New Alcatel 8000 IP Phones

Alcatel have brought out a new addition to their enterprise IP endpoints – a range of desktop phones which feature POE ( power over Internet ); generic RJ9 socket for wired headset connection, acoustic echo cancellation and programmable keys. We looked recently...

New Yealink T5 Series – Business and Media IP Phones

Yealink, an established provisioned of IP/ SIP endpoints ( predominantly deskphones ) have added to their portfolio with the T5 range of phones which bring the future to desktop interface. Apart from the undeniable ‘under the hood’ quality of these Yealink...

DECT Multihandset Systems

DECT Cordless Phones are not always the first thing that you think of as a business communications tool but many small firms make use of a multi handset cordless phone system as a cheap and easy to use replacement for a telephone system. The drawback will be that as...

New Yealink CP960 Conference Phone

Yealink, who make some of the finest IP phones have added another conference phone to their already impressive portfolio of IP business communication tools. Yealink’s SIP range includes The Yealink T range of SIP phones, many of which are suitable endpoints for...

The Sennheiser Workout

This week our office was lit up by a visit from Sennheiser’s team. Charlotte and Jane came to our HQ and we discussed some of Sennheiser’s recent innovations in the field of business communications and call centre headset design. Once that was over we...

Top IP Endpoints from Mitel

Mitel is a company whose prime focus is on Unified Communications (UC), producing the systems, the software and the endpoint telephones which allow seamless business communication. Mitel offer solutions for business from the smallest of startups to international...

The New Polycom 8500 Trio

Polycom brought the world the first conference phone 25 years ago – the first three pronged SoundStation – which has become knows as a spider phone by some. The SoundStation Premiere set a new standard in style and quality in business audio conferencing....

Avaya Phones for Business

Although Avaya as a company can be said to be going through a restructuring process – moving from a purely hardware based offering and expanding into becoming a software and services company, Avaya have always produced some of the most popular business...

The New Sangoma IP Phones

Sangoma Technologies is a supplier of VoIP solutions for businesses based in Canada. The company is renowned for its Unified Communications products which include cloud based or premise based telephone systems; telephony cards for all systems and a range of desktop IP...

The Growth of Skype for Business

Since Microsoft re branded and updated its Unified Communications package from Microsoft Lync to Microsoft Skype for Business there has been an incredible uptake for the service. In 2011 Microsoft purchased Skype for 8.5 billion dollars and though, initially it...

Top Ten USB Business Headsets

With the advent of the fully connected workplace with Skype for Business and Unified Communications making rapid headway with respect to traditional PABX systems, we are getting asked more and more for USB headsets. Headsets come, in general with a plethora of leads (...

Telephones for Caravan Parks

Many people like to holiday on a caravan site – a tented holiday may sound alluring but waking up in a soggy compartment surrounded by your clothes, insects and pieces of mud just does not compare to sitting in front of a gas fire in your caravan with a cup of...

What to do with a Faulty Phone System

Almost any business will see communications as one of the primary necessities in the workplace. The flow and management of data is crucial and the ability to talk to existing and potential customers and partners is essential. A faulty phone system will undermine a lot...

SOLAS regulation and ATEX Radios

As decreed by the The Maritime Safety Committee under the SOLAS regulation II-2/10. In order to comply with the new fire safety regulations ships will be required to have a specified number of firefighters based upon the number of crew and size of the ship, each party...

Avaya 9608G IP Deskphone

The Avaya 9608G IP Phone is a versatile desktop system phone for business which works over IP , making it suitable for VoIP/ SIP telephone systems. It can be powered via a separate PSU or via its Ethernet port ( POE ) the G stands for Gigabit Ethernet – denoting...

Introducing the Jabra Evolve 75

Jabra’s Evolve range of headsets have redefined comfort and design in the office. Rather than looking like business accessories they are modelled to look like a serious piece of consumer equipment. Jabra has innovated the concept of wireless freedom and of the...

Gai Tronics Telephones

When you are installing public facing telephones here are a few additional factors that need to be taken into account in comparison to your usual telecoms deployment. Telephones that are to be used ‘in the field’ need to be rugged – in other words...

Moving from ISDN to SIP

ISDN has been with us for nearly 30 years, it stands for INTEGRATED SERVICES DIGITAL NETWORK and has been the driving force behind business communications ever since. It allows the transmission of digital signals for voice, data and video over the legacy copper wired...

Yealink IP SIP Phones

Yealink is a UK based manufacturer of IP/ VoIP/ SIP telephony solutions including telephones and POE ( Power Over Ethernet ) switches. The company has an impressive heritage, dating back to its inception in 2001, in supplying business in the UK and worldwide an...

IP Telephone Installation

Communication and Trading (CAT) approached Avalle4Business to help them consolidate their telephony requirements. Originally operating across two sites, with administration in the Brighton site and operations and logistics in the Newhaven site. CAT realised they could...

Residential Telephone Systems

It would be easy to make the assumption that telephone systems are suited only to large business environments. It is true, of course, that many of the features which are associated with phone systems have been driven by business processes and requirements. The...

Best Headsets for Skype for Business

First there was Skype, then there was Microsoft Lync, then there was Skype for Business. Whether you are a small business making the most of the localised Skype installation on your PC or a larger business enjoying the full gamut of integrated services from Office 365...

Diversity in the Workplace

Here at Best4Systems we just read a great article over on Jabra’s blog about Group Norms which sets out to explain this statement: Group norms are powerful, invisible forces that determine how we interact with others. Here’s how they shape our behaviours and how...

A Business Telephone for all – BT Converse 2300

Business telephones have adapted over the years to form part of an increasingly complex network of communications. The, once, basic telephone has evolved to be able to join SIP, VoIP and IP networks; to be remotely programmable; to base its processes on embedded xml...

Call Recording for your Business

Recording calls is a necessity in many industries for both legal reasons and in order to give your customers the best experience possible. Protection from Disputes and Litigation For example in many sectors where contractual obligations may be established in a phone...