Drowning in Robocalls We've all gotten a dreaded "robocall." A robocall is an unsolicited call dialed by a computer. When you pick up, you may hear a prerecorded message or be transferred to a live person to complete the sale. North Point Motors, a Saab, Volvo and Subaru repair shop in Winston-Salem, was at their wit's end with robocalls.
If you're like many business owners, you have no idea what type of cybersecurity you need. You might remember the days when it seemed clear. You needed an anti-virus on your work computers and your computers at home. Now, you don't know. Do you need anti-virus or firewall? If you pay for software, will it work better? Why do managed service providers (MSPs) tell you they offer cybersecurity? What...
To better serve our customers, TelWare recently upgraded to a new ticketing system and support portal. Our new portal is at the same URL: Support.TelWare.com. As always, you can use this as your central location to find all your TelWare tickets. The support portal will show both open and closed tickets, as well as all correspondence on those tickets. All your accounts and old t...
Communication is a major consideration for the owners of new small- to medium-sized businesses. Not only is it important to foster collaboration within your organization, you must also offer outstanding customer service as well. There are many bits-and-pieces apps and platforms out there that allow you to do one or two tasks. You can collaborate on a "teams" platform; manage s...
At TelWare, we always strive to be the best communications company we can be. That includes testing out the newest telecom products, keeping up with industry news, and specializing in white-glove service. Recently, we've started taking that idea a few steps futher. Team TelWare is improving our business and personal health by cutting the paper and cutting the calories!...
What is a SmileBack Survey? Team TelWare takes pride in maintaining positive relationships with our clients. To better serve our customers, we have implemented an easy-to-use SmileBack survey after each ticket is resolved. SmileBack is a service that quickly communicates levels of customer satisfaction. When you receive the email notification that your ticket is resolved, you'll see the foll...
MPLS, or multiprotocol label switching, shouldn't be mysterious; here are a few facts that you should know about what it is and what it does for your company.
A packet traveling over the internet consists of a payload (the data contained within) and a header that tells where the packet must travel. With traditional IP routing, these packets are routed...
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