VoIP System Budget and Cost Benefit Analysis
Voice over IP (VoIP) is a group of technologies that delivers multimedia and communications session over the Internet Protocol network. The fundamental terms associated with the technology are Internet telephony, broadband telephony, IP telephony, broadband phone service. Apart from the cost-benefit analysis benefits based on vendor, significant characteristics of the VoIP software were noted. To begin with, the deployment of the system, with respect to the number of companies is impressive. Secondly, VoIP is a diverse centered-communications strategy, and it has enormous growth possibilities. However, its interoperability and management is a significant concern, which explains why companies are hiring system, managers (Stanton, 2012). This paper analyzes the proposed budget and the also conducts a cost benefit analysis of the project.
Discussion of the highlighted Costs
Consultation fees involve:
Project management, and
Concisely, the assessment fee includes:
Researching on the implementation cost,
Required hardware and software, and
Savings from conference calls, phone, and video calls.
In this respect, consultation on the system components, installation, warranty, and scope of work is conducted. Besides, the project rollout procedure is part of this cost where employees are trained on the new technology through conferences. Although, the cost is high, it is worth the price. Fortunately, some vendors offer these services as part of the customer experience. Most consulting companies quote the consultation fee at $2500. For example AAACUBE charges $25 per hour for consultation. 100 hours will be adequate for consultation bringing the total to $ 2500 (VoIP Info, 2013).
Landline Phone Expenses
The cost of a Voice over IP landline...