VoIP Tracking
The VoIP industry has been growing steadily mainly because it can deliver the advanced communication features required by business organizations today. Although the consolidation of data and voice on the same network introduces several security weaknesses which were previously absent, many companies opted for VoIP since beefing up security protocols can make it more secure [...]

What Microsoft’s VoIP Interception Patent Means for Businesses

Android VoIP users can now check out siponandroid.com for updates on SIP calling on the Android OS. We’ll post full updates there about the new Gingerbread release. Stay tuned!

siponandroid launched!

Monitoring VoIP
Implementing in an organization involves more than just purchasing equipment or setting up infrastructure. The process often involves identifying business needs, selecting the right vendor, making sure the enterprise has adequate bandwidth and plenty more. However, it does not end when the first call has been made. Even after the VoIP system is up and [...]

Monitoring VoIP Data on your Network

WhatsApp Privacy Concerns

WhatsApp Privacy Concerns after Facebook Acquisition

Facebook’s recent multibillion-dollar acquisition of the popular mobile messenger WhatsApp had caused quite the uproar in the tech industry. Technology journalists and industry experts alike were stunned at the news and media outlets have written many articles speculating about the benefits that each side could garner from this deal. Apart from the excitement generated by [...]

VoIP Regulation

Are US States Regulating VoIP?

With more companies and consumers switching to VoIP technology every day, it is clearly here to stay. Even legacy carrier networks such as AT&T are investing in VoIP because they see the writing on the wall: VoIP will become the standard for voice communication, replacing copper line networks. While retail and business consumers can rejoice, [...]

WhatsApp and Faceboon - What's in Store?

Will Facebook Turn WhatsApp into a VoIP Solution?

Billion-dollar valuations are not new in Silicon Valley and many startups have received significant investments on that basis. Billion-dollar acquisitions, on the other hand, are much rarer. Naturally Facebook buying Instagram for $1 billion caused quite the storm in the tech industry. However, the furor over Instagram pales in comparison to the commotion caused by [...]

Leaving WiFi On

Preventing Wi-Fi from going to Sleep when your Phone is idle

VoIP allows enterprises to provide phone connections for employees who are working from home or a remote location. It enables managers to keep working even when they are traveling, especially when it means going out of the country. Most VoIP vendors offer mobile apps which can be installed and used on the go. However, such [...]

Will Landlines Die Out?

Can we get rid of the Landline Phone?

The landline phone has been a staple in homes and offices for decades. It was reliable, cheap and everybody had one. However the number of users has been steadily decreasing in the last 10 years, exacerbated by the growth of other devices such as mobile phones and VoIP products. Many businesses have already made the [...]

Net Neutrality Implications

How does the Court’s Ruling on Net Neutrality impact VoIP?

Net neutrality is the principle that ISPs and governments should treat all Internet traffic equally and without discrimination regardless of the type of content, devices used, point of origin or destination, application or site etc. Net neutrality is also the reason why many ISPs are not charging differential prices based on the type of content [...]

VoIP and IPv6

VoIP and IPv6

As more businesses move their communication systems onto IP networks, there is a growing need for enterprises to become familiar with the continuing evolution of the Internet. Historically, telephone systems were separate from data networks and so managers did not need to worry about IT issues. However with VoIP, any alteration which happens to the [...]

VoIP Headsets

Choosing the proper VoIP Headset

One of the foremost concerns for an organization when switching to VoIP is audio quality. The sound quality of a VoIP call depends on a number of factors: Internet connection speed, network QoS, audio codecs etc. The type of hardware used will also impact the call experience and it is vital to choose the proper [...]

Is Microsoft Handing over Skype's data to the Feds?

Why is Microsoft Silent about Skype’s Snooping Capabilities?

Skype is one of the most popular VoIP and instant messaging clients used by millions of people all over the world. When it was released 10 years ago, it was an innovative technology which utilized peer-to-peer architecture as opposed to the client/server model used by most programs. The backbone of Skype relied on thousands of [...]

Ooma and VoIP

Review of the Ooma VoIP Product

The benefits of VoIP have been expanding to more and more individuals recently, with many vendors competing to provide home phone services for consumers at very competitive rates when compared to pricey landlines. There are so many options available in the market that making the choice can be a difficult decision for users. However, a [...]