Microsoft Word Alternatives

Posted on 12/28/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

Using a word processor should be easy, right? All you do is type, right? Microsoft Word is the most commonly used word processor, and it's not very simple. Although some people enjoy the variety of features of Word, others could do without all the extras.

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Apps to Aid You During an Emergency

Posted on 12/26/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

It seems like there are a lot of pointless and frivolous apps around. But there are some helpful apps, and there are a few that could even help you in an emergency situation. Whether you need directions to the nearest hospital or an escape route to avoid a flash flood, these smartphone apps could save your skin.

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How to Remove Email Addresses to Avoid Mishaps Due to Autocomplete

Posted on 12/21/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

Some programs that were designed to make your life simpler can actually make it more embarrassing. Autocorrect in text messaging probably pops into your head. But there is also the autocomplete function in Apple's mail app. Once you start typing an address in the "to" line of an email, the app checks your address book and will autocomplete it for you if it begins with the first letters of a name that is already there. This can be good, but it can also create problems.

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Google Better: Find What You Are Looking For

Posted on 12/19/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

You have been using Google for years, and you know how to use it, right? You generally find what you are looking for, right? Maybe not, there are a few tricks you can utilize to make your Googling skills more advantageous and efficient.

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The Live Chat Trend

Posted on 12/14/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in tech trends

Live chat is a great way to make it easy for your customers to contact you. If you like the idea of them having the capacity to go to your website and ask a live agent a question, you ought to look into live-chat.

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Cisco Jabber Versus Microsoft Lync: The Inevitable UC Smackdown

Posted on 12/12/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in unified communications Cisco Microsoft

In the battle for Unified Communications (UC) solution supremacy, both Cisco and Microsoft claim their offering is the top contender for your organization. Cisco Jabber and Microsoft Lync both offer all the UC solution essentials including presence, instant messaging, voice and video, desktop sharing, and conferencing. In fact, in a feature by feature comparison, the 2 solutions are pretty similar. Both Jabber and Lync integrate well into Office, SharePoint, and other applications. Also, the two UC solutions work on PC, Mac, tablets, and smartphones. You can transfer calls from desktop to mobile phone seamlessly and transparently with Jabber and Lync. When considering all of these similarities it begs the question, “Which solution is best for my organization?”

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SOS Now Offering Polycom

Posted on 12/7/2012 by Mikayla Jenkins in unified communications Video conferencing

We're proud to officially add another valuable brand to our wheelhouse of quality products: Polycom! As experts in Unified Communications and advanced collaboration solutions, it only makes sense that we sell one of the most popular and highest quality products on the market today.

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SOS Celebrates 20th Anniversary with All-Out Bash

Posted on 12/4/2012 by michelle pizzo in Anniversary

This fall marks SOS’s 20th Anniversary! We’ve come so far and we couldn’t be more excited about how much we’re continuing to grow. Reaching this milestone is an opportunity to reflect on SOS’s humble beginnings—a two-person operation run out of a garage. And even more importantly, this occasion gives us pause to celebrate where we are headed—Over 50 employees and growing! We felt the only way to properly commemorate our 20th Anniversary was to throw an all-out bash, so we could applaud the many people who have contributed to our success over the years.

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