Latest posts by Husain Sumra

A guide to VoIP monitoring tools
  • January 24, 2023
VoIP monitoring tools produce data that gives you insight into the technical performance of a VoIP phone system. They’re used by IT departments and providers like Ooma to optimize performance and call quality. These tools provide analytics on issues such as network jitter, latency and packet loss. [Read More]
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Why is cloud telephony important?
  • December 16, 2022
Cloud telephony is an advanced form of telephone service that runs on a cloud computing model and uses Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology. It is also referred to as a hosted phone system, hosted PBX system or hosted VoIP system. [Read More]
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Is PBX better than VoIP?
  • December 16, 2022
Figuring out the best phone system for your business can be a challenge, especially considering the countless terms that you’re bound to run into. Let’s take a look at PBX and VoIP, for instance. Both acronyms describe certain types of phone systems, which leads to the commonly-searched question: Is PBX better than VoIP? [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
What is an on-premise phone system?
  • December 15, 2022
On-premise phone systems have been the traditional choice for businesses for many years. However, with the development of hosted or cloud-based phone systems, on-premise systems are no longer the only option. [Read More]
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National Emma M. Nutt Day: an important day in communication history
  • August 31, 2022
Did you know that September 1 is Emma M. Nutt Day? Emma M. Nutt Day celebrates the fact that Nutt was the first female telephone operator. Emma Nutt’s contribution to the telephone industry has been recognized by the National Museum of American History, which organized a one-day special event honoring her in 1984. It was called “All Alone by the Telephone. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Why VoIP is better for your business
  • June 17, 2022
VoIP phone systems are a major upgrade on traditional business phone systems. It’s like comparing color TV to black and white. By making the switch, your business will instantly unlock the ability to communicate more fluidly. That’s true for both internal and external communications. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
What is VoIP caller ID and do you need it?
  • June 15, 2022
If you’re considering making the switch to a VoIP-based phone system, it’s natural to have some questions about how things work. For many businesses, one area of concern is caller ID. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
What does the future hold for VoIP?
  • December 20, 2021
Technology improvements have come at a rapid rate since the turn of the millennium. Because VoIP builds off of a modern, digital, intelligent technology base, it is able to do more than simply carry voice communications. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
What if Santa went virtual?
  • December 14, 2021
Santa Claus has been around as long as anyone can remember, and yet his magical annual toy operation hasn't yet been modernized.Do you wonder what would happen if we applied modern business practices and updated technology to Santa’s old-. [Read More]
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Ooma vs. Frontier: seven reasons to choose Ooma for your business
  • December 8, 2021
Debating Ooma vs. Frontier for your business phone? What if you could cut your phone bill by hundreds of dollars per year? Cost savings are just one of the seven reasons Ooma is an excellent choice for your business phone needs. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
4 new reasons to download Ooma’s updated mobile app.
  • November 18, 2021
When you need to work on the go, you don’t want to worry about getting your business done. That’s why we’re continuously adding new features to our Ooma Office mobile app to make it more useful. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
4 ways to grow your business with TikTok.
  • November 12, 2021
TikTok is a fast-growing social media platform with more than one billion monthly active users in 2021, up from 680 million monthly active users in late 2018. You might be wondering if you should invest time and energy to learn how to use TikTok to promote your business. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
Boo! How to scare up extra profits with a ghost kitchen.
  • November 8, 2021
The ghost kitchen is a new, lower-cost way to run a restaurant company. Find out about the pros and cons of this model to see if it is right for you. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
How to plan a virtual Worksgiving for your employees.
  • October 25, 2021
Use these six simple steps to plan an engaging and safe virtual Worksgiving event for employees in 2021. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
How to get your business ready for Black Friday step by step.
  • October 25, 2021
Black Friday 2021 is coming up soon. Use this six-step process to get ready for this multi-billion-dollar business opportunity. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
Connecting 8 city government locations together in Colorado.
  • October 20, 2021
Are you thinking about changing from your legacy phone system? Find out how the city of Burlington, Colorado, made the change. Located east of Denver, Burlington has a population of approximately 4,300 people. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
How businesses can give back at Thanksgiving 2021
  • October 19, 2021
Many businesses support their community through donations and other programs. It is a way to show current and potential customers that you care about the long-term success of your community. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
How to schedule time off as a business owner to boost productivity and creativity
  • October 15, 2021
Business owners are known for their long working hours: Inc. Magazine found that a majority of entrepreneurs work at least 50 hours per week. Long hours are sometimes linked to feelings of burnout. Fortunately, taking time off for a vacation is one way to address burnout. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
The ultimate guide to the top 9 business credit cards in 2021.
  • October 14, 2021
Using a business credit card can help a business manage cash flow. However, there are many different cards on the market. Before you spend time filling out a business credit card application, take a step back to think about your credit card needs with the following checklist. [Read More]
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7 ways to recognize your boss on National Boss Day.
  • October 7, 2021
National Boss Day is coming up on October 15, 2021, and it is a great time to show appreciation to your boss, manager or supervisor. The tradition of National Boss Day dates back to 1958 when Patricia Bays Haroski, an employee at State Farm Insurance Company, wanted to recognize her boss. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog