Do you remember the day in 2017 that Mitel announced that it was acquiring ShoreTel?
Not many people do.
But now, the fact that ShoreTel isn’t around anymore is making you think about what you are going to replace your hardware and VoIP service with.
Sure, the simple answer would be, “Well, Mitel bought ShoreTel, so let’s just go with Mitel.”
Maybe. – Maybe not.
This is the perfect time for you to explore your options for your next investment in unified communications.
Let’s first look at what you had. Then, we’ll turn our attention to what is available to you today.
Of course, this article isn’t specifically about the ShoreTel 230, but because it was the middle-of-the-road workhorse of the ShoreTel lineup, it’s a good benchmark for comparison sake. The ShoreTel 230 had the following functions:
Because every company utilizes the features of VoIP telephones to different degrees, they will experience the possible benefits of VoIP business phone technology to varying degrees. Having said that, here are the most common benefits that companies saw from their ShoreTel VoIP phone systems.
Pulsar 360 offers two lines of desk phones. The Sangoma line is more basic and utilitarian in appearance while the Yealink line has a more stylish look. Both lines have all the basic features covered. Your choice of line and the specific phone will depend on the particular needs and complexity of your business.
Along with desk phones, Pulsar 360 offers:
Mitel is a giant in phone hardware. Besides the following list of IP desk phones, Mitel offers analog phones, conference phones, DECT phones, digital phones, SIP phones, and other wireless devices.
Cisco is another of the heavy hitters making VoIP desk phones. Cisco claims to sell and ship 2.5 more IP phones than any of their competitors. Cisco makes too many models to list here, but we have supplied you with their five main categories of IP desk phones.
Don’t panic! The TOTLCOM team works in collaboration with the best VoIP phone system suppliers in the market to provide northern and central California businesses with tailored business phone solutions. We know what is out there, and we know how to get you the phone system with the functionality your business requires. Just give us a call.
You’ve done your research, and you’ve picked out just the right hardware.
The next step will be to talk with an IT telecommunications support professional about:
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