Monday, 16 January 2012

What do you need to run a cloud-based telephony application?

What you need to run a cloud-based telephony application: The
 difference between traditional hardware-based and cloud-based
deployments
Ok, you’re sold on the benefits of cloud computing. You understand it means you can take advantage of computing resources that are owned and managed by someone else.  That’s great!  But you want to know what that means in relation to telecommunications, if you need any additional hardware or software, who takes care of the PSTN connection, how you can access the telephony resources in the cloud, how does it compare to the traditional deployment options. In short, you want to know what you need to know, in order to be able to develop and deploy your telephony-based application, whether it’s an IVR, voice-broadcast or conferencing system.  This post intends to answer your questions.