Voice over Internet Protocol, also called VoIP, IP Telephony, Internet telephony, Broadband telephony, Broadband Phone and Voice over Broadband is the routing of voice conversations over the Internet or through any other IP-based network. Protocols which are used to carry voice signals over the IP network are commonly referred to as Voice over IP or VoIP protocols.
A true integrated video collaboration solution should be able to connect disparate environments and provide a high quality and simple experience for users. Such a unified solution, when integrated into an intuitive, foolproof workflow for multipoint video collaboration, has the potential to transform the culture of video collaboration and realize highly leveraged end-to end group collaboration.
UC—the concept of streamlining phone, email, chat, video and content collaboration—has become a corporate objective for reducing the cost and complexity of communications and increasing employee productivity. What began more than 10 years ago as a hardware-driven effort to combine PBX systems, computer servers and video infrastructure is now evolving to include software-enabled processes and functionality.
Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Enterprise Voice and Skype for Business Video can improve worker productivity and streamline business processes, while lowering the overall total cost of communications.
Companies deploying Skype for Business should choose the best possible voice and video partner to simplify deployments and optimize user experience. Polycom is a strategic partner to Skype for Business for mission-critical voice and video services for the following reasons.
Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Lync helped the Organization profiled achieve the following benefits (risk and present value [PV] adjusted) over three years:
Improved productivity and collaboration: $12,341,123.
Employee relocation cost savings: $452,351.
Phone purchase and installation savings: $1,988,182.
Managed services cost savings: $582,269.
Total cost savings and benefits: $15,363,925.
We are now in a world of Unified Communications (UC). Your employees are using many devices and modalities to communicate. A phone is still needed, but its use as a “stand-alone” device is changing as end users now have a wider range of communications options afforded by UC including chat, video, and communications on phones or mobile devices (BYOD).
Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business. Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue. In this eBook, you’ll learn 5 ways to capitalize on the future of the Cloud in today’s modern office.
If you are in the process of putting together a webcast and want to add video, you need to know the best practices. These tips will guide you from start to finish as you create a presentation that will make an impact on your viewers.
Hospitals and health systems around the globe are looking at everything from tighter supply controls to energy efficiency initiatives as ways to cut costs and save money. Another avenue being evaluated more closely is communications.
In this installment of a series of white papers about the true cost of DDoS attacks, StamSOC (Staminus Security Operation Center) will discuss the history of the attacks, the wide reaching impacts, and the true costs associated with DDoS attacks.
Evolving businesses can better serve customers and enhance the way employees work by adopting the most readily available and affordable technology. Click here to read how leading edge communication begins and ends with a high-speed Internet-enabled, cloud-based, IP-connected phone service from RingCentral.
Once voice systems have migrated to Voice over IP, (VoIP) fax communications are the next logical addition to an IP-based environment. This white paper discusses how fax servers and new Fax over IP (FoIP) investments fit into your organizations unified communication strategy. It also calls attention to issues and challenges organizations should consider when determining how best to take advantage of traditional telephone-based systems, FoIP, or a mix of both.