888.678.7282    Get SUPPORT

Strata Information Technology Blog

5 VoIP Myths that May Be in Your Way

5 VoIP Myths that May Be in Your Way

Voice over Internet Protocol is a very simple concept, but that simplicity tends to contribute to quite a few misconceptions. These misconceptions often prove to be a barrier to a business embracing what could be an excellent opportunity to improve operations. Here, we’ll discuss and disprove some of these misconceptions so you feel more comfortable potentially embracing VoIP as a viable solution for you.

“VoIP Is Too Expensive!”
This is one of the primary obstacles that most businesses stumble over when considering VoIP. Ironically, the purpose of VoIP is precisely to cut back on the number of expensive additional services that your business needs - in this case, a telephone bill.

Since VoIP utilizes your Internet connection (it’s right in the name, after all), you no longer need to pay the phone company to utilize their phone lines to make voice calls. Even better, you may not even need additional equipment beyond VoIP-friendly phones and headsets, further saving long-term money through a few short-term investments.

“VoIP Isn’t Reliable Enough!”
VoIP is exactly as reliable as your Internet connection is, so if it isn’t reliable, you have a bigger problem on your hands. Plus, the technology behind VoIP has made major leaps over the years in call quality and ease-of-use. If your last experience with a VoIP call was five years ago and dodgy, it’s important to know that time has been good for the replacement of traditional landlines.

“VoIP Is More Trouble Than It’s Worth!”
There’s a good chance that, upon considering that VoIP would replace your conventional phone system, you assumed that the process of setting up an entire new communications system would cause disruptions to your office. However, hosted VoIP requires an absolutely minimal setup to enact, as it runs off your existing network lines. All you’re effectively doing is connecting your phone to your Internet.

“VoIP Doesn’t Sound Good Enough!”
Again, this is a common enough misconception. It isn’t unusual to anticipate a squeaky and unpleasant sound to come from a VoIP connection. In reality, however, VoIP is often indistinguishable from a conventional line as far as sound quality is concerned.

“VoIP Just Isn’t The Right Fit!”
On the contrary, VoIP can only be the perfect fit because it is so adaptable to a particular business’ needs - and the additional features that are bundled in allow you to save money on the same features that would have cost a mint to procure from the phone company.

So, what other reason do you have for not implementing VoIP? Try running it past one of our IT professionals. With their expertise, they should be able to find a way to make it work for you, plus find a number of other ways to improve your use of business technology. Give Strata Information Technology a call at 888.678.7282.

Intro to Your Tech: Troubleshooting
Whose Side is Human Resources On?
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Friday, May 24 2019
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Business Computing Best Practices Managed IT Services Privacy Network Security Cloud Malware Internet Hackers User Tips Microsoft Communications Data Productivity Efficiency Communication Business Management Cybersecurity Outsourced IT IT Support Business Smartphones Hardware Windows 10 Ransomware Passwords Tech Term Software Backup VoIP Email Google Innovation Social Media Mobile Device IT Services Network Small Business Users Productivity Alert Smartphone Data Backup Apps Bandwidth Browser Data Recovery Collaboration Holiday Phishing Microsoft Office Save Money Miscellaneous Hosted Solutions Cloud Computing Vulnerability Data Breach Mobile Devices Computer Android Access Control Workplace Tips App Internet of Things Twitter Business Continuity Office 365 Saving Money Networking Wireless Patch Management Law Enforcement Mobile Device Management Workers Office Net Neutrality Settings Personal Information Wi-Fi Excel BDR Company Culture Politics Chrome Employer-Employee Relationship Remote Monitoring Scam Blockchain Cybercrime Gadgets Government Applications Facebook Compliance Managing Stress Maintenance Password Spam Antivirus Information Healthcare Retail Managed Service Value BYOD Data Security Connectivity Managed IT Service Automation Medical IT Dark Web Education SaaS Virus Marketing Telephony Vendor Management Word Windows Virtual Assistant Remote Monitoring and Management Computers How To Paperless Office Website Entertainment Voice over Internet Protocol Recovery Upgrade WiFi Cortana Error Human Resources Physical Security Digital Help Desk Internet Explorer Cleaning Printers Vulnerabilities A.I. Current Events Shortcut Router Content Filtering Unified Threat Management Outlook disposal Leadership Access HIPAA Regulation Tablet Troubleshooting Inventory Hard Disk Drive Live Streaming Managed Service Provider Cost Management IT Management Sports Telephone Systems Data Protection Touchscreen Dongle Employee-Employer Relationship Files Managed IT Edge Certification Threat Computer Care Reporting Cryptocurrency Movies CrashOverride Two-factor Authentication Gmail Botnet VPN Spyware Remote Support Hard Drive Hiring/Firing Employer Employee Relationship Knowledge VoIPMyths Video Amazon Disaster Recovery WhatsApp Wireless Charging Plug-In Tech Terms Remote Control Battery Data Management Microsoft Office 365 Electronic Health Records Bring Your Own Device Encryption Mobility Gaming Console Automobile Data loss Tech Support HP Profitability Analytics Processors Phone System Comparison Synergy VoIPSavings Safety Lead Generation Proactive IT E-Commerce Streaming Media Scalability Yahoo Authentication Technology Tips Health Hybrid Cloud Emergency Training Video Games Google Maps The Internet of Things GDPR Staff Time Management RAM Worker Budget Document Management Eliminating Downtime Database IaaS Apple Credit Cards Multi-Factor Security Specifications Update Television Information Technology News Hard Drives Payment Downloads Email Management DDoS Authorization Backup and Disaster Recovery Employees Cables Smart Technology Licensing Voice over IP Security Cameras Staffing iPhone Storage Websites Microsoft Teams Printer Wireless Internet Tactics HaaS Printer Server Trends Gadget Customer Service Dark Data Technology Efficiently e-waste Biometrics Telephone System WannaCry Avoiding Downtime Artificial Intelligence instant Messaging Sales SSD Solid State Drive Business Intelligence Travel IT budget PowerPoint Samsung Telecommuting Money Domains Machine Learning Online Shopping G Suite Millennials Public Speaking Telecommute Presentation Google Drive Mobile Security Lithium-ion battery File Sharing Hosted Solution IT Support Fun Laptop Printing Augmented Reality Windows 7 Unified Communications User Tip Wireless Technology 5G IBM Operating System OneNote Network Attached Storage Spam Blocking User Security Copy Hacker Paper Virtualization Windows 10 Tip of the week Autocorrect VoIP Customer Relationship Management Environment Competition Server Management Business Technology Paste IP Address Search Scheduling Ink Big Data Server Chrome OS Remote Computing Conferencing Emoji Quick Tips Mobile Office eCommerce Instagram Wearables Managed IT Services

Newsletter Sign Up