Why IP for telephony?
* Efficient communications among headquarters and branch offices.
* Integrated messaging across multiple facilities.
* Convenient, shortened phone numbers.
* On-the-fly phone conferences among geo-graphically dispersed participants.
* Centralized management of remote PBXs.
* Easy adds, moves and changes within the phone system.
* Single network for voice and data.
* Reduced inter- and intrastate toll charges.
Alan Joch is a freelance writer based in New Hampshire.