Kevin has a number of posts – of which this is the latest – defining 2005 as “The year of VoIP”.
I can’t help thinking that voice is only one component of a communications over IP world however. The future network – which is here today in embryo – is going to carry voice, video, data, messaging and presence information. VoIP will be just a small milestone.
I think of it as a process like the OS taking on more and more. Only in this case the OS is the IP network.