Just What Is SIP And SS7…. And How Do They Work With VoIP?

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Signaling System 7 (SS7) are the common protocols used for transmitting voice across networks. Just how they work with VoIP….or not….opens the door for both concerns and opportunity. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a protocol developed by IETF MMUSIC Working Group and proposed standard for initiating, modifying, and terminating an…

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SMS and MMS Integration With VoIP Communications

There are a great number of people even in developing countries who have, in one way or another, experienced using SMS or Short Message System using mobile phones. In fact, when people hear the word SMS or Text message, most would readily associate the term with mobile phones. An extended standard in messaging called MMS…

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How to Track a Cell Phone?

Have you ever wondered how to track a cell phone? Perhaps you worry that someone may be tracking your mobile. With the advancements and large strides in cellular technology, we already know we are being tracked. Obviously a mobile phone company knows exactly where you are at all times. Well, at least they know where…

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7 Steps to Implementing a New Telephone System

Business telephone systems are typically vital to the pulse of any company. Businesses must go through the process of purchasing and transitioning from one telephone system to another on average between 5 and 7 years. Whether a company is upgrading their old digital system, installing a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) enabled system or implementing…

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The History of Business Communication

The history of business communication is, of course, closely linked with the histories of communication itself and that of business operations. When the two merge, they become a vital part of successful commerce. Communication is the process where a concept is shared between two living things. It can occur as a gesture, sound or visually…

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10 Steps to Effective Communication

At the root of any successful leader is a strong ability to communicate. Sure, there have been leaders who have ascended into the highest positions and did not have that skill, but they probably did not last long. This point was illustrated recently as I listened to a NPR program about the failure of the…

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What Are the Advantages of an Underground Drainage System?

When constructing your home or making improvements in your property or garden, one important area that must be considered is that of an efficient drainage system. This can prevent a number of undesirable problems occurring as well as even protecting your health. All too often many homeowners never think about issues such as flooding or…

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Creating a Chart of Accounts for a Small Restaurant

Independent restaurant owners often do their own bookkeeping. Even if they hire a professional accountant at year's end, they may save deliberate money by handling the weekly tasks themselves. Setting up a chart of accounts to fit the restaurant needs generally requires customizing the default choices of any accounting program. The selection of sales and…

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