January 15, 2007
Sangoma CEO to Present ITEXPO Session on Building PC-based Telephony Systems
By Mae Kowalke, TMCnet Associate Editor
When building a PC-based telephony system, a crucial question to answer is what size host server is needed to handle X number of users on VoIP and PSTN
. Is it okay to buy a server that far exceeds your needs?
The session, scheduled for 9:00-9:45 on January 26, is presented by David Mandelstam, CEO and President of Sangoma (News
). Mandelstam takes the stance that overbuying on server capacity is actually desirable.
Why should that be? Answer: PC computing power is cheap, and for a little more than $1,000 you can buy a powerful, multiprocessor machine. Server cost is overshadowed by other expenses (e.g. installation, configuration), so in most cases where a single, complex system is being deployed, bigger is definitely better.
ITEXPO attendees interested in learning more about telephony systems are encouraged to stop by Sangoma’s booth at the show, #1416. Even more information about the topic is available on the company’s TMCnet.com
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