While many offices are revamping their look and purchasing new technologies to keep up with the pace of today's world, one piece of equipment that is now making to possible for them to be productive and efficient is the phone system.
Digital phone systems and the evolution of the Internet have made the equipment a resourceful element in business success.
A recent VendorGuru.com article, "Digital Phone Systems Redefine Today's Office," notes that new features included in today's office phone systems can "directly benefit a company's bottom line in a variety of ways."
New companies just starting out and looking to make a phone system purchase should look to systems that help deliver customer calls and professional image to help them grow their business.
To make this possible, hosted phone systems offer service over the Internet so the vendor takes care of switching, routing, extension and voicemail management for the businesses offsite.
For companies looking to expand their geographic footprint, VoIP phone systems based on the Internet, can help them to open offices in new markets and make use of virtual phone number or low cost 800-number services to eliminate geographic barriers and high costs.
Also, companies looking to simply make use of new phone systems to improve productivity of their workforce can benefit from digital phone systems as they provide the ability to follow users wherever they are and route calls to a different number. This means workers are free to travel without worry of missed calls.
Businesses making use of Internet-based telecommunications can even link to home offices and reduce the need for workers to be located at a central location.
These, and a number of other benefits offered by today's phone systems help businesses to further meet their goals and keep up in the fast paced, constantly changing business world.
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Stefania Viscusi is an assignment editor for TMCnet, covering VoIP, CRM, call center and wireless technologies. To read more of Stefania’s articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Stefania Viscusi