The IP Telecommuting module, announced Monday, is designed to let remote workers access corporate VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) applications, including conference calls and messages. Employees can make calls through the IP telephony system from places such as broadband-enabled airports and hotels, as well as their homes. And incoming calls into office phones can be redirected to a mobile phone or a hotel room, the company said.
The module, available now, uses Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) technology.
VoIP networksinstead of conventional telephone lines. The lower-cost systems are quickly gaining popularity among and individuals, currently accounting for about 5 million users.
The list price for the 3Com module for 100 concurrent remote users is $80 per user, 3Com said.