Why is VoIP Network Readiness So Important?
Your phone system is the lifeline between your company, your customers, and your employees. That's why reliability and quality of service are essential parts of your communications network. There are certain aspects of your current network that need to be considered to ensure that you are capable of delivering high-quality voice, video, and UC features to your office. Below, you will find tips and tools, including a comprehensive VoIP network test, to help you understand your network and determine whether or not it’s fully ready to take advantage of a hosted phone system.
How Do I Read the VoIP Test Results?
Here are the top 3 factors in determining your VoIP network readiness. A good result on all of these tests does not guarantee your network will be reliable, but it can quickly detect an inadequate network.
If you receive a result in these ranges, keep reading for more tips on how to address the issue:
Definitions to Know
Quality of Service (QoS):
QoS is a feature available in quality managed network switches that allows you to prioritize your voice traffic. This allows you to ensure that your phone calls are going to get the bandwidth needed regardless of what else is happening on the network. QoS is a very important feature to quality and reliability of IP phone systems.
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