There are many significant and game-changing benefits of a VoIP business communication system. Among the benefits are total mobility, scalability, flexibility, and, significant up-front and ongoing cost savings. However, as a business owner or decision-maker you know there is one crucial benefit that stands above and apart from the rest: disaster recovery. How Does VoIP Disaster Recovery Work? VoIP phone systems use a broadband internet connection transferring both audio and video (for videoconferencing). If the internet connection goes offline for any reason — such as natural disasters like hurricanes and floods — then an automatic failover process kicks in and switches to...

SIP ALG is a technology that is available on most commercial routers, which is a networking device that forwards traffic to the Internet, or between local area networks (LANs). The “SIP” part refers to Session Initiation Protocol. This is an underlying service that powers all VoIP activity. For example, SIP registers devices, ensures call presence, and governs call audio. The "ALG" part refers to Application Layer Gateway. This is a network address translation (NAT) tool that changes private IP addresses and ports into public IP addresses and ports. It functions as a proxy to re-establish the destination addresses in data packets, which...

Why Spam Robocalls Are On The Rise The frequency of robocalls has increased during the pandemic, causing disruption to daily life. Despite the pandemic ending, Spam Robocalls continue to rise due to their profitability and legal loopholes resulting from court decisions. Costly repairs during a struggling economy can be disastrous. To avoid scam robocalls, use call-blocking apps and do not answer unknown numbers. File complaints to relevant authorities and use call authentication tools. Opt out of marketing calls and texts to reduce spam robocalls. Follow these steps to fight back against spammers. Definition of Robocalls Robocalls are a type of automated phone call that...

With spam call blockers on the rise, many legitimate companies are finding themselves unfairly targeted. For organizations that depend on phone calls for their success, there’s nothing worse than their business telephone number being flagged for spam. After all, it can be challenging to get your prospective clients to pick up at the best of times; if your caller ID is suggesting you could be a spam call, then it’ll be all the more difficult. If your calls are getting through, then sooner or later, your operations will begin to suffer. The growing number of call-blocking software and systems has had a...

At Carolina Digital Phone, we take the safety of our customers VERY seriously. That is why we implement the following cybersecurity measures to protect our customers from cyberattacks: Our hosted cloud phone system runs on private and highly secure LAN data networks. These networks are protected by end-to-end encryption mechanisms. Including Transport Layer Security/TLS, Secure RTP for transmitting media, robust password protection for managed routers, and secure web-based dashboard access. In addition, our servers do NOT connect to the public Internet. Our expert team continuously installs and configures security patches and updates.We conduct 24/7 monitoring to proactively detect unusual or suspicious activity. Our...