Everything You Need to Know about SIP Trunking

What is SIP Trunking? Chances are you use your work phone on a daily basis and rarely stop to think about what makes your calls or messaging work. However, if The post Everything You Need to Know about SIP Trunking appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


7 Skype Tips and Tricks You Didn’t Know

Skype is nothing new to most of us. We all love how simple and straightforward Skype is. It probably only takes you less than 30 minutes from downloading to dialing your first call through Skype. You think you already know all about Skype? Well, there might still be some features that will surprise you! Check out the 7 Skype tips and tricks in this post to see what they are!   #1 How to Make Calls from Skype Contact List Do you know you can start a Skype call by double-clicking on a contact? Here’s how: Click Tools >> Options >> General Settings Check the box: When I double-click on a contact start a call Pretty easy, huh?   #2 How to Hide or Show the Skype Moving Pencil You must have noticed that when you are chatting with someone on Skype message, there’s a pencil image moving showing you that someone is editing his/her message. Not a big fan of this feature? No problem. Here’s how you can hide it and have more privacy: Click Tools >> Options >> IM & SMS >> IM Settings >> Show Advanced Options Uncheck the box: Show when I am typing   #3 How to Clear Skype Chat History Erase your chat history in Skype…


What really is SD-WAN? Everything you need to know

It’s no secret that most enterprise IT managers and CIOs hate their wide area network. The WAN is typically an expensive, administrative nightmare, with lead times for bandwidth running into months. But over the last year or two, a technology has emerged that represents a more simplified and cost effective way to WAN. And while it doesn’t act as a silver bullet for all your wide area networking problems, it does address some of the biggest pain points well. In fact, SD-WAN—the SD stands for Software Defined—has arrived so quickly it has somewhat caught the industry off guard! Such is the demand for a tool as compelling as this. Predictions from Gartner suggest that by the end of 2019, 30% of enterprises will have deployed SD-WAN technology in their branches, up from less than 1% in 2015. What SD-WAN enables is a true hybrid WAN. With more and more enterprise applications moving into the internet, businesses are adding more commodity internet into the traditional WAN mix to better balance network performance and price. The result is increased overheads in terms of network management, configuration and orchestration. Until now. SD-WAN reduces the level of expertise required to configure the branch to what Gartner claims is the equivalent of “setting up a…


Bitcoin Accepted Here! What do you need to know?

VoIP Supply has been accepting Bitcoin and helping many customers complete transactions efficiently since 2014. Whether you are a current Bitcoin user or a new beginner, it’s important to educate yourself before you start using Bitcoin to avoid common pitfalls. Let’s dive in to learn.   What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that allows users to transfer funds via the Internet. It is operated independently of a central bank and secured by encryption techniques to verify the transactions.   Why use Bitcoin? With Bitcoin, you can easily pay or get paid quickly without going through financial institutions. International customers are able to decrease the transaction time from standard 7-10 days to just few seconds with reduced transaction fees. Domestic customers can also enjoy the ease-of-use and ability to complete large transactions without concerning the limitations from credit card companies. What’s even better is that Bitcoin has far less chance of fraud given that no credit card data is being transmitted or stored anywhere. As an online retailer, the reduced transaction fees, increased speed of transactions, global reach and use, reduction in fraud capabilities are all appealing reasons for using Bitcoin. – Ben Sayers, CEO of VoIP Supply   How do I take advantage of Bitcoin? Since Bitcoin…