The Advantages of VoIP Phones for Your Business
Many small to medium businesses are looking for an easy, simple and cost-effective way to manage their communications. This being the case, many companies are now looking to hosted voice (VoIP phones) to deliver a trusted, flexible telephone system.
First, what exactly is VoIP?
Hosted voice (VoIP) is a telephone system that’s cloud based instead of having a physical office location and sends voice communication over the internet. VoIP actually stands for ‘Voice over Internet Protocol.’ It means that businesses can easily collaborate and communicate and allows your business to both make and receive free or cheap calls globally. It’s powered by the number one market-leader in telecommunications Mitel, is simple to set up and increases your profit all with little, if any, maintenance needed.
Why choose VoIP?
Here’s 5 great reasons your business might want to make the switch to using VoIP phones:
1. Lower Costs
With VoIP using the Internet, it only costs you the price of your monthly bill to your Internet service provider, but you’ll need to have broadband Internet access that has a decent speed. You can talk as much as you want on VoIP and the connection cost will be the same regardless. On average, you’ll save at least 35% by using IP voice instead of traditional phone systems.
2. Provides flexibility & mobility
VoIP phones do more than lower your costs and increase savings. They enable you to integrate software programs, like e-fax, e-mail and even remote conferencing over the Internet. When using VoIP, you can talk over the phone while also using other applications, including the Internet.
3. Increases productivity
VoIP phones can help to increase the overall productivity of your business because it allows your employees to multi-task without disruption. It also means that you can allocate the funds usually set aside for traditional phones for use on other aspects of your business instead. With VoIP you can attach documents, carry out virtual meetings along with sharing data through video conferencing with enhanced voice clarity.
4. Easy set-up
VoIP can be set up in minutes and needs very little technical know-how. In fact, this easy installation process has a big advantage over tradition telephones. It means no more separate cabling as well as less clutter and fire hazards that come with numerous electrical wires. It’s simple to add new components with little hassle and easy to maintain and alter the entire system if needed with no disruption.
5. Feature Rich
Using VoIP means your business benefits from a range of great features that makes it easy to manage your business communications a lot more effectively. These include easy sync abilities, voicemail to email settings, click-to-call a web page, selective call forwarding, caller ID and personalised ring tones, to list just a few. Lastly, another great point to mention, is that you can make calls to anywhere in the world using your VoIP phone account.
So to re-cap, VoIP stores and combines data in one single network. This increases cost-effectiveness, manageability and productivity for small or medium size businesses. If you’re looking for a reliable telephone communication system with great benefits, look no further. Call us today on 01904 691 311 or click here for more information on how to get started using VoIP phones.