E-faxing, Efaxing, electronic faxing, cloud faxing, digital fax, online faxing, the list goes on. These are the terms we use to define online faxing communications and technologies.
Many people wonder, why are we still faxing? The stigma of fax lies in the physical fax machine, not the communications technology it uses behind the scenes.
The reason faxing is still a preferred form of messaging for sensitive data is that a direct connection is created between the two devices. It’s a secure, point-to-point connection and to intercept, someone would quite literally have to tap the phone line. Faxing is dependable, and far easier than working with incompatible technologies that don’t do what it’s supposed to do, securely sharing sensitive information.
Fax communications and technologies are evolving daily to become faster, more secure and adapt to the growing needs of organisations and its users. There is a stigma around faxing which we believe isn’t just. It’s important to understand that fax is the foundation of secure communications that will continue to evolve. It might not be called fax in 1, 2, 5, or 10 years but we will continue to use some form of evolved fax. The technology, process, education is deeply embedded across many organisations globally.