Grandstream recently announced the release of their upcoming WiFi VoIP phones for beta testing! This new WiFi phone supports 2 SIP accounts and features a built-in accelerometer, proximity sensor, panic button, and much more!

Grandstream WiFi VoIP Phone

Unique Features:

  • Integrated dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi support
  • 2 SIP accounts and 2 lines, and a 2.4” color LCD with real-time video streaming features
  • HD voice & dual MIC design with wide-band voice codecs such as Opus
  • Built-in accelerometer, proximity sensor, panic button, and push-to-talk features
  • Integrated Bluetooth for syncing headsets and mobile devices
  • Runs on AndroidTM 7.0 and supports custom Android apps

Great news! Google today announced that their Hangouts Meet, a designated business video conferencing solution, will be compatible with Polycom and Cisco hardware in a few weeks.

These integrations will make it easier for businesses to use meeting solutions utilizing existing VoIP hardware they have.

“Nothing’s more frustrating than hosting a meeting and having trouble getting people to join because of issues with technology—it can interrupt workflows and slow down productivity,” Rany Ng, Google’s director of product management for G Suite

Additionally, Google also introduced its new third party integration with Google calendar. Now you can join some third party calls such as Webex right from Google Calendar with a simple click.

We are expecting to see more integrations and analytics updates from Google in

Sangoma Technologies, a trusted leader in delivering scalable VoIP telephony systems, announced that their Vega 3000G gateway is a finalist for Channel Product of the Year (Hardware) at the Comms Business Awards on June 21st.

This award is for hardware products sold into the ICT Channel during 2017. Judges will be looking out for innovation and disruptive products which have brought a new dynamic to specific market segments.

Sangoma Vega 3000G is a 24 FXS port analog gateway with SIP support and is scalable for large deployments. This device offers voice, fax and modem support. Learn more here!

  • Up to 24 VoIP channels
  • QoS statistics reporting
  • SIP to SIP call routing
  • Emergency call routing
  • USB 2.0 for extra storage
  • Low-density PSTN gateway

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Earlier this year, Grandstream released the beta testing for their latest innovation: GWN.Cloud, which drew a lot of attentions and interests from many VoIP users. Today, Grandstream finally announced the official release of this new cloud controller! Here’s what you need to know about GWN.Cloud:

What is GWN.Cloud?

GWN.Cloud is an enterprise-grade cloud WiFi management platform designed for the GWN series WiFi access points that allows installers, network managers and end-users to quickly deploy WiFi networks at a blink of an eye! Best of all…. it’s all free!

What does GWN.Cloud do?

GWN.Cloud allows users to manage and view real time reports for the entire WiFi networks across multiple locations simply via a mobile app or a web browser. It doesn’t matter how big

Last week, Polycom, a multinational corporation that delivers video, voice and content communication technology, announced the release of their new Cloud Services and Polycom Device Management Services (PDMS).

These new services open up new capabilities for enterprise customers to manage and measure their telephony devices efficiently.

“Employees are solving problems together more than ever before by connecting from meeting spaces of all sizes from all over the world. As meeting technology innovation accelerates, so does the complexity,” said Mary McDowell, CEO of Polycom.

The PDMS is designed for enterprise customers to easily manage all their Polycom devices from a single Cloud portal, including desk phones, conference unites, and all other audio devices. This new portal will simplify the process for customers to provision, update,

Have you checked out the latest VoIP hardware this month? If you are looking to upgrade your VoIP system, there’s no time like present! Let me quickly walk you through the latest innovations this May:

The Yealink W41P DECT Solution

If you are looking for a full desk phone DECT solution, definitely check out the new Yealink W410 package! This solution includes the Yealink T41S, the Yealink W60 base station, and the Yealink DD10K.

  • Easy Installation without Wired LAN
  • DECT Technology
  • 2.7″ 192×64-pixel graphical LCD with backlight
  • HD voice: HD handset, HD speaker
  • 4 context-sensitive “soft” keys
  • 15 paperless DSS key

See the W41P Datasheet

The DD10K dongle is created to support T41S/T42S, allowing it to work as a handset when you pair it with

TAA stands for “Trade Agreements Act. This act is created to foster fair and open international trade. The TAA requires that the products acquired by Government agencies under the act must be:

  • Manufactured in U.S.or a designated country 
  • Substantially transformed into a different article of commerce in the U.S. or a designated country

Xorcom USA is now Trade Agreements Act (TAA) Compliant

Xorcom’s TAA compliant products include the Xorcom Astribanks, the CompletePBX, and more! These products are made in the U.S.A and are approved to be acquired by the US Government for use.

Are you a Government agency looking for TAA compliant solutions? Check out Xorcom products today or give us a call at 1-800-398-8647 to learn more!

April is an exciting month! With more new VoIP phones, headsets and PBX appliance being released, it’s time to upgrade your or your customer’s VoIP system with the latest equipment!

Let’s check out what’s new for this month:

New RenegadePBX Pro 75 Premise-Based Appliance

The RenegadePBX Pro 75 is a premise-based IP PBX appliance built for small to medium businesses. This device supports up to 75 licensed extensions and 45 simultaneous calls. It is ideal for businesses looking to seamlessly integrate their VoIP phones, SIP trunks, and PSTN connectivity while improving team collaboration and productivity with advanced phone features! Learn more.

Key Features:

  • Quick-Start Installation Wizard
  • User Control Panel for Personnel Administration
  • Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Full Suite of Phone Applications

See RenegadePBX Pro 75 Datasheet

Update 5.17.2018: Microsoft announced that Windows 10 Mobile will be supported through December 2019, and Windows phones are also still being used in corporate environments.
Starting from May 20th, 2018, Microsoft will stop supporting three Windows phone version of apps: Microsoft Teams, Yammer and Skype for Business.

How will this affect my Windows phone?

The retirement of these three apps means that they will be removed from the Microsoft Store and there will no longer be any updates on the apps. However, Microsoft will continue to support Windows 10 Mobile with no new features for the system.

Starting on May 20th, you will notice:

  • Skype for Business and Yammer may continue to work but will cease to receive any updates
  • Microsoft Teams will stop working

April 24th, 2018 – Mitel®, a leading unified communications solutions provider for businesses, today announced that it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by affiliates of Searchlight Capital Partners.

This deal will be an all-cash transaction valued at $2 billion, including Mitel’s net debt. The transaction is expected to be complete in late 2018.  

Searchlight is a private investment firm with investments in North America and Europe. The purpose of this acquisition is to seek out a partnership for its funds with leading corporations to enhance value of its capital and strategic support.

Upon completion of the acquisition, Mitel will transit into a privately held company, which will provide Mitel with additional flexibility to accelerate