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Winter is coming -- Is your data ready?

December 15th, 2014 by admin

Even though our climate here in Southern California gives us idyllic weather for most of the year, we still have the occasional storm, as we saw last week. Extreme winds knocked out power to homes and businesses throughout the state. How did your business fare? If you had a data backup plan, you were...
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Posted in: Cloud Computing (Hosting & Colocation), Data Backup & Disaster Recovery,

NEC UNIVERGE SV9100

November 20th, 2014 by admin

We are so excited to announce the launch of the new NEC Univerge SV9100! The Univerge SV9100S and SV9100E Communications Servers are robust, feature-rich, Unified Communications enabled systems that are ideal for small and medium-sized businesses. Each server is designed to help solve today's communications...
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Posted in: Solution,

About Us

October 19th, 2014 by admin

At Atel Communications we don’t just take service cost, we ask our customers what they are trying to accomplish and help them with solutions. We always call to verify after the tech person’s lead that you are satisfied with the work that they did or we will send them back, you don’t have to reach out...
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Posted in: Customer Satisfaction,

CommNexus and Robotics

September 19th, 2014 by admin

UC San Diego's focus on contextual robotics technologies represents a convergence of engineering and cognitive science disciplines that will advance robotics systems for the benefit of society. The August 12th event held by CommNexus, UC San Diego, Brain Corporation and 3D Robotics focused on how innovation...
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Posted in: Technology,

Implications of Bandwidth Throttling

August 21st, 2014 by admin

What is bandwidth throttling? It is the intentional slowing of internet service by an Internet Service Provider. Communication networks often use it in order to try and regulate network traffic and minimize bandwidth congestion. Bandwidth throttling often leads to the user finding their download or...
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Posted in: Bandwidth Throttling,

ATEL is Investing in the Future

July 28th, 2014 by admin

We have just invested in an entire new network and new virtualized server to better serve our customers. We have upgraded all our software to the current level and are planning to go paperless soon to keep our costs low. These changes will make your business more efficient and effective. We care about...
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Posted in: Technology,

True Business Cloud – You Know You Want it!

June 18th, 2014 by admin

Read our white paper: True Business Cloud – You Know You Want it!...
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Posted in: Uncategorized,

How Telecom Expense Management Can Help

May 27th, 2014 by admin

Would you like to have financial reporting tools, trouble ticketing and inventory management at your fingertips? With ATEL you can! With our Telecom Expense Management Portal (TEM) you will have access to all of these tools 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. With TEM, you can gain clear...
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Posted in: Business Solutions, IT Solutions,

Put Your Phone System in the Cloud

May 23rd, 2014 by admin

Cloud based phone systems or Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) are the new rage! But what are they really and how can it benefit your company? A cloud based phone system is hosted in the cloud. Sounds pretty magical right? Simply put, it means that data is stored in a secure server which you can attain...
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Posted in: Cloud Computing (Hosting & Colocation),

Common Cabling Mistakes

May 17th, 2014 by admin

Network cabling can be quite a hassle and there are many mistakes people make when attempting to run cables. Using improperly installed cable can hurt your network performance, cause maintenance issues and create hidden expenses. The following are where people tend to go wrong, however, the good news...
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Posted in: Technology,

ATEL VP Andrew Cohen Speaks at CompTIA Trade Show

May 5th, 2014 by admin

CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, they focus their programs on four main areas: education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy. CompTIA features more than 2,000...
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Posted in: Business Solutions, IT Solutions, Technology, Telecommunications,

5 Tips For Staying Productive During Your Office Move

April 30th, 2014 by admin

Even if you're only moving to another floor of the building, the thought of relocating your office probably sounds about as appealing as receiving a root canal. Moving your business or home is commonly thought of as one of the single-most stressful events in a person's life. Add the potential...
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Posted in: Business Solutions,

2014: Award Winning Year for NEC

April 30th, 2014 by admin

NEC Corporation of America, a service provided by ATEL Communications, has already received two prestigious awards this year. On January 7th, 2014 the Nemertes Research ranked NEC with the Lowest Total Cost of Ownership among businesses in the IP Telephony market. Most recently, on April 3rd, NEC’s...
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Posted in: Awards,

Backup Your Data

April 29th, 2014 by admin

Backing up your information whether you are at home or at work seems like a such a nuisance. Computers and electronic devices are continually being remodeled and updated to be more trustworthy, consistent, and reliable. However, humans make mistakes, accidents happen, and technology does malfunction....
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Posted in: Technology,

Going Green on Earth Day

April 25th, 2014 by admin

The cloud may just be that "greener" alternative we've all been searching for. Cloud computing has not only flourished within the last few years, but has also introduced numerous benefits to businesses AND the environment. The cloud has proven that not only can it help to reduce the amount of energy...
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Posted in: Technology, Telecommunications,

Who's Watching Your Back While You're Away?

April 21st, 2014 by admin

Do you ever feel a slight twinge of anxiety when you leave your workplace for the day? Are you worried about what may happen while you're gone? Unfortunately, for those worried about security and protection, it's unfeasible to be in two places at once. You can't make a trip home for the day and expect...
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Posted in: Technology,

On-Hold Music

April 1st, 2014 by admin

When you place a caller on hold, do you take advantage of the opportunity? What are they listening to? Could it be silence, a local radio station or maybe some classy elevator music? It may seem like a trivial thought when you are making decisions for your business, however, the way you market yourself...
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Posted in: Uncategorized,

Video Conferencing Systems

March 27th, 2014 by admin

Many companies and Human Resources executives would prefer video conferencing over email as their top method of business communication. This is because it removes the issue of distance and betters communication and productivity between teams whether they are across the country or across the globe. Video...
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Posted in: Collaboration & Conferencing, Video Conferencing,

Five Reasons to Implement Lync

March 25th, 2014 by admin

Microsoft Lync is a unified communications tool that can improve the efficiency of your business and streamline internal and external communications between employees and groups. 1. Mobile Apps Your unified communications solution must be mobile device friendly. Microsoft Lync offers...
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Posted in: Unified Business Communications,

10 Good Reasons to move to the Cloud with ATEL

March 24th, 2014 by admin

Virtual Desktop – What is it? First, we will calculate what it costs you to install, manage and maintain workstations (computers) for all your employees. This cost, according to industry statistics, runs about $75.00 to $90.00 per month for each employee using a computer. It includes the cost of electricity...
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Posted in: Data Backup & Disaster Recovery,

Atel Communications Honored with 2014 Channel Partners 360⁰ Award

March 21st, 2014 by admin

PHOENIX – Feb. 27, 2014 – Channel Partners magazine, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom solutions, is pleased to announce that Atel Communications has been selected as a winner of the 2014 Channel Partners 360° Business Value Awards. Winners were honored during an awards...
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Posted in: Awards,

Cloud Computing Accepted by More Small to Midsized Companies

February 27th, 2014 by admin

Corporate Spending on Cloud Computing is increasing by leaps and bounds according to a report from HIS Technology. Cloud related tech spending by business is forecast to triple from 2013 to 2016 with enterprise business spending on Cloud Computing projected to be $235 billion. This year global spending...
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Posted in: Cloud Computing (Hosting & Colocation),

Get Your Carrier Contracts In Order Now Before You Hire More Employees

February 27th, 2014 by admin

Every business has phone lines, Internet Services or some other type of Carrier Services. Every business has to have some type of communication services from a Phone Company. Even VoIP requires service from an Internet provider. Is your phone company AT&T, Verizon or Centurylink? Then you have...
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Posted in: Carrier Services,

Uptime and the Bottom Line, Don’t Let Your Internet Go Down

February 27th, 2014 by admin

If your company is similar to most small to mid-sized business, you and your employees have experienced the sense of loss and helplessness when a network or important application temporarily "goes down." Even if your company hasn't suffered a total network outage, it's easy to understand how even just...
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Posted in: Data Backup & Disaster Recovery,

How to Avoid Telecom Outages

February 3rd, 2014 by admin

Contact ATEL for your no cost outage assessment! Some businesses live and die based upon their constant communication with their customers every minute of every day. For these businesses, telecom outages can be disastrous. ATEL is a Telepacific Master Agent. Let us show you how carriers can create...
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Posted in: Data Backup & Disaster Recovery, I.T. Services, IT Solutions, Security,

VoIP San Diego Platforms and Their Role on Enhancing Efficiency

January 2nd, 2014 by admin

Businesses are increasingly looking for ways to scale down business costs in order to increase revenue margins and effectively compete with other key industry players. Setting up of proper communication channels is vital in ensuring that a business stays in touch with its clients at all times. Finding...
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Posted in: Business Solutions,