01 November 2007
Voice over IP is a dream concept forcompanies and organisations all over the world. With voice calls beingsent over the internet, money can be saved on long-distance calls andintra-office calls.
VoIPcan also help companies economise through managing only one convergeddata network instead of separate voice and data lines and it can alsobring multimedia services to the desktop, in some cases improvingcustomer service.
However, VoIP technology can also exposecompanies voice systems to all of the hazards that now plague datanetworks such as worms, viruses, spam over Internet telephony (SPIT),eavesdropping and fraud.