Day-to-Day Networking: VoIP for mobile workers

Lisa Phifer points out some important considerations to keep in mind if your mobile workforce is using Skype.

Skype used with VoIP or traditional cell phones can provide a convenient way for mobile workers to eliminate long-distance charges. However, there can be hidden costs such as draining network resources or compromising corporate security. In this month's Day-to-Day Networking feature, Lisa Phifer points out some important considerations to keep in mind if your mobile workforce is using Skype. Then our stalwart cartoon IT guy, Dave, deals with some VoIP user issues.

Our Day-to-Day Networking feature includes a cartoon, a quick networking technical tip, and a calendar that lets you know what's happening on our site and in the networking industry. Print it out and tack it up in your cubicle, email it or just open the PDF and check out the links.

Download December's Day-to-Day Networking calendar.

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