Business Phone Systems - Types Of Systems Available

Written by Jason Morris

There are three major types of phone system available: KSU-Less phones, Key systems and Private Branch Exchange (PBX) systems. Which type of phone system you choose will depend onrepparttar amount of extensions you require andrepparttar 147329 features your telephone system needs to have installed.

KSU-Less systems

KSU-Less systems are usually more suited to companies that typically have less than ten employees, or require less than ten extensions. That isn’t to say that all companies requiring less than ten phone extensions can make do with a KSU-Less system. It may be that you require more features which are only available through either a PBX or Key phone system.

Requiring a far lower initial investment thanrepparttar 147330 other types of business phone systems, KSU-Less phones are specifically designed to include many ofrepparttar 147331 features usually only available throughrepparttar 147332 implementation of a full small business phone system.

KSU-Less systems can be easily unplugged and relocated, because they are not permanently wired into your office. This portability allows you to treat a KSU-Less phone system, muchrepparttar 147333 same as any business machine, rather than a lost permanent investment.

You will need to ensure that any KSU-Less system you choose is compatible not only withrepparttar 147334 type of wiring you have in your office, but also with any accessories you may already have, such as: headsets, answering & fax machines and modems. Because KSU-Less phone systems are relatively inexpensive, they are not usually sold, installed, or maintained by telecoms vendors.

All of this means, you have to go out there and do not onlyrepparttar 147335 shopping yourself but, alsorepparttar 147336 installation and support. This is one ofrepparttar 147337 two major drawbacks of KSU-Less systems. The last thing any business needs is to be concerned withrepparttar 147338 reliability and maintenance of its phone system. Another drawback of KSU-Less systems is that they are more prone to something known as “crosstalk”. This is where separate conversations may blend into each other. With PBX, Key systems and Hybrid systems falling in price, it sometimes makes more sense to invest in a full business phone system, rather than become susceptible torepparttar 147339 risks of a KSU-Less system.

Your Company and Your Office Phone System

Written by Jason Morris

The telephone is an extremely important piece of equipment and a good office phone system is atrepparttar centre of any smoothly run company. In today’s modern corporate environment it is impossible to do business without them. A good office phone system enables you to stay in touch with your staff and your customers at all times, helping to improverepparttar 147328 profitability and efficiency of your company.

By using your office phone system to take advantage of features such as voice mail and call forwarding. You will be able manage all incoming calls and direct callers torepparttar 147329 correct department. By implementing a multi line office phone system, your customers will be able to call on more than one line, increasingrepparttar 147330 efficiency of your office. You can even set up some office phone systems with distinctive ring tones, again allowing you to direct certain callers to other departments within your company.

Some handsets for your office phone system can be easily programmed to suitrepparttar 147331 individual needs of a user. You will be able to make use of speed dialling by programming frequently used telephone numbers intorepparttar 147332 handset, thus increasingrepparttar 147333 efficiency of your office phone system.

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