It is easy to underestimate the importance
of office phones,
that unimposing little instrument on just about every desk.
Its frequent warbles sound innocent enough, but they can
actually represent a multi-million dollar business deal or an
angry customer with an issue that needs immediate resolution.
In reality, small
busniness phones is the small, visible evidence of massive
amounts of equipment and systems that are behind nearly all
Organizations large and small need
phones for business. Even a small business
or non-profit organization can generate a huge amount of traffic on its
business telephone system. More importantly,
NEC Phone Systems must support a wide variety
of activities and functions, and they must meet the ever-changing needs of
Business owners and managers
who are confronted with a need for effective telephone
communication between people and/or computers must face a
daunting landscape of products and capabilities that exist in a
huge industry. These products and capabilities have the
potential for enhancing employee productivity and effectiveness,
so it is vital that acquisition decisions are made with complete
information and understanding.
Fortunately, companies that manufacture, sell, install and maintain this
equipment offer a number of avenues to help business owners and managers
navigate this maze. Some of the most helpful are the manufacturers’ independent
dealers who provide information and assistance backed by both knowledge and
One company that sells through these independent dealers is
NEC. They are a recognized leader in many
market segments of the telecommunications industry, especially in telephone
equipment for small to medium-sized businesses.
Their telephone equipment dealers can advise
buyers on important communications functions such as voice mail, call
conferencing, mobile workforce support, upgrades, and hard-to-find telephone
replacement parts. They can also enhance the buyers’ understanding of features
such as call logging, automated attendant, call waiting, message waiting, and
the more common features like speed dialing and caller ID. They can even assist
in analyzing the actual communications needs of a company on an individual
Nearly all companies and organizations
need some customization of their
It is wise to keep in mind that these
equipment dealers offer good consulting advice that is
entirely free of charge to the customer. It is equally
important to remember that effective communications can enhance
the competitive edge of nearly all companies.
SL1100 Phone System is one of NEC's latest feature rich
phone systems that supports all of the latest features and more.
You can add up to 96 phones and up to 48 lines in. The NEC
SL1100 Phones include a 12 button phone and a 24 button phone
available in either a digital phone or an IP phone in black or
white colors. The Sl1100 also supports analog phones for a
hotel application or all types of call centers.
NEC Aspire, NEC
DSX Phone System, and the
DS2000 were built on the same configuration with a smaller
version known as the
NEC Aspire S, and the
NEC DS1000 that used the same proprietary phones. the
larger version of the two phone systems were available in either
what was known as a 4 slot cabinet or an 8 slot cabinet.
The 4 slot cabinet supported up to 32 phones and the 8 slot
cabinet supported up to 96 phones with station cards available
in either an 8 port or 16 port analog station card or a very
affordable 16 port digital station card. The CO cards were
available in a 4 port, 8 port and a 16 port configuration.
NEC Elite is another
one of NEC's great success that started out life as the
NEC Electra Elite and
evolved into the NEC Elite
IPK, and then the NEC Elite II that was extremely
Elite Phones are available in either an
button phone configuration,
button phone, and a
button phone for receptionests, managers, and executives.
We also the
NEC Elite Cordless Phone that is a propritary cordless phone
for the Electra Elite and the Elite IPK, that provides users
most of the features as the desk phones plus 8 programmable
buttons allowing this phone to see up to e lines.