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    Chris Darr

    Chris Darr is the Solutions Manager-Collab and Partner for Marco Technologies. He collaborates with Marco customers to help them understand risk areas, solve business problems and increase profits. He is focused on helping Marco's customers succeed through prompt responsiveness and execution. He accomplishes this by staying educated on and aware of a diverse range of relevant technology solutions that can benefit them. Chris joined Marco in October 2020.
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    Why You Should Upgrade Your Old Phone System

    By: Chris Darr
    August 5, 2022

    While younger generations have a strong preference for other communication tools, voice calls aren’t going away any time soon. However, those Plain Old Telephone Systems (POTS) that rely on analog copper phone lines are, and it’s already happening. In fact, many traditional phone…

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    What is Hosted VoIP?

    By: Chris Darr
    July 29, 2022

    If you’ve been researching ways to upgrade your business phone system and take advantage of cost savings, you probably have come across the term Hosted VoIP. VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol, which is a technology that facilities voice calling over the internet. To ac…

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    Phone Systems for Remote Workers

    By: Chris Darr
    June 22, 2022

    It was truly incredible to witness how quickly many businesses were able to adapt to remote work when the initial waves of the pandemic hit. New digital tools were found to do the same work; in many cases, they have proven themselves to be easier to use and more secure than their…

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    What is the Difference Between UCaaS and CPaaS?

    By: Chris Darr
    June 20, 2022

    Technology is right up there with marketing when it comes to the industry’s fondness for acronyms. If you’d like to decode these two easily, as well as many, many others, “aaS” stands for “as a service.” For example, Cloud as a Service is abbreviated CaaS, Disaster Recovery as a …

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    TDM Voice and POTS Are Being Retired. What Does That Mean For Your Business?

    By: Chris Darr
    May 31, 2022

    FCC order 19-72A1 allowed telecommunications companies to abandon outdated copper POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) lines. It also mandates that end-users must switch to an alternative before August 2nd of this year. This order was issued back in August of 2019, and quite a lot …

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    Hosted Voice: More than a Phone Without the Strings

    By: Chris Darr
    May 20, 2022

    To put it simply, hosted voice is a phone system that’s managed in the cloud. But while that’s the easiest way to explain what it is, it’s not the best way to understand what it actually does. In this blog, I’ll give a basic overview of how hosted voice works, and what that actua…

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    Must-Have Features for Small Business Phone Systems

    By: Chris Darr
    April 28, 2022

    It’s an exciting time to talk about phone systems for small businesses. Features that were once only accessible to large companies are now available to small and midsize businesses, and cost much less each month than a traditional landline system.

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    Is Your Phone System Reaching Its End of Life?

    By: Chris Darr
    April 20, 2022

    Technology is moving faster and faster, and that’s given us many incredible things. It’s hard to think about where many businesses would be without modern communication and collaboration tools during the past few years.  Rapid innovation is an inherent byproduct of strong competi…

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    What is Hosted Voice?

    By: Chris Darr
    March 23, 2022

    There's just something satisfying about a landline telephone, and unlike the old dot matrix printer, many people still have a fondness for it. The receiver was better designed for the human hand, it couldn't be programmed to play an annoying song when it rang, and you could hang …

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