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Doing business better on a budget

Doing business better on a budget

Business in the cloudIn the current economic climate, and with customers more willing than ever to shop around for products or services, first impressions have never been more important. Today a missed call could mean a missed customer, and losing a call in your office’s switchboard system, or a poorly answered or managed call, could see an existing customer reluctant to call your business again.

Ensuring you can communicate effectively, reliably, and effortlessly is essential to remaining ahead of your competitors and building a professional brand. If you can do so while also reducing costs, your bottom line is sure to benefit. It’s a case of identifying solutions that reduce your overheads, capex, and/or debt. And a good place to start is your telephony system.

Cloud-based PBX: the SME solution

Through using alternatives to traditional landline options, your SME can significantly reduce your monthly phone bills and reduce your exposure to the debt or capex required to equip the office. This is where tailored Cloud solutions assist companies in reducing the monthly financial strain on your business’s capital. A Cloud-based PBX solution can be scaled to fit the needs of businesses of any size while offering all of the benefits of conventional PBX systems and more, at a fraction of the cost, and without disrupting existing systems. Because the Cloud doesn’t bear the limitations of a location-based PBX, your business can have all its national branches on one Cloud PBX. Inter-branch company calls act as internal extensions, regardless of where branches are in the country, which means all branch-related calls are free.

Moving business communication to the cloud

Moving your communications into the cloud gives you real-time control over system functionality via a personal web interface, control over scale and costs with the ability to scale up, or down, or cancel with 30 days notice … all while saving your business on call costs with true per second billing. Traditional private branch exchange (PBX) systems are expensive to purchase, maintain and upgrade, but have been a necessary evil in order to promote a professional ‘big business’ image. With a cloud PBX, even a tiny business can enjoy all the features of a world-class PBX without the costs or risks. This makes cloud offerings ideal for companies of any size; from sole proprietors, lawyers, doctors and accountants, to entrepreneurs or small- and medium-sized enterprises.

A PBX phone system for the masses

One Cloud of the whole businessWith Cloud PBX solutions, your extensions and elements which previously required a technician can now be remotely accessed and managed from the cloud. This saves you service call-outs and gives you the flexibility to change services or even move offices without any interruptions to your connectivity.

With a cloud service, you get a big business’s system at a small business’s price. And because cloud services are scalable immediately, a solution can be adapted to meet the needs of your business as it grows, providing security and peace of mind in the process and mitigating the risks of ownership. Because Fat Budgie provides month on month solutions, gone are the days of tying yourself into lengthy contracts and investing in on-site bulky equipment. In addition, our solutions can be installed from scratch or serve as an upgrade to an existing PBX system, with no additional charge for equipment and no start-up costs.

Upgrade your PBX – without the cost

Cloud-based offerings include the auto attendant, call forwarding and call waiting functionality expected from a PBX system, with the additional benefits of conferencing, voicemail sent to your email inbox, and call recording. A Cloud PBX is a must for your company – whether you’re starting up, moving office, nearing the end of contract on an old PBX, or growing and changing to the extent that you’re needing to make costly upgrades to your current PBX. A dedicated data connection (like an ADSL line, a diginet link, or a broadlink antenna) and a compatible telephone is all that you need, and your company doesn’t need to interrupt your existing services or change your contact details. The transition to the cloud is seamless.

Related Posts:

  1. Affordable cloud-based PBX from Fat Budgie by IT-Online
  2. Do Business Better with Cloud-Based PBX by Entrepreneur Magazine
  3. Do Business Better, on a Budget, with Fat Budgie Cloud-Based PBX by Hotfrog


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