Finding the right business phone system isn't easy, but we've managed to find the best phone systems available on the market for 2017, so you don't have to. So with this being said, here's a look at some of the best small business phone systems of 2017.


1.       8x8 - 8x8 is everything a small business could ever want in a phone system. Being a cloud-based VoIP system (voice-over-internet protocol), it doesn't require a trained IT staff to maintain and set up the system or expensive PBX hardware to keep it running. All this phone needs is IP phones and high-speed internet access. Being one of the most reliable phones on the market, it comes with a wide range of tools/features that will keep you satisfied and the customer support is second to none.

2.       ShoreTel - If you happen to be running a call center, ShoreTel's phone system might be everything you're looking for. Offering a wide range of features and tools that a professional call center would require, the system is available for a cloud-based or on-premise solution. So whether you're a supervisor looking to listen in on a call or a CSR looking to put a client into a specific queue, ShoreTel provides everything you need to pull ahead of the competition.

3.       Ooma Office - Ooma Office is the perfect phone for small businesses. Being capable of handling 20 employees, this system can be set up within minutes and it requires no phones or special wiring. If your business is looking to present itself in a professional manner, this phone system offers such perks as voicemail-to-email, ring groups, and auto receptionist. If your business only wants to utilize mobile phones, Ooma Office can operate as a virtual-only phone system as well.

4.       Booth - Booth is a fantastic phone system that makes it possible for a business to operate with a cell phone. By creating call rules, one can route calls based on who's calling, the time of day, or through an integration platform. With the integrations program, one can connect with software such as Google Calendar and have your calls sent to a colleague, a voicemail, a meeting, or a different phone when you're available. Other fantastic perks include business hour rules and auto attendants to name a few.


Considering the phone system options above, it's important that you can rely on someone to make such systems accessible at a great price. Thankfully, Central Telephone Sales and Service has provided such perks to the St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Metro area since 1979. Offering the latest in telecommunications technology, it's worth contacting us today so you can compete for the business of tomorrow.