Education

DID You Know?

Did you know that SIPTRUNK.com offers DID’s in all 292 U.S. area codes? Our interface allows you to find a phone number (DID) in each area code, respectively by city. For example, if you have ever pulled up the Miami, FL rate center and searched for area code 305, you’ll come up empty! That’s because…

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Your Internet of Things Holiday Gifts May Pose Security Threat

Electronic gadgets are always a popular gift idea. They seem harmless enough except that they are increasingly being connected to the internet which opens the user up to cyber security threats. Any device that’s connected to the internet and automatically sends and receives data is considered to be part of the Internet of Things (IoT).…

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6 Reasons Why SIP Trunks Alleviate Analysis Paralysis

Over 80% of consumers (Adweek) and over 90% of B2B buyers (Accenture) do online research before making a purchase decision. Nearly everyone studies the products and services they’re looking to buy, before they buy them. Some of the unfortunate shoppers get stuck in that over-analyzing hell known as analysis paralysis If you’re trying to find the…

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6 Reasons Why Your SIP Trunking Service is Already Future-Proof

You may already have a SIP trunk for your business or you may just be considering one. Like any investment you’re probably thinking ahead and wondering how you can future-proof it to maximize your return. How to Future-Proof Your SIP Trunking Service I could end this post right here by simply telling you this: You…

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How the Internet of Things (IoT) Affects SIP Trunking’s Future

“There is no one sector where the Internet of Things is making the biggest impact; it will disrupt every industry imaginable.” – Daniel Burrus of Burrus Research. Surely, the Internet of Things (IoT) will affect SIP trunking but, how? How about some background first. Resistance Is Futile The Internet of Things (IoT) will connect trillions…

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How to Find Number Blocks (and When You’d Need Them)

Businesses often need more than one phone number for a variety of reasons. With SIP trunks it’s easy to add blocks of numbers with Direct Inward Dialing or, DIDs. A DID is a dedicated phone number that allows you to receive calls directly from your VoIP IP PBX or analog PBX extension. With a DID…

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How to Keep Track of SIP Trunking Customers When Buying Directly

SIPTRUNK.com has a new direct order functionality for dealers. In order to begin using the direct order functionality, you’ll first need to convert your demo trunk into a paid trunk (at a discount). Once you’ve done that, you can create orders that are automatically discounted directly from your dealer account (either for your own use,…

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When Two Trunks are Better Than One

The Importance of Redundancy in SIP Trunking We all love SIP because of its all-in-oneness. It serves as a total telecom solution for more and more businesses around the world, and its adoption is ever-increasing. However, there are situations where some may make the mistake of taking the “all-in-one” part a bit too literally, and…

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Benefits of Fax over IP

We love fax over IP, and we’re pretty sure you do too. Your customers, though? Sometimes they need some convincing. Switching to a different technology may rock their world a little bit. However, when they make the switch, they’ll begin to see plenty of both hard and soft benefits. To help get them interested, give…

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What is Fax over IP (FoIP)?

Do you have SIP trunking customers that are still addicted to old technology (think fax or dial-up internet). It’s time to encourage them to look into Fax over Internet Protocol (FoIP). They’ll still be able to fax documents to clients or colleagues, but they avoid long-distance phone lines and other issues associated with traditional faxing. While…

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