Business Phone System - Total Cost Of Ownership (TCO)
Phone system hardware represents only your "direct" office telephone system cost. However, it's going to be both "direct" business phone system cost and "indirect" business phone system cost that will determine your total business phone system cost of ownership (TCO). Start here...
- Compare phone system hardware cost, hand sets, network routers, switches and hubs, battery backup (UPS), tape backup system and any necessary cabling.
- Compare any system software licensing and phone system maintenance fees.
- Compare installation cost. Identify any phone system cost for electrical, furnishings (desks, tables, racks, etc).
- Compare phone system communication line cost (Copper lines, PRI, BRI, T1, MPLS, SIP trunk, local loop). Verify your communication lines (bandwidth) can support your new phone system. Allow for some growth.
- Compare phone system local and long distance cost per minute.
- Compare phone system service contracts, response times, remote phone system configuration capabilities, equipment warranties, phone system training arrangements.
- Compare standard and add on business phone system features. Will add-ons add value to your business or save you money? Discuss phone system features your company may need in the future.
- Compare phone system capacity. Available number of seats (handsets), number of modem and fax lines. Leave room for expansion.
- Discuss phone system disaster recovery (including local loop) and your business continuity options.
- Check out the administrative software (graphical user interface). Will you be able to make simple user changes, moves or adds?
- Schedule a phone system demonstration. Check vendor references.
- Get 3 phone system price quotes. Compare Phone System Prices...
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