TITLE

Open Source And Open Systems: New Telephony Choices

AUTHOR(S)
Sharp, Todd
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Business Communications Review;Apr2007, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses telephone services for businesses. The author offers a brief history of telephone options for businesses from the development of the telephone industry by Alexander Graham Bell, to the development of Internet telephony. He notes that the Internet/Internet protocol revolution has brought about the concept of open source software as an alternative to proprietary models of telephony infrastructure. The author also discusses open system models of telephony, noting that they are made up of computer hardware and software that interoperate around a core standardization.
ACCESSION #
24731349

 

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