Many small business phone systems are taking advantage of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to further productivity, lower costs and institute reliable telecommunication systems company-wide.
This is the second part of a two-part article that highlights business phone systems and Hosted PBX terminology.
People hear Hosted PBX acronyms and phrases littering today’s business conversations. If a business is interested in digesting these complicated abbreviations and learning the simple, yet money-saving technology behind these features, this article will serve as an excellent introduction into the realm of Hosted PBX.
Hosted PBX – Public Branch eXchange – stands for the switchboard hardware used in telephone systems. In short, the PBX accepts incoming phone calls and routes them to different extensions.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is taking the business phone systems by storm. Not only does business VoIP help save companies thousands of dollars annually, but also it helps boost business productivity.
As Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) companies increase their user bases, reports are suggesting that VoIP services may be on the brink of overtaking traditional telecommunication services. The question therefore remains: Will traditional telecommunication companies step up to the plate and tackle this challenge, or will VoIP services become the dominant standard within the telecommunications industry?
Jive offers VoIP business phone service. VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, takes traditional analog audio signals and converts them into digital data. This digital data is then transmitted via the Internet.