I have been writing quite a bit about Business VoIP services for small and medium sized businesses. Businesses can connect their phone systems to the outside world using analog or digital legacy lines from the telco, GSM/CDMA cellular lines from a mobile operator, or VoIP lines, also known as SIP Trunks. Here is a great info-graphic published by www.telecom.toshiba.com that I found really helps showcase the benefits of SIP trunks or Business VoIP lines:
If you are a small business looking for the right telephone solution, the choices can be quite daunting. The first step is to choose if a Hosted Phone System or an On-Premise Phone System is the best fit for your business. Every day, we talk to small business owners about their needs and make recommendations on choosing the right phone system that will provide that perfect balance of cost and functionality. Here is an overview to help you make the right choice before evaluating brands, vendors, features, etc:
The two most common types of VoIP Phone Systems for Small and Medium sized businesses are Hosted and Premise based. The key difference between these two solutions is as follows. With Hosted VoIP Phone Systems, the brains of the system reside in “the cloud”, whereas with Premise based VoIP Phone Systems, the brains of the system reside at the customer’s location. This article provides an in-depth comparison of Hosted and On Premise VoIP Phone Systems for Small and Medium businesses.
OpenVox IX132 Appliance for Asterisk, Elastix, Trixbox, PBX in a Flash. This IP PBX is an affordable yet powerful and scalable VoIP Phone System for small and medium sized businesses.
The Openvox IX130 Phone System Appliance is an ideal Asterisk server that can be ordered with many open source VoIP phone system distributions including Elastix, Trixbox, PBX in a Flash. It can be ordered with a variety of telephony interfaces including
Businesses can benefit tremendously from incorporating VoIP in their communication strategy. Most people are familiar with the cost savings associated with Payback on VoIP. While saving money on long distance is great, it is just the tip of the iceberg. Here are just a few areas worth looking into. Productivity Gains Advanced features and integration between phone and computer enable users to be more productive and efficient. Popular features include [ Read More ]