A Few Benefits of SIP Trunks

SIP trunks are a type of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and streaming media service. It is based on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) by which internet telephony service providers deliver telephone services and unified communications to customers private branch exchange and Unified Communications facilities.  As SIP trunking matures, it is becoming increasingly popular as a viable technological option for many businesses. How much do you know about SIP trunking and how it can benefit your Maryland business?

Cutting Costs

Reducing the cost of two expensive and separate infrastructures into one results in your business saving money. SIP trunks are able to utilize the existing internet connection in order to deliver voice services. There is no longer a need for a separate physical connection into you premise for voice. It is estimated that your business can save up to 50% of voice  communications costs from traditional business telephone systems by switching to SIP trunking.


SIP also enables easier integration of unified communication services. These services include video, messaging, voice, directory services and more to come, all using the same communications protocol.


The largest hold back in migrating to SIP trunk service is typically the end user internet reliability. The perception is that if the internet is down, then so are your phones. While this is true to a point, it is easily handled with the proper planning. If available a backup internet connection can be used, even 4G wireless if required. In situations where there is no back up internet available, SIP trunks can be configured to automatically fail-over to either a traditional analog or digital subscriber lines, mobile phones, an automated attendant in the cloud, or any combination of these so your business is never truly down.


When you need your communications to grow or move with you, SIP trunking is easily adaptable and flexible. It can be deployed to anywhere that you have an internet connection, and expanded to use as much bandwidth as you have available.

If you’re looking for a way to strengthen your business communication, and save money consider SIP trunking with QCC today.