The WSJ has a good piece on how SBC just sold a huge “internet telephony” contract to Ford to go live within the next 3 years. Not sure why they did not reference VOIP at all, but surely seems to be the topic.
SBC Communications Inc. is rolling out Internet phone service to 50,000 Ford Motor Co. employees in 110 locations, marking one of the largest such deployments yet as traditional phone companies enter the Internet-calling fray. [WSJ – link should work for a few days]
One of the clear benefits to large organizations is managing a single network for voice, video and data… sounds good to me. I like it from one place as well and I’m just one guy.