Voice Mail Systems, has dominated the communication market for a long a time. When it was launched, it was considered as one of the biggest breakthroughs in the communication field. The coolest features that Voice Mailing introduced to the world were the benefits of having an answering machine, with extensive features including, checking the messages from any other phone. However, we can see that the popularity of voice mail is going down gradually and being replaced by a variety of other cutting edge technologies. One of those technologies is Unified Messaging. Unified Messaging offers a whole lot more options to the users, including all those features that were offered by Voice Mail Systems.
Different Types of Messages: One of the most important advantages that Unified Messaging has to offer is its ability to support multiple message types and formats. While Voice Mailing allows users to send voice messages only, Unified Messaging can do a lot more than that. While users can send voice messages to each other they can also send emails, text messages, or fax through Unified Messaging system which makes it a much preferable choice for many businesses around the globe. Some advanced Unified Messaging systems also allow video messages to be sent and received. The ability to send/receive all these types of messages, allow users to eliminate additional devices from the work place such as Fax Machines.
Accessibility: Another advantage that Unified Messaging has over voice mail systems is that they allow the users to access their messages (of all types) in many ways. Even standard land line phones are able to deliver voice messages from the Unified Messaging system, along with other access mediums such as mobile phones, PCs or smart phones. Voice mails can be send as attachment in an email which not only delivers the message but allow the receiver to have it saved for future use. This makes it a much better and productive mode of communication that looks hard to beat in coming years. This easy access to the received messages make the life of busy business people a lot more easier and it is the core reason why more and more businesses are opting for this solution to streamline their day to day operations.
Integration with Latest Products: More and more technology companies are opting to include this Unified Messaging system in their upcoming products due to its growing demand. This gives users even more options to choose from. Even latest mobile phones or smart phones are coming with built-in Unified Messaging systems, which indicate how popular and critical this system has become. Also many Email companies are offering the integration of Unified Messaging system in their email programs to help their users make the most of this latest technology.
Comply with the Digital Life Style: People in this modern era, want to live a digital life, and want easy access to information and their communication with others, Unified Messaging system is designed to facilitate that demand of hassle free life-style completely. Not only business people but a normal user can also make the most of this service.
Maegan Pulman is a freelance IT consultant and technology enthusiast. She is active in local and international IT events and is always on the lookout for the latest industry trends.