CTS Joins Cyber Security Association of MD to Promote SCIF Design-Build & Secure Phones Portfolio
Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

What is the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland? This statewide, nonprofit formed to identify Maryland’s cybersecurity product and service companies and facilitate their introduction to businesses, government entities, nonprofit organizations and academic institutions seeking cybersecurity solutions.

Moving? Expanding? CTS Makes Sure You’re Ready to Go on Day One
Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

As you plan your move or expansion, among the essential items on your ‘to-do list’ is arranging Voice and IT infrastructure, solutions and services. We make sure your systems are in place, tested, and ready to go… Phone Systems, Broadband, Conference Rooms Routers, Switches, Cabling, Wireless, Networks Security, Surveillance, Physical Access Controls HVAC, Cooling, Power […]

Mitel Brings Improved Bluetooth to Desk Phones
Posted on Mar 10, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

With the consumerization of IT, technologies that consumers adopt typically soon make their way into the workplace. That’s certainly the case with Bluetooth…

5 Etiquette Rules for Phone Headset Use in the Office
Posted on Mar 1, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

The flexibility and convenience of wireless headsets for business phones has created the opportunity for new workplace faux pas. Basic headset etiquette is important for a well-functioning workplace, so here are some basic rules to make your work life easier. Control your volume – If you’re in an open-plan workplace, noise is always a concern, […]

Connect Your Toshiba Phone Systems to Expand Capacity and Reach
Posted on Feb 20, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Toshiba’s IP telephone systems and multi-site networking enables you to interconnect your main office with branch locations and/or remote users. In addition to getting a rich set of calling features across multiple Toshiba IP systems throughout your enterprise, you get:

Get the Latest Toshiba Updates for the UCedge App
Posted on Feb 10, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Toshiba’s UCedge release 2.6 adds key enhancements that greatly improve group IM usability and mobile access to advanced system applications …

Voice Over WiFi vs DECT: What You Need to Know
Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

If you’re looking for a way to add mobility to your workplace communications, you’ve likely explored the option of leveraging your existing WiFi infrastructure. At first glance, it seems like an ideal solution – money saved, plus mobility benefits. But when it comes to carrying voice, is WiFi always up to the task?

Sound Masking Protects Your Business and Your People
Posted on Jan 20, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Modern offices are being designed and retrofitted with open floor plans to make them more aesthetically pleasing and collaborative. Unfortunately, the increasing reliance on reflective surfaces, such as metals, glass and wood has also increased the noise level. As employees feel less comfortable and more distracted, productivity suffers, which costs companies billions of dollars each […]

How to Select the Right SIP Trunk Provider
Posted on Jan 10, 2017 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

When it comes to add-on features, there are wide disparities in the offerings of SIP providers, so it is important to determine which features are most important to your business and then factor this into your selection criteria. Not all SIP services work well with every IP-PBX, so you need to determine if the provider […]

Protect Your VoIP System from Hack Attacks
Posted on Dec 30, 2016 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Today, hackers continue to wreak havoc on traditional phone systems, but with the popularity of VoIP phone systems, hackers have a new playground. That’s because the Internet and IP-based technologies suffer from a growing list of security vulnerabilities, offering hackers a variety of new attack vectors. Since an IP phone system typically shares the same […]