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Checklist for Moving a Telephone System

If the thought of moving your telephone system to the new office fills you with panic, you're not alone! This is often considered the most complex part of any office relocation - mainly because a business phone system is the lifeblood of any company and therefore deserves careful handling, planning and expertise.

Whether you are moving your existing telephone system to a new office or considering purchasing a new one, this Checklist will help you find out what would be the the cheapest and easiest option for you when relocating to a new office.

  • Does your telephone system need renewing, upgrading and is it fit for purpose in the new office?
  • How much will it cost to reinstall your existing telephone system in the new office?
  • Is the current cabling infrastructure in the new office suitable and will it support your technology requirements (i.e. VoIP, voice and data cabling, set up for mobile working etc.)?
  • Are you intending to recruit additional staff in the new office? In which you will need additional phone sets, lines etc. Does this require you to upgrade your system due to more capacity?
  • How much will it cost to upgrade your current phone system? An IT & Telecoms Company will be able to advise you on which phone system best suits your requirements and the cost of purchase and installation etc.
  • What impact will a new telephone system have on staff training requirements for staff. Can this be carried out prior to the office relocation?
  • What benefits will the new telephone system bring to my business? The benefits and advantages will need to outweigh the cost of upgrading to a new system

If, having read this Checklist, you feel that you need to discuss your options with a Telecoms Expert. A conversation with them will give you some invaluable advice about relocating your telephone system even if you don't end up upgrading your current system.

To find out more advice about moving a telephone system, use the Telecoms Relocation Checklist.

 

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