Choosing a telephone system is an important decision for your business. It’s essential to select the right type of system for your specific business needs and to configure it correctly so it helps improves efficiency in your everyday operations.
There are a multitude of phone system manufacturers on the market today that are designing solutions with the needs of small, medium and large enterprises in mind.
Here is an overview of 3 of the leading phone system manufacturers for the UK and an overview of the range of hardware available…
Avaya is a “global leader in business communications systems”. The company provides unified communications, contact centres, data solutions and associated services through approved partners to a wide range of businesses and organisations in the UK and around the world.
A leader in IP telephony, Avaya business phone systems enable customers to gain real advantage by integrating voice, video and data throughout their companies ensuring that employees can collaborate and work efficiently wherever they are.
Providing systems for small to medium sized businesses, Avaya offer tailored solutions that fit the specific needs and budgets of start-up and growing businesses. Whether you need a phone system for 5 users or 1,000 users, a small to midsize business solution can be tailored to your needs.
For office phone solutions, Avaya offer a range of telephone hardware designed to suit different needs and requirements…
1400 Series Digital Desk Phones:
The 1400 series of digital desk phones is a value-priced family of desk-phones with the quality and reliability you would expect from Avaya.
With an industrial design, the 1400 series is designed to look and sound great, enhance productivity and facilitate excellent communications. With a no nonsense design, phones incorporate familiar access to the most common telephony features as well as traditional telephone features such as dual LED indicators and fixed feature buttons.
1600 Series IP Desk Phones:
Also known as the Avaya one-X Desk Phone Value Edition, the 1600 series of phones is a low cost family of quality desk phones designed to meet basic communication needs. The range consists of 3 IP phones and provides a cost-efficient alternative to the 9600 series.
With a stylish design, the Avaya 1600 series desk phones incorporate traditional telephone features such as dual LED indicators and fixed feature buttons, as well as modern features such as the use of softkeys, a navigation wheel and a context-sensitive user interface (on selected models).
9600 Series IP Desk Phones:
The Avaya 9600 Series of IP Deskphones enable sophisticated, high definition voice communications from head offices or remote locations such as mobile offices and home working
These competitively priced, high performance models are designed to increase productivity for business users through key features including high resolution, easy-to-read touch screen displays, voice command functionality and Bluetooth.
Alcatel-Lucent is a “leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services.” With a presence across the globe, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise provides communication solutions and services to businesses of all sizes through a network of approved partners and resellers.
With a feature-rich IP telephony solution from Alcatel-Lucent, company employees can benefit from unified communications wherever they are. Whether you operate a small or large business, Alcatel’s scalable IP telephony solutions ensure your business benefits from the same high quality systems.
Alcatel’s OmniPCX Office communications server delivers all the voice telephone capabilities you require including IP telephony and VoIP.
Serving your everyday telephony needs, Alcatel-Lucent offer a complete range of handsets including traditional analogue to digitally advanced phones…
8 Series IP Touch Phones:
The Alcatel-Lucent 8 Series IP Touch desk phones offer integrated IP connectivity and telephony. With superior-quality audio and a large, high resolution screen, the 8 series phones incorporate a wide range of features and functions including web-based XML business applications.
Alcatel-Lucent 8 Series IP Touch phones are designed to support different users’ needs and therefore help to increase productivity and efficiency.
9 Series Digital Phones:
The advanced range of Alcatel-Lucent 9 Series Digital phones enable users to benefit from the power of the OmniPCX communication server.
In addition to a range of features including large display screen, alphabetic keypads and software keys, Alcatel-Lucent’s 9 Series phones offer audio excellence with a hands-free speakerphone and acoustic echo cancellation.
My IC Phone:
The technologically advanced Alcatel-Lucent OmniTouch™ 8082 My IC Phone is a new generation of desk phones called smart desk phones.
Designed with extensive functionality and web-based services, the My IC Phone allows you to manage calls, check emails, access social media, use instant messaging, and manage your calendar and contacts from a single ergonomically designed device.
A well-known household brand, Panasonic has been a market leader in the Business Telephone Industry for over 25 years. Providing high quality communication solutions for UK businesses, Panasonic offer a range of business systems from simple analogue phones to advanced IP based network communications platforms.
Whatever your requirements, Panasonic has a solution that fits your business needs. Ensuring ease of use, reliability and excellent audio quality, Panasonic systems can be configured to your specific requirements.
Offering a solution for all types of businesses, Panasonic offer a wide range of terminals…
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Telephones:
As well as providing basic telephone functions, SIP telephones can be smart terminals making them an ideal solution for remote offices and home workers. SIP allows remote workers to connect to the office over a high speed broadband IP network from virtually any location which can mean significant cost savings for your business.
The NT series of IP telephones bring effective and easy to use communications to your desk. Enabling remote access over VPN and broadband connections, the NT series provides flexibility allowing team members to work locally or remotely.
The feature rich KX-NT500 Series IP telephones are simple to use, incorporating large alphanumeric displays, Bluetooth, easy navigation key and a 2nd IP port.
The cost effective KX-DT300 Series of digital telephones are designed with a comprehensive range of features. With a sleek design, they incorporate a large display, Bluetooth headset options and a system telephone directory.
Direct Voice and Data is an approved partner and reseller of Avaya, Alcatel-Lucent and Panasonic business phone systems. For more information or a discussion of your needs, call 0800 84 999 84.