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SIP and Unified Communications Standards News
May 26, 2017
In UC news this week, Genband and Sonus are set to merge; Polycom and Zoom combine forces; and Genesys updates its contact-center platform with artificial intelligence tools.
July 15, 2016
In UC news this week, Qumu's video management platform now offers Skype for Business support, while Bandwidth's SIP service portfolio receives a Skype for Business certification.
June 29, 2016
In UC news, an industry report predicts slow growth in the video conferencing market, while a study finds SMBs are embracing cloud-based tools faster than larger enterprises.
February 25, 2016
A WebRTC conference at Enterprise Connect will check the health of the browser-based communications technology, as many enterprises are using WebRTC without knowing it.
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Organizations need SIP services to connect and disconnect call sessions. Now some SIP services are offered through APIs, which expand the use cases and capabilities. Continue Reading
Whether you realize it or not, your company needs Session Initiation Protocol. As legacy telephony networks wind down and cloud-based voice services continue to grow, SIP services are necessary to ... Continue Reading
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a signaling protocol used for initiating, maintaining, modifying and terminating real-time sessions that involve video, voice, messaging and other communications applications and services between two or more ... Continue Reading
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Explore these six SIP vendors and the pros and cons that they each introduce to your company's telecommunications system. Continue Reading
SIP adoption continues to grow, even as more organizations migrate their communications to the cloud. Learn the benefits that come from bringing SIP trunking to UCaaS. Continue Reading
Discover the similarities and differences of H.323 vs. SIP standards, and learn why SIP has become the de facto standard for voice and video communications. Continue Reading
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Before deploying SIP trunking services, organizations need to make sure they are prepared. Read this FAQ to learn how to prepare and protect SIP trunks. Continue Reading
Migrating UC to the cloud doesn't mean leaving your SIP trunk carrier behind. Learn how bringing your own SIP to cloud services can benefit your business. Continue Reading
SIP trunking and PRI both facilitate voice communications, but through very different capabilities. Learn the pros and cons of SIP vs. PRI, from costs to deployment models. Continue Reading
Problem Solve SIP and Unified Communications Standards Issues
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When your SIP service isn't connecting properly, process of elimination will help you determine if the issue lies in your configuration or elsewhere on the network. Continue Reading
Image motion, frame rates and screen resolution often dictate video conferencing bandwidth requirements. The number of endpoints and concurrent calls are also key factors. Continue Reading
What are obstacles to SIP trunking? Gartner analyst Sorell Slaymaker explained at Enterprise Connect what barriers enterprises face deploying SIP trunks. Continue Reading