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OpenLine PR Gives Full Integration and Functionality to IP Fax Users
By Susan J. Campbell, TMCnet Contributing Editor
While IP has flooded the marketplace, many enterprises have failed to integrate it fully into their day-to-day operations. IP fax simply allows those old analog fax machines to process both sent and received faxes via a VoIP network. Sagemcom's OpenLine PR Service is a product that gives usability to their fax machine.
According to this Sagemcom page, the plug-and-play solution feature rich capabilities in addition to document management, work flow optimization, archive and audit traceability. OpenLine PR is able to address the diverse needs of many small to medium sized businesses including managing documents. This is potentially one of the most crucial aspects of any business but especially important to those in the world of human resources, sales, accounting, manufacturing and real estate.
The solution provides an interoperable and secure, management program that utilizes a 2U appliance for enabling the fax server. This integration of fax functionality pinpoints those applications that are business specific like work flow and archiving. Digital storage for all communications via fax or even scanned in documents using a TIFF or PDR format is also available.
Within the first six months of using this IP fax solution, most companies report a quick ROI with increased profit margins. The fax plugs are simple and reliable, compatible with most MFPs. Users are up and running in no time and able to scan, send, receive and index automatically. OpenLine PR even has the potential to increase productivity by up to 90 percent.
Sagemcom's interoperability has given users increased profitability by deploying thousands of business fax solutions. In fact, the company's robust technology and infrastructures provide a variety of benefits in most environments. The OpenLine PR solution actually works regardless of a present fax card.
This allows optimal coverage for both current and future network assets. It also provides the opportunity for a seamless integration using a VoIP network for deploying the projects throughout a variety of protocols like T38, H323 or even SIP. The solution can also merge with existing unified messaging systems.
With Sagemcom, users are able to take advantage of flexible administration and simple operations. This particular product was designed to fit the industry standard, including cabinets and racks. In fact, the OpenLine service can be reconfigured for any user regardless of their IT architecture.
Control and compliance as well as high availability are also necessary for fax users, especially within controlled environments or privacy-focused industries. Confidentiality and security are not an issue with OpenLine with an easy to use management interface and administration that ensures all communications are protected while efficiency and productivity measurably improve.
To find out more about SAGEMCOM, visit the company at ITEXPO West 2012. To be held Oct. 2-5 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX, ITEXPO (News - Alert) (News - Alert) is the world’s largest communications and technology event. Visit SAGEMCOM in booth # 414. For more information on ITEXPO West 2012, click here.
Edited by Rich Steeves