3Com has been changing the way businesses speak since it brought the first IP-PBX to market in 1998. Now, 3Com delivers advanced convergence solutions designed for easy implementation in new or existing infrastructures. The IP phones, applications and platforms that comprise the 3Com Convergence Applications Suite let small to mid-sized businesses and large distributed global enterprises benefit from productivity-enhancing applications and cost-effective, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based Voice over IP services. 3Com VCX™ and NBX® IP telephony platforms help businesses thrive with global calling plans, call recording, unified voice mail and media-rich conferencing. Voice routing intelligence allows call-flow decisions to be made at local or global locations, based on real-time voice-traffic requirements, so that service level configuration, availability, and cost can match business needs. And for efficient wired and wireless connectivity, regardless of location, the award-winning 3Com Convergence Center Client provides a user-friendly interface that can support desktop video conferencing and secure presence (with Instant Messenger), as well as audio conferencing and file sharing.