Hosted Versus Premises IP-Telephony

Williams, Warren; Dolsky, Ken
November 2005
Business Communications Review;Nov2005, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p51
Trade Publication
This article will examine the key factors involved in the decision to migrate to Internet protocol (IP)-telephony and compare their effects on hosted and premises-based solutions. This investigation is based on InfoTech Inc.'s provider and enterprise panel research, which says that the demand for hosted IP telephony will account for more than 25 percent of total telephony line shipments within three to five years. As concluded, hosted services offer savings and reduced complexity in many areas. Companies considering hosted solutions should investigate how each would apply to their situation.


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