Rogers outage is a wakeup call: get ready for next disruption with low-cost failover options from Skyway

Rogers outage is a wakeup call: get ready for next disruption with low-cost failover options from Skyway
Last week the Rogers cellular and internet network endured a massive outage, and both businesses and consumers across the country suffered through a day — or in some cases even longer — without services. Though the media tends toward hyperbole, in this case they mostly got it right. For businesses, this is a “wakeup call” and ...

Telus is replacing their copper network. Is your business — and your phone system — ready?

Telus is replacing their copper network.  Is your business — and your phone system — ready?
Telus is telling business customers that by early 2023 they plan to have replaced their copper network with fibre. There’s a number of reasons for this, including higher maintenance costs for copper, less reliability and more line interference. As a result, POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) — which has been with us since the late ...

Unified Communications as a Service: the Benefits for your Business

Unified Communications as a Service: the Benefits for your Business
Establishing effective communication in the workplace is a crucial factor to enable your business success and growth. It has shown to be even more imperative during a global pandemic when many business processes and operations have switched to remote mode. One of the most beneficial solutions to implement into your business functioning is unified communication technology. Here ...

Skyway’s Modern Edge: SD-WAN for today’s Business Communications

Skyway’s Modern Edge: SD-WAN for today’s Business Communications
With Voice over IP rapidly taking over the telephone market, BC and Alberta businesses are looking for the same kind of management of their Voice and Video network as is available for data networks. Enter Skyway’s Modern Edge: a fully managed SD-WAN cloud service which allows you to maximize the advantages of our modern SIP Trunks, Hosted ...

SD-WAN: What is it and what are the benefits to your business?

SD-WAN: What is it and what are the benefits to your business?
What are the the advantages of SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Networking) over other networking solutions? The standard WAN technology for businesses with multiple locations has been MPLS or Multiprotocol Label Switching. While MPLS is reliable, fast, and widely accessible, it can also get very expensive as your business, or its serving locations, expands. This is one ...

Office downsized? Don’t pay for expensive landlines!

Office downsized? Don’t pay for expensive landlines!
With fewer people working in your office, are you still paying for expensive landlines? We’ve helped several clients move their phone number(s) to our Auto Attendant Virtual Receptionist service, allowing calls to seamlessly connect to mobile or home phones. We can also provide desk phones or software clients for remote use; either way, you have the potential to ...

The Modern Digital Workplace

Transform your business to the modern digital workplace Digital Transformation is the use of new, fast-changing digital technology to solve problems. It often utilizes cloud computing and reduces reliance on user-owned hardware while increasing reliance on subscription-based cloud services. The modern Digital Workplace provides a new way of working for employees and new techniques to ...

Hosted PBX for Salesforce

Add Voice and Video to Salesforce Salesforce is an important business application that’s adopted by many organizations.  Its scope has expanded to the point where it can often be your employees’ primary work environment. So why not choose a Hosted PBX for Salesforce that makes your time more productive by integrating voice and video. Skyway’s Sweet UC ...