What is the difference between phone systems?
VoIP Phone Systems vs Analog
There are really two types of phone systems, an analog system which most people think of as the traditional landline system utilizing copper wire that the telephone company brings up to your house or office. Then you have the modern system that is a VoIP Phone Systems utilizing your internet connection. The technology that makes this work is called VoIP, which stands for Voice over Internet Protocol.
In essence VoIP digitizes the sound and sends it out over the internet and when it gets to the recipient turns the digitized data in a voice. Most believe that VoIP is the future of telecommunications. Why would businesses want to support an analog telephone system infrastructure when they can unify their communication needs through their computer and internet connection? It is less costly to support one infrastructure than two, which is one reason the industry is moving to digital VoIP.