IP Telephony (EIPT) service is built upon a network of high performance and high availability servers that enable voice applications to be transmitted on the agency’s local area and wide area networks. It enables communications capability to be utilized virtually anywhere that a data network or Internet connection can be obtained. Hence the EIPT service can support a highly diversified network architecture for a variety of agency communications network configurations, i.e., campus, multi-site, branch (networked or distributed), remote, small, and home offices.
As a hosted PBX telephony offering utilizing IP networking technologies, the EIPT service is utilized to extend inter-agency, local, and long distance telephone services in a feature rich geographically independent environment.
Each gateway is designed to provide redundancy and backup telephone operation at the site in the event of loss of the wide area network connection to the central EIPT server. All users are provided with a multi-button electronic telephone, voice mail, and an individual seven-digit extension number.