In two years, Skype has reached 44 million users and have 3 million concurrent users online each day. 2% of all broadband users currently worldwide on the Internet are on Skype at any one time, and more than 5% of international voice traffic is going over Skype.
So what is Skype? At its base level, it offers zero cost PC to PC telephony and very low cost charges for PC to PSTN phone calls. However, its technology also offers you a global intercom, "always on" access to people, a way to avoid telephone tag, instant messaging, video chat, file transfer and many other capabilities.
This video stream of a presentation by Stuart Henshall
explains some of the implications of Skype and asks "What's your Skype Presence?"
You can download Skype here
and take a look.
Cherryleaf is on Skype. Whilst very few organisations have a Skype strategy yet, there are some that are already modifying their service offerings, selling and support systems to take advantage its capabilities. How will it affect your department, your organisation?www.skype.com