Paul DesmondPCWorld

Paul Desmond has been involved in the IT trade press since 1988. He is principal with PDEdit (, an IT publishing firm he founded in 2001 that produces content for the IT trade press and vendor communities, including white papers, case studies, blogs and Web sites. Prior to founding PDEdit, Paul spent 11 years at Network World, serving as a reporter as well as news editor and features editor. Under his leadership, Network World’s features department took home a number of editorial excellence awards, including a 1996 Neal Certificate of Merit Award from the Business Press Association and two 1998 awards from the American Society of Business Press Editors. Paul has also served as editor of Redmond magazine and was the founding editor-in-chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine, which earned a Neal Award for Best Startup publication of 2005. He was also founding editor of the Web site, now known as

Five Business Benefits of SIP Trunking

Enterprises are on board with IP services – SMBs should be, too

Nearly 70% of companies with 500 or more employees have already implemented or are expanding their use of IP-based voice services, both locally and across the wide area. The benefits they’re seeing include creating a more flexible work environment, lower costs, and a streamlined communications infrastructure. Given how mature the VoIP market is, there’s no reason smaller companies shouldn’t be enjoying the same sorts of benefits.