Category Archives: Communications & VoIP

5 Benefits of Power over Ethernet for VoIP and UC

Power over Ethernet
By Joe Roche on August 2, 2018 in Blueface, Communications & VoIP, Technology

Blueface business VoIP phones arrive pre-configured, so to start making phone calls, all you need is to plug in one cable — Power over Ethernet (PoE). PoE allows an ethernet cable to transport an electrical and network connection from your switch to your powered devices (PD). Originally developed as a proprietary solution, standardisation – IEEE […]

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Video Conferencing for Business

Video Conferencing
By Kamila Cholko on July 25, 2018 in Business, Communications & VoIP, Technology

Blueface is delighted to add Video Conferencing to the already feature-packed Unified Communications Portal. This post will help you understand the video conferencing platform, how to setup a video conference and how much Blueface VC can benefit your business. What is Blueface Unified Video Conferencing? Blueface Video Conferencing (VC) – built into the Unified Communications […]

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Alan Foy on Cavell’s Cloud Communications Summit Podcast

Cloud Communications
By Joe Roche on July 18, 2018 in Blueface, Communications & VoIP, Technology

CEO of Blueface and Star2Star, Alan Foy sat down with the Cloud Communications Summit Podcast to discuss Unified Communications, collaboration and the future of voice. Listen to the engaging interview or read the transcript below. CCA Podcast Introduction Blueface and Star2Star merged on January 1 this year to form a global Unified Communications as a […]

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5 Touch Tone (DTMF) Tricks

DTMF
By Joe Roche on July 13, 2018 in Blueface, Communications & VoIP, Technology

Blueface allows our customers to customise their entire phone system from the Unified Communications Portal but there are small changes you can make with a touch of the dial. All Blueface VoIP-enabled hardware allows users to make quick changes, record calls, enter a conference and more. This post covers five quick tricks you can perform […]

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Infographic: 2018 BCT Report Key Takeaways

2018 BCT Report
By Joe Roche on in Blueface, Business, Communications & VoIP, Technology

Earlier this year, Blueface conducted research to understand the communication needs (past, present and future) of businesses around the world for the 2018 BCT Report. This infographic quickly highlights some of our high-level findings ranging from legacy to technology to modern security threats. 2018 BCT Report Infographic Current Trends Quick Looks — Voice calling is […]

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5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Business Phone System this Summer

business phone system
By Brian Martin on July 12, 2018 in Blueface, Communications & VoIP, Technology

Unified Communications, IP telephones and VoIP are the changing the definition of the business landline. UC and VoIP are advancing the way customers and businesses communicate and what they expect from the business phone system. This blog outlines 5 reasons why you should upgrade your old, soon-to-be-obsolete PBX to a Cloud PBX to this summer. […]

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How Real-time Device Management Works

Device Management
By Joe Roche on June 22, 2018 in Blueface, Communications & VoIP

According to the Blueface BCT Report 2018, the average professional uses 3 – 4 devices in work per day including laptops, tablets, phones, fax machines, desk phones, smart-watches — which can make device management taxing. In our modern business ecosystem, high growth (or turnover) businesses need agility when it comes to adding new sites and […]

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[Quick] Guide to Picking the Perfect Phone System Provider

Business Phone System
By Joe Roche on June 20, 2018 in Business, Communications & VoIP, Technology

A bombardment of strong — often similar — promotional campaigns and offers can make it difficult to discern the benefits of one business phone system provider over another. As well as this, modern phone systems are no longer just the business landline, they’re a feature-rich collection of communication and collaboration tools. It can be tricky […]

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