There are a good selection of Skype phones available today which can be used for business. Two popular products that we sell are the RTX 3088 and also the RTX 3058. Both phones have the ability to be used as normal PSTN phone and a Skype phone. If fact the latter RTX 3088 does not need a computer as it can be connected directly to your broadband router or modem.
Up until recently, Skype has been mainly used by consumers, but now more and more businesses are looking for a low cost alternative to normal phone systems. Skype is an affordable communication solution alternative that should be look at by all businesses either large and small. Skype is also great for conference calling which many businesses are using to cut costs on travel and hotels.
Skype can also be integrated into existing office phone systems by means of PBX-to-Skype gateways. This helps to reduce call costs and also preserves the investment of existing equipment. These gateways provide seamless integration between Skype and other analogue or digital interfaces.
So those are some of the benefits for businesses to start to use Skype in a business environment. Make sure that you correctly identify how you want to integrate Skype into the workplace and your savings could be huge.