The simple answer is – cost and functionality. Continue reading If your phone system works – why would you change it?
I had an interesting conversation this week with a large construction company who had just installed VoIP, who are tied into a three year contract and who have spent a significant amount on hardware and who…if they need to change later… will have to start all over again. Continue reading Why are companies still installing in-house telephone systems?
Do you ever experience that moment when everyone is looking at you? Continue reading Billing – the way you want it.
The awareness of VoIP is growing rapidly, as you know from previous blog I spend quite a lot of time having breakfast and lunch as part of my working week, and 6 months ago when I asked if someone had heard of VoIP perhaps 1 in 10 answers were affirmative. Now it is more like half and many companies answer that they have just put it in.
It’s only when I dig deeper that I find that most have put in on-premise VoIP and actually the number who have even heard of hosted VoIP is very low and so it wasn’t even considered by their companies.
If your telephone system is starting to creak with age, has become obsolete and needs to be replaced with something that actually does what you want it to do, you could be considering a significant expenditure. Continue reading OPEX not CAPEX for cloud voice
Bundles of minutes – we are pre-programmed to bundle them into our phone packages and often this is the correct thing to do but if you are talking to a VoIP provider you might want to think again. Continue reading Is buying bundles of calls in your phone package worth it?
BT has announced that by 2025 they intend to turn off their phone ISDN network. This means that all customers need to have migrated from ISDN lines by then.
BT plan to migrate all 3.2 million of their customers onto their IP based solution by then, either Cloud Voice or One Phone.
This is a great opportunity for businesses to have a look around and see what alternatives there are to BT and really consider a hosted VoIP solution. Continue reading What will you do when BT turns off the ISDN network?
Even Geeks have a sense of humour!
We have come across these videos made by Cisco UK and released during the Rugby world cup. Not normally known for their sense of humour, these are a great way to make you think about video conferencing etiquette. Continue reading Video Conferencing Etiquette – What to wear.
We can give you a back of the envelope idea on what your new system will cost.
Take the number of handsets in your organisation and multiply by £10. Continue reading How much will my VoIP telephone system cost?