Fun Fax For Summer Camp

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 by The eFax Team

Today is the first day of summer, and for camp directors and kids alike, that means summer camp is right around the corner.

As summer kicks into high gear over the next month, many children will begin attending summer camp. Whether this is their first time away from home or they've been attending for several years, getting a child to camp often requires a lot of paperwork...

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Simplifying faxing across the globe

Sunday, June 17, 2012 by The eFax Team

As the world grows more tightly connected and barriers to international business continue to break down, the need for reliable, efficient international communications tools becomes more critical.

Oftentimes, a company will focus on establishing email and phone connectivity for international business, and overlook the fact that fax remains a mainstay business tool in many...

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The Cloud. What's in it for me?

Thursday, June 14, 2012 by The eFax Team

The explosive growth in cloud computing has resulted in huge benefits to small businesses, from significant cost savings to increased efficiencies.

It has also sparked confusion, with many asking: "What does 'cloud computing' mean and what's in it for me as a small business owner?" 

Turns out there's not really a simple...

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Disaster recovery a growing concern among SMBs

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 by The eFax Team

The growing shift among SMBs to digital data and mobility tools has led to a restructuring of how they operate. One example of this evolution is an increasing emphasis on disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC), according to a recent survey by a leading IT security firm.

A Disaster Recovery strategy focuses on helping a company...

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Mortgage Industry Professionals Adopt Cloud Services

Sunday, June 10, 2012 by The eFax Team

There is a growing trend in business today away from hardware-based technologies such as PBX phone systems and fax machines to cloud services such as a virtual phone system and online fax. Also known as hosted services, cloud services for business can save companies money by eliminating the need to upgrade hardware devices and hire IT support to manage in-house systems.

The trend towards cloud services is especially evident in the real...

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What does BYOD mean for your business?

Thursday, June 07, 2012 by The eFax Team

As mobile devices become more powerful and common, a new trend is developing among SMBs, known as bring-your-own-device (BYOD). Employees are increasingly using their own phones, tablets and laptops to perform business tasks, according to a study carried out by Spiceworks. In fact, 75 percent of SMBs currently help manage employees' personal devices, because these devices have become an integral component of the employee's day-to-day business responsibilities.

One such benefit is the reduced strain on communal office equipment. Desk phones can be phased out or minimized, projectors and display monitors can serve more people. And - through the use of an online fax service - the dependence on the office fax machine can be lowered, or even eliminated in many cases.

By having employees install a...

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Disappearing land lines

Tuesday, June 05, 2012 by The eFax Team

As the world continues a shift to mobile phones and WiFi, landlines are likely to go the way of the dodo.

A recent government study showed that nearly 32% of American homes are now cell phone-only households. That's double the rate over 2008 and nearly triple that of 2007.

With businesses, families and individuals...

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Tailoring your business to your clients

Sunday, June 03, 2012 by The eFax Team

Tailoring your small business to your clients' needs is crucial to building loyalty.

There are many ways to go about this, but understanding those things that will improve satisfaction is of central importance. No matter how hard you work at it, there is always room to improve.

For example, in a recent study by Accenture, 55 percent of executives...

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