Why Your Old Phone System Isn’t Good Enough Anymore.

Why Your Old Phone System Isn’t Good Enough Anymore.

In Search of a Replacement Business Phone System

Nortel 7208 Phone

We live in Alberta.  Home to what was a public telephone utility.  Almost every phone system from this era was Nortel. We see a lot of Nortel CICS, Nortel 3×8, Nortel 8×24 and Centrex.  I have a lot of respect for these old systems and for Nortel.  Over the last 30 years, my computer changed as did my furniture but my Nortel phone was a stalwart companion.

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Get More From Your Salespeople And Your Phone System.

Get More From Your Salespeople And Your Phone System.

The single greatest tool of a salesperson is a dial tone.  The second greatest is a list of customers.  This last weekend I was at a birthday bash talking to my friend Shawn.  He just started a job as a salesperson for a IT company.  They gave him a list of 40 customers to get him started.  Unbeknownst to him the list was stale with most of list un-contacted in years.

starting salespeople productive

How do you get a new salesperson started?

Change is expensive.  Getting customers is expensive and starting new salespeople is expensive.  I’m going to tell you how your phone system can save you money and time.

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Automatic Offsite Backups for your Company

Automatic Offsite Backups for your Company

Keeping your Computer Data Safe

Computer Data Failure

Backups for Canadian organizations have special requirements that preclude many American solutions. When there is a need to restore a backup, data must be available quickly and preferably locally.  When its not needed, your data must be securely protected. Canadian privacy laws are tough and protect Canadian citizens and Canadian organizations. Unfortunately most backup solutions store your data in a foreign country, namely the USA. The American Patriot Act allows a foreign government access to all your data without due cause or without even need to inform of access. The data may be encrypted but all encryption can be broken with time. Ensure your data is encrypted, secure, and protected by Canadian laws. Backup in Canada.

If you are a Lawyer, Real estate agent, or medical professional, your professional organization requires that your data is stored in Canada. All professionals should check with their professional organization to ensure they are compliant.

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