Hosted VOIP vs PBXCompare hosted VOIP and PBX and see which is best for your business

VOIPE provide hosted telephony plans from £9.99 a month so your business can enjoy all the benefits of cloud hosting at a low cost.

Deciding between hosted VOIP and PBX is an important decision for any business. There are a lot of elements which need to be considered such as cost, maintenance, reliability and features. When thinking about a hosted phone system from VOIPE you should consider which of the elements are most important to your business. Want to discuss which option is best for your business, call us on 0333 0705 011 and we will be happy to advise you.

Costs

Get a brand new business cloud phone at no upfront cost with your hosted VOIP service plan.

Hosted VOIP

With a telephone system in the cloud you can benefit from all inclusive hosted VOIP prices, from just £9.99 per month with differing amounts of free minutes to 01, 02, 03 and 07 numbers. You also don’t need hardware with hosted telephony so you save money investing in expensive hardware (we also include cloud phones in our monthly plans!). With hosted phone systems there is also no need for costly call out fees if something goes wrong.

Save money with a hosted VOIP solution from VOIPE. Save money & gain a feature rich phone system

On-Premise PBX

Although not upgrading from your existing PBX telephone system can save your investment, this may cost your business in the long run. Call costs are higher with traditional PBX systems and they are more costly to run (i.e. needing experts called out in the event of a problem). PBX systems also can require hardware updates which are costly and also require a technician to come out and install them, increasing unnecessary costs.

Maintenance

With cloud phone system from VOIPE you can benefit from a feature rich telephone system at no upfront cost

Cloud telephone system

Your hosted VOIP plan can be upgraded and maintained directly from VOIPE. Any upgrades your phone system may need can be done remotely, and you can add and remove phone system features as and when you want to with no costly call outs and no downtime! If a repair is needed, or in the event of your telephone system having downtime, VOIPE can have you up and running in seconds, with no extra cost to your business.

SIP Trunks can be combined with your existing PBX SYSTEM saving you money on a new system

On-Premise PBX

If your PBX system needs maintenance, you can expect to pay for costly call out fees from technicians or time consuming work for your IT manager who may have more important projects to focus on. Any upgrades or extra features you want for your PBX phone system will be costly to install, and you may have to wait for technicians to come and do the work before you can enjoy the feature.

Reliability

With VOIP the number of extensions you can have are unlimited, as is your business' growth

VOIP telephone systems

With a hosted phone system your business is protected against downtime. In the event of a power outage or other business crisis, your phone system can be up and running within seconds. So phones continue to rind and you can continue to do business.

With a VOIP phone system from VOIPE your business can benefit from free bundled calls to 01, 02 and 03 numbers. Save money with a cloud hosted phone system.

On-Premise PBX

As your PBX system is your sole telephone system provider, if a power outage or other disaster occurs your phone system will be off. As you cannot transfer your telephony over to a temporary office, you will lose out on valuable business calls and can lose money.

Features

With a cloud telephone system from VOIPE you can access your calls and messages using the softphone app, as if you were at your desk.

Hosted VOIP telephone systems

There are a wide range of VOIP telephone system features to choose from with hosted VOIP and each one can be quickly and simply added to your VOIP phone monthly plan, this involves no call outs or waiting around! Your staff can be based anywhere you need them and can easily work remotely and still receive calls.

SIP Trunks provide high quality calls each time. With SIP Trunk rental you can experience high quality calling and excellent communications.

On-Premise PBX

If you want to add a feature to your PBX system, you can expect to have to pay out for technicians to install and configure your phone system also it can be complicated to add features to your PBX system. There are some features of hosted VOIP you cannot experience on a traditional PBX system such as remote working, as it is restricted by location!