If your organisation is still using a traditional PBX telephone system, now is the time to switch to Voice-over-IP (VoIP).
There are a number of benefits to be had from using this type of phone system, for example:
- Far less expensive phone bills
- Unified communications with your PC and smartphone
- Central management
Vantage IT can advise on a suitable VoIP phone system and fully supply and configure the handsets to your requirements.
What is VoIP?
VoIP is simply a telephone system which converts analogue audio signals from a telephone handset into digital signals that can be sent over the internet.
If you already have a suitable internet connection, you can use this for your new VoIP phone system to make much cheaper phone calls than conventional telephone systems. This process works by using already available VoIP software to make phone calls over the internet, essentially circumventing phone companies and their service charges.
Can I use my existing phones?
Most likely, no, you will need a new handset so that it is compatible with VoIP. However, there are a huge number of VoIP handsets available which have many more features than traditional handsets such as touch screen displays, App integration, PoE (Power over Ethernet) connectivity and much more. The advantage of PoE is that each handset does not require its own power supply, saving power and freeing up mains sockets.
Other Advantages of VoIP
While your current call plan may cover you for long-distance calls to only one location, i.e calls made from your office to a head office abroad, with VoIP, you can make a call from anywhere that has an internet connection. This means you can make calls from home, on holiday, on business trips, and almost everywhere else whilst still using your organisation’s call plan and telephone number. In fact, callers can be transferred to your extension and they won’t know you are actually sat at home, nowhere near the office!
For further details about the VoIP services we offer and for a no-obligation quotation, please contact Vantage IT today.