6 Reasons Why Upgrading Your Fax Server to Faxcore eV6 Enterprise Makes Sense
Some say “fax is dead” – it’s not! It’s still seen as an integral part of the communication systems in major healthcare, financial services, government, education and logistics industries. Though fax technology is old, it’s still the best way to confirm documents reach their intended destination. Although, regulatory compliance continues to be a compelling reason for organizations are dependent on their faxing platform, thus making it an essential piece of business infrastructure. Therefore, it is critically important to continuously ensure your fax system is up to date to ensure its patched and meets your current network standards. Considerations to continue to operate on-premise versus moving to the cloud continue to dominate the conversations we have with our clients – as the business needs continue to change.
FaxCore, a leading web based Fax Server provider and since 2002, has recently released its latest fax server edition FaxCore eV6 Enterprise. In this blog, I’ll discuss the reasons why you should consider updating your fax server.
About Faxcore Server
Before we jump into the reasons for upgrading, let’s quickly look at some of Faxcore’s features. It is built on the Microsoft .Net Framework 4.X, designed to service high volume fax messaging traffic over enterprise networks of any size. With FaxCore you fax enable your entire organization locally or globally. A few of the services include FaxCore Fax Agent, which communicates directly with FaxCore FoIP (Fax Over IP) drivers and intelligent fax cards (if you’re still considering this older tech – you’re in luck), to send and receive faxes and secondary windows fax driver instance for fail-over/overflow configuration with etherFAX. You can also use FoIP as a cloud storage solution. There is FaxCore Renderer that provides high-performance server-side rendering of common desktop document formats including Microsoft Office, HTML, PDF, ODT, and other graphics, and FaxCore Database, which is an MS-SQL (included in the price when you buy FaxCore from Connectis) or SQL Express Database engine which store both the FaxCore repository (domains, users, configuration settings, etc.), and the transactional data of messages sent and received through FaxCore. Additionally, there is a Microsoft IIS web application – FaxCore Website, that serves as an end-user and administrator interfaces via a web browser.
These services support features like Automated Archiving, Integration with Microsoft Applications, Fax Enable Applications, and SMTP Gateway and much more. For the purpose of your business, it ensures faster communication, robust document security, and document access. Also, for your IT team, it includes features like Windows Server support, access to archived documents, powerful admin settings, and automatic archiving.
Why Upgrade to Faxcore eV6 Enterprise?
1. Integration with Scalability
FaxCore eV6 Enterprise, is a modern multi-tenant fax server solution that enables integration with the popular EMRs, including SAP, Exchange, Notes, ShoreTel, Avaya, and Cisco and others. It provides a highly scalable architecture, enabling unlimited users to manage faxes from any web-enabled device. And by the way, licenses are not dependant on user count.
2. Single Sign-On Accessibility
Now FaxCore logins are protected by Single Sign On (SSO) that can be optionally configured for each user by the Domain’s Fax Administrator. And the SSO integrates with several 3rd party services with OAuth including Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and Microsoft.
3. Cloud Storage
It provides easy access to your cloud storage, helping your users to retrieve documents easily from anywhere they’ve got web access.
4. Self Registration
With automation in access control, the new version permits the onboarding of new users through the new self-registration process.
5. Advanced User Interface
The new version eV6, while maintaining all the functionality of eV5, eV6 has a new modern user interface which is easier to read and interact with on any mobile device and includes easier report view, and desktop notifications.
eV6 is more secure fax server application than ever, with included services for 2-factor authentications, Captcha to prevent bot spam, and Content Security Policy (CSP).
Connectis has implemented the most fax servers in Canada. As a knowledgeable team in this space we can advise your IT staff on the value and costs of switching your existing expensive fax server implementation, or updating your existing technology with the most modern and powerful solution around these days. Call us at 905-695-2200 or email email@example.com to discuss your requirements and learn what the steps to put your fax server in the cloud.
By the way, if you’re considering eliminating your local fax server and wish to replace it with a pure fax server service, Connectis provides our FaxCloud.biz service and manage all your fax requirements and you’ll only pay a monthly service fee – no more maintenance charges – nice!