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Reselling Sip Trunk Service - Some Top Challenges

Posted by Chris Griffith on Sun, Sep 01, 2013 @ 09:07 AM

Reselling Sip Trunk Service Sip trunking has been gaining in its popularity recently, especially among all of those small and mid-size businesses that are currently looking for a new business communication system. Why now? Because the costs of adding sip trunking services to a business have been lowering in cost. This means that business owners are currently looking into the best sip trunking options for their particular business. In fact, a report done by Infonetics in the early months of 2013 tell us that they expect more than half of all businesses to sign up for sip trunking services by the year 2015.

Sip Trunk Service

Sip trunking refers to using a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) along with a Real-Time Protocol (RTP) to connect with a server in order to make the appropriate connection for the purpose of starting and ending a telephone call. Since sip trunking is based on using VoIP technology it can also be used for a variety of real-time services, including instant messaging, conferences and much more.

A short list of benefits include the ability to save money on long distance phone calls, eliminate redundant networks as well as extend any existing capabilities with supplementary services.

Some Top Challenges

Although reports tell us that more than half of all businesses are expected to be using sip trunking services very soon, there are still some business owners who aren't quite sure whether or not using sip trunking is a good choice for their company. The following are some of the reasons for hesitation along with some suggestions on how to best deal with them.

Management Tools. Managers, especially those who work in the IT field, are concerned about a lack of management tools when it comes to any possible sip trunk issues arising. Because sip trunking is such a new technology, they want to be sure that they're able to get the help they need if and when needed. In order to avoid this scenario, make sure the provider you choose to partner up with is able to offer you the proper management tools so you can have the access you need to properly solve any issue.

Interoperability. One of the bigger concerns that both small and mid-sized businesses have is whether or not sip trunking is going to work with their current PBX telephone communication system. In order to avoid this scenario, make sure the provider you choose has a proven record when it comes to successfully deploying sip trunking services on a variety of PBX telephone communication systems.

Reselling Sip Trunk Service

When it comes to reselling sip trunk service, the bottom line is to make sure that you choose a provider who is able to provide you with anything and everything you need to know so you can be the absolute best sip trunk reseller out there. Reselling sip trunk service is quickly gaining in popularity due to the fact that the cost of integrating this service into a business has recently lowered in price. This means in order for you to be able to carve out your reseller niche so you can be known as someone who understands everything there is to know about reselling sip trunk service, you're going to need to partner up with someone of authority.

So if you're a reseller who's truly interested in reselling sip trunk service at this particular time, it's essential that you choose the right provider to partner up with. So how do you know who the right provider is? On the most basic level, the right provider is someone who is going to be able to offer you anything and everything you need so that you can be successful when it comes to reselling a sip trunk service.

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