Single-site VoIP systems
(VoIP in the LAN) for companies

This article is a brief introduction about Voice over IP technology in local area network environment in relation with Ozeki VoIP SIP SDK. After reading through this page you will be fully familiar with all the essential terms concerning VoIP in the LAN and what you will need for creating your own solution using Ozeki VoIP SIP SDK.

A Local Area Network (LAN) supplies networking capability to a group of computers in close proximity to each other such as in an office building, a school, or a home. LAN is your company's inside network connection. From this article you can get to know VoIP technology's greatest advantages in LAN environment.

voice over ip in lan environment
Figure 1 - Voice over IP in LAN environment

Inside communication at your company can happen in e-mail form, too, but phone calls are more efficient when it is about speed. Enormous project plans can be transferred by e-mail effectively but it is safer to also notify our colleagues by a quick phone call about the mail they were getting. So we can state: telephoning is inevitable in a company's life. But why spend a fortune on inside corporate communication?

The most a business person can save on inside corporate communication is by switching to VoIP technology. Because of the bandwidth efficiency and low costs that VoIP technology can provide, businesses are migrating from traditional copper-wire telephone systems to VoIP systems to reduce their monthly phone costs. It is a world phenomenon, so why should you be out of it?

Dedicated VoIP phones connect to the IP network using gateways and routers (Figure 1). They are typically designed in the style of traditional digital business telephones. You can also attach your PCs to this system in order to use a softphone, for instance.

This article introduced you the basic knowledge about Voice over IP technology in local area network environment and showed how Ozeki VoIP SIP SDK can help you to fulfill your goals. If you have read through this page carefully, you already have all the knowledge you need to start on your own solution.

As you are now familiar with all the terms concerning this topic, now it is time to take a step further and explore what other extraordinary solution Ozeki VoIP SIP SDK can provide to you.

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