Things To Consider While Selecting A Phone System For Your Office

by Administrator 14. September 2015 18:10

Phone systems are an essential part of any business’ daily operations. Therefore, it is essential to choose the one that facilitates and streamlines your telecommunication requirements. Nowadays, a wide range of phone systems are available which offer different features suitable for both small and large businesses. Opting for the right one can save you time, efforts and financial resources.

Given below are few considerations that you should keep in mind before selecting a phone system for your office:

  • Budget: You should have a clear idea about the number of phone lines you require for your office. Assess the number of employees you have at present and those that you plan to hire in future. Accordingly, decide how many of them need a phone system to work efficiently.
  • Internet: Many VoIP phone systems allow you to make local and international calls through the internet. You should ensure that you have all the necessary hardware and software required for the phone system. A high speed internet connection is also important for high quality voice and video calls.
  • Network: The type of network available also determines the phone system to be installed in your office. The new phones may require a separate network or can be combined with the existing one. Depending on the availability, you can choose a phone system accordingly.
  • Plans for Growth:  Any plans for growth should be considered before purchasing a phone system for your office. If you have 20 employees at present but planning to expand your company up to 50 members in the near future, you must look for a phone system that allows easy addition of extensions without much cost. 
  • Features: VoIP phones offer many features such as call forwarding, call waiting, speed dialing, voicemail to email transcription, caller ID, automated attendant etc. you can choose the features according to your company’s requirements. For instance, call waiting and caller ID are a good option for businesses that handle a large volume of inbound calls.

We, at Folkerson Communications, Ltd, offer hosted phone systems for business firms in Central Texas. We provide advanced and feature rich phone systems customizable according to the needs of your company. For more information, you can call us at (254) 662 – 2255 or visit our office at 1412 S Robinson Dr, Waco, TX 76706.

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