Just What Is SIP And SS7…. And How Do They Work With VoIP?

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Signaling System 7 (SS7) are the common protocols used for transmitting voice across networks. Just how they work with VoIP….or not….opens the door for both concerns and opportunity. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a protocol developed by IETF MMUSIC Working Group and proposed standard for initiating, modifying, and terminating an…

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Transportation Management System – An Introduction

A Transportation Management System (TMS) is a software that is aimed at helping business and organizations to effectively manage its logistics supply chain, it helps organizing and tracking the movements of the products and materials. A Transportation Management System also helps in managing shipping units, outbound and inbound shipment scheduling, transportation mode selection, freight bill…

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Asterisk Vs Cisco – Avaya VOIP Telephone Systems

VoIP or Voice Over IP, the latest in wireless communication works by taking the phone call, changing from analog to digital signals and transmitting these signals over an IP network or broadband and finally terminating it on a PSTN. Call charges are greatly reduced using this technology. The advantage is that software emulating a phone…

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The Importance of Office Telephone Equipment

It may be that your office telephone equipment is, well, let's say a little past its prime! Perhaps it: Was purchased many years (or even decades!) Ago; Enterprises lots of different makes of equipment that have somehow been patched together to provide your system; Is not entirely reliable or able to support modern functions such…

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Prepaid Cell Phones

We are constantly seeing advertisements on TV promoting cell phones and cell phones carriers with what they call great introductory offers if you sign up with them on their network. Is it worthwhile signing a one-year contract with a cell phone carrier? Well that is a question that you need to answer for yourself, while…

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What is the Advantage of Network Cabling?

Networking is a word that has become synonymous with computers. With computers being a part of everyday life, wherever you go you are sure to find a computer installed. And in big organizations where there are innumerable computers, a good network cabling system is very essential for smooth running of business. Data cables used in…

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Using Communication Styles That Entertain, Inform, Convince and Persuade Effectively

Effective communications are essential for building both personal and professional relationships with others. First impressions count so it is important to choose words that others can relate to quickly. Every industry and function has its jargon. For example, talking to bankers about interest rate sensitivity, to product developers about time-to-market, and to manufacturing enterprises about…

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The Disadvantages of Reverse Phone Directory

The reverse phone directory is the online phone book which enables the users with the exciting offer to search for the identity of the cell phone numbers which are completely unknown to them. Few of the websites which provide such service to the users do not ask for any fees to gather the data for…

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What Are Analog Trunk Lines?

Understanding every aspect of a phone system will help you make the best decision when you are ready to purchase and install. This knowledge will help you ask the proper questions, be able to recognize exactly what your business needs in a phone system, and facilitate a smooth relationship with the phone installer you hire….

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