The Best Ways to Optimize Your VoIP Network
When it comes to VoIP, businesses need to consider their network before making the switch. If they don't, they run the risk of doing more harm than good. Find out why.
When it comes to VoIP many businesses think so much about the phones and the features that they often forget to consider the network. This is a mistake for VoIP newbies as a slow network can do more harm than good. Without enough speed, your phones may lag or experience dropped calls. What’s more, the switch to VoIP may require you to restructure, upgrade your Internet, or change ISPs.
So if you are considering making the switch you need to consider how to optimize your VoIP network first. Juan Martinez discusses this further in his blog post on PC Mag India.
Who Should Read This Article
Any business considering making the switch to VoIP should check out this article to learn how their network may affect this decision.
What You Will Learn
Martinez talks to Curtis Peterson, Senior Vice President of Cloud Operations at RingCentral to get his insight into optimizing a VoIP network. Peterson shares 7 tips that all businesses considering a move to VoIP should follow including:
- Deciding what calls you want to make.
- Purchasing the right wires.
- Choosing a power supply.
- Use a VLAN to manage Internet traffic.
When it comes to VoIP, businesses need to consider their network before making the switch. If they don't, they run the risk of doing more harm than good.