FACT: The Hosted VoIP market growth reached $74.5 billion in the US by the end of 2015 and is projected to be worth $136.76 billion by 2020 according to Transparency Market Research.
Why such rapid growth ? And what can Hosted VoIP do for your business ? Can this state of the art technology be an asset for your business ?
There are distinct advantages why transitioning from a traditional premise-based phone system at your business to a state of the art Hosted VoIP system can drive efficiencies, cut costs, and enhance employee productivity & performance.
Let’s review a few of the most obvious advantages…
Minimal to no capital investment: In most cases hardware is FREE or offered with a minimal fee. There are no software or system upgrades, no maintenance plans, or costly service calls.
Business continuity/Disaster Recovery: With an ability to redirect voice traffic anywhere at any time by simply pointing and clicking and sending that traffic to any number….anywhere in the world… your business is always functioning regardless of business conditions you cannot control.
Administration/Management: There is no need for sophisticated certifications or training on systems by your internal staff… Moves, Adds, & Changes are easily accomplished via an online web portal by simply pointing and clicking. A truck roll and tech visit for support by an outside vendor is never needed.
Easily scales for growth: With the right bandwidth supporting your Hosted VoIP system… you can add and subtract user seats by simply pointing and clicking. The pre-programmed hardware is shipped to your business overnight and within 24 hours you can add a new user seat increasing the productivity & efficiency of your employees.
Unified communications & mobility: Utilizing Unified Messaging, all of your emails, faxes and voice mails can be maintained at one location. With an easy to use application (App) for your mobile phone if you are traveling, headed to meetings, or you need to work from home, you can log into your user interface and convert your cell phone into your desk phone. With an ability to set your calls to ring simultaneously on different devices, check your voice mail or forward all your calls to any other number anywhere… your location instantly becomes “your office”. Hosted VoIP also provides all the feature functionality that is found on premise based phone systems, such as call forwarding and caller ID, but also includes 3 and 4 digit dialing, and free calling between extensions on the system anywhere in the world. Multi-location businesses no matter what scope & scale can now be fully integrated on one communications platform.
With feature functionality residing on remote hosted software & servers, Hosted VoIP reduces the costs and complexities of owning a premise based phone system. In virtually all cases, these capabilities drive better intercompany communications, increased user productivity, provide for significant cost savings, and a long term sustainable communications solution that is scalable to your future needs regardless of your enterprise.