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foipFaxing has been the nemesis of VoIP systems for as long as VoIP has been a thing. If you had a good VoIP vendor in the past, they would generally recommend you stick to a landline, or PRI for your fax services. That was because faxing over protocols like SIP had proven to be completely unreliable due to the fickle nature of faxing over a best effort architecture. Even with the advent of T.38, faxing still was a problem child for many.

Enter FoIP, or Fax over IP. Specifically, Sangoma’s iteration of FoIP, which actually works. I believe we live in a time where things should just work, and we should stop dealing with custom problems born from custom solutions. Sangoma offers Fax Station, which

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VoIP Supply’s Refresh provides a great opportunity to buy the quality used IP Phones at a fraction of the cost. Check out our top 3 featured IP phone picks for the month of January with savings of more than 25% compared to new models.

Polycom VVX 500 VoIP PhoneThe Refresh Polycom VVX 500 is a 12-line IP Phone that provides an interface not only for high definition (HD) calls but also for media and storage applications. Use your VVX 500 to connect to web applications, display a digital photo frame, news, sports, weather, or even as an extension of your PC desktop. The VVX 500 has a 3.5in TFT color touch-screen display.

Top Operability Features:

  • UC Software and  Polycom Desktop Connector to PCs; keyboard and mouse sharing
  • Microsoft Exchange

Compete with Amazon…Are you kidding me?

For a lot of online retailers including many of our VoIP resellers, Amazon, a $470 billion e-commerce and cloud computing giant, is extremely difficult to compete with. Actually, VoIP Supply is in the same boat with many of you; we have to compete with Amazon for certain products, and we understand how frustrating it can be! Therefore, we want to share some tips that we found effective to help you get your share back from Amazon!

 

  1. Point out the Violators

Many manufacturers have a strict Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) that resellers and distributors have to follow. It is the lowest price a business can sell the product online or in advertisement. Follow these steps to protect your margin:

You have a limited budget and you love your old phones. Does that mean you can’t ever enjoy the benefits of VoIP that everyone is talking about? No, not at all. A VoIP adapter is your answer.

A VoIP adapter, also known as an Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) converts a VoIP signal to an analog tone so that you can use existing analog devices such as your old phone or fax machines with VoIP service. In other words, you will be benefiting from VoIP just like other VoIP users without having to replace your existing analog equipment! Better yet, you can get a new ATA for just under 60 dollars! Here are 5 popular ATA choices to get your foot in the door:

 

Obihai

VoIP Supply’s Partner Program is an efficient and effective way to grow your business exponentially. Our industry-aggressive commission and our relationships with a wide range of VoIP partners and service providers put your business in the best place to develop and grow. Nevertheless, that’s just the beginning of what the VoIP Supply team can do for you!

Our marketing team acts as your extension to keep your customers engaged at all times. We are here to help you succeed regardless how small or big your business is. Don’t take our word for it! See some of our popular resources here yourself!

 

Sales Training

We host sales training sessions with our brands almost every quarter. This is the opportunity for our partners to learn the …

Our tech support team at VoIP Supply offers great pre- and post-sales support plus provisioning, consultations, configuration, and installation help. Recently we get a lot of VoIP hardware and VoIP service questions through our chat support and would like to share the answers with all of you who might have the same questions.

In the previous Mom’s calling Q&A series, we have discussed: Configuration for VVX300 to Disable Do Not Disturb (DND) Key

Today, we have more new questions and answers for you. Check it out!

What is the most basic setup for a full-featured VoIP system?

Q: What is the most basic setup for a full-featured, Unified Communications system? I am looking for an on-premise system with some kind of mobile phone integration for …

Note: This is a guest post from Mark Dacanay.

Now that more and more businesses are moving towards the cloud, it would really be helpful to learn about all the equipment you can use to maximize its potential. One of the Cloud’s practical applications for business is communications. Businesses can use the Internet as a communication medium for voice and video calling, text messaging, and online faxing. Voice over IP or VoIP is the Internet protocol that makes voice and video calling possible via the web, using connected devices like computers and mobile devices.

Aside from PCs and smartphones, there is still other hardware that you need to know, in order to make the most out of VoIP for your business. Here are a few …

Snom has been known for its affordable and reliable IP phone solutions. Their SIP 700 Series features VPN, auto-provisioning & redirection, remote management, and more advanced capabilities. To take your communication experience to an even higher level, today, Snom introduced a whole new deskset, the D785, to provide you a larger color display and more advanced support. Let’s delve into the details!

4.3-inch Color Display With 24 Self-Labeling Keys

The D785 is a 12-line SIP Phone featuring a 480×272 large color LCD display for a clearer view. The 24 self-labeling keys (4 pages) allow you to customize your phone to better fit in your business and work environment. Need more flexibility? Pair the D785 with up to three D7 expansion modules to gain 18 more

January 4th, 2018 – Polycom announced that they have signed a merger agreement to acquire Obihai Technology, Inc, a VoIP audio solutions innovator based in California’s Silicon Valley.

Polycom is a multinational corporation that develops video, voice and content collaboration and communication technology. After completion of this strategic acquisition, Polycom expects to broaden their solutions portfolio to add the cloud-based capabilities and Analog Terminal Adapter solutions.

Obihai Technology specializes in developing software and hardware for VoIP endpoints. Their innovative development team will add great value to Polycom to compete in the global voice market. The acquisition is expected to close early in first quarter of 2018.

“Sangoma Technologies (the parent company of VoIP Supply)  always admires watching other North American based businesses growing both in

When the technology advances and changes the way we do business, you won’t want to be left behind. Although savings is the most common reason that many nonprofit organizations deploy a VoIP system, Internet telephony does more than just reducing costs for you, it is the future of nonprofit communication.

 

#1 Cost Effective Solution

If you own a nonprofit business, you would understand how important it is to manage your budget wisely. With a limited budget available, upgrading to a cost-effective phone system becomes a must in the long term. A hosted VoIP Service can save you money over time from expensive upgrades and pricy analog phone lines. Also, there will be no long distance rates as VoIP is an Internet-based phone system.

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VoIP Supply has used inventory of popular IP Phones that are guaranteed to work as new.  Take advantage of the great models in stock before they deplete.

 

Yealink T46G

The T46G has features that are ideal for an executive user. HD display, support for Gigabit Ethernet, EHS and USB as well as programmable keys are just a few of the perks of this IP Phone.

Quick Features:

  • 4.3″ 480 x 272-pixel color display with backlight
  • Dual-port Gigabit Ethernet
  • Built-in a USB port, support Bluetooth headset (Through USB Dongle)
  • Up to 6 SIP accounts
  • Paper label free design
  • PoE support
  • Headset, EHS support
  • Supports expansion modules

Datasheet

 

Grandstream GXP2170

The GXP2170 is a 12-line enterprise level phone with a 4.3-inch color LCD display. You