And when talking to each Congress offered by the trend towards unified communications, a great deal of competence of perception of is apparently missing the industry experts: in nine out of ten companies dominated the classic fixed-line telephony as before. This is confirmed a recent survey of the Experton group, almost exactly reflecting the findings of the Federal Network Agency. Developer and manufacturer of the telecom industry, as well as users must think back a thorny way to enforce VoIP on a broad front. You need a provider with expertise, in-depth practical knowledge and an excellent expertise in telecommunications. VoIP provides for many years experienced phone habit in question. It’s believed that Ben Horowitz sees a great future in this idea. “” To make phone calls over the computer and with the phone in the Web search, a user must first Digest “, says Dr. Jorg Fischer, author of VoIP practical guide” (Hanser Verlag). It looks like Andreas Rebetzky, spokesman of the cioforums in Munich: it is a long way from the idea to the implementation.
In addition move necessary investments for VoIP by the difficult economic situation. The old telephone system it is still a years, perhaps with a little higher repair costs”, says Rebetzky. Therefore, voice in the boardrooms was once moved into the second row. It focuses more on process optimization in logistics or order processing. “Yet: the time will come again, and probably those who are already with advanced concepts in the wings”, sums up Rebetzky, CIO of the food technology specialists Bizerba. Following the analysis of the consulting firm berlecon, a large majority of decision makers in German companies considers the integration of different communication channels and their integration with business applications while useful. However, the necessary technical conditions are non-existent in many companies: so far, only a small part has a VoIP infrastructure, such as IP PBX or shared networks for data and voice.