Q and A with Primus Canada’s new CEO, Michael Nowlan

Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. has announced it has a new CEO – Michael Nowlan, formerly CEO of Marketwired, a news wire service that provides press releases, with an eye on the social media

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Candice So

A VoIP intercom system for your home or small office

Two German companies have built an intercom device for your home or small business office, giving you the ability to see and talk to a visitor to your front door from your iPhone,

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Candice So

Landline alternatives: magicJack Plus vs. netTalk Duo

If there's been one particular sign of how technology has changed the way businesses of all sizes work, it's the evolution of the telephone. In a world where landlines have given way to

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Ted Kritsonis

VoIP attacks on the rise?

In its recent annual security report, Cisco predicted VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) abuse as a potential area for cyber crime growth."Criminals use brute-force techniques to hack private branch exchange (PBX) systems to

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Joan Goodchild

Skype takes group video chat out of beta

Voice-over-IP developer Skype says that its latest client for the Mac is now out of beta and officially available for download as a fully-supported product. With the latest release, Skype has made some

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Marco Tabini

Banking fraudsters target Internet phone systems at SMBs

Cybercriminals have found a new launching pad for their scams: the phone systems of small and medium-sized businesses across the U.S.In recent weeks, they have hacked into dozens of telephone systems across the

Published on: November 2nd, 2009 Robert MacMillan

What’s so great about Google Voice?

Chances are you've heard or read about Google's phone management system Google Voice, but you're not really sure what it does. There's a good reason for this aura of mystery. Google Voice got

Published on: June 30th, 2009 Jeff Bertolucci

UC – it’s quite simple after all

For many Canadian small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), unified communications (UC) remains just a buzzword despite the benefits experienced larger businesses using the technology.Cost, complexity and unfamiliarity with UC are significant adoption barriers

Published on: May 23rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Building VoIP networks – what it takes to succeed

The business case for adopting voice over internet protocol (VoIP) telephony systems grows more compelling every day. In addition to the long distance savings, the equipment costs less, and does more. Moves, adds

Published on: December 22nd, 2007 Warren Lee