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Guideline for SIP Trunking and ShoreTel: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By Travis Dillard, President Inflow Communications and Jona Sanford, Senior Voice Engineer Inflow Communications First it was analog lines, then PRIs, and more recently, SIP trunks. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is the next technology iteration for connecting your communications system to the…
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Support Mobile Employees with ShoreTel®'s Mobile Unified Communications

The smartphone is finally reaching the enterprise level, as businesses strive to support a mobile workforce that can often span around the globe and include workers who may spend little or no time attached to a “traditional” office setup.
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Some possibilities to think about:

Keep most of the existing handsets but replace your (most likely dying) voicemail system with a Unified Communications server that provides voicemail features like Message Waiting Indication. On top of that, enjoy voicemail-to-email, presence management, find-me / follow-me, smart phone integration, etc.
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The business phone system line provider

We’ve already compared two of the three components of a successful VoIP phone system / Unified Communications deployment; the vendor and the actual VoIP phone system equipment and technology. This blog will cover the third, the carrier. Like phone system / Unified Communications vendors and the actual VoIP phone system equipment, there are traditional carriers and next-generation carriers.
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Why is Inflow Communications so involved with SIP?

Hello, my name is Travis Dillard. As of the last couple years, I've become very involved with SIP - Session Initiation Protocol technology. In addition to being a prominent SIP provider, my company, Inflow Communications (www.inflowcomm.com), located in Portland, OR, provides business phone systems and implementation services for clients throughout the Northwest. Our IP PBX solutions include ShoreTel and Allworx.