Imagine a world in which you can tie numerous locations into only one phone system, allow employees to utilize their desk numbers on their smartphones, and easily add and change features in minutes, not days. Those are just a few advantages of having a cloud-hosted phone system. Overall, switching from a traditional system to a cloud system lowers costs, improves customer service, and expands employee capability and productivity.
Many organizations still utilize traditional phone systems designed for the working environment of 15-20 years ago. Employees came into an actual office every day to work off of landlines and desktops. Working from home wasn’t an option, and affordable, user-friendly laptops and smartphones were still to come.
Cloud phone systems were developed for today’s ever-changing business environment, providing the ultimate in scalability for companies of all sizes, and employees to do their job whenever and wherever they are.
Mobex believes you should go cloud-hosted phone system for multiple reasons, these being the most attractive:
- Mobility and efficiency.
Tools utilized within the cloud are easy to use any time, from anywhere, including a smartphone, desktop, laptop, or desk phone. Instant messages, email, voice capabilities, and even CRM tools are available whenever they’re needed. This level of access is integral when employees work remotely, and increases efficiencies in overall processes and workflows.
- Flexibility and continuity.
Whether a business is growing or down-sizing, its telecommunications needs will change. In the midst of a rapid growth phase, it could change quite often, from new employees and more customers to a change in office spaces. A cloud-based system can easily scale up or down as needed, without the costs associated of changing a traditional system.
In addition, as changes occur or as workers travel and transfer, employees will remain connected to each other and customers no matter what.
- Upgraded customer service.
With so many features and capabilities, you can easily direct calls to any department or employee and create custom messages and greetings for each division. This way customers have a more seamless and unique experience, as opposed to feeling like just one more insignificant person in a queue.
- Lower costs.
One of the biggest (and most eye-catching) benefits of a could system, transferring telecommunications from a traditional system to the cloud is typically less expensive than the monthly fees associated with the former, standard plan.