Seriously. Vader probably had Jive. All the signs are there. Video chat, multiple locations, custom sound files—plus you never see him manage it. And you know Vader would never have had a direct line to get to him—it would have been an auto-attendant set up to screen his calls. Darth has always struck me as the type that would want control of his system. I mean, he could have one of his commanders manage it for him, but I’d hate to see that guy get choked if he messes it up. You may not think you relate to Darth Vader. […]
Phones are an interesting business. It’s the one business technology that people seem to almost want to be boring. In fact, if you can think of a way to make phones or PBX management more boring, there are some competitors who would likely be interested in talking with you. On the other hand, if you like technologies to be intuitive, rich, pretty, and even—dare I say it—fun, then pause your game of fruit ninja and check this out. With any other phone system, you decide how a phone call routes with either a drop-down menu, an automatic default, or a […]
VoIP is all over the place. It’s the hip new technology, so it’s being adopted in a lot of different ways, and nobody’s really doing a good job of explaining those options. Do I want hosted, or on-premises, or what? Can I just buy a magicjack? How does it even work? It can feel like a frustrating nightmare to try and map the landscape. Let me share an industry secret: the big money in the industry is in the enterprise—companies with hundreds or thousands of phones who want to know a lot of technical details about how a system could […]
The technology of telephony is always changing. There are big infrastructure changes, such as the shift from landlines to mobile and the shift from traditional phones to VoIP. There are also many small functional changes that these big changes make possible. Here we look at six.
Jive, a leader in the business VoIP industry, offers a wide variety of business services that ultimately enable more employees to telecommute, saving companies thousands of dollars annually.