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Abstract: Long-term cost savings and extensive feature sets make voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone systems an attractive option for many businesses. But with prices for a single VoIP phone ranging from $150 to $700 (USD) or more, switching to VoIP can be an expensive proposition. Find out what to look for in a VoIP phone system, how to buy, what you can expect to pay, and how to get the most out of your investment.
Abstract: Choosing a business phone system requires more than just a comparison of feature lists and usage plans. If you want the best business phone solution for your company, you need to ask the right questions about reliability, scalability, and security that go far beyond the perfunctory. Not sure exactly what to ask? Consider this list of questions in case communication with your phone system vendors starts to break down.
Abstract: Choosing between a business VoIP business phone system and other types of system requires an analysis of users needs and a view of your company s long-term goals. Your decision-making process should include four major considerations. For one thing, your company s calling pattern impacts your phone system needs. Find out why, and learn about the other three considerations before you replace or upgrade your phone system.
Abstract: With the advent of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and virtual private branch exchange (PBX), phone calls are treated more like e-mail—with no loss of connection quality. Now, are you looking to update with a phone system that can grow with you, and allow for a remote data center? Find out how to generate cost savings and productivity gains with these tips to modernizing your business phone system.
Abstract: Typically, the cost of feature-rich and scalable business phone systems prevents small businesses from purchasing these powerful tools in the initial stages of their growth. Thus, new companies generally choose standard business phone lines from their local phone company along with multi-line phones. With voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) technology, however, small businesses now have a cost-effective, feature-rich alternative.
Abstract: If you are a small to medium business (SMB) looking to purchase a business phone system, you’ve no doubt discovered that buying one is not easy. You must quickly identify your specific needs before you contact vendors and compare phone system options. To make an informed decision about which phone system is right for your company, you should understand four crucial aspects, from product requirements to cost considerations.
Abstract: Today’s office phone systems provide a means to communicate and much more: videoconferencing, unified messaging, and automated attendant. And with the rich selection of features available, companies ranging from small offices to large companies can find the solution they need, and even integrate it with other business applications. Find out about five phone systems features that could be valuable to your company.
Abstract: Choosing a business phone system is a three-phase process. First, evaluate your requirements, then evaluate potential vendors, and finally evaluate the technology. Shopping for a new phone system is as much about planning, implementation, and support as it is about installing new state-of-the-art equipment. Before making your decision, learn the dos and don’ts of the evaluation and selection process.
Abstract: Choosing the right multi-location phone service requires understanding your organizational needs in three key areas: the number of extensions needed; the potential to offer telecommuting options to more team members; and the need to route calls from customers to individual staff members or to a large call center. Learn how you can use multi-location phone services to create major savings for your business.
Abstract: Different phone systems offer a variety of features, some of which might appeal to small businesses, while others are more attractive to large corporations. Choosing the right system is largely a matter of finding the solution that fits your particular business. Download this white paper to obtain checklists of separate selection criteria for office phone systems, tailored to the distinct needs of potential clients.
Abstract: You've settled on a service plan and chosen the hardware for your new business phone system with voice over Internet protocol (VoIP). But without careful and informed bargaining, you can leave behind valuable discounts and vital service level agreements (SLAs). Before you commit to a contract, whether or not you're implementing VoIP, find out five tips that can help you get the most out of your business phone contract.
Abstract: The days of telephone switchboard operators are long gone. In today's electronic age, through private branch exchange (PBX) technology, operators have been replaced with Internet protocols that automate the switchboard process. But how can you make the most of your modern phone system when you're not really sure how it works? Discover some tips and tricks that can help you understand—and optimize—your business phone setup.
Abstract: There are many factors to consider when purchasing a new phone system. In addition to planning the scale of your proposed system and how long you expect to use it, you should also think about the number and type of features you need, from call hold and speed dial, to computer telephony integration (CTI). Put your money where your voicemail is: find out about the latest phone system features and improve your bottom line.
Abstract: Hosted private branch exchange (PBX) phone solutions are changing how small to medium businesses (SMBs) serve their customers, grow their business, and support their employees. Delivering the professional phone system capabilities large businesses use at a lower cost, hosted PBX is helping SMBs save money while putting their customer services on a par with much larger organizations.
Abstract: Implementing or upgrading an enterprise phone system is a strategic investment for any large enterprise. To reach an informed decision, you should understand the following crucial aspects: phone systems buyer types, product requirements, cost considerations, and vendor relationship needs. This buyer’s guide from Focus Research explains those considerations, and helps prepare you to make the right choice for your company.
Abstract: The Domain Name System (DNS) plays an important role in providing the information used by the Windows Domain locator service to connect and authenticate with Active Directory. But how can organizations with existing configurations using the Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND)—the international DNS benchmark—be sure that migration to other server solutions will yield a dependable DNS solution?
Abstract: Today’s businesses use a variety of different communication channels to facilitate the exchange of information. Employees must juggle phone calls, e-mails, faxes, and instant messages in order to achieve business objectives. Inter-Tel Communicator delivers control of these channels to the users, by providing them with the necessary tools to control, manage, and track communications, however, wherever, and whenever they occur.
Abstract: Today’s economy favors agility—companies must respond instantly to fluctuations in the marketplace to keep a competitive edge and save costs. A flexible communications infrastructure is a key part of achieving organizational agility. Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), the technology behind the converged voice-data network, allows companies to scale phone solutions to their needs—saving money even as those needs change.