Part 5 on migrating your business to a Voice over IP phone system. This is part 5 of our article series on switching your business over to a voice over ip phone system. Part 1 was an overview of what business Voice over IP is and how it can benefit your business. Part 2 covered some of the options and features available to businesses who wish to migrate over to a Voice over IP phone system. Part 3 discussed various aspects that you should take into consideration when switching to Voice over IP. Part 4 gave brief walkthrough of the next steps to take once you’ve decided to switch to Voice over IP. In part 5, we’ll wrap everything up and discuss some long-term considerations for your business.
VoIP has changed the way that we conduct business. We’re more connected than ever before. A favorite VoIP feature among customers is the ability to work remotely from home, but maintain the same phone functionality as they would have at their office.
Researching business-grade VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) telephone systems doesn’t need to be overwhelming, or confusing. In this article I’ll give you the information that you’ll need to determine which of these systems is best for your business. If you’ve been reading about VoIP for businesses, you have probably heard of: “Premise-Based VoIP (Managed)” and “Hosted VoIP (Hosted PBX).” They’re both VoIP telephone systems, but the overarching distinction between hosted or premise VoIP is where the equipment is physically located.
Did you know that some hackers and scammers target telephone systems? Phone hackers are very good at what they do, and in just a few hours, you could be held liable for thousands of dollars worth of fraudulent charges. In 2009, a Boston business owner was given a bill for nearly $900,000; just this past May, a St. Louis based real estate agent received a bill for around $600,000. As a result of all of the the recent system hackings (like Snapchat, last week; Target, last month) people have security on their minds. Read on to learn about hacked telephone systems and what you can do to protect yourself and your business from phone hackers.
A business VoIP system offers incredible, cutting-edge, features that empower you with unparalleled control over your phone service. One such feature is blacklist, also known as “call blocking.” You already know that productivity is crucial for your business. Telemarketing and robocalls: 1) Waste your valuable time 2) Are frustrating 3) They detract your attention away from those who matter the most – your customers.