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Daniel Dorsey

Dan Dorsey is the Vice President of Channel Partnerships at babyTEL. He has over 18 years of experience in the Media/Telecom industry, working with companies such as CNW Group, Rogers Television and Sprint Canada.

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How Secure Is Your Fax Transmission?

by Daniel Dorsey

Sep 3, 2015 11:24:00 AM

When Dialogic introduced the SR140 “virtual fax board,” it provided clients with the flexibility to move all their fax traffic to an IP network, thus lowering telephony costs, eliminating hardware failures, and allowing the design of economical business continuity architectures. Clients built their internal LAN and WAN networks to accommodate Fax over IP (FoIP) using the T.38 protocol.  T.38 is the robust FoIP protocol for faxing in real time, and when combined with a T.38 Service Provider such as babyTEL, a client could completely virtualize their fax infrastructure.  However, because of security concerns surrounding the use of FoIP over the Internet, many HIPAA and SOX regulated clients stopped the T.38 build at the edge of their network and elected to use border gateways connected to the old analog/PRI telephony network.  

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Topics: Fax