As corporations grow and evolve, an
increasing number of employees are
working from remote offices, including
home offices. Even though these
employees are geographically
distributed, they have to stay in
contact with the rest of the
There are any number of traditional
network technologies available for
interoffice communications, such as
dedicated lease lines, customized long
distance calling plans, teleconferencing
services and instant messaging systems.
However, these technologies are making
remote communications more complicated
and more expensive.
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Voice over IP (VoIP) technology has many
companies re-thinking their traditional
voice channels. Those organizations
using the public switched telephone
network (PSTN) incur ever-increasing
toll charges, specifically for
interoffice calls. An alternative to
these per-call charges, is installing
expensive T1 leased lines between sites.
VoIP offers another, more practical,
solution that interweaves voice and data
traffic on a company’s existing IP
network. Moving voice traffic through an
in-place IP infrastructure reduces the
operating expenses associated toll and
long distance charges, as well as those
monthly fees for leasing redundant
Beyond lower operating expenses, VoIP
technology offers a host of other
benefits. One of the most important
benefits of VoIP, is the medium itself.
With open protocol standards (such as
SIP) exciting new communications
capabilities will become readily
available to VoIP users.
Enhancing Interoffice Communications
Our solution to the interoffice
communications dilemma integrates
several voice communications functions
into a single VoIP desktop solution.
This functionality ― which includes:
enterprise-wide intercom, dynamic
conference calling, “Hoot & Holler”
sessions and voice broadcasts ― gives
people the tools necessary to increase
productivity and reduce costs for
internal interoffice communications.