IP PBX has brought the much needed relief for the enterprise community. With advantages many, enterprises were quick to switch from traditional PBX systems to IP PBX. Most enterprises benefited from the advance PBX features such as Find Me/Follow Me, Call Pickup, Call Parking, Bridge Conference, Call Recording, Call Monitoring, Call Transfer, Hunt Group, IVR, etc., offered by IP PBX software. They were largely successful in leveraging IP PBX software for reducing costs and maximizing productivity.
The IP PBX revolution leaps to next stage by enabling enterprises to leverage smartphones for making business communications. With this, enterprises can greatly cut down the monthly phone bills of their employees and use those savings for other business operations. Also, by encouraging employees to use their personal smartphones, enterprises can reduce the infrastructure costs significantly.
The following are key benefits in leveraging smartphones as extensions for IP PBX:
- Great Savings – With smartphones readily available with employees, enterprises can encourage them to install IP PBX mobile client that links their smartphones with the IP PBX network. From thereon, these smartphones behave like typical extensions of the IP PBX network. In other words, enterprises can allow their employees to install IP PBX mobile client on to their personal smartphones and start making the official communications. By this, enterprises can amass great savings as there is no infrastructure costs involved in this type of business model.
- Work Flexibility – Enterprises can now allow their employees to work from different locations across the globe whiles still being connected to the IP PBX network with their smartphones. This can result in additional collaboration and effective work management.
- Access Advance PBX Features on the go – Employees can now access advanced IP PBX features such as Find Me/Follow Me, Call Pickup, Call Parking, Bridge Conference, Call Recording, Call Monitoring, Call Transfer, Hunt Group, IVR, etc., on the go which results in greater collaboration and maximum productivity.
- Scope of Business Expansion – With smartphones handy, enterprises can conveniently plan their business expansion. Gradually, they can encourage BYOD concept allowing their employees to bring their own choice of mobile devices for official business activities. This way, enterprises can optimize the available resources for establishing business communications and making huge profits.