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Cloud-based contact center solutions not one-size fits all

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Not all hosted contact center technology is made equal, however, there are ways for a company to figure out which hosted solutions will work best for its specific needs. According to Call Centre Helper, several factors go into choosing a cloud-based unified communications or VoIP service: voice quality, security, reliability, support, flexibility and capacity. In order to best assess which option will provide the best service for the business, IT leaders need to establish the company's daily operational needs, and how to best match those requirements.

Exploring various cloud VoIP PBX options may seem like a daunting task, but with clear goals established for meeting operational needs and the business demand for security, those varied solutions can be narrowed. Additionally, the long-term plans for a business should also be considered carefully - does the contact center plan on expanding anytime soon, and will it need the flexibility that the cloud offers in this area?

By establishing these needs before looking at cloud options, a call center not only improves its chances of finding the best solution for its needs, but also in making its search far more efficient.