Effective communication is a cornerstone of many of today’s businesses. Fortunately, one aspect of modern technology in particular has paved the way for quicker and more efficient connections in this fast-paced world: the internet. The world wide web opened up a slew of networking solutions in the world of communications— emails, instant messages, voice and video calling, mobile connections–the possibilities are endless! As far as voice calls are concerned, there are two primary options that businesses can choose from: virtual phone systems and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). While you may have already heard of these systems before, it’s not always clear how they’re different from one another.
Cross-office collaboration is one of the greatest challenges of running a business across multiple locations, time zones and local languages. In this blog, business telephone systems provider One Call shares tips on how to improve it.
A private branch exchange (PBX) phone system is perfect for companies of different sizes. It allows users to communicate within the organization–as well as with those outside the company–through various channels. Unlike physical phone lines, PBX makes it possible to have more phones with convenient features, including free call, transfers and interactive voice menus, among other things.
To quote Heraclitus, “The only thing that is constant is change.” This is especially true in today’s modern business world, where companies must stay abreast of the latest innovations or risk becoming obsolete. Unfortunately for large operations, change isn’t always that simple. Every step must be planned and tested thoroughly before execution to minimize mistakes. When transitioning to a new system, for example, it helps to plan ahead to make sure the process is carried out on time and with minimal losses.
For over 10 years, One Call Communications has provided VoIP services and solutions to countless businesses across North Carolina. Telecommunications have come a long way since the early days of the Bell telephone, and the advancements brought about by the internet have further transformed it into a platform with features that sometimes seem more like aspects of science fiction than real life. But how did this all begin, and where is it headed?