforces are becoming less common; more and more workers, it appears, are doing their jobs remotely. Here are the complete results: 1. How much time do your employees spend conducting business […]
As a follow up to the ITBusinessedge.com article “Could the Cloud Kill the PBX?”, we wanted to offer our input as to where telephony is going and why old-school telephony’s days are numbered. This is meant not as a self-serving competitive claim but a look at what is becoming a natural evolution of business processes […]