Buyer's Guide: Polycom VVX 300 vs 400 vs 500 vs 600 Phones

The Polycom VVX series business media phones are some of the most popular on the market. With reliable business phone features and Polycom's excellent HD voice quality, it's no surprise that VVX devices are at the top of every phone wish list.

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Topics: Polycom, SMB Leadership, IP phone, phone review

Access Cloud Phone System Features with a Twilio Phone Number

You may already be familiar with Twilio - the cloud service that allows app developers to make and receive phone calls and text messages through its web service APIs. Simple use cases include automated authentication requests and service alerts, though Twilio's flexibility enables far more complex applications.

What you may not be aware of, is that Twilio and OnSIP resources can work together to introduce well-polished cloud phone system features to a Twilio phone application with hardly programming at all. This is possible through our Inbound Bridge feature, which incorporates third party phone numbers (including international numbers) as if they were first party extensions.

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Topics: Business Technology, howto, cloud phone system, twilio

Helene Kidary of OnSIP to MC WiCConnect Vegas 2017

OnSIP is happy to announce that we will be the Raffle Sponsor of the 13th Women in the Channel (WiC) networking event in Las Vegas next week. We’re also excited to have Helene Kidary, our VP Channel Sales, MC the event alongside Laura Bella of NetCarrier.

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Topics: VoIP Reseller, Reseller, womenintech, wic

5 Business VoIP Cordless Phone Options and Pricing

While some people sit at their desks for most of the day, others are constantly on the move. If you’re someone who needs a business phone that can keep up with your job, we recommend investing in a DECT phone, or cordless phone, so you can make and receive calls at your convenience.

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Topics: Blog, DECT Phone, Business Technology, IP phone, phone review

New OnSIP Phone Review: VTech ErisTerminal® VSP715

We're excited to reveal the newest phone review for the VTech VSP715 deskphone. This entry-level phone offers basic calling functionality for the office user. Here's a look at the review:

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Topics: Business Technology, IP phone, VTech, VoIP, phone review

How Caller ID Works: Why It Might Take Months to Update

Caller ID is a widely used phone system feature that identifies an incoming caller by a name and phone number. The feature isn't perfect, and it can sometimes misrepresent a caller's identity. But for the most part, caller ID is a valuable piece of information. It's offered with just about every commercial phone provider, including landline, VoIP, and mobile phone services.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, hosted PBX, business voip, caller ID

Law Office Phone Systems: Options & Considerations

In 2013, Jonathan Conant was busy establishing his law practice, the Conant Mediation Center. With two locations in Arizona, he needed a phone system that offered flexible options for his on-the-go staff and scalability for his growing firm. He considered hosted phone systems and selected OnSIP for his new service.

With OnSIP, he now has a business phone system that grows with his firm while providing advanced call capabilities for his dispersed staff. He can rely on the service to support his future plans for a third and fourth office in the state.

Jonathan's story shows how business VoIP services can be a smart choice for law firms. These services offer many capabilities that will support a firm's operations and compliment the competence of the staff.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, Office Management

Hosted PBX Setup: Design a Phone Tree [Template]

A phone tree maps out how incoming calls are handled by your phone system. It's a key component of your hosted PBX setup, and involves more than just deciding where dialing the number 3 will route callers. Designing an effective phone tree can tie up loose ends, eliminate inefficient call routing, and simply improve the calling experience.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, hosted PBX, business voip, phone number, phone tree

Buyer's Guide: Polycom VVX Business Media Phone Series Differences

Polycom is known in the business phone industry for having superior HD voice and design features, so VVX phones are likely at the top of your purchasing list. The Polycom VVX business media phones portfolio includes the basic VVX 300 series, the mid-range VVX 400 series, the performance VVX 500 series, and the executive VVX 600 series.

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Topics: Polycom, SMB Leadership, IP phone

7 Key Features a Free Video Calling Service Needs

Multi-party video conferencing is becoming a mainstay of both large and small businesses. As a powerful collaboration tool, it is commonly used both within and between organizations to facilitate team meetings, client calls, product demos, and more.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, onsip_app, video conference, video call