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Is your VoIP phone system secured against attacks?

LA Times writer Paresh Dave reported that a San Diego hospital was the victim of a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) when an “extortionist who, probably using not much more than a laptop and cheap software, had single-handedly generated enough calls to tie up the lines.”

For two days phone lines appeared busy to the outside world.

Who Is Affected?

David writes that according to vague mentions in law enforcement documents telecom industry insiders, there have been a range of VoIP victims including:

  • Hospitals, nursing homes, and medical centers
  • A public safety agency and an emergency operations center
  • A manufacturer
  • Wall Street firms
  • Schools
  • Media
  • Insurance companies

There are more but “Many of the victims want …

The phrase “champagne on a beer budget” gets a bad rap in my opinion. When used it seems like there is usually a negative connotation associated with it but I don’t think that should always be the case. Sometimes it could be used to imply that you are getting more for less, which isn’t a bad thing. One example of how you could use the phrase in a positive manor is to describe the new Grandstream UCM6100 series of IP PBXs; where you get many of the features of an expensive enterprise grade IP PBX without the price tag or champagne on a beer budget.

WHAT IS IT?

The Grandstream UCM6100 is a series of 4 new IP PBXs that have been targeted at …

It’s finally May and you know what that means – Busy summer sales months are right around the corner!  If your phone system is an antiquated analog or digital system, you are heading into the busiest weeks of the year with a disadvantage already!

At this point, you are probably already considering a new VoIP phone system.  If Switchvox, Frost and Sullivan’s choice for global growth leadership in Unified Communications, is a system you are considering or have already purchased, below are some training opportunities that you need to mark on your calendar!

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Free and Paid Switchvox Trainings that are Available now!

Is Switchvox Right for you? A live demonstration of Switchvox UC Phone System  – FREE held every …

For years, Switchvox has been the most trusted name in feature-rich, out of the box Asterisk® solutions. Digium’s Switchvox has won multiple awards in recent years including the CRN 5-star Partner, Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for Global Growth Leadership, TMC’s Innovation Award for 2012, among many others. Why does the industry love Switchvox? Because it offers the most comprehensive UC feature set right out of the box in an easy to install and administer package. In addition, the phone and email support that is included with each and every user subscription makes Switchvox one of the most supported Asterisk®-based systems available. Digium’s expert team of technicians is always on hand to help with even the most unique problems. Up …

VoIP Supply is hosting another live demonstration of Digium’s Switchvox UC platform this Thursday, February 21st at 11:30 AM EST.

Register now for the demo, Seeing is Believing, to see for yourself how just one solution can solve business problems and make communication easier.

Frost & Sullivan Vouches for Switchvox

As our thanks for registering, a copy of the latest analyst research from Frost & Sullivan will be provided; the Global Growth Award report that confirms why Digium is one of the top IP vendors.

Benefits of Migrating from Legacy Phone System

Businesses migrating from a legacy phone system to a unified IP communications platform owe themselves a look at the award winning Switchvox UC system, based on the Asterisk® communications platform.

Switchvox …

What Is It?

The Elastix ELX-025 is a 1U PBX appliance which can be used as a total UC solution for small and medium businesses. The ELX-025 appliance runs Elastix software, which is a distribution of Asterisk, the free open source PBX software. The Elastix ELX-025 ideally will support up to 100 extensions and 30 concurrent calls.Elastix_ELX25-side

What Does It Do?

What doesn’t it do? The Elastix ELX-025 is truly a “Unified Communication system”. We hear the UC buzzword everywhere but how many of those solutions labeled UC are really all encompassing of all the ways we communicate? The Elastix platform is.

IP PBX: Embedded into the Elastix system, which is ready for use right out of the box on the ELX-025, is obviously an …

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If Digium Switchvox is not your current phone system but it’s been on your radar, now’s your chance to see it live, in action.

Click here to register now for the live Switchvox demonstration, this Thursday, January 24, 2013, 2 pm EST.

Seeing is Believing

Digium Switchvox is an award-winning Unified Communications (UC) solution based on the Asterisk communications platform. This live demo is co-hosted by VoIP Supply with Digium’s Switchvox sales engineer Steve Jakab. You’ll get to see why this is no ordinary phone system – it’s the UC system that has the features you need to grow your business:

  • Presence,
  • Mobility,
  • On-demand reporting and more are all included.

Smarter, More Affordable

If you are looking for a smarter, more affordable alternative to add …

10.  RCA VoIP Phones. Name brands you have come to know and trust in your home have begun to emerge in the VoIP market. RCA VoIP phones for instance, along with Panasonic and AT&T, have begun to offer SIP phones that bring the consumer-friendly look and feel to your office. The most popular model, the RCA IP150, runs on an Android O/S and brings the Smartphone user experience to your desk.

 

9. Cisco SPA112 and SPA122. So long PAP2T and SPA2102! The new Cisco ATA’s are smaller, sexier, and more robust!

 

KX-TGP5508. Panasonic KX-TGP550 and KX-TPA50. With the passing of the Aastra CT Phones, the demand for a corded IP deskphone and a cordless DECT satellite handset was more focused …

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With the end of 2012 (and possibly the whole world) quickly approaching, we wanted to do a favor for those of you with excess budget that you need to “use or lose”.  I know, I know- you can thank us later, because with these “top 12 things to do with excess budget” you don’t have to plan on your own, and you can take back your most important asset – your time!


12.  Company tickets for an NHL game! Everyone loves to blow off some workplace steam by having a  few brews and sitting back to watch some….. oh wait…

11.  Learn to dance Gangnam Style. Many fitness places around North America are offering classes to learn how to ride your horse Gangnam Style, including Sunberry