Voice Over IP (VoIP) deployments can cause unexpected or unplanned power and cooling
requirements in wiring closets and wiring rooms. Most wiring closets do not have
uninterruptible power available, and they do not provide the ventilation or cooling required to prevent equipment overheating. Understanding the unique cooling and powering needs of VoIP equipment allows planning for a successful and cost effective VoIP deployment. This paper explains how to plan for VoIP power and cooling needs, and describes simple, fast, reliable, and cost effective strategies for upgrading old facilities and building new facilities.
IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) is an open international standard for Next Generation Networking. It supports the delivery of Voice over IP (VoIP) and various multimedia services. IMS is not in itself a service, but an architecture for service delivery. IMS was originally developed by wireless carriers within the context of the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) in 2002. Since then, its advantages have led to the adoption of IMS by wireline carriers.
Every small business strives for it: the ability to make their people more productive and responsive - to customers, vendors and each other - while keeping costs in check. To do more, with less. Maximizing productivity is critical to operating efficiently and profitably in today's challenging business climate.
And small and medium size businesses often overlook one innovative technology that is proven to deliver results: IP Telephony.
Discover the value of right-sizing IP telephony
The Tolly Group crunched the numbers on Avaya IP Office Platform, Cisco Systems Business Edition and ShoreTel Unified Communications Platform to evaluate the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for midsized businesses with each solution. See what they found in this report >
Published By: Castelle
Published Date: Nov 01, 2006
Castelle’s integration provides seamless fax integration with native Notes services like logging and reporting, and lets faxes be managed just like other Notes email, with all of Domino’s native security, administration, and customization capabilities.
Gartner defines contact center infrastructure (CCI) as the products (equipment, software and services) needed to operate call centers for telephony support and contact centers for multichannel support. This type of infrastructure is used by customer and employee service and support centers, inbound and outbound telemarketing services, help desk services, government-operated support centers, and other types of structured communications operations.
Though IP telephony has been available commercially since the mid ‘90s, it remains an emerging technology for many organizations. Only about 28% of companies have moved all endpoints (handsets, softphones, audio bridges) to IP, according to Nemertes’ research data. The rest of organizations are either in the process of migrating fully to IP, stuck in a hybrid rollout requiring them to manage typically multiple TDM and IP providers, or firmly planted in TDM.
This report reviews the issues and benefits associated with moving to an all-IP environment, based on interviews with IT professionals who have moved to all IP or are in the process of doing so.
The recent momentum of Unified Communications (UC) and the disruptive enabling technology of IP Telephony have created a convergence between Voice Engineering and IT departments that is unprecedented - even since the advent of computer telephony integration. However, despite rapid and significant advances within these technologies, many enterprises, even the early adopters, have not fully embraced the alignment of these two worlds.
In this document, you'll learn to enable the successful execution and completion of IPT Deployment projects through a standardized set of processes and methodologies based upon Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards.
Clarus Systems, Inc. answers the demands of the market by providing enterprises, systems integrators and managed service providers with scaleable IP Communications solutions that maximize ongoing operations and ensure increased end user confidence and efficiency. Learn more about Clarus Systems and how they can help your business in this data sheet.
Enterprise networks are going through massive change, and the convergence of voice and data including Communication deployments, upgrades, transformations and ongoing management remain a top priority. According industry analysts at Aberdeen Group, 61% are planning for Communications in the next two years. In order to get the most from their Unified Communications investment at the time of deployment and beyond, enterprises must leverage both active testing and configuration analysis techniques to certify and validate that environments are configured as designed.
Accessible through a web-based, interactive dashboard, the latest version of the ClarusIPC Plus+ solution integrates performance management capabilities that create real-world "What-if" scenarios to predict capacity issues before they have a chance to impact end users. By monitoring KPI's such as server health, gateway capacity, media resources and device registration, you consistently maintain the ability to estimate future bandwidth needs.
In today’s global marketplace, you rely on your IP telephony environment to unite employees who work remotely, in a branch, or at the office headquarters by providing seamless, effective communications. Whether at the time of deployment, during an upgrade, or through an operational review, validating these environments to function properly and meet user expectations is critical.
Clarus Systems, Inc. has collaborated with IQ Services to deliver technology independent testing solutions that enhance end-to-end voice process lifecycle management within the contact center. The goal is to ensure a positive customer experience by incorporating voice testing and monitoring into every step of your contact center's life cycle - resulting in confidence that your solution works as designed.
If faxing is a critical component to your business, you want to be sure you make a wise decision on how to do it. This paper offers 10 tips to help you sort through the myriad of choices in order to get the best combination of features and flexibility.
Organization seeking to reduce expense while improve the reliability and capacity of their business faxing are adopting Internet fax service at a record rate. Find out how Internet-based fax solutions enable you to send and receive faxes using your existing e-mail infrastructure and the Web.
This IBM white paper posits that most enterprises have yet to realize the full value of convergence and explains why the real promise of IP networks lies in converged applications. It goes on to explain how IP convergence can build real business value for today's busy contact centers.
Download this paper to learn why IBM believes that the real business value of IPC voice systems is reflected in improved employee productivity, enhanced business processes, and the ability to deliver more responsive services and offerings.
Many forward-thinking organizations are beginning to see the true potential of the convergence of voice, video and data. It has the power to transform business relationships, business processes and collaboration between employees, suppliers and customers.
This paper describes IBM's experience with and the benefits achieved from basic network convergence and IP telephony, the convergence of applications, and the ability to transform the enterprise business model.
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