Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager

Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager
Hiker, snowboarder and biker. Avid Dungeons & Dragons player by night, IP tech and communications marketer by day.

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The Growing Market for Remote Work Technology

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Jul 20, 2020

en español

Headsets, webcams, conferencing software, and other technology is a new focus for IT departments, individuals, and businesses alike. Remote work has always been a growing market, and due to the global pandemic businesses are adopting new remote work practices that are here to stay as companies recognize the growing benefits that remote work offers. In fact, since 2005 regular work-at-home positions among non-self-employed workers has grown by 173%, and Telecommuting in the US has seen a 115% increase in the past decade.1 In this blog post, we’ll cover the benefits and drawbacks that remote work offers to both employees and employers, and explain how remote work technology can boost these benefits and eliminate drawbacks.

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Topics: Remote Workers

How to Keep Online Meetings Productive

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Jun 29, 2020

en español
em português

Remote collaboration and online meetings have become a standard way to work together across most industries as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Luckily, online meeting technology is readily-available to help teams come together and work with one another as if they were right there in person. Adapting to the new standard of work has proven to be a challenge for some teams however, and it’s important to practice strategies that keep everyone on-track. In this blog post, we’ll be covering the best practices and platform features that can keep your online meetings productive.

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Pros and Cons: DECT and Wi-Fi Voice

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Apr 7, 2020

en español
em português

With the release of our WP810 cordless Wi-Fi IP phone, we wanted to revisit a popular blog of ours that evaluates the pros and cons that Wi-Fi has against traditional DECT solutions. The WP810 was designed to suit a variety of enterprises and vertical market applications at an affordable price point that competes with most DECT offerings. Continue reading to learn how Wi-Fi voice is changing the shape of UC mobility. 

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Topics: Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a Natural Addition to VoIP Deployments

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Mar 4, 2020

en español
em português

If you deploy VoIP solutions, you’re used to creating customized networks to help customers users communicate, be more productive, and work more efficiently. Recently, companies around the world have also started to utilize Wi-Fi technology more and more to achieve this same goal. In fact, in their recent 2019 annual report, Spiceworks found that 70% of surveyed organizations are expecting to utilize gigabit Wi-Fi technology by the year 20211. If you're use to deploying VoIP, Wi-Fi is a natural addition to add to your offering – and one that your customers will soon be looking for. In this blog post, we’ll go over some of the crossovers and similarities between Wi-Fi and VoIP and why you should add Wi-Fi networking to your offering.  

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Topics: Wi-Fi

4 Tips for a School's Inbound Call Strategy

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Dec 4, 2019

Deploying K-12 Communication Networks

A communication network is one of the most vital pieces of infrastructure for any educational institution. Parents, teachers, administration, and sometimes even students rely on this network to stay informed and productive. A school’s wide range of users makes the network more complex when compared to others. It’s important to create an inbound call strategy prior to deploying a unified communications solution to ensure that the communication process is easy and streamlined for everyone involved. Continue reading to learn 4 tips that will help you create an inbound strategy that is perfect for parents, staff, and students alike.

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Topics: IP communications, VoIP trends, Voice over IP, Vertical Markets

What is Multicast Paging

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Oct 15, 2019

 

How one feature enhances facility communications

español
português

Education campuses, hotels, commercial buildings, hospitals, and large office complexes are all able to streamline communications and security by paging an entire network or group of devices. Adding an intercom or paging solution to your deployment enables users to take advantage of facility-wide communications. However, sometimes this paging system is used by multiple departments and users. This high demand on the paging system could cause critical pages to be delayed or go completely unheard. Multicast paging helps solve this dilemma.

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Topics: SIP Intercom Solutions

How to use the Grandstream Device Management System

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Oct 8, 2019


Get to know our cloud-based management tool

en español
em português

The Grandstream Device Management System (GDMS) empowers our partners with a cloud-based solution to easily manage all of their Grandstream deployments before, during, and after the project. This platform is currently in Beta for you to test out as we continue to add more of our endpoints and solutions, allowing you to expand management of your deployments through the cloud. Continue reading to learn how to use the Grandstream Device Management System prior to jumping in to help make your transition to using this game-changing system seamless and easy.

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Topics: Unified Communications, GDMS

How to Plan Your First IP Communications Solution

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Jun 17, 2019

en español
em português

You’ve done your research and you’re going to install an IP communication solution. Whether you are doing it for your own business or looking to get into the installation business, it’s critical to go into any tech deployment with a plan and structure. Complications during a deployment almost always come from a lack of vision and detail during the planning stage. Whether it is your first deployment or one thousandth, following these set-up steps will help ensure you build the perfect deployment on the first try.

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Topics: VoIP, Unified Communications

The Upcoming GSC3510 SIP Intercom Speaker and Microphone

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Apr 18, 2019

en español
em português

SIP intercoms offer two-way voice functionality that empower offices, commercial spaces, schools, hospitals, apartments, and more with a voice intercom solution that expands security and communication capabilities. Our upcoming GSC3510 is a two-way SIP intercom speaker and microphone that comes feature-rich at an affordable price point, expanding our portfolio for resellers and installers. In this blog post, you’ll learn about the GSC3510’s technical specifications, key features, and example deployment scenarios.

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Topics: VoIP, GSC3510

Questions Answered: Our GRP2600 Series

Posted by Brian Van Meter, Marketing Manager on Apr 9, 2019

en español
em português

Our new generation of IP phones, the GRP2600 Carrier-Grade series, has raised a lot of excitement. We've recently released the GRP2616 to this series and continue to build out the line's diversity. With a new line of products comes a lot of questions about features, capabilities, design, and technical specs.  In this blog post I’ll answer frequently asked questions and provide some insight about this powerful series of IP phones. Read on to learn more.

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Topics: VoIP endpoints, IP phones, Voice over IP, GRP2600

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