The moment you enter your search query and hit the Enter key on Google it flashes the result that you want to see. You click on the Send button and your message reaches to the destination address where you wanted it to reach. You click on the Play button on YouTube and the song takes it due course. Hardly, it needs any argument to point out the rationale behind. Yes, it’s the Internet. The dawn of 21st century which is marked by the pervasiveness of the Internet brought a revolution in the business ecosystem as well. It’s transforming their modus operandi by empowering them to access and share information through voice, texts and videos through IP-sensitive device like PCs, tablets and phones. This new breed of system is also referred as cloud-based phone system. It works on the protocols of the Internet where the analogous signals generated by the users are translated into the digital so that it can propagate easily from the origin to destination IP-enabled devices.
Thus, with a cloud based phone system in place, a business is not more in the obligation to setup and maintain its own PBX. Neither is the need to go for complicated physical copper wiring and own clumsy phone that sans advanced functionalities. Businesses can do away with different bills for voice communication (STD and ISD) and Internet. Instead, with just one subscription of cloud based phone system, a business can control communication through multiple channels, viz. phone, video, email, chat, fax, etc. Let’s take a look at the prominent features of cloud phone solutions.
IVR (Interactive Voice Response)
From easing the management of communication to improving the productivity of a workforce to lowering the operational cost, entrepreneurs can expect all. Perhaps, this has become a must have for every business. Its finds its ways in every business operation from sales to customer service. Marketers and advertisers are also taking refuge of IVR to reach to their prospects and customers across the globe.
Automatic Call Distribution (ACD)
Amidst the growing call volume, no business entity can run without the successful integration of ACD. It can also work as a standalone feature to route calls or queries to different departments to ensure speedy resolution. It can check call abandonment rate and increase resolution rate significantly.
Inventory, sales, marketing, delivery, billing, customer service, and more, for streamlined business, it’s necessary that your customers have a quick and easy access to different departments. Cloud based phone system brings multiple queue management feature to make sure that customers always get information and services from the right department and people.
Cloud based phone solutions can sync with CRM (customer relationship management) platform to improve collaboration and communication. Dissemination of information helps in improving the performance of your staff running the sales and customer service operations. It also eases customer’s quest of getting access to information.
However, this is not the end. We will be back with more information and insights on cloud based business communication system. Need advice and support on cloud telephony? Feel free to get in touch with us. Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1800 3000 1127 (Toll Free).