One of the advantages of being a RingCentral customer is that you can take your RingCentral Hosted PBX (or cloud based) business phone system with you wherever you go. Whether you’re based in Calgary, somewhere else in Canada or in the United States, you can take your business phone with you with you when you travel – saving your business money and helping you to stay connected. You can stay connected in one of three ways when you travel: via your IP desk phone, softphone, or smartphone/tablet. Here is a summary of the pros and cons of each option:
Thank goodness the days of carrying a separate device for all your business needs (like a phone, agenda, camera etc) are gone. Most of us now carry a smartphone that does everything we need it to as there’s an app for everything. Companies (especially small and medium sized ones) often have a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy of some sort which means that we can use a shiny new iPhone 5 or the latest Android phablet (no this is not a typo, this is the category of smartphone like the gargantuan Samsung Galaxy Note 2 which is half phone, half tablet).