Not just another softphone, Ribbit Technology has put together a sophisticated open platform that allows developers to integrate telephony functions into a myriad of new and existing applications all accessible from a browser page. No phone, just a widget.
As VOIP technology has matured, many more ways to embed it, offer it, and use it have been developed. JaJah, Rebtel and TringMe are three companies whose products fit into the next generation of VOIP technologies by supporting Internet calling in a hidden manner with added productivity features, which will be especially useful to the small and medium size companies.
Free, often does not mean absolutely free but there are several ways to get free IP telephony and call center system functionality today. Open source IP telephony software can be downloaded from several sources free, but you supply the hardware. Aastra OnDemand provides free call center services – really free – but you pay for some calls.
A listing of providers of IP telephony systems, hosted IP telephony services, IP contact center services and free open source-based IP telephony software broken out by small and medium-to-large business service providers.