What is SIP Trunking? | SIP Trunking, Voice, and Messaging

Frequently Asked Questions - What is SIP Trunking?

What is SIP Trunking?

A SIP trunk is a direct connection between your organization and Flowroute. It enables you to extend voice over IP (VoIP) telephony beyond your organization’s firewall and to the PSTN using an internet connection rather than a traditional phone line. This simpler configuration is easier and less expensive to design, operate, maintain, and upgrade. Flowroute’s services typically cost a fraction of a traditional phone provider so your investment in SIP trunking can give a quick and substantial return on investment.

To use SIP Trunking, what is required?

The components necessary to use SIP trunking is a working internet connection and an IP-PBX, IP Phones, softphones or a mediation server. If you are not familiar with what a mediation server is, it performs encrypting, decrypting, and data translation between an Office Communications Server deployment on one side and the world beyond on the other. Flowroute SIP is compatible with nearly every SIP capable PBX system.