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For over 12 years now you’ve trusted us for all the phones, adapters, switches, and gateways that you need for your VoIP network.

We want to help you even more.

So we built our very own VoIP services offering from the ground up with future proof, scalable, and flexible features that we know you need from your communication platform.

Introducing CloudSpan by VoIP Supply our first ever cloud-based services that include:

About CloudSpan SIP Trunks

If you manage your own VoIP system, CloudSpan SIP Trunking offers business class SIP trunks with standard features such as unlimited inbound calling, e911 Emergency Service, caller ID with location, HD voice, and fraud protection.

CloudSpan SIP Trunking service does …

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Asterisk VoIP Security

When I came across a blog on Huffington Post that called Asterisk out on the security of their open source VoIP platform I just had to know, is this true?

So I asked Asterisk (after I said “asked Asterisk” five times fast) and got this detailed response from David Duffet, Director of Worldwide Asterisk Community.

Duffett (@dduffett) explains that protecting your network is a not whole lot unlike fortifying your house against break-ins.

VoIP Supply: Who is the Asterisk VoIP platform designed for?

David Duffet: The Asterisk IP communications engine is for anyone that wants to create a flexible and powerful communications solution. Asterisk configuration is performed through a number of ascii text files, and this is why a number of …

Office technology is supposed to make our working lives easier but the overwhelming amount of options makes it difficult just choosing the right device.

So where do you turn and who do you trust when you want to know who’s used this stuff before, what works and what doesn’t, and how much hair will I pull out trying to install this thing?

This is when you seek the guidance of a VoIP blogger like Michael Graves (@mjgraves) who runs the site Graves on SOHO Technology. He tests products geared for the small office / home office (SOHO) user and offers you, the reader, a wealth of detailed product reviews, guides and how-to articles, and great hands-on advice.

Graves explained to us …

Sangoma, a leading provider of voice and data cards since 1984 for VoIP platforms like Asterisk and FreeSWITCH, is now offering free online technical training courses to introduce you to their line of Sangoma TDM interface cards.

What You’ll Learn at Sangoma TDM Training

Sangoma offers a wide range of telephony cards including digital voice cards, analog voice cards, wireless GSM cards, hybrid voice boards, and ISDN BRI voice cards.

The first of three training sessions will help you learn:

  • Which Sangoma card you should choose (Analog, BRI, PRI, E1, T1, J1, GSM) and the benefits for each type in your system.
  • Introduction to Sangoma’s WANPIPE Driver including:
    • Installation methods for Asterisk based systems
    • How to configure your Asterisk system with Sangoma
    • Hardware installation

Questions about VoIP devices and services are regularly submitted to VoIPSupply.com through a technical support ticket or via the “Ask The Expert” tab on our product pages.

We respond to these requests directly but more often than not, this Q & A would be helpful for lots of other folks.

Below are your VoIP questions answered – Real questions from real people just like you.

Q: I have a Polycom VVX600 phone. Will this headset [Jabra Motion Office] work with that phone? Is there something available that would signal people that I am on the phone when I am talking on the headset – perhaps an optional light or something?

A:   The Jabra Motion Office is a versatile wireless headset that promises to be …

Sometimes you have to take the good with the bad like the fact that Summer has ended, but the kids are out of the house and back in school.

Once in a while though you don’t have to settle for anything, like getting to enjoy the beautiful Fall foliage together with the start of football season.

To help you combine more great things for a win-win situation, we’re offering Instant Rebates on sleek, stylish, and sturdy Aastra VoIP Phones.

Only until the end of September, enjoy an Instant Rebate between $10 and $50 on select Aastra phones that offer:

  • Solutions for small businesses on up to enterprise applications.
  • Open standards that support SIP, Asterisk, FreeSwitch, and Switchvox.
  • HD audio, multiple lines, expandibility, PoE, and Gigabit

This is combination of old news and new news.

Many people have been using Google Voice with Obihai VoIP adapters for some time now to take advantage of free calling with the wireless or corded phones they already own.

That’s why the company has this appropriately titled blog post, The Google Voice Service is Still Working on My OBi! How come?. Google was scheduled to drop the XMPP communication protocol that made this possible.

The new, good, news is that Google Voice is now officially supported on Obihai VoIP adapters.

What This Means

What this means now is that instead of crossing your fingers that your OBi device will still work with Google Voice, which Obihai could not confirm or support, is that …

The news that Apple iOS 8 software is now publicly available is exciting, but try to resist the urge to install the update if you’re a current user of the Switchvox Mobile App.

Digium has announced that their Switchvox app does not yet support iOS 8:

We are working to determine Switchvox Mobile’s compatibility with this new version of the operating system, and cannot guarantee the app will function under iOS 8.

Switchvox Mobile is the free app that allows you to access your Switchvox VoIP network via iPhone, Android, and Blackberry devices.

Switchvox iOS 8 Plan

Digium plans on having an updated mobile app available in October 2014 which “will offer much of the feature-set of a Digium desk phone, on your iPhone,” …

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This past week on September 17th and 18th, VoIP Supply participated in the 22nd Annual United Way of Caring in what has become one of the biggest community service events in Buffalo and Western New York.

It’s a great event, with even greater turnout, where companies lend out their employees who get a chance to help their neighbors and gain a some team-building experience.

We were proud to help out Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara with blacktop sealing and another project where a resident was in need of fence staining.

Get Involved, Year of Giving

Visit the United Way of Buffalo on Facebook or their website for more information on their charitable efforts and ways that you can get involved.

We look forward to next year’s …

If you’ve been following the net neutrality debate you know that the FCC is currently reviewing over 3 million comments from the public to find out how they feel about the current Open Internet standard that we’re used to.

So far, public opinion is less than 1% against net neutrality. Most people, it seems, believe that all internet traffic was created equal.

Can the voice of the people be enough to sway the FCC or will service providers be allowed to monetize priority internet traffic?

We’ll have to wait. In the meantime, if you’ve wondered how this will affect your Voice over IP, here’s a helpful infographic from Visually:…

Questions about VoIP devices and services are regularly submitted to VoIPSupply.com through a technical support ticket or via the “Ask The Expert” tab on our product pages.

We respond to these requests directly but more often than not, this Q & A would be helpful for lots of other folks.

Below are your VoIP questions answered – Real questions from real people just like you.

Q: In case that my Internet Provider or SIP provider fail, has the Cisco SPA232D the survival option through it’s FXO port?

A:   The Cisco SPA232D ATA is an FXS/FXO gateway with DECT so that in addition to using your analog phones and fax machines with VoIP you can, with the addition of an integrated DECT base station, also …