Many businesses with existing VoIP capabilities chose to spend fortifying the proportion of their total voice capabilities dedicated to IP. This was often at the expense of expanding VoIP capabilities to new locations. While there are indications that the economy and high-tech investments are in slow recovery, IP equipment investments are likely to lag other areas. This report reviews the key factors driving VoIP adoption, the impact of a slowing economy, and the multiple flavors of IP finding roots in the US business market. Survey results of 1, decision makers in organizations that have adopted VoIP are reviewed. This research is part of the Business IP Communications service.