Today’s telephony technology has finally made installing and operating an advanced phone system a real, affordable possibility for the small business owner. Through a combination of Hosted Cloud PBX and mobile phone forwarding, any business, regardless of size, can implement a seamless system that conserves both money and resources.
Many businesses are still tied to traditional Public Branch Exchange (PBX) phone systems. While once these systems were the height of phone technology, they are laden with disadvantages that can increase business overheads while impeding workflow:
So what alternatives are available to traditional PBX, and are they worth investing in? In short, yes. The combination of the two following systems overcomes all of the problems of traditional PBX and comes with some added benefits, too.
Hosted Cloud PBX is similar to traditional PBX in its capabilities, but with many systematic improvements. Hosted PBX is essentially a virtual version of traditional PBX, wherein incoming company calls are routed via a third party call center. Hosted PBX offers the following features:
The forwarding services offered by Hosted PBX systems eliminate the need for business landlines altogether. Calls made to a single virtual business number can be automatically forwarded to any business-related mobile device. By converting from landline to mobile service, business owners can enjoy the following advantages of wireless systems:
Eliminating business landlines may seem like an unconventional move, but the cost benefits for struggling small businesses are undeniable. With mobile PBX, expansion ventures, national networking, and international marketing can become a real possibility.