Signature design for a family of IP telephony products for the enterprise market. The stand-alone IP telephone features an easy-to-use, large touch-screen for various advanced telephony features, such as reading one's voicemail and ad-hoc conferencing, improving productivity and streamlining communications. Name-based dialing has presence information for contacts (such as available or in a meeting). Contact lists can be quickly viewed via a scroll-wheel below the display and a fingerprint scanner allows for quick, secure authentication. A user's own presence is shown via an iconic multi-color LED indicator.