Tag Archive: TDM

Dec
12
2013

What are the Risks of Remaining Premise-Based with UC?

Recently I’ve looked at the merits of both premise and cloud-based paths for deploying Unified Communications in this column. Every business decision entails risk, and with UC, there are two distinct types. First is the basic decision to move ahead with UC, as this will be a new type of solution that really doesn’t have …

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Jun
06
2011

Your PBX – Unified Communications Enabler or Albatross?

Sooner or later, all conversations about UC come around to the PBX. For better or worse, this is the starting point for many businesses, and drives their thinking about UC. Let’s step back and clarify the language. Not every business has a PBX, but you do need some degree of IP integration for UC. As …

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May
11
2011

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking – Adding Value to Unified Communications (UC)

When thinking about Unified Communications (UC), there are several moving parts to consider. It’s easy to think about UC as a complete solution, but of course, the more applications you have, the more integration is required across the business. On the most basic level, UC must be compatible with your IT environment, including having sufficient …

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May
03
2011

How Do You Know When Unified Communications is Working?

Sounds like a simple question, but there are many possible answers. Unlike a legacy PBX, which only does one thing, Unified Communications is multifaceted. First off, a PBX is primarily a product–it’s tangible and has a fixed asset value. Phone systems last a long time, and Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) service pretty much has 100% up …

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