Virtual Phone System Blog

Keep Your Focus with Call Screening

For most people, call screening means picking up their phone when it’s ringing and looking at the caller ID information. That might be enough if you just have one phone number, but what if you’re a small business with multiple numbers ringing through to your cell phone or desk phone?... Read More

Block Calls and Save Your Sanity

As more and more communications take place through texts, emails and instant messaging platforms, phone calls are more likely to be placed into one of two categories: really important or nuisance calls. has built many tools to ensure you never miss a really important call, but we’ve put just... Read More

Balance Life and Work Your Way

It seems that the more technology intertwines itself in our lives, the less time we have for ourselves. This was nowhere more apparent than a recent presentation I saw at the Asbury Agile conference where Jonnie Hallman, a Brooklyn-based freelance designer/developer explained how many times he had physical breakdowns from... Read More

Our Day at the Sixth Annual Asbury Agile Conference

We recently attended the Sixth Annual  Asbury Agile conference last Friday. Born from the Jersey Shore Tech Meetup, Asbury Agile is a laid back day of presentations that are less about agile methodology and more about promoting and sharing new ideas. senior engineer Gad Berger kicked off the event with... Read More

Build Your Own Call Center in the Cloud

When you’re a sole proprietor or part of a really small team, too much success too fast can be overwhelming if you don't have a call center solution. What do you do when you're on a call with a customer looking to upgrade his service, then call waiting starts to beep... Read More

A Quick Primer on the History of VoIP CTO and Executive Vice President Alon Cohen recently presented on the history of VoIP at the MoNage conference hosted by Jeff Pulver. Pulver and Cohen have a long history together, highlighted by the fact that together they were the first entrants voted into the VoIP Hall of Fame. For those in the... Read More

Take Control of Your Calls was designed from the ground up with small business in mind. To that end, we built a web portal that is as powerful as it is intuitive. What does that mean in real world terms? You can take control of your phone system in minutes so you don’t take valuable... Read More

Keep Your Freedom and Never Miss an Important Call

It’s a real dilemma. You’re scheduling an important business call, but your calendar is unpredictable. Do you give them your office number or cell? If you give them your office phone, there’s a risk you’ll miss the call if you have to step away from your desk. On the other... Read More

Cohen to Speak at the EDC Venture Summit Oct. 21

The New Jersey Institute of Technology Economic Development Center will host its annual EDC Venture Summit Friday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. The event will be hosted on the campus of NJIT and will feature fireside chats with prominent startup founders including's own EVP and CTO Alon Cohen. Other... Read More

Voicemail Transcription for Your Small Business

Prior to joining, I worked with a number of professional models from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Los Angeles as a photographer. One common concern from the models I worked with is weeding out real job offers from fake job offers. At best, the fake offers waste time... Read More

Never Forget – 15 Years After 9/11

"We're still the America of heroes who ran into harm's way; of ordinary folks who took down the hijackers; of families who turned their pain into hope. We are still the America that looks out for one another, bound by our shared belief that I am my brother's keeper, I... Read More

Pulver: How We Communicate – to Speak executive vice president and CTO Alon Cohen will speak at Pulver: How We Communicate - MoNage in Boston on Sept. 20th. The show runs from September 20-22 and will be hosted at the Boston Public Library. Cohen will cover "Inventing VoIP Communication" in his 30 minute session, the story of how... Read More

Military Park to host Tech Talks

Newark's Military Park will play host to a series of weekly tech talks starting Sept. 12.'s executive vice president and CTO will be on a panel with Audible and Newark Venture Partners speaking on "Digital Business: Using the Internet to Fuel Commerce" on Oct. 3. The series kicks off with... Read More

Coworking Breeds Collaboration at vi Innovation Hub

Coworking is on the rise, particularly in New Jersey, where collaborative ventures are springing up, giving traditional and nontraditional workers a place to harness inspiration and creativity. At vi Collaboration Hub, a venture coworking space located in the historic Bell Labs building in Holmdel, where live, work and play are... Read More

Summer Intern Shares Experience at hosted Penn State student Matt Rea for his summer internship and we asked him to share his thoughts on his time with us. Here’s what he had to say: Over my twelve weeks at I got all that I wanted out of a summer internship and more. After... Read More

OHMA Webinar featuring SVP Maloff senior vice president Joel Maloff recently spoke as part of the On Hold Messaging Association's (OHMA) 2016 webinar series. Maloff touched on points including how VoIP partners and OHMA members could work together, channel partner programs, real world experiences and relationships. Read More

Top 5 Small Business Tips to Compete with the Big Boys

“A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man.” The Springfield Motto – The Simpsons A noble spirit is a fine thing, but it doesn’t close deals and it won’t help you compete with bigger businesses on a day-to-day basis. It’s true that many consumers, both B2B and B2C, will hesitate before buying from... Read More