ALERT

[WEBINAR] Better to Ask Permission? Best Practices for Privacy and Security

Multiple Points of Presence (MPOP)

Definition - What does Multiple Points of Presence (MPOP) mean?

Multiple points of presence (MPOP) is a concept in networking and communications applications that a user can be present at different communications methods at the same time. For example, a person might be present at a computer, a desk phone and a mobile phone at the same time. MPOP is supported by many unified communications applications such as Microsoft Lync.

Techopedia explains Multiple Points of Presence (MPOP)

Many communications programs, such as instant messaging clients, can report presence information, such as whether a user is available, away or busy. With the move toward unified communications in the enterprise, presence can get more complicated. A user might be unavailable at a desk phone but reachable by mobile phone.

With a single point of presence, a user is only available in one place at a time, but with multiple points of presence, users can be reachable by multiple contact methods at once.

Share this:

Connect with us

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Resources
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems:
Learn the benefits and limitations of the 3 generations of IT infrastructure – siloed, converged and hyperconverged – and discover how the 4th...
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization:
Businesses today aspire to achieve a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) to enhance business agility and reduce operational complexity. However, the...
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.