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…

We live in an increasingly interconnected world and the line between people’s work lives and their personal lives becomes blurrier every day.  In the workplace, this “Work 3.0” culture translates to the common practice of employees using their personal technology (smartphones, laptops, etc.) to access the corporate wireless network both in the office and out of the office.  It used to be that employees came in at 9 a.m. with their company issued cell phones…

How long has it been since your company last assessed the quality of its business-IT alignment? If it has been a while, there is a good chance that your company isn’t operating as efficiently as it could with an IT strategy revised to support current business objectives and fiscal needs.  Especially in an age when business depends so heavily on technology, it is vital that the two elements interact strategically toward one goal.  As we…

A report recently published by Mitel Solutions asserts that, “We are on the tipping point of a workplace revolution that will signal a model for a dynamic, adaptive and smarter business that is focused around the human cloud workforce.” Flexibility. Virtualization. Bring Your Own Device. These are all things that characterize a new era of business technology that Mitel and the tech-world call “Work 3.0.” It has the potential to provide businesses with more skilled…

Due to the popularity of mobile phones, many hotel managers may be concerned over the plummeting hotel telephone service revenue. The best way to compensate for this loss in revenue is to take advantage of Voice-Over-IP Telephony (VoIP). It puts phones on the bottom line, and offers guests a lower cost than they can get from their own mobile phone operator. As technology has developed, charging for long distance calls has become an old business…

Modern businesses handle huge volumes of electronic data every day.  It is easy, convenient, and environmentally conscious to store records electronically, use technologies like VoIP and digital signage in lieu of traditional mediums, and depend on teleconferencing to keep business going strong.  Since some kind of computing is necessary to complete most tasks these days, data and data equipment needs to be secure in the event of a natural disaster.  Is your company prepared for…

BCS Voice & Data Solutions has been named a Mitel Platinum Business Channel Partner by Phil Keenan, Executive Vice President of North American operations for Mitel.  The recognition of superior business performance, technical expertise and customer satisfaction is awarded to only a few Mitel partners each year. "I want to extend my heartfelt thanks for your extraordinary effort and value that your organization brings to Mitel," writes Keenan in the award letter. "You exemplify the…