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Internet Down?

September 1st, 2020 by Jeff Smith

For those of us who cannot afford to be disconnected even for a short time, having more than one ISP (an internet service provider like Spectrum and Frontier) is essential. If you have more than one ISP, you will need a router capable of handling multiple WAN connections. Internet service is, even...

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Posted in: Solutions, Tips

Relocating? What about your business phone system?

August 27th, 2020 by Jeff Smith

The VoIP specialists at Republic Voice & Data have come up with a three-step process below to help you find the best replacement option for your business. Step 1: List out your requirements Examine your business needs and list out the requirements that must be met by the business phone system you...

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The biggest mistakes doctors make using Telehealth (and how to avoid them).

August 25th, 2020 by Luis Mata Trejo

As the Covid-19 crisis continues to create challenges for most doctors' practices across the globe, some of the biggest mistakes doctors are making are related to telehealth solutions. Prescreening patients is now of utmost importance to ensure the well-being of all patients and office staff. Does...

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Five Steps Business Owners should consider for Hurricane Season

August 20th, 2020 by Jeff Smith

Deploy mobile apps for essential employees to be able to work remotely. Mobile apps for cell phones ensure that clients calling the business will be able to reach department heads and other key employees in real-time. Deploy adequate battery back-ups for critical systems – phone systems, switches,...

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Three Things to Consider Regarding 10+ Year Old Cabling and your Upgrade To VoIP

August 13th, 2020 by Jeff Smith

Installing a VoIP phone solution on old old cabling? It's not whether or not it can be done, it's whether or not it should be done. What is the cost to you, the customer, to run Cat5e or Cat6 cable, vs the cost of extra site visits to troubleshoot intermittent audio issues? We’ve seen scenarios where...

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Posted in: VoIP, Solutions

3 Steps to ensure your Business will continue to deliver excellence during a busy hurricane season!

July 28th, 2020 by Jeff Smith

Ensure all critical devices - phone system, servers, switches, routers, modems, and camera systems are all attached to properly sized battery backups on-site. Your critical data should be backed up off-site in the cloud or at a data center. Deploy mobile apps for cell phones synched to your business...

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Posted in: Services, Data Center, Solutions, Tips

7 Things to Consider When Moving Your Office from One Location to Another

July 23rd, 2020 by Luis Mata Trejo

Review your floor plan for cabling needs: Is the new office cabled with Cat5e or Cat6 cable to serve each of your desk locations? Do you need Wi-Fi in your new office space? If so, be sure to reach out to a qualified vendor for a Wi-Fi quote. Is there a Data rack on-site to support all your data...

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What Our MaX Unified Communications Service Has to Offer

June 17th, 2020 by admin

Unified communication solutions have become a popular topic of discussion for businesses recently. With one of the most significant parts of the conversation inevitably being, what solution or service do we go with that will work best for us? It's not hard to see why, as the sudden transition to working...

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Posted in: Services, Solutions

Best Way to Overcome Remote Employees That Are Feeling the Disconnect?

May 29th, 2020 by Luis Mata Trejo

The task of working at home can cause isolation, strained/misconstrued business interaction between employees and non-collaboration with management. Luckily, there is a solution. Video Conferencing can help by: Creating a more personal conversation between employees and management versus sending...

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Biggest Mistakes Small Businesses Make When Purchasing Video Meeting Tools

May 27th, 2020 by Jeff Smith

Due to recent events, remote working and video conferencing are fast becoming an essential part of many business models. While remote working has quite a few upsides, there is one downside you should absolutely be vigilant of. Remote working can expose your company to hacking and phishing attempts....

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Posted in: Services, Solutions, Cyber Security

Social Distancing – Stay Calm It’s Working!

May 18th, 2020 by Donna Arsenault

Reports now show that, as large cities including San Francisco, NYC, Seattle and Miami have taken steps to “flatten the curve”, the rate of reported covid-19 hospital admissions has been easing. What’s next? Crush the curve the experts say. Institute Harsh measures – shutdowns, social distancing,...

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Republic Voice and Data Offers Cloud Solutions to Keep You Productive

April 10th, 2020 by admin

With the spread of COVID-19, companies are being forced to adapt to the changing landscape. Part of the change has been a rise in working from home to continue business operations. Transitioning your workforce to remote work does present challenges, but the cloud offers a low capital expense answer....

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Posted in: Solutions

The Difference Between Fiber Optic and Copper Cables

February 27th, 2020 by admin

When it comes to cabling for your business, there only seem to be two choices, copper-based cables like Cat 6 and Cat 5e or fiber optics. While both undoubtedly have their unique advantages, it's hard not to see the writing on the wall when presented with the facts. One is obviously the superior...

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The Benefits of Utilizing a Hosted Phone System

February 21st, 2020 by admin

Hosting your business phone systems in the cloud brings many benefits compared to a traditional on-premise phone system. The problem with an on-premise system is that when your business outgrows it, it becomes costly to expand. Additionally, your company will have paid for a point in time solution...

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Choosing the Right Cabling Infrastructure for Your Business: CAT6

June 25th, 2019 by admin

For a scalable solution to your company's cabling infrastructure as well as the ability to keep up with even the most stringent demands, CAT6 cabling is the answer. Category 6 cabling (CAT6) is the latest in network cabling that prepares your systems for the future, and it is known as...

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Why VoIP Phone Systems is the Better Option For Small Businesses

June 1st, 2019 by admin

It is essential to consider a few things when you're a small business looking for a phone system: costs, reliability, options, and features. These factors are mostly dependent on your business needs; however, small businesses operate more efficiently when they are using an affordable system with...

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Small Business: Improve Business and Attract Customers with Wireless Access Points

May 14th, 2019 by admin

Everyone is on the internet, all the time. So when connectivity is hard to come by in your business, it can drive current and potential clients and customers away; also lowering productivity and overall employee satisfaction. Expanding internet connectivity using wireless access points can not only...

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Three Reasons Text Messaging is Vital for Your Business

April 13th, 2019 by admin

Text messaging has become an integral way that companies are now communicating with their staff and customers, and businesses are looking for a voice solution that will keep up with the ever-evolving ways that people interact with each other. At Republic Voice and Data, we provide that solution by...

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Posted in: Services, Phone Systems, Customer Satisfaction, Solutions

212 Degrees, and What it Means for Us

March 11th, 2019 by admin

"At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And with steam, you can power a train. Just one extra degree makes all the difference." - S. L. Parker In January we had the pleasure of having international speaker Steve Hopper...

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Posted in: Customer Satisfaction

Partner Program

August 20th, 2018 by admin

Are you tired of calling multiple communications companies and trying to make all the services work together? By partnering with Republic Voice & Data, you’ll get one single point-of-contact for all of your communications needs! You can have the tools that keep you connected at a fixed cost that...

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