Without SIP, customers are most certainly implementing aspects of their UC infrastructure with proprietary or specialized components. Customers need to view their UC implementation as a strategic imperative and not as a tactical short term project. The degree with which a customer has an open standards-based implementation will dictate the choices they will have in terms of business process integration, third party application implementation, management tools and endpoint use. SIP is a key to enabling this flexibility.
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