Services providers and Enterprise
VoIP first revolutionized long distance exchange services. Almost overnight, consumers could purchase telephony cards or use special access numbers to take advantage of ultra-low rates ? rates made possible with the use of a VoIP gateway deployed by an IXC or International Exchange Carrier. Centillium's Entropia? family of devices have long been used as the core technology for such gateways. During this time frame, VoIP 'buzz' was low as the core technology behind the cheaper rates was invisible to the end consumer. Next in line for VoIP adoption were the Enterprise customers. Small, medium and large companies realized tremendous cost savings by replacing traditional, hard-to-maintain PBXs and key systems with new IP-based PBXs. Enterprise IP-phones allowed workers to transport their number with them when moved to a new location without expensive rewiring.
Companies want VoIP
The number of companies adopting VoIP as their main communication mechanism is increasing exponentially. It is very interesting to know why these companies are shifting to VoIP. The benefits of VoIP are surely numerous and tempting, but the adopting VoIP also implies a number of non-negligible risks, given the drawbacks of VoIP. An InformationWeek Research study carried out on 280 companies currently using or planning to use VoIP yielded some important characteristics, depicting a much-expected trend. Note that in that survey, multiple responses were allowed.
VoIP Telephone Companies are the next stage for most VoIP service providers. There has never been an opportunity in modern times for service providers, businesses and entrepreneurs to compete or become the alternative to the local phone company. The proliferation of broadband IP has made this possible and now Pulse offers a complete solution of hardware, software and services. ITSP is the core of the Pulse solution. This system allows you to offer inexpensive SIP phones or adapters to your customers. Customers can make calls to anywhere in the world with features they already know like Call Waiting, Conference Calling, Caller ID, Voicemail and much more. A comprehensive billing module allows you monitor, track, bill and allow your customers access to their own accounts.