Category Archives: Unified Communications

Mar 14

Must Have Technologies for SMBs/Enterprises- Is your Workspace Future-Ready?

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – This saying is applicable to individuals, teams, as well as businesses. While building a business, one of the most difficult and crucial aspects is to build a culture where people love to come to work. They feel more connected; their work environment encourages them to contribute more & perform at their highest level; and where group of individuals/team collaborates together from different geographic locations without feeling they are distant apart. Evolving Flexible Workspaces As business grows more, workspace needs to keep up with all the technological advancements so that everyone ...

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Feb 28

Migration from TDM to IP telephony(Part 2): Deployment Models

In our earlier blog-Migration from TDM to IP telephony(Part 1): Hybrid Approach & Benefits  we have discussed about the benefits of migration from TDM to IP. In this blog we will talk about various deployment models used for migration. Deployment Models 1. Single Site Model: In this model, the call processing agent is located at a single site and no telephony services are provided over IP-WAN. This implies that in case of IP-WAN failure or insufficient bandwidth, there is no loss of call processing service since each site is isolated and self-contained.  Small or mid-sized businesses deploy these models over ...

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Feb 22

Migration from TDM to IP telephony(Part 1): Hybrid Approach & Benefits

With regular upsurge of the global market, more and more enterprises are switching their ways to enhance the agility and adaptiveness to earn an edge in the current competitive world. Replacing outdated systems with the new ones helps you lower the cost with improvement in scalability and efficiency simultaneously. In such circumstance, upgrading devices to IP phones will be going to present you a myriad of benefits. Migration from TDM (Time-Division-Multiplexing) to IP telephony is a step taken towards Unified Communications. It brings convergence of network infrastructure, which implies that there won’t be disparate networks for voice, video, and data.  Talking ...

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Feb 18

Teleworker Solutions – Keeping Remote Employees Connected

teleworker solutions

Today, corporate people are focusing more on productivity rather than the workstation.Teleworking is becoming the new norm for the businesses. According to the stats of IPSOS, a global research company- “57% of Indian employees telecommute frequently, 32% work from home, and 25% are regular remote workers, who prefer weekends and evenings to work.” Moreover, it is the fact that nowadays, people opt for flexible teleworker solutions to impart much positive energies on both work and life, as compared to traveling & invite obstacles due to geography. Since enterprises are constantly looking out for the ways to unleash their productivity, ...

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Sep 24

Best Softphones for Business – Features & Benefits

softphones

Small, mid-sized or large enterprises are continuously looking for solutions to enhance business communications and expand their business potentials. The present scenario is that PBX systems or VoIP desk-phones are ruling the market in the realms of communication and collaboration. With globalization, the world is turning into a much more interconnected place and with the way, businesses operate today, there is need to build up a unified communication system that is much more than just PBX voice services and that supports the contemporary mobile workforce. This welcomes the arrival of softphones.   Contemporary Workplace  Today, a workplace is not restricted to ...

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Sep 13

IP-PBX vs EPABX – Why to choose IP-PBX over traditional EPABX system?

For many decades, EPABX was considered as the most viable mode of business communications. They were built on copper wires and run on POTS (Plain Old Telephone Services). Talking about the contemporary scenario, businesses want to expand their potentials and revamp internal & external communications. Therefore, the arrival of IP PBX has turned around the tables. An IP PBX is a PBX phone system that uses internet protocol instead of the traditional analog services. This blog will help you give a comprehensive discussion on IP-PBX vs EPABX or why to choose IP telephony (VoIP phones) over traditional PBX systems to ...

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Aug 16

IP Phone vs Digital Phone : Choosing the best phone System!

In this blog, we are having an unbiased discussion on IP Phone vs Digital Phone which will help you decide which business phone system you must choose for your business.  Previously, analog phones were deployed which consisted of voice circuits made up of copper wire which transmitted voice as electrical signals. With the evolution in digital landscape, the traditional analog phones got replaced by digital phones.  Talking about digital business phone systems, they convert the analog voice signal into digital signals (0,1) The signal is then transported and decoded as sound at the other end. What makes these digital phone systems ...

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Jul 23

PRI vs SIP Trunking: Which one to Choose and Why?

SIP trunking

SIP trunking and PRI are two techniques that are storming businesses and paving a way towards a more consolidated network in Unified Communications. Let's have a look at basics of PRI and SIP Trunking: What is SIP Trunking? 1. SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) enables users to engage in integrated and consolidated communications instead of physically separated voice and data networks, anywhere and anytime, irrespective of the network infrastructure employed. Unlike physical connection in PRI, SIP trunking works on virtual connections. 2. SIP has come up as the universal standard for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. 3. SIP trunking is a ...

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Jul 02

Enterprise Mobility Solutions – Transforming the Employee Experience!

enterprise mobility solutions

When we talk about enterprise mobility, it focuses on the contemporary business trends where the employees need not remain stick to their desks and can work outside their workplace using their mobile devices and cloud services. This shifting trend towards mobility solutions involves a digital, more interconnected workplace with the correct integration of technologies, for building productive business relationships and transforming the employees experience altogether. By adopting enterprise mobility strategy for your workplace, you can ensure: 1. Enhanced employee productivity and satisfaction : Mobile working environment offers the employees more flexibility and freedom, saves their time of commutation, enhances concentration and ...

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Jun 06

A to Z Unified Communications Glossary

Unified Communications Glossary

We are living in the times when technological advancements and innovations are continuously coming to the forefront. No doubt, Unified Communications have been proved a bliss for the business organizations to keep their people, their partners and their clients, closely intact. However, there are some commonly used terms in Unified Communications that everyone must be aware about. Let us have a look at a complete Unified Communications Glossary and have a better understanding of terms.  1. BYOD : It implies Bring Your Own Device which refers to the employees bringing their personally owned devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, ...

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