How does your business stay in touch with both in-house employees and clients? One of the ways a traditional business would do so is by using the wired handset telephone, but such a device can’t keep up with the demands of modern businesses. In fact, you can make leaps and bounds by making the jump to a digital voice solution called VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol.
A traditional telephone system will use your business’s telephone lines to send and receive calls. However, it’s a bit tricky to understand this process--especially as you make changes to optimize your infrastructure to best suit your business’s needs. For example, your organization’s number of users and required handsets will be different from other businesses in your area. This type of phone infrastructure isn’t particularly great for flexibility, as your business likely invested heavily in the current system without necessarily accounting for change to it. Plus, what if you’re not using all of the services that your telephone offers? Since services are often bundled together, like Internet and television, users eventually end up paying for services that they don’t even make use of. This is just a waste of resources that would be better spent elsewhere.
VoIP can improve the communication aspect of running your business substantially. VoIP can provide flexibility that traditional telephone solutions desire. Since VoIP uses your Internet connection, your organization can effectively remove your physical phone infrastructure and switch to a digital system that utilizes web-connected apps on various devices. Basically, it relies less on your physical infrastructure in favor of a more flexible workspace. For example, you can use a smartphone app to access your VoIP system on your mobile device. You can use the same solution on your desktop, or even a traditional handset should you choose to do so.
If you think that taking your workplace telephone number on the go is of the utmost importance, VoIP can deliver on this, as well. You’ll even be able to limit the costs associated with long-distance calls and getting rid of expensive bills associated with services that you don’t even want or need. VoIP helps your business save money and cut costs previously unimaginable. It’s just one of the ways that web services like VoIP can help you reduce expenses and focus more on making a profit for your organization.
Does your business need a hand with implementing VoIP? Strata Information Technology would be happy to help. To learn more, reach out to us at 888.678.7282.