Siemens Communications Talks of New SOA Based IP Telephony Market Model To Come
Nick Lippis has an industry discussion with Mark Straton, Senior Vice President Siemens Communications. Nick leads the talk by describing the third phase of IP telephony, the strategic phase, while Mark makes his points of why Siemens will lead this phase. Gone will be capital cost, siloed communications applications and in will be SOA based communications enabled applications and hosted IP tel solutions. There’s a good discussion about the industry structure and which vendors, Avaya, Cisco, Nortel, Mitel, Siemens, Alcatel will survive and thrive in the strategic phase.