IP Fax Overview
Businesses looking to enhance their productivity, collaboration and ROI have a new tool with IP Fax server solutions. IP Fax helps leverage IP telephony and Unified Communications systems. With IP Fax, organizations of all sizes can use e-mail-based, desktop faxing and fax outsourcing. To receive the full benefits of the UC landscape, companies need to integrate IP Fax communication as part of their information technology solution. Check out the IP Fax channel here on TMCnet.
IP Fax Podcasts
TMC's Erin Harrison speaks with Sagemcom's John Nikolopoulos and Alan Percy from AudioCodes.
Sagemcom's Sabrina Stratford talks to TMCnet about its new reseller agreement with IKON Office Solutions Inc.
In this podcast, TMCnet talks to Sabrina Stratford, a strategic sales manager for Sagemcom, about the value of document management– its key components, value proposition, specific problems addressed by docment management and about one specific solution from Sagemcom, a company best known as a leader in advanced fax server solutions for IP networks. The company’s OpenLine document management solution is a complete plug-and-play system that offers not only enterprise fax server capabilities but also workflow optimization, document management and archive capabilities for security and audit traceability.
With an eye toward cost effective solutions and efficiency, businesses today are increasingly deploying IP fax technology. But companies have very different needs. TMCnet spoke with Sagemcom’s Matthew Miller, product manager, and Sabrina Stratford, strategic partner manager, to chat about the features and differentiators of the company’s XMediusFAX 6.5 and Open Line PR 10.0 products. The podcast also highlights the products’ complementary aspects to fulfill markets needs.
Now more than ever, companies are looking for cost-effective communications tools. And one that is growing in popularity is Microsoft Exchange 2010. As more companies announce their association with the unified communications tool, there seems to be some confusion about their role. TMCnet spoke with product manager Matthew Miller and John Nikolopoulos, director of marketing and product management, both of Sagemcom, to clarify some of these points. The podcast also highlights Sagemcom’s Unified Messaging integration with Microsoft Exchange 2010.
IP Fax Blog
There has been a premature rush to declare fax dead and the reality is fax is alive and while it is declining, it is still a strong business for companies helping the transition from fax to fax over IP and especially T.38. Yes, just as IP is transforming communications, the newspaper and television businesses, it is changing the way companies fax. And as you probably know, one of the primary reasons companies use this medium is to send legally binding documents quickly and efficiently.
Sagemcom Inc. (Sagem Communications) of Montreal, Canada has been selling advanced fax server solutions for IP networks globally since 2002. Their technology leverages IP telephony and Unified Communications (UC) systems to boost productivity, collaboration activities and overall ROI. At VoiceCon I caught up with Sagem's John Nikolopoulos, Director of Marketing; Corey Wilson, Product Specialist; and Gisele Seto, Marketing Communications Manager.
IP Fax Feature Articles
When Xerox introduced the Magnafax Telecopier in 1966, few dreamt that the day would come when machines would no longer be required to send fax messages. With digitization, sending faxes became a breeze, but with the advent of high-capacity email, a new question arose: Could sent fax messages be received as emails? This idea is not as far-fetched as it sounds. Indeed, Miami-based Telx Telecom has announced a new fax to email service, Telx Telecom Fax.
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babyTEL announced the roll-out of a new solution offering encryption for T.38 real-time fax over Internet protocol (FoIP) transmission. The new solution encrypts the T.38 signal as well as the RTP media for transmission over Internet protocol. The latest development allows organizations to comply with HIPAA, SOX and other Privacy Protection laws while at the same time leveraging the architectural advantages of SIP Internet telephony to generate huge cost savings on telephony infrastructure.
Is It Time for IP Fax in the Cloud?
The arrival of the dial-up connection brought the chirping of the handshake between two telecommunications signals as they exchanged information. This singsong sound was familiar only to those who relied on fax communications, as its connection and subsequent handshake produced many of the same sounds. The dial-up connection is all but dead, yet analog fax machines continue to dominate in a number of industries - surprised?
It's a digital era. As technologies are evolving, cloud-based solutions are being embraced by many enterprises in every industry. One among such services to work its way into the cloud is fax. Document Capture Technologies (DCT), a provider of cloud-based document management and productivity solutions for small businesses, has rolled-out a new fax service to be included in the company's SimpleScan Connect's suite of document management services.
In a recent survey, eFax, a provider of IP fax services, revealed the growing importance of mobile devices and online fax solutions in helping businesses close deals beyond the confines of their office. To be precise, the survey found that 84 percent of small business professionals have closed a recent deal beyond the confines of their office.
HIPAA Compliance: The Basic 'Fax'
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance is a serious matter when it comes to how and when healthcare offices transmit patient data. The goal of HIPAA is to simplify the administrative processes of the healthcare system and to protect patients' privacy. Information security considerations are involved throughout the guidelines and play a major role in the Privacy Rule of HIPAA compliance. Sending fax documents with patient data can be tricky business when it comes to conforming to these standards, and that is when IP fax can be beneficial.
Sagemcom is a French technology group known worldwide. Sagemcom's goal is to become a world leader in broadband terminals, convergence and energy solutions. It was formerly the communications branch of SAGEM. Sagemcom is now a private independent group held by the Carlyle Group, as well as employees.
Corporate Smalltalk Consulting, Ltd., a Canadian-based company, has recently released its new Fax Reader 3.0.2 iOS app designed to enable users to view multiple-page TIFF files created by standard office fax machines. With the app, users can quickly and easily read every page a faxed document without any errors.
While the paperless office brings many benefits, for most offices the dream is still far off in the distance. A recent survey conducted by OKI found that 92 percent of workers still print daily, with almost half of these users printing more than 10 pages per day. A strikingly high number, 15 percent, go so far as to print more than 50 pages on the average day.
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