Category : Business Phone Systems

Almost every parent has a back-to-school checklist for their child: annual physical, new clothes, school supplies, etc. But what about the school? Many schools, both public and private, have been operating for a long time. This means that throughout the years, they have had their own checklist to run through to make sure every part of the building is running smoothly when students return – including technology. For schools, the most important system is the…

Have you ever had that employee that just can’t bring themselves to make phone calls? With the way most businesses run, phone calls, emails and video conferencing are taking the place of in-person meetings between clients and other employees. This means that the employee avoiding phone calls may not be communicating with clients and coworkers much at all! We’ve written before about the importance of telephone etiquette, which is often the first step in encouraging…

Conference rooms still serve the same purposes they have always served: a huddle room for the exchange of ideas and updates between employees, and a quiet place to communicate with clients. However, with more people working remotely, more companies expanding internationally and more businesses using digital platforms for their businesses, the modern conference room requires technology updates that bring us far, far away from conference rooms of the past. So, what does a modern conference…

Spring has finally arrived, which means warm-weather events are starting to pop up everywhere. It’s the season for home and garden shows, baseball and soccer games, concerts, and festivals. These events are fun for attendees, but stressful for organizers and employees, especially when trying to stay in contact with one another. We’ve written about the importance of staying connected via office phone systems before, but how do you maintain that same level of communication at…

In our last blog post, we talked about the benefits of buying a used telephone system rather than one that is brand new. At BCS, we sell and stand behind both used and new phone systems, but acknowledge that different clients have different needs. While used business phone systems typically cost less, are more readily available, and act as a good starting points for many businesses, they also have their drawbacks. Cons Possible shorter lifespan. While all the used systems…

If you're a startup with limited capital or a business owner who is simply looking to save a little money, you may be thinking about purchasing a used business phone system instead of buying brand new. When big companies liquidate, they often upgrade their phones and sell the old system to be refurbished and resold. This gives buyers major cost advantage and is often quite quick and convenient. At BCS, we sell both new and…

Has your business technology kept up with the needs of your workforce? Many small-to-medium sized businesses stick with what they know over a period of years because updating technology seems like an overwhelming investment of both time and money. This leads to network downtime, lost productivity, and in some cases, frustrated employees. Our advice is to make the following upgrades piece by piece. It doesn't all have to be done at once, but here are a…

Companies depend on a phone system to do more than just make and receive calls. Modern enterprise level phone systems offer video calling capabilities, mobile phone twinning and more. In combination with other communication technologies, the phone your employees use helps make business happen. When was the last time you evaluated your company's phone situation? Start thinking about what may not be working for you and let BCS help. Common issues include: Users finding the interface too…

New businesses and small companies can always benefit from enhancing and streamlining communication. Whether that means investing in cutting-edge customer relationship management software or adopting an open floor plan in the office, these organizations like to keep it simple and make it simpler. If you own a business that fits this profile, you understand what it feels like to be responsible for many different defining decisions at once. Choosing the business phone system that is right…

Communication is key. In our increasingly interconnected age, it's vital that businesses keep up with the times when it comes to the technology they use to communicate with potential customers, clients and internal staff. BCS Voice & Data specializes in all areas of business communication including network monitoring, unified communication systems, AV solutions, and a wide range of phone systems for companies of all sizes . You know that your company has its own unique needs…