Your employees are more than just employees, but you knew that. They are people with multifaceted needs, including the need for a balanced, healthy life. Without that balance, your workers won't be able to do their jobs to the best of their potential. Since June is National Employee Wellness Month, we encourage you to consider what you can do to help improve your employees' mental, physical and spiritual well-being, and learn a bit about how…

  Summer is almost here and as the weather heats up, you and your team are sure to start dreaming of days spent relaxing on sandy beaches and maybe even putting in requests for time off to make those dreams realities. But before you pack the sunscreen and arm your email with an out-of-office message, remember that business doesn't slow down for summertime--and neither do IT demands. Could IT outsourcing be right for you? Trusting…

Concerning multi-party collaboration, clients come to BCS looking for a solution that is affordable and simple to use while still providing all of the high-tech capabilities of a dedicated multimedia business communication suite. Some might think that sounds like a tall order, but thanks to Mitel's UC360 Collaboration Point, we're happy to say that they are wrong. Mitel UC360 is a single device that is open and standards-based, meaning that it fits seamlessly into diverse…

At BCS Voice and Data Solutions, we believe that your business should be able to communicate flexibly, reliably and in a way that maximizes your bottom line. If yours is like many small to medium sized companies, you may find that managing a complicated, premises-based executive phone system can be anything but flexible and reliable and often  incurs extra (and unpredictable!) communication costs. Some of the more complex systems require a specialized IT staff to…

There comes a time for most businesses when growth and increasing success includes larger challenges--especially in the realm of IT. When faced with these technological complexities and strategic decisions, business owners have choices. They can develop and manage an internal IT department, or choose professional IT outsourcing services with a company like BCS. Which is the smartest choice? The answer depends on the size, staff structure and level of technological expertise of each individual company.…

Did you know that today, March 31, is World Backup Day? Well, if you didn't you do now, and it is time to take action! What better day than today to back up or plan to back up your important personal files and business critical data? After you're done with the egg hunts and chocolate bunnies, consider taking steps to protect your data. According to Worldbackupday.com: "More than 60 million computers will fail worldwide in…

Mitel 5360 IP Application Phone

As a certified Mitel Exclusive Business Partner, BCS Voice and Data Solutions offers Mitel's wide range of first-class business phone systems. From the basic desktop IP phone for small businesses on a budget to the cutting edge Windows screen-based soft phones for big companies with lots of mobile workers, BCS can provide you with the Mitel phone system that fits your company's needs, and then some. Mitel designs and produces four kinds of IP-based business…

Be sure to visit BCS's booth at the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) Retreat next weekend, March 8th and 9th. We will be at the retreat with a cutting edge Mitel VoIP phone system that you can have some fun testing. You will be amazed at the incredible new features Mitel's line has to offer!  Not only that, but we will be raffling off a 47" flat panel television to those who take the time…

With the next destructive natural disaster seemingly always around the corner and “big data” getting bigger every day, small companies have to stay on top of protecting their business' critical information with a solid backup strategy. Part of this task involves regularly, if not constantly, backing up important data.  Businesses that don’t back up their data consistently and reliably put themselves at risk for costly recovery downtime, not to mention the loss of customer trust…

interactive whiteboards in the classroom

Imagine that you are a child sitting at your desk in a classroom waiting to start the day... The teacher walks in, presses a button, and all of a sudden you and your classmates are teleconferencing with another classroom across the world in China for your social studies lesson. When you move on to math, the teacher displays multiplication tables on the same board and you and your classmates go up to the front of…