Find the best phone systems companies
When you need to replace or upgrade your business phone system, finding a reliable, trustworthy phone system company is potentially more important than the telephone hardware you choose. Modern small business telephone systems require ongoing upgrades and maintenance. The best phone system companies will provide the service you need to ensure this essential hardware is always up and running.
First, whether you use BuyerZone's free request for quotes service or do your own research online, make sure you talk to at least 4 to 6 suppliers. This will let you see which companies are interested in selling you the best telephone system for your needs, and which want to take you for as much as they can. You can also review different phone system solutions from multiple BuyerZone suppliers before you begin meeting with them.
You can also learn a lot from each company's sales techniques. Do they take the time to understand your calling patterns and feature needs? Or do they try to baffle you with jargon and overly-technical descriptions? The best phone system companies will work closely with you to create a system that meets your needs without blowing your budget.
Keep in mind that small business phone systems have an important additional requirement: room for growth. The best phone systems vendors will help you plan for growth over at least two or three years - making sure your system can easily be expanded to accommodate more users, lines, calls, and features.
Additional characteristics of the best phone systems companies
- Track record of success with businesses like yours
- Experience with the brand and model telephone system you choose
- Reasonable maintenance contracts and service charges
- Willing to give you references to customers you can contact
- Upfront about installation charges
- Provide guarantees and service level agreements
- Clean record with the Better Business Bureau
Ultimately, the best telephone systems companies are those that treat your business like a partner, taking the time to understand your needs so they can offer a solution that you'll be happy with. And the first step in finding the best phone system company is using BuyerZone's free phone system request service to get connected to qualified suppliers in your area.