Guess what? So many businesses are now signing up for new turnkey VoIP systems that we can now start to predict some upcoming trends for this high-tech telephony. Although large businesses have been pretty much been the only ones that have been able to reap the many benefits that VoIP technology has to offer, the costs of integrating this business communication system into a company these days have lowered significantly.
This means that anyone and everyone who wasn’t able to afford VoIP technology before, now can. This also means that those who are selling turnkey VoIP systems are extremely busy due to the increasing popularity of people wanting to add an updated business communication systems to their company.
New Turnkey VoIP Systems
New turnkey VoIP systems are here! Well, they’ve actually been around for awhile. But it’s still exciting news because now any business that wants to integrate this new high-tech telephony into their business can now do so. This is extremely exciting news to those who have been waiting for the cost of this high-tech business communication system to lower. Now they are also able to reap the benefits that new turnkey VoIP systems can offer its users.
In fact, VoIP telephone services are predicted to be a nearly $500 billion dollar industry in the next 6 to 7 years. Wow!
The following are 4 upcoming trends to watch out for, of which most are a blend of (what can now be called) old and some newer technologies.
1. Mobile VoIP. Mobile VoIP applications are on the rise, which means there’s soon going to be a change in how voice traffic is transmitted. Mobile phone use continues to be on the increase with more and more businesses placing an emphasis on using a mobile phone for business-related purposes.
2. Cloud VoIP. Cloud computing is here to stay. Even though there’s been a lot of back and forth on high-tech cloud phone systems – convenience and benefits vs. security risks – reports show that more and more businesses are still choosing to sign up for cloud phone systems. The fact that a lot of security measures have been put into place to protect the information held in a cloud has seemingly won over the trust of both small and medium-sized businesses.
3. Goodbye Traditional Landlines. It looks like it’s time to say goodbye to all of the traditional phone networks. Transitioning to an all IP network is currently underway, which essentially means that we’ll all be using broadband very soon. The reason for doing so is to help guarantee a reliable delivery with the best privacy protocols set into place.
4. Fraud – BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Because security and fraud are 2 issues that people do need to be aware of when dealing with the cloud, the telecommunications industry is doing everything they can to combat this problem. This is why it’s important for all employers to have a personal device rule in place. Although some businesses allow their employees to use their personal device when working, it’s important to understand that these devices can be extremely vulnerable to a number of security risks if they don’t have the appropriate support put into place first.
Businesses that have already jumped on the VoIP bandwagon are pretty much guaranteed to see real returns coming their way the rest of this year. If you’re a small or medium-sized business that’s been thinking about adding new turnkey VoIP systems to your company, then now is definitely the time to do so.
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