Premise Based VoIP Phone Systems

So what are premise based VoIP phone systems? Simply put, premise based VoIP systems have your system server on site, rather than in the cloud. For many companies, a network equipment upgrade or additional network cabling is required to implement a VoIP phone system. This can make a VoIP phone system with VoIP phones cost-prohibitive for many businesses. With this, many companies opt for a premise based VoIP phone system. Examples of a premise based VoIP system are from NEC, Avaya, Mitel and other brands we support. Premise based VoIP systems represent as much as 70% of the phone system market today.

As stated, a premise based VoIP phone system is a system that can support VoIP technology that has the server on site, rather than the server in the cloud. A premise based phone system can also utilize traditional digital telephones, analog devices such as conference phones and faxes. It utilizes traditional phone services from your carrier, such as analog lines, PRI and SIP trunks. Though much of today's technology marketing is geared toward cloud VoIP phone systems, a recent research study shows premise based VoIP systems still retain as much as 70% of all new and current system purchases today. Many premise based VoIP phone system implementations utilize digital or VoIP telephones at the main office and can utilize analog, PRI, or SIP (VoIP) trunks for phone lines. VoIP technology is optional and can be used where needed, such as a 2nd office utilizing the same system server with a VoIP link to the main office server, or one or more separate servers linking back to a main server via a VoIP link . Check out our Products page for all of the premise based VoIP phone systems we offer, such as NEC, Avaya and Mitel.

If the telephones are likely to remain at a desk location indefinitely, VoIP telephone handsets are not always necessary. You can significantly reduce network upgrade costs by utilizing a digital telephones at this location. It can make a new solution much more budget-friendly. As mentioned, you can even utilize SIP trunks, a VoIP type delivery of your phone lines, and still utilize digital telephones on your system!

You truly get the best of both worlds with a premise based VoIP phone system; low-cost implementation, potentially no added network considerations, network multiple locations at minimal expense, utilize existing cabling infrastructure, proven reliability, and most or all of the same features as cloud VoIP are available. You can even have easy payments on a premise based VoIP system and a lower cost of ownership long term. Ask our experienced staff about how premise based VoIP systems could be the right solution for your office environment.

Remote VoIP phones are available for a premise based VoIP phone system as well! Contact one of our expert sales representatives today or go to our Request a Quote page and submit a request!