Internet Telephony: A Sound Move?

Spangler, Todd
July 2004
CIO Insight;Jul2004, Issue 41, p93
Several corporations in the U.S. are moving their phone systems toward Internet standards to cut costs and boost efficiency. It is the aim of this article to introduce the emergence of enterprise IP telephony systems, the systems that transmit voice calls over Internet Protocol-based networks. The author assesses the adoption curve for the technology and evaluates the enterprise-telephony market by line shipments in 2003.


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