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Extending VoIP to Remote Locations: Challenges and Solutions
In the past, the growing pains of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) centered on voice quality. However, VoIP solutions are now attractive alternatives to

at modem command  effectively manage VoIP infrastructure at remote locations. If they can't, voice service levels can easily be jeopardized. This white paper outlines the remote office challenges that are coming to light as more and more companies implement VoIP across the enterprise. It also explains how these challenges can be overcome. By keeping these concepts in mind as they plan their VoIP deployments, corporate IT departments and service providers alike can avoid the pitfalls experienced during the first wave of

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at modem command  of a product are at each location. Flexible Cycle Counting To achieve effective inventory management, it is necessary to verify that the on-hand quantities in the computer accurately represent what is on the shelf. To this end, some distributors perform a full physical inventory annually. However, performing a complete physical inventory does not ensure that counts will remain accurate over the next one to six months following the physical count. How small a percentage of stocked products will still have Read More

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at modem command  Extends Its Engagement at Beam In late October 2012, the price management solution developer Vistaar Technologies announced today that Beam Inc. has completed the third major phase of the Vistaar beverage alcohol pricing solution implementation . The latest phase should allow Beam to increase visibility across its entire value chain while managing multiple pricing protocols for 3,500 unique stock-keeping units (SKUs) across the company’s 75 US distributors. Since phase-one implementation in Septem Read More

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