Network managers must strive to understand the implications of voice/data convergence

Not since the early 1980s when Novell Inc. began empowering PC users – and scaring SNA network managers – have we confronted such a fundamental change in corporate networks. The convergence of voice and data – finally a reality after several false starts – marks another critical turning point in the evolution of corporate IT. IP telephony is in your future. Deny that and you might not have a future.