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Extending VoIP to Remote Locations: Challenges and Solutions
In the past, the growing pains of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) centered on voice quality. However, VoIP solutions are now attractive alternatives to

it support challenges with remote users  a vital consideration for IT organizations that have limited resources and many pressing challenges to face besides VoIP implementation. RMSS sits on the public, or service provider, network and acts as a bridge between the Tenor and the management tools, allowing Network Administrators/Customer Support to manage access gateways anywhere. The benefits of Quintum's survivable approach to remote office VoIP include: Optimized reliability of voice service to all locations Lower capital provisioning costs

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