VoIP is quickly becoming ubiquitous among both business organizations and consumers. Every year the adoption numbers for VoIP keep increasing, relegating PSTN to the background. Mobile VoIP has not seen the same growth rates although it is now picking up steam thanks to the proliferation of 4G networks across the world. Until the introduction of [...]

The Impact of 4G on VoIP

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In spite of the widespread adoption of VoIP, telecommunication laws have been slow to catch up with the sweeping changes wrought by new technologies. The convergence of multiple platforms and the emergence of new technologies has blurred the lines between phone companies, ISPs, VoIP providers and content delivery companies. Recent debates regarding net neutrality have [...]

Is Minnesota Violating Net Neutrality?

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UC – The Natural Evolution of VoIP

Unified Communications is the latest buzzword within the IT industry, even though different vendors provide their own spin on it. It makes it difficult to pin down what UC does exactly and quite a few people assume that the terms VoIP and UC are interchangeable. Nevertheless the reality is that unified communications does not need [...]

VoIP Benefits: Fact or Fiction?

VoIP has steadily gained traction among enterprises looking to implement more advanced communication features at lower costs. However not every company that has adopted VoIP is able to extract the maximum potential from the new systems. Using the wrong hardware, selecting more expensive plans when there is no need or even choosing an unreliable vendor [...]

Three Big VoIP Security Threats

VoIP is gaining massive traction in business organizations and with good reasons. Enterprises are able to provide mobility to employees allowing them to work from home or project sites, integrate the phone system with other business tools such as Salesforce CRM and implement unified communication projects to ensure better collaboration between internal and external customers. [...]

VoIP – Are you Prepared for System Failure?

VoIP has replaced analog phone networks for many organizations and has become a critical part of the business infrastructure. For most enterprises, the reliability of the communications infrastructure is paramount and any interruptions in phone service can lead to missed opportunities or lost revenue/contracts. Since people are used to the phone service working at all [...]

VoIP – The Dangers of Diversification

Companies looking to implement VoIP have a choice – they can purchase VoIP service and other features separately from third-party vendors (to get best of breed applications for each function) or get a comprehensive suite from one provider. Both approaches have their advantages and drawbacks for clients as well as the vendors themselves. Disadvantages of [...]

Keep your VoIP Network from Going Down

Companies considering VoIP as an alternative to their existing phone system will have concerns with quality and reliability. Bad audio quality and poor reliability can combine to create a horrendous VoIP experience – enough to make an organization go back to their phone carriers even if it is more expensive. When deciding on VoIP, quality [...]

VoIP and UC Customization

Even as some organizations are implementing VoIP systems in their offices, others are already looking towards the next step in technology – unified communications. When it comes to unified communication systems, there is no one “perfect” solution that can be applicable to every company in any industry. Some enterprises will prefer to implement end-to-end UC [...]

Cloud and VoIP Synergies – One Feeds off the Other

Enterprises in most industries are in a state of transition as they upgrade existing technology across various business functions. Business class phone systems are giving way to sophisticated VoIP networks even as on premise software and data centers are moving into the cloud. Many businesses see these two processes as completely separate even though hosted [...]

Easy VoIP Security Measures

VoIP security is gaining more prominence as IP phone systems become ubiquitous across the enterprise landscape. With more organizations switching over to either hosted VoIP or through SIP trunking, these networks are becoming attractive for hacking, and criminal and espionage activity (both government and corporate) by unauthorized users. As a result, security measures, audit reports [...]

Does WebRTC Play Nicely with SIP?

Communication technologies are in a constant state of flux nowadays. Just as the world is getting used to VoIP as the next standard in voice communication, along comes WebRTC promising even more integration and fluidity. Little wonder that many people are getting confused over the similarities or differences between SIP and WebRTC. Broadly speaking, both [...]