In a recent Leger Marketing survey of over 700 Canadian and government leaders, just 29% of respondents said their businesses deployed cloud computing >>. Cloud security and cloud reliability continue to be issues for small businesses in Canada. So before you make your next IT investment, let’s explore some of those concerns.
When it comes to virtual servers, people think of hosting websites, storing documents, and daily tech operations. Many people, however, do not know exactly what a virtual server is. To answer that question, think of the ability to have multiple servers on a single machine. A virtual server is a server that shares computer resources with other servers. This means you don’t need to have a complete server dedicated to running the server software.
Your telephone system is an integral part of your overall communication. It still remains the easiest way to connect internally with your staff and externally with your suppliers and your customers. Selecting the right phone system for your business can impact both your operational efficiency and your finances.
As part of the efforts of the government to help pay for telecom services in rural areas, regulations were put in place so that long distance phone calls made to numbers controlled by certain rural carriers can charge very high “termination fees” that other telcos have to pay. This is based on the rationale that that they must pay for substantial fixed infrastructure costs while handling a lower call volume than urban areas.