If faxing is a critical component to your business, you want to be sure you make a wise decision on how to do it. This paper offers 10 tips to help you sort through the myriad of choices in order to get the best combination of features and flexibility.
Published By: OpenText
Published Date: Nov 08, 2013
Once voice systems have migrated to Voice over IP, (VoIP) fax communications are the next logical addition to an IP-based environment. This white paper discusses how fax servers and new Fax over IP (FoIP) investments fit into your organizations unified communication strategy. It also calls attention to issues and challenges organizations should consider when determining how best to take advantage of traditional telephone-based systems, FoIP, or a mix of both.
The fax market is changing significantly though not in the way predicted by many. Far from an inevitable decline brought about by the emergence of e-mail, the demand for fax, particularly from larger companies, is actually growing. The way that fax is managed within the business is also undergoing a significant period of transition.
The introduction of e-mail and its exponential expansion into every aspect of business life presented a significant challenge to the fax industry and for some observers it was a foregone conclusion that fax was destined for a rapid demise. It is interesting to note, therefore, that fax has actually continued on a steady growth path that is predicted to continue well into the future.
There is little doubt that Multi Function Peripherals (MFP) offer businesses of all sizes significant benefits: they combine printing, scanning, copying and fax functions in one machine and deliver considerable cost and space savings. They also address some very important business process, management and legal issues faced by virtually every business. Within this discussion document we concentrate on the fax element and look specifically at the integration of MFPs with network fax run through a fax server such as Lane’s Passport Fax Server.
This IBM white paper posits that most enterprises have yet to realize the full value of convergence and explains why the real promise of IP networks lies in converged applications. It goes on to explain how IP convergence can build real business value for today's busy contact centers.
Many forward-thinking organizations are beginning to see the true potential of the convergence of voice, video and data. It has the power to transform business relationships, business processes and collaboration between employees, suppliers and customers.
Organization seeking to reduce expense while improve the reliability and capacity of their business faxing are adopting Internet fax service at a record rate. Find out how Internet-based fax solutions enable you to send and receive faxes using your existing e-mail infrastructure and the Web.