Service Matters

Customer service is at the very heart of what we do at DLS and we pride ourselves on the relationships we build. With our modern always-on global marketplace, many organizations have outsourced their service personnel to vendors just to cut costs. DLS is different because we insource to keep our staff informed and working together for you.  By keeping everything under our roof, we eliminate th...
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Companion Animal Growing Pains

Companion Animal fat cat
Companion Animal Specialty and Emergency Hospital has rapidly become a networking hero in North West Chicago. They serve the demands of area veterinarians and clients with specialized internal medicine, physical therapy and skilled surgical services. Their practice grew from a need in 1997 to help general veterinary staff with after-hours and weekend emergency coverage. Facility staff met regul...
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FaxStream from DLS

modern office space
DLS' FaxStream saves the zen office space and your budget. Are you still paying hundreds of dollars for a dedicated fax line? Not to mention the hassle and expense of paper and toner. For as little as 10 cents per page, you no longer need to clutter your life. Even heavy users can see significant discounts with a flat rate of just $25/month. There is no equipment to buy and you don't even...
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Softphones: A Viable Option?

softphone app on a laptop
Conventional wired telephones in homes are becoming something of an anachronism as people do away with them in favor of mobile devices. Even businesses who traditionally rely on desk phones have migrated to Hosted PBX phone systems and are now integrating softphone solutions into their complete unified communications plan. Softphones are simply a 2D graphic representation of a conventional tele...
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Building a Strategic Technology Plan Part 1

Solve Puzzle
Growing pains are a natural part of a successful business. This milestone is often marked by a need for a larger space, more employees and, invariably, better technology to support it all. Part of this success comes from executing on a sound business plan developed in the early stages.  Revisiting this practice not only helps continue the growth pattern, but can save your business exponentially in...
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Building a Strategic Technology Plan Part 2

Solve Puzzle
continued from part 1. Sound Infrastructure Choices Look for long term solutions with broad compatibility when choosing a software solutions. Generally, open source platforms are easier for other vendors to integrate their add-on solutions with and help keep costs lower. Consider that today your company may only need an accounting program with payroll software, but tomorrow, you will need to a...
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Winning Campaigns with Hosted PBX

polical campaigns and hosted PBX platforms
Wars are won through effective communication and managing logistics. Political campaigns are no different. Effective campaign managers, like generals, must have an ability to rally staff to execute on an established plan with a central goal in mind. While political campaign battles are waged with words, the technology used should be just as cutting edge and tactical as modern warfare and that mean...
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