VoIP Places More Demands on Web Hosting

By Jelani Harper
Updated: August 11, 2011

Among several other benefits, consumers can credit the technology behind Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) with drastically increasing the service of web hosting enterprises.

Largely due to the fact that VoIP telephony requires consistent and reliable web hosting service to properly function, web host providers who do not meet such criteria have been readily identified and avoided, particularly in the corporate sector where the popularity of VoIP is achieving a degree of ubiquity and appears to be steadily increasing.

The demand for such consistency has readily eliminated a number of insufficient web hosting enterprises, which were typically used to provide service for simple PC internet access. A number of such vendors were able to operate in the early stages of internet use, primarily because recreational access of web sites did not require the same level of web hosting service that VoIP usage, which can be used to connect users through a variety of means including through both phones and PCs, does.

Eventually, however, the increasingly significant impact of web hosting on highly profitable markets such as ecommerce and other viable online ventures, combined with the high rate of incidence of VoIP in both private and public sectors, has forced unreliable web hosting service providers to vacate the market and simultaneously increased the quality and consistency of current service providers.

 

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