Yealink SIP-T40 IP Telephone Overview

Yealink are a global supplier of what can be classed as business collaboration products, specialising in IP phones as well as providing the infrastructure for their usage such as hosted, on premise and call centre IP solutions. Best4Systems are pleased to now stock...

Avicom Kusaidia Telephone Review

Aviannegreen Ltd are pleased to launch a brand new range of British manufactured environmental and weather proof telephones for industrial and public areas. Under the Avicom brand the Kusaidia range offers a wide selection of features and functions to cover all...

Jabra Speak 810 Review

The JABRA SPEAK 810 is a new addition to the Jabra family. It builds on the success and style of the previous speakerphones – the Jabra Speak 410 and 510 models. These were small, portable desktop speakerphones whereas the 810, though calling itself a...

Plantronics VOYAGER Focus

The VOYAGER Focus is the latest release from Plantronics line of business headsets and one, in much the same vein as the Jabra Evolve series, that is perfectly adapted to Unified Communications usage as well as personal media enjoyment. The Voyager Focus is a stereo...

Panasonic KX-NS700 Telephone System Overview

Panasonic have a great legacy in the production of business telephone systems and one which is particularly exciting us at the moment is the KX NS700 which is, what could be labelled an entry level PBX system but delivers such scalability and flexibility that it can...

Alcatel 8000 Series Telephones

Alcatel have updated their range of desktop digital and IP phones with a stunning range – the 8000 series which take all that was good about the 4000 series and improve upon them further. They all have improved audio as well as POE, Gigabit Ports, Full Pull Out...

The New Polycom VVX IP Phones

Polycom – a name synonymous with business audio and video conferencing are also a leading manufacturer of IP phones with their highly popular SoundPoint series being adopted in many environments due to their easy deployment, familiar operation and, of course,...

The DECT BT Elements Phone

Traditionally a DECT ( Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications ) cordless phone ( as per the European ETSI standard ) has been expected to have a maximum range of up to 300m outdoors and 150m indoors – that is under ideal conditions. It is used worldwide...

Telephones and the Rail Network

Few people my be aware of the stranger impacts on society of the rail network in the early 19th Century. Indeed on recently we read that Railway Time was the initial precursor of GMT. Prior to high speed rail travel most cities in the UK calibrated their clocks based...

Plantronics EncorePro Headsets

Plantronics maintain their incredible legacy of producing world class products with their latest offerings in the world of business headsets. They have brought to the market new models with higher degrees of comfort, durability and sound quality, all with new...

Top 5 IP Phones

Many UK businesses and call centres are moving from traditional telephone systems to VoIP systems which allow access to platforms such as Microsoft Lync or other Unified Communications methods, cutting costs and increasing the functionality of the business’...

Unified Communications 2015

Well, last year we looked at the question : What is Unified Communications where we summarised some of the features integral to a UC environment. This year we are seeing increased focus in the telecoms industry on this convergence of data streams and devices. We saw,...

Telephone Fun Facts

Well, it is the season to be jolly and we are and thought we would put together an infographic with some weird and wonderful telephone fun facts we had picked up over the last year. We wish everyone peace and love over the break

Death of the Fixed Line

We just read an interesting article on the BBC website which has announced that the main suppliers of fixed lines are increasing the line rental by five times the rate of inflation. It appears that Sky, Virgin, BT and Talk Talk are all upping their rates by up to...

Wireless Frequencies

We can see that in many areas these days we are moving from wired to wireless. This is evidenced in many areas, our hardware accesses cloud data wirelessly whereas previously it accessed local data via wired connection. This has lead to a whole industry based around...

Benefits of Microsoft Lync

Microsoft Lync is a full communications solution based in the cloud, and not just any cloud but Microsoft’s cloud. The solution is based upon the premise of : Stay in touch anywhere which means that a business is given the tools with which to communicate over...

Review of the New Jabra Evolve Headsets

Jabra, the headset manufacturers, have always been an evolving company, having emerged from its Utah Roots to be subsequently based in Scotland and later acquired by the Danish GN Netcom. Indeed their product portfolio is a continuous evolution of design, form and...

What is the Difference – SIP and VoIP?

Sometimes, in fact often, questions get thrown around our office, there are so many acronyms out there that it is easy for someone to forget what PABX or PSTN or NC stands for in a product description. In general though we tend to know most of them and there is always...

Customer Contact Expo Press Release

The golden age of customer service delivered crowds of senior-level buyers to Olympia London for the 14th annual Customer Contact Expo, last week. From the moment the doors opened, the exhibition aisles and conference halls were full, and initial results from visitor...

Looking at the Jabra Biz 2300

With the Jabra Biz 2300 Headset currently short-listed for product of the year at the Customer Contact Centre Expo 2014 we felt that it was time we focussed on this beautiful piece of product. We mentioned the 2300 before in our Top 10 Call Centre Headsets article but...

September Newsletter

Best4Systems September Newsletter – our news, products, promotions, competitions and internal Latest News This month we have launched the return of the headset buyback scheme where we are offering £5.00 discount on wired headsets and £15.00 discount on wireless...

Top 10 Call Centre Headsets

For anyone working in a Call Centre environment the headset is your best friend. Call centre workers are paid to spend unfathomable amounts of time or the day (or night) on the phone. In these busy, noisy and sometimes stressful workplaces it is imperative that the...

Newsletter

We would like to welcome you to this, our first edition of the Best4Systems newsletter. The purpose of the newsletter is to keep you informed about new products, promotions, competitions and industry news. We will be publishing the newsletter on a monthly basis to...

Plantronics Business Headsets

Plantronics are world leaders in headset manufacture with a history of being at the forefront of innovation and design for a host of environments which stretches back to even supplying headsets for the Moon mission. The Plantronics HW Series are a great example of...

The Lonely Phone

offices small and large and it always gives us great pleasure to solve our clients’ communications conundrums. However, sometimes, we have a deployment which is out of the ordinary and particularly heart warming. Some of you may have seen our exciting news last...