Digium’s Certified Asterisk Training Now Available in Mexico

Toga Soluciones is bringing Digium’s certified Asterisk Training Program to Mexico City. Toga Soluciones, a Digium distributor and partner since 2014, is now offering the Asterisk Fast Start and Advanced courses followed by the dCAP certification exam. “We are pleased to have a local distribution partner in Mexico who can address the growing demand for both Asterisk based solutions, as well as official Asterisk Training”, says Lee Marlow, Distribution Account Manager for Digium.

Asterisk Advanced CoursesJune 2015 will mark the training premiere, adding Asterisk to the already impressive catalog of official Elastix courses and certifications Toga offers through their own Toga University. These … Continued

Softphones and Business Apps for SMBs: UC Tech Chat [Video]

What exactly is a softphone? How does it work? Who in your business would most benefit from using one? If you’ve ever considered using softphones but were hesitant to ask some basic questions about them, then we’ve got you covered. You can get all the details in this week’s UC Tech Chat video (along with a look into some top apps for your business), but here’s an overview of softphones to get you started.

SwitchvoxMobileEditIn most cases you will find a softphone used in conjunction with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). This form of computer telephony uses an Internet connection to … Continued

Technology Solutions to Help Grow Your Business

Small and midsized businesses (SMBs) looking to grow need tailored technologies and solutions that can help their organizations meet business demands without adversely affecting the time, budget, or resources needed to get ideas off the ground.  In a study by the Boston Consulting Group for Microsoft, SMBs that led in technology adoption increased annual sales 15 percentage points faster than companies that didn’t adopt new technology—and they created jobs almost twice as fast.

So what does it take to be a leader in technology?  Which technologies and services should be embraced in order to grow your business? Here are some … Continued

The Age of Unified Communications (UC) and Your CRM

As a former salesperson that now focuses on business intelligence (BI), I know how important it is for a business to have access to the right tools and the most useful data. It wasnt that long ago that as a salesperson I had only a basic phone and a notebook with prospects and customers names – and had to sit at a desk to schedule appointments.  To get orders your customers either had to fax over a purchase order, mail it, or you had to pick it up yourself. Im not even that old, but sadly Continued

On Campus: Converting Legacy Phone Systems to VoIP


As legacy phone systems reach their end-of-life stage, colleges and universities around the country continue to make the switch to VoIP. This decision to switch varies from campus to campus, but an overwhelming number of institutions have similar reasons for doing so:

  • “One of the drivers for moving to a more modern, IP-based voice communication system is moving from multiple separate network infrastructures to just one…The older solutions we are operating are part of legacy telephony and while they have provided good service, they are reaching the end of their life in terms of hardware and software.” – University