VMware usually charges users to upgrade its software so they have support for the latest versions of their favorite operating system, but that isn't the case this year. Engadget reported that VMware issued free upgrades to its popular programs Fusion (8.5 and 8.5 Pro) and Workplace (12.5 and 12.5 Pro). VMware's software allows users to run guest operating systems on their c...
TelWare sent one of our brightest technicians, Sumner, from Charlotte to Santa Clara, California for two weeks of training with the Avaya Learning Center. While there, Sumner visited The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. The Tech Museum's Body Metrics exhibit gives visitors a headset that measures their brainwaves as they explore the museum. Of course, Sumner measured happiest and most enga...
Frame relay, a form of data networking based on packet switching, began in 1996. Because it's over 20 years old, it's outdated by today's standards. The major carriers have decided that frame-relay networks cost too much money to maintain, so they are slowly phasing them out. Businesses that require a secure wide-area network are moving to MPLS virtual private networks (VPN)....
TelWare is a proud sponsor of Pink Pint Night presented by Charlotte Radiology & NoDa Brewing Company. When: Thursday, September 29th 4 pm – 8:30 pm Where: NoDa Brewing Company A portion of every beer sold and 100% of proceeds from the silent auction and merchandise sales will go to Levine Cancer Institute: Project Pink. Project Pink provides free breast cancer screenings and necessary follow-u...
When going into business, it is imperative that you have a plan for safe and efficient payment processing. This is where merchant services come into play. Merchant services enable a business to accept a transaction payment through a secure (encrypted) channel by use of the customer's credit card, debit card or NFC/RFID-enabled device. There are many companies that provide these services to busin...
In the workplace, there are plenty of ways to secure your information. Whether you're using a Virtual Private Network or keeping your data stored on a flash drive, never underestimate the importance of backing up your data. However, while many businesses strive to keep their information secure, why exactly is backing up your data so important? If there's one thing to remember...
The Promise of 5G Telecommunication In July, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) allocated 11 gigahertz of frequency to 5G telecommunication, bringing it a huge step closer to reality. 5G will not only provide faster communication speeds than existing 4G connections, but provide a variety of service types for different applications. 5G will make it easier to connect many devices on a...
Software-defined networking (SDN) is an important component in today's networking environment. According to the SD-WAN Resource Center, SDN helps administrators "to virtualize their networking hardware and bring added agility and cost savings." Wide area networks (WAN) are one of the network types that stand to benefit the most from SDN integration. Like most SD-incorporated networks, SD-WAN prov...
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"[TelWare's] support team is awesome. Every time!"
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"Johnny and Matt continue to be fast at reacting to our 'need it now' issues and I greatly appreciate their presence here."
"All my experiences with Jake have been outstanding! He always does great work and has very strong customer-service skills. I deal with a lot of vendors in the IT world, and Jake stands out to be one of the best I’ve dealt with ... Thank you very much for all the hard work, and I’m sure we will be talking in the future on other projects."
Kevin was very helpful. I appreciate the time he took even though it was just to come install a small wireless headset for me. It gave us an opportunity to discuss future business between Crown Builders and TelWare.
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"Awesome! As always – a fast, courteous and wonderful response! Thanks to Cliff for helping me out and resolving our issue! As one of the receptionists here at Carmel Baptist Church, I really love this new [Avaya IP Office] phone system, and the customer-service team at TelWare is excellent! I so appreciate all of you!"
"Jimmy Woods was great to work with. Very nice and helpful. Seemed generally glad to help me."
"My experience was great because the techs arrived on time and resolved the issue quickly. They also explained what caused our problem so that we could prevent a recurrence."
"Very knowledgeable and willing to help. [TelWare] was very patient in dealing with our issues with our phones. I would recommend you highly to anyone!"
"Cecil gave me prices, discussed various options, & was patient with my questions. He also showed me several features on the phone should I want to make some changes such as ring tones. Thanks for excellent service!"
"I just want to extend a well-deserved and not-expressed-enough thank you to ... the entire TelWare team for the exceptional job your guys and gals do taking care of Harris Teeter."
"Johnny and Matt M. always do a great job without complaining. They go above and beyond to complete the job on time."
"We love Stan; he could never do any wrong. We very much appreciate the promptness of everyone at TelWare with our service needs. Thanks for being on top of things!"
"I know that even if I'm not present while work is being done that
Telware will do the job right and will handle all the details as
requested. You guys are just awesome! all of you :)"
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"Professional and High-Quality Interaction, Communication, and Service from Every Single Person in the organization with which we had contact: Doyle Blalock, first contact Gil McLean, scheduling and coordination Cecil, onsite tech "
"Stan is always awesome and a pleasure to work with.”
"Brandon was awesome and got us up and running quickly!"
"You provided notice to us that you probably weren't going to be able to help on Friday due to the holiday week, but our job would be pushed to Monday. The technician called ahead of time [and] showed up first thing Monday morning. He was polite, pleasant and efficient. The problem was resolved quickly. Thank you!"
"I just wanted to THANK everyone who came out last Thursday and was a part of installing our new phone system. You all did a great job! You were very professional, knowledgeable about the system and phones, and helpful to our employees. It was a pleasure working with you."
"Thank you for sending Brian H. out today to address a voicemail issue. Not only did he address the voicemail problem, but he answered several other questions as well. Very helpful and pleasant to work with ... Thanks again for responding so quickly."
"It is great working with TelWare. The work is grade A and [Matt is] very knowledgeable."
"Please let Gil know the guys (Travis and Tom) who came today [to install new cabling in our warehouse] were very professional and completed the job in a timely fashion. Thank him for us!"
"Thank you for the excellent service that TelWare provided to us, and we certainly will recommend you any chance we can."
"Sumner did an awesome job addressing my question about call listening. Troubleshooting errors was easy, and he was very friendly and professional."
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"Brian Andrews took over and got Windstream to my office and their equipment was replaced hopefully resolving the problem. Brian continually checked back with me to be sure it had been handled."
"I would absolutely recommend TelWare! They replaced our old, antiquated phone system with a new Avaya IP Office system, and we couldn’t be happier!"
"We’re very happy with TelWare’s service! They installed the system in a timely manner and worked with us to make the customizations necessary."
"Thank you, Brian A., for taking care of this issue in a timely manner. Great to have [a] company that partners with us in our communications needs."
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"Lucas King continues to react to our requests and needs with urgency and professionalism. Customer service like this is why we selected TelWare for our telecommunication needs."
"The technician (Matt) went far and beyond with solution for our service. Finally, we got all figured out. Thank you Telware!"
"As a design engineer with 20-plus years of experience, I have had the privilege to work with some great installers, and he was one of the best I’ve ever worked with."
"Very fast response to the request. We are truly pleased with the outstanding customer service provided by TelWare. Thank you again."
"Thank you for your prompt service ... by Jake and Micah to install our internet drops for our EMR installation process! Your service techs did a quick, thorough and undisruptive installation as was requested, and they kept the areas clean and neat!"
"Thanks for the great service. TelWare met the expectation of having new-hire workstations set up before their start date. We think a new hire feels a little more welcome when their space is ready and waiting."
"As usual, the technician (Larry) was pleasant, knowledgeable and professional. He always goes, what I feel, is above and beyond! We couldn't trust our phone system with anyone else."
"Due to the expertise of your team, you can rest assured that we will continue to utilize your services as our needs grow in the near future."
"Brian A., Cliff and Mike — thanks, guys! Without you, [our line trouble] wouldn’t have been resolved as quickly as it was. Everyone at TelWare has my utmost respect! Keep up the great work, guys!"
"The technician, Scott D., was very helpful and friendly. He took care of all of the changes and crazy update requests with a great attitude and in a timely manner."
"Jimmy was in and out in no time. He also showed me how I can fix this [problem] in the future."
"Just wanted to let you know that Brian H. was awesome the last few days helping us ... He was happy and willing to do whatever was necessary to get the solution working. He came up with ideas and solutions to assist us and also stayed late to ensure that [the project] reached a successful conclusion."