Purchasing a phone system for your business is difficult enough, from doing the preliminary research to determine your needs and what works right for you, to actually dealing with the various vendors to arrive at the solution you’ll ultimately buy. Be careful when going through this process. One of the potential “gotchas” that might arise has to do with the hidden costs you’ll encounter during purchase or installation. We’ll look at some of those costs here to make you better prepared, focusing on the general rather than those specifically associated with VoIP or traditional PBX.
The following are tips to consider as you prepare to purchase a phone system. The list is by no means exhaustive.
Remember, affordability doesn’t mean that you’re getting cheap service. Choose what’s best for your business, not what’s best for the vendor. Using the tips above will help you to make as savvy a decision for your company as you can.
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