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Enterprise Phone Systems Buyer’s Guide
Implementing or upgrading an enterprise phone system is a strategic investment for any large enterprise. To reach an informed decision, you should understand

ivr feature  as CTI, ACD and IVR are expensive add-ons. Moreover, customization costs are likely to be more for these buyers due to their complex requirements.   According to our Buyer's Survey, respondents rated the following as the top reasons for selecting a vendor: Cost of solution - 23.1% Reputation of vendor - 20.5% Level of customization offered by vendor - 10.3% Source: Focus Research's Enterprise Telephone Systems Buyer Survey, March 2009 Vendor Selecting the Right Vendor Selecting the right vendor is as

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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ERP for Manufacturing (SMB)

TEC's new ERP for Manufacturing (SMB) evaluation model targets the software requirements of small and medium enterprises. If your organization doesn't have many sites to operate, seeks a solid base of ERP functionality, but doesn't want every possible feature of the biggest systems on the market, this model is a good starting place for your research. It covers fully featured accounting solutions with necessary manufacturing, inventory, human resources, purchasing, quality, and sales management functionality. 

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