It makes sense to get Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for a 50 person company because it can often be just an add-on upgrade to your existing system and your internet-savvy users and will require little training. It can also cut your costs in equipment, maintenance and long-distance calls.
SIP has been around since 1995, and in the ensuing years, it has been the choice for signaling by the VoIP industry. Logically, SIP is a good choice to work with business that have existing data networks in place.
Given the facility that SIP adapts to Internet and e-mail protocols, some would think that it is the Swiss Army knife of modular networking. That it can do everything.
But SIP is not God in the machine. For one, SIP has firewall restrictions. While SIP can enable new applications, just like many Internet protocols, it can get bogged down with interface problems. You’ll have to upgrade the whole SIP software to seamlessly integrate a new functionality. Or migrate to Skype or H.323.
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Reducing expenses is one of the main reasons that businesses switch from traditional office phone systems to VoIP technology. But many people rush this decision and end up spending more than they need to. The costs of implementing a new VoIP system can increase quickly, especially if you don’t strategically plan for it ahead of time. more