Business owners will often find that communication is probably one of the most important tools at their disposal. As a result, there are a lot of choices for those who both want to save money and expand their communication possibilities. Voice over Internet Protocol and cloud-based telephone systems are just the beginning. Another promising area is Unified Communications. Unified communications is a merger of IP phone systems along with computer applications, video conferencing, and a host of other tools. All these applications and voice, video, and data work seamlessly for you to send the right information in real time.