In a world of acronyms, initials, and abbreviations, it’s critical to be up-to-speed on the basics of a number of different emerging technologies. Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems are becoming commonplace among small to mid size businesses and many are being introduced to the still misunderstood SIP (Session Initiated Protocol) trunking.
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SIP Trunking uses VoIP to facilitate the connection of a private branch exchange. Basically, the internet is used as the trunking modality for facilitating multiple telephone calls, replacing traditional “land lines” to transport the calls.
This technology helps VoIP providers handle a number of different types of communications simultaneously. Video conferencing and customer service calls can live side by side with voice mail retrieval and business communications thanks to the multi-faceted SIP trunking.
enefits of SIP Trunking
It’s hard to overstate the benefits of moving to a VoIP phone system with SIP trunking as small businesses look to expand and evolve into the 21st century. Capture Technologies has been providing small to mid size businesses phone solutions for decades and is now among the leaders in the transition to internet-based phone solutions.
Partnering with AltiGen to implement their MaxCS Private Cloud phone system, Capture is bringing companies up to speed with this plug and play solution. Providing cost-effective SIP trunks hosted in a secure cloud, MaxCS users get a secure virtual server that is dedicated to their business and an advanced private branch exchange (PBX) for maximium call efficiency.
ost Efficiency of SIP Trunking
Making any switch in business can seem daunting, especially when you start to look at the costs involved. Transitioning from traditional phone systems to one that is cloud-based is not only far less expensive in the short term, but becomes a more cost effective solution in the long term.
Many companies that have made the switch to SIP trunking have found that they are saving on the monthly cost of communications. In addition, due to the versatility of smart phones and other modern devices, businesses are saving money of hardware costs as employees are able to use equipment already in place.
Other communication costs are reduced with the use of cost-effective SIP trunks to handle a particular businesses relative to call volume. AltiGen provides a SIP trunking solution that leverages state-of-the-art intelligent call routing and interconnecting with global Tier 1 carriers, all at competitive rates. The SIP Trunk Service, powered by SipTrunk Inc., has fully integrated their systems to enable fast service delivery, real-time DID number selection and rapid number porting.