Entries by Jeff Downey

Key Benefits and Features of Cloud-Based Hosted Data Services

One of the biggest challenges business owners face is minimizing overhead. Cloud computing is quickly becoming the standard way for businesses to access IT infrastructure, software and hardware resources. These cloud-based data services can dramatically reduce your costs. Before the cloud, businesses had to spend time and money on purchasing or leasing equipment. They would […]

Handling the Threat of Ransomware

“Ransomware” is the term used when cybercriminals make the data on your network inaccessible to you until you pay a large ransom. The tools used for ransomware are no different from those used for traditional hacking, but instead of stealing your data, criminals want to steal your money. Due to the increased processing powers of […]

New Area Code coming to the 405

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (September 24, 2020) – The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) today reminds residential and business customers served by the 405-area code to prepare for the introduction of the new 572 area code. The 572-area code will be added as an overlay to the 405 regions to ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers […]

Chickasaw Telecom, Inc. Achieves Cisco Customer Experience Specialization

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 5, 2020 – Chickasaw Telecom, Inc., announced today they have achieved the Cisco Customer Experience Specialization. This Specialization recognizes Cisco Partners that are qualified to support their customers across the full lifecycle of their solutions and impact business outcomes. Customers are increasingly moving to Software as a Service (SaaS) and recurring […]

Kari’s Law and RAY BAUM’S Act Compliance for Your Business

Kari’s Law Kari’s Law is named for Kari Hunt who was killed by her estranged husband in a motel room in Marshall, Texas in December of 2013. Ms. Hunt’s 9-year-old daughter had tried to dial 911 several times during the attack but was not able to because she did not know she had to first […]

Are You Prepared? Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

The first half of 2020 has brought a host of challenges for businesses everywhere. From ever-changing cybersecurity risks to the need to now plan for business resiliency in the face of a global pandemic. Not having a plan is no longer an option. You have worked hard to open your business and keep it running […]

Business Benefits of Video Conferencing

Internet technologies have turned our world into a virtual office in which we can conduct business with employees, partners, suppliers, and, best of all, customers all across the globe. Working in this virtual environment has become easier as well. Sophisticated video conferencing technologies make it possible to conduct face-to-face meetings as easily as it once […]

Today’s Distributed Workforce

With remote teams of employees becoming much more commonplace, employers are tasked with effectively managing their distributed workforce. Many technologies exist to enable and control resources available to remote employees. Voice-over-Internet-Protocol, or VoIP, provides many features at a fraction of the cost including real-time collaboration, call recording, video conferencing, and more. These features effortlessly deliver […]