Top 5 Benefits of SIP Trunking

The overarching advantage of SIP trunking is the ability to combine multimedia signals and data over a single line – but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Aside from reducing multiple phone lines into a single point of entry, there are various business benefits to using SIP trunking over the traditional analog system. Below is a list of our top 5 reasons why we’re seeing a growing popularity in SIP trunking!

Scale Quickly

One of the most notable benefits about SIP trunking is the ability to scale quickly and effortlessly. As your business grows over time, you have the option of adding as many additional circuits as you need to the SIP trunk with very little setup time.

Reduced Costs

Who doesn’t love a good cost saver? Your savings with SIP trunks will depend on what you’re currently paying for your existing service as well as the SIP trunk offer you decide to deploy. However, the efficiencies you will gain by combining voice and data into one network coupled with the reduced IT costs associated with maintaining phone lines will equate to significant monetary savings.
While traditional PSTNs are sold in increment channels (4, 6, 8, 12, etc.), SIP trunks can be ordered in the precise amount that you need. If you have a small branch office that would only require 5 sessions at a single time, you simply purchase a trunk for that specific size. No need for additional costs from unnecessary channels!

Flexibility

You can always adjust the size of your SIP trunk to accommodate variations in bandwidth requirements, such as temporary peak times in call volumes or seasonal changes. Not only can you dynamically vary the amount of bandwidth given to any application based on requirements at any time, but you can also easily route traffic depending on volumes.

Disaster Recovery

With IP-based phone services, your system is protected from extreme weather conditions, natural disasters or even office renovations and ensures reliability far beyond a traditional PSTN. SIP lines can be programmed so that if users are out of the office, the lines roll over to backup sites, or to devices somewhere within your network at a backup facility. It’s all based on the business rules you set up, and allows for peace of mind and business continuity in the event of any disaster

Easy to Manage

No need for an IT expert! When it comes to installing and using a SIP trunk, the process couldn’t be any easier. The best solutions provide an easy to use control panel and simple instructions for configuring your PBX. And from here, you should be able to configure your unified communications as well, which are becoming increasingly important to 21st century businesses. Enabling presence, call transfers from cell devices to soft phones and other advanced features, SIP trunks provide the foundation that makes all this possible!

Versature delivers the most scalable and reliable SIP Trunk connections to your PBX system. Think a SIP Trunk is the perfect solution for your business? Explore Versature’s SIP Trunk offering today!
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About Danica Bateman

Danica Bateman serves as Versature's Marketing Specialist, creating social content surrounding cloud-based business VoIP communication solutions, helping to increase Versature's community outreach and marketing efforts. When she's not uploading posts to Versature's social, she's often baking treats or playing boardgames!