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Three Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Business Phone System

 

In the fast-paced, highly technological world that we live in today, more and more business tools are being phased out. It’s quite rare to see business equipment that once used to be quite commonplace such as fax machines, Rolodexes and even scanners. And, business phone systems are no stranger to the increasingly modern technology, with experts predicting that traditional landlines are set to go extinct much sooner than you might expect. If you’re still using an older business phone system, it might not have what it takes to survive the rapidly changing technologies of today. Here are some signs that your business phone system is in need of an update.

You’re Struggling to Handle Call Volumes

Any growing business can usually expect both incoming and outgoing phone call volumes to increase over time. If you’re already struggling to handle the number of calls you are receiving and making right now, but plan to grow your business even further in the future, you can bet that your phone system won’t be up to the task. If it seems likely that your current phone system is going to be an issue when it comes to keeping up with your ever-growing communication demands, it’s probably time to start searching for new business phone systems to consider. Nexgen offers some of the best business phone systems in Australia with various options to suit every type of business. Nexgen can help you choose the right system for your company whether you’re looking for a brand-new system or want to upgrade your existing one.

Your Phone is Holding Your Business Back

As a business owner, your main goal is to keep your business growing and moving forward - and that means removing anything that’s going to hold it back or keep it stuck in the same place for too long. If your business phone system is creating enough problems that it’s holding you back in terms of corporate expansion, then it’s definitely time to let it go and start searching for a new one. It’s definitely time to consider investing in a communications upgrade if your current system is unable to accommodate more extensions or users.

VoIP Incompatibility

VoIP, which stands for Voice over Internet Protocol, is the future for both business and personal communications. Being able to make voice calls using the internet is taking over as it can make you some significant savings, especially when contacting people in other parts of the world. This type of calling is already very popular among personal consumers with services like WhatsApp calling, and more and more businesses are switching to VoIP systems - especially if you have suppliers or clients in other countries. VoIP can be extremely cost-effective for both you and the people you’re communicating with, and incompatibility on the part of your current phone system can certainly hold your business back. Don’t miss out on cheaper and more convenient communications.

Your business phone system might have served you well so far, but if you’ve noticed any of these signs recently, it’s probably time to start thinking about an upgrade.

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