I recently had the opportunity to ask Jay McCall, VoIP and Wireless Editor with Business Solutions magazine, about the evolution of SIP-based communications, the future of the market and more.
Business Solutions magazine is a publication geared toward executives of IT channel companies such as VARs, integrators, and solution providers.
To learn more about the publication, read this article
published on TMCnet
from earlier this year.
RT: How is IP communications changing your company’s strategy?
We are currently evaluating an Asterisk-based IP system at one of our branch facilities.
RT: What pains does your company solve for customers?
Business Solutions magazine helps our customers increase awareness in the channel.
RT: How has SIP changed communications?
It has changed very little so far, but will likely change how we communicate within the next 12 to 24 months.
RT: How do you think the future of the market looks?
SIP and VoIP are the future.
RT: How does the growth rate in the U.S. compare to the rest of the world?
Because of the U.S. has a reliable traditional telephone infrastructure we have been slower to adopt wireless and VoIP technologies compared with Japan, China, and other countries.
RT: What do you think of Google and Apple entering the telecom market?
The more players, the better it is for businesses and consumers.