By 2025 BT will be retiring traditional ISDN lines, meaning businesses still operating on ISDN must switch to a different service before the forthcoming end-of-life.
The deadline may seem distant, however, from 2020, BT will no longer take orders for ISDN; so the deadline actually isn’t as far away as it seems.
What's more, with the service becoming more expensive and less reliable, your business could experience costly downtime by putting off the inevitable.
It’s therefore essential to consider your options well in advance of this looming deadline.
The forthcoming retirement of ISDN lines is one of the key reasons your business should be considering its modern telephony options now.
This helpful PDF resource answers some of the most common queries surrounding telephony
Read about the ISDN end-of-life on the blog
Mobility and flexibility
In recent years the traditional workplace has expanded to incorporate different ways of working that suit individual or business needs.
Work has evolved to become an activity that can be carried out from wherever, whenever, thanks to innovative technologies that enable increased mobility and flexibility.
For many, daily commutes to a shared office space are a thing of the past, with working from home, remote working and field based work all on the table as common work arrangements.
Both employees and buinesses are pushing the boundaries of where, when and how they work. However, to be successful in this new, virtual environment, employees need access to business data and applications, advanced communications tools, collaboration spaces, and their colleagues and customers on any device and any network.
Learn more about flexible working and mobility enabled technologies
You're likely to have heard this phrase being banded about a lot over the past few years, so much so that it may have lost meaning!
To put it simply, digital transformation is the use of technology to make substantial improvements to the performance and/or reach of your business - but this doesn't have to mean huge, expensive changes.
Digital transformation focuses on small, incremental steps you can take to improve your business' productivity and efficiency, streamline processes and ultimately increase profitability.
Although it may not immediately spring to mind when thinking about digitally transforming, your business communications strategy can play a big part in this journey to modernisation.