IPVideoTalk: Breaking Down Adoption Barriers to Video Conferencing

High quality video conferencing used to be expensive and out of reach for most small businesses, but with the explosion of affordable options, video conferencing is far more accessible for everyone. However, despite the proven benefits of Video Conferencing such as:  faster decision making processes, keeping remote teams connected, and saving money on travel, many are still slow to adopt.  Which made me wonder, why-what’s getting in the way? There are a few common barriers that stall technology adoption, specifically with video conferencing. Let’s explore how your company can overcome them.


Exploring VPN

You might have seen the term VPN thrown around lately. A quick Internet search explains that VPN is a Virtual Private Network that allows the exchange of encrypted data through a VPN server. A pretty cool concept considering the browsing security issues that have been flooding our media. All this talk about data consumer protection laws, the aftermath of whistleblowers and the overall security concern in our online culture has sparked discussions about VPN.


Improvements and New Features: GXP2100 series

The GXP2100 series is getting some exciting additions. In order to give users more flexibility and options in their IP Communications we are releasing a firmware that provides upgrades to our devices. Here at Grandstream we always strive to design accessible, intuitive technology without compromising on quality. It’s that mentality that pushes us to constantly improve our devices and introduce additional options, providing the user with more control and flexibility. These added features will enhance your experience and make daily operations more streamlined.


The Evolution of WiFi

Can you imagine life without WiFi? What started from a simple 802.11 standard has now turned into the biggest phenomenon of the 21st century. Since its birth in 1985, the WiFi industry has grown as quick as lightning. From simple speeds that could barely handle email exchange to live-streaming on a mobile device while commuting on a train. We watched WiFi grow, thrive, and now dominate our everyday communications. It’s certainly hard to imagine life without it.


How to choose a VoIP Service Provider

Choosing a service provider might seem like an easy task. When it comes to VoIP however, there are a few housekeeping items to keep in mind. Before you sign up with your preferred provider, I’m going to walk you through a few key points to look out for when choosing a VoIP service provider.


Have you thought about security lately?

Let’s talk about security. Today, more and more businesses are taking the necessary steps to secure their spaces with high-tech equipment. As a result, there’s a surge of growth in the global video surveillance market. Contributing factors include rising crime rates coupled with the emergence of new, more accessible technology. That’s why talking about security today is important.


How is Automation impacting your role?

This is the year of automation. Whether you know the term or are new to it, automation is one of the top tech trends making a buzz in 2017.  As a marketer, this gets me excited. I’m talking about the technology that helps optimize, track and measure business strategies. Many people are sharing this idea and starting a bigger conversation about its impact in different business practices. 


Why are you still using that analog phone?

Did you know that converting your outdated analog phone system into a powerful VoIP network is almost as easy as plugging your charger into a power socket? Long gone are the days of complicated and costly implementation processes. Thanks to improved technology, upgrading to VoIP just got easy.


There’s an app for that: Video Conferencing on the go

By now, we’ve become so dependent on our mobile phones, it’s hard to image a time before they existed. In a world where there is an app for everything, it’s no surprise video conferencing is also attainable on mobile devices. This is due to mobility becoming an increasing trend in different business environments. Many front-line roles require more tools that provide flexibility and instant communication, putting mobile video conferencing on their must-have items.


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