Businesses have never had such variety of VoIP providers when deciding which VoIP service will give them the best benefits for their needs. But while variety might increase options and give businesses a better chance of getting what they want, it also makes the entire process much more complicated.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had potential clients approach me out of frustration. A while back, one especially exasperated client contacted me, saying “why isn’t this easier?!” He was trying to choose a new VoIP provider for his growing business, and things weren’t going well for him.
Many business professionals today are going through what my client was experiencing. In addition to wading through the technical jargon, business owners and office managers need to understand which benefits and features that each VoIP provider offers are right for their needs. To say the least, that’s a tall order for anyone who isn’t a specialist.
7 VoIP Providers to Consider for Your Business
To help make things a little easier for you, I’ve compiled a short list of benefits that a few VoIP providers offer their clients:
Broadview Networks secures everything in the cloud. As a business owner this means that any desk phone, smartphone or laptop can instantly become your virtual office. This can be helpful when improving the productivity of your virtual office. Broadview is ranked a top 10 provider nationwide and consistently wins awards for their customer service.
Momentum Telecom has a base of over 250,000 customers for their VoIP and Unified Communications solutions. They have robust solutions for the virtual workforce whether your team is across the city or across the country. Their services allow for effective business continuity and disaster recovery, audio and web conferencing, hosted Microsoft Exchange, call center solutions and more. With 400 partners nationwide and offices spread across five states and two Canadian provinces, you can count on Momentum to meet your business needs.
Evolve IP boasts 98% customer retention due to their great service. The provide both cloud computing and cloud communications services for a complete, one-stop shop. Their award winning cloud computing products include virtual desktops, virtual servers and virtual data centers for the ultimate in disaster recovery. Their cloud communications services ranked as Gartner best of breed and include cloud phone systems, cloud call centers and unified communications.
As the leading provider of hosted unified communications solutions nationwide, CallTower is pushing the envelope for businesses everywhere. In addition to basic VoIP services, they offer a variety of mobile applications, collaboration tools, and cloud solutions on a reliable network. Their solutions include IP voice services, contact center, conferencing and collaboration, CallTower connect and productivity tools.
Vonage has evolved considerably as a company over the past 10 years and their customers range from individuals to large companies. They’ve grown over the last decade to support 2.4 million subscriber lines. They offer solutions to reduce communications costs for businesses through larger corporations. Their cloud communications services connect virtual teams and offices seamlessly, making it appear as though everyone was under the same roof.
Customizability is at the top of 8×8’s features. Businesses that need a VoIP provider that suits their specific needs would do well with 8×8. They also offer mobile apps for Android and iOS devices, so your mobile employees can keep in touch.
RingCentral is a great choice for businesses that rely on a lot of collaboration to get the job done. In addition to allowing up to 50 users on a call (depending on which plan you choose), their Business SMS service allows team members to communicate quickly and efficiently.
As you can see, you have no shortage of choices when it comes to VoIP for business, and with so many solid providers in the market, taking the time to evaluate and compare each solution can be a daunting task. That’s where the experts at nQuery solutions come in. We have done all of the homework for you and can quickly assess your telecom environment to match the right provider and solution to your needs. You won’t pay for our services and we will likely be able to save you money over going it alone. If you want to make the right choice when working through the complexities of which VoIP providers would be best for your business, you need an expert you can rely on. Call the technology professionals at nQuery Technology Solutions if you need help choosing your VoIP provider.
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