Gartner Research

IPT vs. TDM Life Cycle Purchase and Operations Costs

Published: 24 July 2007

ID: G00150236

Analyst(s): Daniel O'Connell, Jay Lassman


The differences between the shorter product life cycle of an IP telephony platform versus a traditional PBX system yield surprising results when comparing the respective costs. Understand these differences to determine which is better for your company.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • IPT vs. TDM Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Capital Costs
  • Annual Operations and Maintenance Costs
  • Ancillary IPT Benefits
  • What You Need to Know

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