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Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) refers to the technological protocol that is used to begin any sort of data connection. This connection can involve a variety of applications, such as FaceTime or a Zoom call. While the type of SIPs used may vary depending on the service that is involved, an SIP is used in a wide array of internet applications. They also work in conjunction with numerous other internet protocols, such as HTTP and SMTP.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Small businesses should understand that an SIP is part of any communication effort that they make over the internet. However, they should also understand that SIPs are preprogrammed as part of any technological tool. They occur automatically in any working internet connection.

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