Updated 5/14/2009 - Faxing is something that people are comfortable with; it is a familiar and trusted form of communication. The business that is able to capitalize on the benefits that fax servers can deliver will be able to gain significant advantages over companies that have not embraced the technology. In this eBook you'll learn how Fax servers can provide significant value over stand-alone fax machines, including cost reductions through fax machine elimination and telephone line consolidation, productivity improvements, paper wastage reduction, storage benefits and significant enhancements in compliance and accountability. Fax servers may also be integrated with multi-function printers (MFPs) to leverage a company’s MFP investment.

In any business scenario, an entity that can find a strategic business advantage will be more successful than one that just moves along and simply uses the technologies available, rather than taking advan-tage of those technologies. Fax server technology is rarely on the top of an IT professional’s list. There are other far more glamorous technologies that tend to catch their attention. But faxing is something that people are comfortable with; it is a familiar and trusted form of communication. The business that is able to capitalize on the benefits that fax servers can deliver will be able to gain significant advantages over companies that have not embraced the technology. With this eBook we have just scratched the surface of information available on network fax servers. Additional information on all of the areas we have touched on will be available from your fax server vendor of choice. You will find that not all fax server software is the same. Some will be targeted at only the small business while others cover the gamut from the small business to enterprise class deployment.