When it comes to business communication solutions, VoIP phone systems are at the top of the list. The internet-based systems provides clearer voice quality, cheaper rates and more features that improve overall operations.
Implementing this solution, however, is easier said than done.This is because organizations need to do more than just buy the hardware and plug it in. One of the most overlooked components is the fact that the network supporting these systems need to be up to the challenge.
A recent article from Toll Free Forward, examined some of the steps that organizations need to take in order to be successful.
"Whether you are looking to deploy VoIP in the form of PC-installed VoIP software or dedicated SIP phones, there is no escaping the importance of good network infrastructure to support the flow of digitized voice data," the article reads. "Indeed, a poorly performing network is likely to have a detrimental or even adverse effect on mission critical VoIP communications."
The article goes on to layout several actions businesses should take in order to upgrade the network and to successfully implement a business VoIP system. These include deploying a gigabit ethernet solution, sticking with wired instead of wireless solutions and establishing a separate network for voice communication.
Companies that are looking to improve their operations would be wise to implement a VoIP solution and upgraded network. With the help of an IT consulting firm that specializes in these solutions, any company will be able to deploy a VoIP system and ensure it operates properly.