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VoIP Extravaganza!

Most pundits agree that VoIP is the future of the network and the enterprise. But they're wrong --- it's not only the future, it's the present as well. Internet telephony offers myriad benefits for large enterprises, medium and small-sized businesses, and individuals alike.

But it's not necessarily that easy to know how to get the most out of VoIP. At Networking Pipeline we know that and feel your pain. So to help you with everything from planning, to piloting, to deploying, to securing and beyond, we've put this VoIP Extravaganza together for you. Read on and follow the links and prepare to get the most out of what many believe is today's most important networking technology.

VoIP can be a boon or a nightmare, depending on how you implement it. A good implementation means doing your homework before you touch a cable or spend a penny on hardware and software. So before making the switch, read Five Steps To Take Before Implementing VoIP. It'll help you set expectations, make the business case, test, plan, and choose the right vendor. And to make sure that you're going in with your eyes wide open, check out Six Myths About VoIP before you make the leap.

VoIP is simple, right? Do a little bit of network configuration, plug in a VoIP phone, and voila --- instant IP telephony!

That's wrong, of course. Plenty of tough work goes into a VoIP deployment. But that doesn't mean you need to hire a passel of consultants and wait six months to get started. In fact, you can get a head start on things if you follow our Ten-Minute Guide To Deploying VoIP. It gives you the rundown on everything you need to know before you get started, from figuring out how you'll manage it to doing a network inventory, and more.

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