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What is VoIP Colocation Service?

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has achieved huge friction over the last decade and has become a universal choice for businesses looking for cost-effective and secure communication networks to control their developing business.

What is VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) ?

VOIP implies Voice over Internet Protocol. VoIP services utilize Internet connections to make phone calls. The analog voice signal is converted into data packets and sent across the Internet, enterprise local networks, or WAN (Wide area networks). VoIP also carries multimedia content over IP networks.

VOIP Colocation Service

VOIP means Voice over Internet Protocol and Colocation means co-locating the devices into completely secured and managed infrastructure. Every time this question arises that why to collocate VOIP equipment? The answer is- When you estimate the cost for personnel, Internet bandwidth, power, real estate, phone service, and air-conditioning; you will gain tremendous economies of scale as the overhead cost is shared by the numerous customers in a Colocation facility –a fraction of the cost you would otherwise pay! With such large power usage, a great amount of heat is generated, thus it requires unique and very expensive air-conditioning units that you won’t get in a typical office building.

The colocation hosting services which are specially designed for VOIP and businesses using it can be considered as one of the redundant services. VOIP colocation services are provided to facilitate the more secured infrastructure resulting in cost saving. Colocation is also a service offered by several hosting companies. It is known as “infrastructure as a service,” a hosting company rents out the usage of servers, storage, and many other network devices. The hosting company also maintains the Internet connection and guarantees the security of both the data and the equipment. The hosting provider will keep the equipment at an optimal temperature, protect against equipment failure, and guard on theft. Taking many things into consideration, besides, to have better quality service, server colocation is much inexpensive and easier than seeking to locate your servers within your office space.

VoIP includes typical and different strategies for routing the calls. There can be different challenges associated with it because it is one of the complex technology which involves many peripherals. With pressure to create efficiencies in communications spending and cut overall costs, VoIP customers customized VOIP and IP Telephony solutions. One can reduce overhead costs using VoIP Colocation and Hosting services. Avoid the hassles of a phone room packed with expensive equipment that needs extra office space and staff to manage. Save dramatically on power usage for cooling systems and the need for high bandwidth by using the benefit of the VoIP Colocation and Hosting services.

Colocation service providers generally provide the server colocation facility rather than VOIP colocation. But few service providers give such a facility to make this convenient for the users. There are hundreds of companies offering server hosting and colocation, but very few offer services especially for VoIP with direct access to their carrier-class network. Since these servers are located in a data center, they are looped directly into a world-class voice network providing superior latency and call quality.

To conclude

The article shower a glimpse of the VoIP Colocation services, and I hope that the information shared is helpful for you.

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