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Christina Southern

Christina Southern
Christina writes about business technology and telecommunications for C Spire. She has 15 years of experience in newspaper journalism and communications. Contact her at csouthern@cspire.com

Recent Posts

Tools your team needs to work from home

By: Christina Southern on Mar 14, 2020 9:15:46 PM

The time has come to consider how your team can maintain productivity and strong communication while not in the office. With the need to work from home growing each day, it is important that business leaders provide their remote employees the tools needed for team and client communication, project management, data management and much more. Let’s take a look at three primary tools that are currently helping businesses across the U.S. thrive in remote settings.

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Topics: Working Remotely

3 problems fiber internet solves for businesses

By: Christina Southern on Feb 20, 2020 9:48:10 AM

If your business is in the cloud, you need fiber internet. Its lightning-fast speeds and high bandwidth make it far more valuable to companies using the cloud than traditional DSL or cable internet. Here are three problems that fiber internet solves:

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Topics: Fiber internet for businesss

Fiber internet's hidden business value

By: Christina Southern on Feb 19, 2020 12:41:00 PM

Businesses have a growing appetite for internet bandwidth. Multiple devices, software apps, emails, cloud access and much more are constantly fighting for your internet bandwidth. When that competition becomes too much for traditional cable or DSL internet, it slows down, not only causing frustrations for your employees but dramatically slowing their productivity.

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Topics: Fiber internet for businesss

What makes a VoIP phone system HIPAA compliant?

By: Christina Southern on Feb 19, 2020 8:11:00 AM

VoIP is a game-changer for the healthcare industry’s communication landscape, allowing for quicker, more reliable communication. It also brings with it a multitude of HIPAA concerns that can be confusing to navigate. We turned to IT risk and compliance expert Robbie Morris to explain why a VoIP solution is subject to HIPAA compliance and what measures should be taken to protect your patient data.

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Topics: voip, hosted voice, business phones

VoIP providers are failing clients. Here’s how.

By: Christina Southern on Feb 14, 2020 3:23:00 PM

A few years ago, an internet-based phone system sounded like the right solution for companies wanting feature-rich telecommunications. But as many soon discovered, VoIP can be a letdown. To be more precise, VoIP providers who don’t deliver on their promises are a letdown. We talked with Risher Robertson, an IT expert with over 10 years of experience, to better understand the problems businesses with bad VoIP providers face.

Here’s what he had to say:   

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Topics: voip

What is fiber internet for business, and is it really better?

By: Christina Southern on Feb 7, 2020 12:41:49 PM

Long, thin strands of pure glass about the size of a human hair are the foundation of the world’s fastest internet, capable of connection speeds and bandwidth that is 300 times faster than regular cable. When bundled together, these strands create a cable that allows information to travel through them in a beam of light over long distances.

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Topics: Fiber internet for businesss


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