- The State of IP Fax in 2010
After years of incubation within the confines of the enterprise IP network, IP-based fax has recently entered a period of rapid and increasingly broad adoption. Business users are now pushing beyond the enterprise network, which uses on-premises gateways–let's call that IP Fax Phase I-and are now directly connecting with the IP service provider via SIP trunking or direct SIP peering—IP Fax Phase II–obviating the need for the enterprise gateway.
- No Better Than ATAs?
Yes, prior to some recent improvements, BladeWare had a lot in common with ATAs and gateways because of BladeWare's support of both T.38 and G.711 pass-through fax. Depending on the network, all of these network elements could exhibit some not-so-good outbound-fax completion rates.