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Sagemcom Partners with One Touch Global in IP Fax Website Launch
By Erin Harrison, Executive Editor, Cloud Computing
As IP networks and VoIP adoption expands and traditional PSTN phone services change, businesses with paper-intensive processes are increasingly looking to Fax over IP (FoIP) as part of their solution.
However, despite its market growth, fax over IP remains one of those technologies not fully understood or embraced in the business world. To help better educate business leaders, VoIP providers, integration specialists and their clients, the website AllAboutFoIP.com has been launched.
The site was launched by One Touch Global Technologies, Inc, a fax solution provider, and a roster of industry-leading partners, including: Audio Codes, Alcatel-Lucent (News - Alert), Avaya, Biscom, Cisco, Commetrex, Dialogic, EtherFax, Faxback, Faxcore, GFi, Open Text (RightFax), SagemCom (XmediusFax), ShoreTel and TargetFax.
Scott Riley, CEO of One Touch Global Technologies, Inc., said that based on his experience, FoIP decision-making and implementation can be a challenging process without proper guidance.
“Experience is required in IT, computer telephony, server virtualization and IP network configuration and management,” he said. We are pleased to spearhead this initiative by providing the education and tools necessary to empower good FoIP decisions,” Riley said. “Equally as important, we look forward to increased collaboration with the FoIP community and the industry drivers.”
One Touch officials said that as the site evolves and expands, VoIP technology specialists will have access to a monthly newsletter, training sessions, free software downloads, white papers, Webinars, product reviews, blogs and tech forum.
As proof of its staying power, even in a weak economy, the FoIP market grew by 35.4 percent in 2009, according to Pete Davidson, president of Davidson Consulting, a leading research firm focusing on the fax industry. The market grew so much in fact,” very nearly gaining primacy over the conventional fax server category,” Davidson said.
Officials said that each component of the AllAboutFoIP site is designed to provide the latest and most relevant FoIP technical and business information from industry leaders, vendors and analysts.
Erin Harrison is Executive Editor, Strategic Initiatives, for TMC, where she oversees the company�s strategic editorial initiatives, including the launch of several new print and online initiatives. She plays an active role in the print publications and TMCnet, covering IP communications, information technology and other related topics. To read more of Erin's articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Erin Harrison