The bulk of the functionality on hosted and on-site PBX systems can be replicated, though it is inordinately more expensive to do so on an on-site option. Furthermore, the maintenance and service burdens of an on-site phone system fall on the company that uses it or will be charged at a premium by the telephone service provider. Additionally, the exposure to failure of an on-site system is pronounced whereas a hosted system is virtually unstoppable under any circumstances.
Some of the benefits of using a hosted PBX system include:
If you’re curious about how your hosted PBX system would work, take a look at this easy-to-follow graph.
For a complete list of the cost-saving and performance-boosting features and benefits of a hosted business telephone system from VirtualPBX, visit the plans comparison page and features page to learn more.
Keep in mind that while you may be hesitant to getting started with Hosted VoIP, there are some limitations to using a standard PBX. Here are just a few:
VirtualPBX offers SIP Trunking for organizations that want to stick with their standard PBX system, but are looking to discover ways to save money and slowly transition to hosted PBX over time.