August 11th, 2020 by Jeff Smith
Well before your company deploys a VoIP Business Phone solution, there are four questions you should be considering.
#1 How Fast is your Current Internet?
Business VoIP provides communication services over your current internet connection.
With that in mind, it is vitally important to understand what your current internet speeds that you are receiving from your Internet Service Provider.
#2 What is your Current Network Utilization?
Network Utilization can vary quite a bit depending on what type of business you are in. For example, architects and video production houses that share huge files and companies with employees that frequently use music and video streaming services during the day can expect heavy network utilization.
#3 What Type of Networking Cable is Installed?
Understanding the type of network cable you have in your business will give you a better idea of the quality of the voice connections. If able, upgrading cabling over ten years old may give you better quality.
#4 How Well does your Organization Handle Change?
Take steps to ensure that your company is ready for the VoIP deployment. Employees can be easily frustrated when asked to change workplace habits. The most successful organizations appoint a product champion to be the point of contact before, during, and after the change.
By answering these questions above PRIOR to deployment, you’ll likely have a very successful VoIP experience. Another way to ensure a successful deployment is to