NEWS & BLOG

The Big Life Lessons of COVID-19

No matter where you live on earth, it is safe to say coronavirus has affected your life. As we find ourselves forced to stay at home, change the way we work and think carefully about how we get food, it is hard to ignore the lessons that COVID-19 is helping us to learn. The gravest of which is to value our elders, each other and life as we know it.

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VTSL Achieves ISO 27001 Certification from the British Assessment Bureau

  • Audra Oliver
  • 29-Feb-2020 14:00:30

London based cloud communications company, VTSL, has achieved certification to the internationally recognised ISO 27001 standard, establishing it as one of the leaders in its field.

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Why One Carrier’s Network Outage Can Have a Knock-on Effect

As many of you experienced, Friday, January 31st felt more like Friday the 13th, with a host of services and internet connectivity failures. VTSL’s own network was affected, thanks to a dual fibre break in Gamma’s network, and BT suffered a major outage as well.  Which bodes the question, why does a network outage for one carrier often affect other providers, and even seemingly unrelated services?

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Moving Office?  Here is how to ensure it goes smoothly

Moving offices is exciting — a brand new space, with new local coffee shops and places for lunch. The only problem is the move itself.  Office moves require planning, time and very careful organisation.  There are lots of moving parts to juggle and without a comprehensive list of what needs to be done, you could find yourself without internet connectivity or working phones.  Here we share with you 4 office moving tips that will help ensure your transition is a smooth one.

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What is Group Twinning & How Can It Benefit My Business?

Group Twinning is a surprisingly unknown but powerful feature that enables all Group Calls to be twinned with mobiles (or other third party numbers). Each group member sets the number they want their calls twinned with.  Most of the time this is a mobile, but it could be any number, for example a landline home number.

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What is Computer-Telphony Integration?

Computer telephony integration (CTI), also called computer–telephone integration (or at VTSL, simply 'integrations'), is a common name for any technology that allows interactions on a telephone and a computer to be integrated or coordinated. The term is predominantly used to describe desktop-based interaction for helping users be more efficient, though it can also refer to server-based functionality such as automatic call routing.

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What is SD-WAN? Here Is What You Need to Know

A Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is a virtual WAN architecture that allows companies to leverage any combination of transport services, including broadband internet services, to securely connect users to applications (video, voice, cloud-based programmes, etc).

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4 Innovations That Are Revolutionising The Telecoms Industry

Telecoms innovations impact nearly everyone. Smartphones for example, have transformed the way we live our lives, do business and buy products.  5G is about to transform our ability to download and stream data at high speeds across the UK. And it is safe to say that innovations in video and instant messaging mean that we are no longer bound by physical phone lines or simple voice and text communications.

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Want To Boost Productivity? Start With These Small Changes

Transforming a business doesn't have to take thousands of pounds, management consultants or new training initiatives. It can happen through the smallest of changes. For example, a study found that when hospitals followed a simple checklist before a surgical procedure, death rates decreased by 40 percent. When Marriot implemented workplace flexibility, the company found that low-value work dropped from 11.7 hours per week to only 6.8 hours, and productivity increased even though the number of hours worked decreased. 

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Voice Assistants Are Going to Transform Work & Life: Here is how

We have long known the power voice has in everything from providing an amazing customer experience to selling a product.  Hearing someone speak in their own words, and respond thoughtfully, can never be replaced with technology. It is after all the human connection that so much of business relies on.  But this is not to say technology isn’t moving quickly in the voice department. 

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