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With the ‘Beast From The East’ about about to collide with ‘Storm Emma’ and deliver snow to Ireland, many businesses are facing the possibility that they may need to close their premises and have staff stay at home. However, just because your office is closed does not mean that your business has to close.  All our telecoms services can be accessed remotely meaning our customers can stay operational throughout the snow and have their staff answer their office phones from home.

Here’s a few ways our customers can ensure they never miss a call throughout the disruption:

1. Take your deskphone/handset home with you

This is the easiest and simplest way to receive calls at home. Just take your deskphone home with you. Plug it into your broadband and you can receive calls as if you were in the office. The cloud-based nature of our services means you are not tied to a phoneline in your office. Once you plug your phone in at home it automatically reconnects to our servers and delivers your calls via the number that is assigned to the phone.

2. Redirect Your Number

All your VoIP numbers can be easily redirected to your mobile phone. Just give us a call on 015447888 and we can divert them for you.

Or you can easily redirect them yourself, through your MyGoldfish Control Panel. Instructions on how to do this can by found in the ‘Diverting Calls’ section of our Help page here.

If your company uses our Call Director / IVR service for your main business numbers, you can also easily also redirect those numbers to your mobile in the same way as above.

3. Use our Cloud Phone

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A few months ago we launched Ireland’s first Cloud Phone called the Babelphone, so our customers can now make and receive calls through their web-browser without the need for handset or softphone. You can access the Babelphone here goldfish.ie/babelphone. Find out how to login remotely below.

4. Use A Softphone

A softphone can be downloaded to your PC, mac or tablet so you can make and receive calls through a piece of software on you desktop. For Windows users your MyGoldfish Control Panel includes a free 3CX softhone, that comes preconfigured for each Direct Dial VoIP number. Just click the phone number you want to use in Your Numbers  and scroll down to ‘Voice over IP settings’ see below,

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For Macs we recommend using TELEPHONE or the X-LITE softphones. Details on all softphones can be found in our Help Section.

5. Use an App

You can make and receive calls through all your numbers via an app on a smartphone or tablet. The app we recommend is the GS Wave, which is manufactured by GRANDSTREAM, the company that makes the VoIP handsets that we sell.

Here are the links to download the GS Wave app from both the App Store and Google for Android.

Grandstream Wave in App Store

Grandstream Wave for Android.

LOGGING IN REMOTELY

Each direct dial VoIP number has its own unique VoIP Username and VoIP Password. These are  all our customers need to login remotely to use our Cloud Phone, any of our softphones or the Grandstream Wave apps. These details can be found in the ‘Voice over IP’ of the Your Numbers section on your MyGoldfish Control Panel (see the image in Softphone above).

LASTLY…..

Our Support Team will remain fully operation during any weather disruption. We provide full phone support for any help you need, so if you need assistance with any of the above then please call us 015547888 or email support@goldfish.ie. Our team operate between 9am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

Good luck and see you on the other side.

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What is VoIP?

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YOUR VOIP QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Here we answer, in a none technical way, the most common questions people have on VoIP. Such as: what is VoIP? How does it work? How can I upgrade my phone system to VoIP to improve performance and save costs?

What is VoIP?

VoIP stands for ‘Voice over Internet Protocol’. This sounds like quite a technical term but all it means is making and receiving voice phone calls over the internet instead of through a traditional copper phone line and hardware telephone exchange.

How does VoIP work?

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Wonder of the Week: Tyreland

Our latest wonder of the week brings back images of white suits and screaming girls. But since his boy band heyday, Keith Duffy, Ireland’s favourite member of Boy Zone (sorry Ronan) has moved into the world of tyres with Tyreland.

Now we think they missed a trick by not renaming the company Tyre Zone in Keith’s honour, but by the time he partnered with the company last year, Tyreland were already a well established and respected brand across Dublin.

Just like us, Tyreland began trading 7 years ago during the recession and has grown steadily since. Tyreland are now using Goldfish’s VoIP telecoms services in all  six of their branches. Five across Dublin: Glasnevin, Clarehall, Sword, Kimmage and Clearwater; and a sixth branch in Navan. The company already employs 20 staff and is looking for further sites for expansion.

Tyreland offer great value for money – saving motorists up to 20% on their new tyres – and now they also do mobile tyre fitting. So, if you can’t get to any of their branches, Tyreland Mobile will come to you and change your tyres on the spot, at home, work, or given the fine weather, even down the beach. What’s not to love?

Check out their website for more details: Tyreland.ie

Given Keith’s showbusiness heritage it was only a matter of time before he got in on the action and started to help the promote Tyreland on camera. Check out the videos below.

Jonathan Bunce

We’ve a new big fish

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         CLOUD TELECOMS FIRM GOLDFISH HAS BEEFED UP ITS SALES                                                     TEAM WITH SENIOR SALES PROFESSIONAL JONATHAN BUNCE

 The Greystones based company’s new ‘Head of Sales and Business             Development’ aims to target its cloud services to large blue-chip companies

19th June, 2017; Greystones, Wicklow, Ireland: Cloud telecoms company Goldfish.ie has today announced its hiring of experienced technology sales professional, Jonathan Bunce, to fill the new role of ‘Head of Sales and Business Development’. Set up in 2010, the firm is undergoing rapid growth. The number of Irish companies signing up for its VoIP telecoms services is continuing to increase. It also now provides Software as a Service (SaaS), with demand beginning to take off for Quvu, its cloud-based contact centre management software.

Jonathan has 22 years’ experience in front line sales roles for major tech companies in Ireland and the UK.  He moved to Ireland in 2006 to join the management team at eircom PhoneWatch. In over 8 years at eircom he had considerable success, leading multiple call centres and increasing customers by 75%.  Before moving to Goldfish he spent time in the e-learning sector driving expansion into the global telecoms market and East Asia.

Gordon O’Neill, Goldfish’s CEO, said “Over the past 7 years we have established ourselves as a major provider of Cloud Telecoms VoIP services. While this remains the core of our business, the area where we are seeing the largest growth in demand, is for ‘Quvu’, our cloud-based contact centre management software. The tech sector changes rapidly, so you have to think ahead and listen to your customers. What we are hearing is that companies want the ability to license software and services through the Cloud, so we believe this supply model will be a key area of future growth for us. We needed to bring in an experienced tech-sales professional to help us achieve this and Jonathan Bunce fitted the bill perfectly.”

Specialist recruitment agency Red Tree Recruitment was appointed to handle the hiring process.

For further details, please contact Simon Palmer at Goldfish.ie on 01 687 6996 or simon.palmer@goldfish.ie

 About Goldfish.ie (Goldfish Telecom)

Based in Greystones, Goldfish is a cloud telecoms company that provides VoIP services to businesses across Ireland and abroad. Customers include large blue-chip companies, such as Dropbox, IDG Direct and the Sisk Group, to SMEs and start-ups such as Boxever. Goldfish helps businesses move their telecoms from traditional phone systems to The Cloud, which gives them access to host of new cloud-based features, as well as lower call costs. Quvu is Goldfish’s new ‘Software as a Service’ for companies that have staff handling high volumes of calls, such as in contact centres. Quvu sits alongside their VoIP services, giving their customers access to a more extensive set of features, such as real-time call data and the ability to use an intelligent dialer to boost call volumes. It also simplifies and streamlines the management of staff that handle either outbound or inbound calls, across multiple locations. It is currently used by companies with operations in Ireland, the U.K. and East Asia.

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Beer? They know us so well.

Good customer service is not about how you help people, but how you treat them. We are a business-to-business telecoms firm, so our customers are busy individuals and often call us when they are stressed and need to get an issue sorted quickly. Our support engineers Continue reading

iRadio New’s ‘Friday Feeling’ interviews Gordon O’Neill about ‘Sack The Suit’

Big thanks for iRadio for covering our Sack The Suit campaign for their Feel Good Friday new slot last week. It’s in aid of SVP – Society of St. Vincent de Paul Ireland. There’s been a great reaction to the campaign with companies from all the country getting involved and running clothes’ drives. They’re desperate for clothes, so if you’d like to get involved too, just call 016876996 and we’ll send you some sacks.