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Embrace The Cloud

June 10th, 2019

As IT
becomes more and more strategic and critical in impacting an organization’s
bottom line, companies look to the Cloud to decrease IT complexity and drive
ROI. For some organizations, Cloud solutions can be more secure, predictable
and scalable than on-premise solutions.

Hackers,
cyber-terrorists, natural disasters, and manmade disasters are no match for the
Cloud. When you consolidate your hardware infrastructure or become completely
hardware independent with a virtual disaster recovery and business continuity
solution, you can provide a seamless, secure, redundant environment at a
fraction of the cost of  (More…)

Disaster Recovery (DR) – Are You Prepared?

June 5th, 2019

With the rising waters of the
Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, Disaster Recovery has come to the forefront of
our minds. It’s one of those things like life insurance that you just don’t
want to talk about. It’s easy to get apathetic and feel like it’s money that
could be spent on other seemingly more important things in your normal day to
day business life.

We insure our homes, our cars, our
health for a sense of security in our personal lives, knowing that if anything
out of  (More…)

Geo-Redundancy: What You Need To Know

May 31st, 2019

When it comes to Cloud Communications, how stable is your phone system during carrier issues such as cable cuts, power outages, and natural disasters?

To answer this, it’s helpful to know how the cloud works. “Cloud” is simply a word that has come to mean “I don’t have to store anything on my local PC.” We store our pictures online. We do our banking online. We do our shopping online. The history of these events are stored “on the cloud.” Or,  (More…)

FLEX Your Muscles

May 22nd, 2019

Cloud Communications have been around long enough as a standard solution for your telephone needs that most people are comfortable with the concept. There are still stragglers who cling tightly to their traditional systems, but for the most part… people are embracing the Cloud. It is the wave of the future after all, right?

TCS has been a Mitel partner since the late 80s and have
embraced the different flavors of their Cloud portfolio. The options for small
to medium sized businesses have  (More…)

The Future Is Here. Are You?

January 21st, 2019

The communications industry is undergoing an unprecedented phase of technological innovations. Cloud communications products and services continue to flip the industry on its head, putting you in control. These solutions enable your company to leverage the latest features and capabilities, which are extremely easy to use and very cost-effective. With Cloud services, you can experience explosive growth through proven business models and cloud service platforms that allow companies like yours to utilize high-value software and services like SIP Trunking, Unified  (More…)

SD-WAN: What Is It & How Can It Benefit My Business

January 14th, 2019

What is SD-WAN?
SD-WAN is a solution designed to optimize voice data traffic. Its primary function is to shape bandwidth and intelligently route traffic in order to ensure the highest voice quality. Secondarily, it works to prioritize your most important data traffic based on your policies and create special routing for your most used cloud-based services (e.g. Office 365, Salesforce.com).
Who is SD-WAN for?
An SD-WAN solution is for organizations with remote workers, multiple locations/branches, or workflows that require employees to rely on  (More…)

Top 4 Reasons 4 Cloud

January 9th, 2019

Man looking at his cell phone.
Do you take business calls on your cell phone? Of course you do! Do your employees or sales force work remotely, from home or the road at least some of the time? Most likely. A recent study by web conferencing software company, PGi, indicates that globally, 79% of office employees work remotely at least one day  (More…)

Five everblü Features You’ll Love

February 6th, 2018

Small businesses near and far are falling in love with the features of everblü. This cloud-based communication solution is perfect for small businesses that want to improve productivity, communication security, and customer response-time without breaking the bank. These affordable features are included with an upgrade to everblü and they’re sure to make your small business seem “big”!

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Small businesses are just that…small.  (More…)

Why TCS?

July 24th, 2017


In the world of business communications, there are so many options. With a simple Google search, you’ll find several companies nationwide who offer seemingly great prices on phones. As a business owner, we know it can be tempting to go with one of “those guys.”
When your phone system is down, you’ll do whatever it takes to fix the problem—fast.
Unfortunately, when you  (More…)

What is the Cost of Moving to a Cloud-based Telephone System?

July 5th, 2017


When shopping for a cloud-based business telephone system, what is your top concern? Likely, cost is going to weigh heavily on your consideration list. So, how do you figure out what works with your budget?
As frustrating as this may be, it really depends on your situation.
Cloud-based telephones have two components: System Essentials (company-wide features) and User Seats (individual phone features).
System Essentials include  (More…)