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October 16, 2015
Small and midsize businesses are looking to make the VoIP transition to solve the problems caused by legacy phone services and meet the needs of a changing workforce.
October 01, 2015
There is so much more to networking software than software-defined networking. In the data center, August 26, 2015 26 Aug'15
More organizations are deploying hosted IP telephony and UCC services to reap the benefits of the cloud, according to a report from Frost & Sullivan.
July 22, 2015
Microsoft is building out Office 365 telephony, a strategy that could trump Cisco in providing an all-in-one communications suite.
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Networking expert Carrie Higbie explains how a VoIP gateway and an IP PBX perform different functions when transmitting voice data. Continue Reading
Jitter is the time variation between when packets leave one system and reach another, affecting real-time communications like VoIP and video conferencing. Continue Reading
To maximize VoIP encryption methods, use Transport Layer Security in conjunction with Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol on all VoIP equipment. Continue Reading
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In this unified communications buyer's guide, we help you choose the right VoIP vendor for your enterprise and evaluate important criteria when buying VoIP services. Continue Reading
The Adtran VoIP lineup, consisting of the NetVanta 7100 and 7060 IP PBX products, supports a wide range of features, including routing, switching and stateful firewall. Continue Reading
The Mitel VoIP platform consists of the 3300 series controllers. With support for up to 2,000 SIP trunks, the 3300 series can replace legacy telephony in small or large businesses. Continue Reading
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Walk through how to use tools like Ansible, Jinja2 and YAML to orchestrate real-time video and voice QoS across traditional network devices without full SDN. Continue Reading
The demise of desk phones has been predicted for years, but they stubbornly stick around. Why haven't alternatives to traditional office phones caught on? Continue Reading
A strategically placed firewall within your network infrastructure can help mitigate VoIP attacks. But encryption and proxy services add enhanced security. Continue Reading
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Properly configured QoS models help VoIP networks run smoothly. The DiffServ model, in particular, is cost-effective and scalable. Continue Reading
How can we make sure our VoIP phone system can grow with our company? Telephony expert Jon Arnold explains how the flexibility of VoIP allows it to keep pace with growth. Continue Reading
Does my company need to invest in a VoIP router to provide voice service? UC expert Carrie Higbie explains how a VoIP router can improve voice traffic. Continue Reading