SIP trunking is a term becoming more common for V1 VoIP resellers to be asked about as they offer businesses state of the art V1 VoIP services. SIP trunking offers a lot of features that businesses are looking for to save them money and unify their communication systems. SIP trunks can save a business both time and money, both of which being important in today’s highly competitive business world.
For many prospective reseller business clients, SIP trunking is either a completely unheard of of new technology that they are unfamiliar. This leaves them with a lot of questions about switching their communications system to something unaccustomed. That’s why V1 VoIP is here to answer the frequently asked questions our resellers get from business customers.
And with any new technology comes new questions, and that’s why we thought it would be a good idea to answer some of your top questions about SIP trunking.
What does SIP mean?
SIP stands for Session Internet Protocol. When talking about SIP, a resellers means the technology used to create a connection that allows audio communication to take place between two parties using the internet instead of a landline. In this case, a connection can be made between computers, telephones, servers and/or PBX Systems.
OK, so what does SIP Trunking mean?
SIP trunking refers to the virtual phone line now used instead of a physical phone line. This means less maintenance, meaning a business can expect to save up to half off of their monthly communication bills. Most of the newer telephone systems are suited and ready for SIP trunking, which means you’re not going to need any extra equipment. But if your system is older, you may need to purchase a gateway that allows you to convert both analog and digital telephone calls.
Do I need more than one trunk?
You will probably need one SIP trunk installed for approximately every three users. If your business receives many calls at one time, you may need more SIP trunks installed.
What does SIP trunks mean for my bandwidth?
How much bandwidth you will need for SIP trunks will depend on how many calls you receive on a regular daily basis. IF necessary, the circuit can be expanded.
The feedback from V1 VoIP resellers is that businesses who have made the switch to SIP trunking services are very pleased with their SIP trunking services and only wished they would’ve signed up sooner. By signing up with a V1 VoIP reseller for SIP trunking services, you can merge your voice and data traffic together while saving on telephone costs and improving the overall reliability of your business communication system.
Don’t wait any longer to take advantage of SIP trunking services, contact V1 VoIP today for a free demo of our SIP trunking services and we will put you in touch with a reseller who can meet your business needs.