When it comes to VoIP , companies generally have two options : throw your own system or leave it to the experts. In premise facility offers greater control and flexibility, but require enormous Capital expenditure front, and expert staff . Hosted VoIP companies alleviates the hassle of maintaining the network and provides an extended feature of having a low price, but the customization options may be few if your business needs are very different from the average.
However there is also a third option called managed on-site VoIP offers a compromise between the other two . With VoIP managed , the service provider provides all equipment, devices , software and expertise to implement a VoIP network (similar to a hosted system ), except that all the hardware is located on the customer premises (similar to facilities in place ) .
Organizations that want to eliminate the high costs of buying expensive equipment , but still require extensive configuration options generally choose managed VoIP. Service packs typically include network monitoring, hardware and software installation , updates and changes , as well as service management . The main difference with hosted systems is that the equipment is on site offering some of the benefits :Read More