If you were expecting to read about ShoreTel, Cisco, or Avaya, you’d be wrong. While these are “VoIP” systems, I’d like to draw some attention to the new world order of IP telephony. It’s no secret that the big names in VoIP (mentioned above) are suffering, and it’s all thanks for a little piece of software called Asterisk. Not to discount the contributions of Freeswitch, but Asterisk is, go here for a little background.
Many have harnessed Asterisk to create some pretty great turn key solutions. Below are my top 3 recommended Asterisk systems from years of deployments and obsessive tinkering. Behold, my shortlist.
Grandstream UCM 6200:
Previously the 6100 series; this appliance based IP PBX is a light weight, small (desktop/shelf mount, …
Digium kicked off the opening of ITEXPO with the release of the D80 IP Phone, an HD touchscreen desk phone for businesses who are looking for a high-quality phone at an affordable price. Yes, you heard it right, the words quality and affordable in the same sentence isn’t that amazing!
The D80 features a 7-inch HD display with multi-point capacitive touchscreen, 100 rapid dial/busy lamp field (BLF) entries, dual 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit network ports and advanced touch-optimized applications. This model is perfect for users who want an easy-to-use interface with the highest level of quality.
Digium phones support plug-and-play provisioning. Simply plug the phones in, automatically discover your Asterisk or Switchvox server, select the user, and start talking!
- 7-inch, High Definition (HD), 800
Our tech support team at VoIP Supply offers great pre- and post-sales support plus provisioning, consultations, configuration, and installation help. We get a lot of VoIP hardware and software questions and would like to share the solutions with everyone.
In previous Mom’s calling Q&a series, we have discussed: What SIP phones can connect wirelessly? Today, we have more new real questions and answers from VoIP users just like you.
Is the Cisco SPA112 IPv6 ready?
Q: Is the Cisco SPA112 IPv6 ready? What other ATA adapters do you sell that are IPv6 ready? Thanks!
A: The Cisco SPA112 is IPv6 compatible. It is set to IPv4 by default but can be upgraded to IPv6 with ease. All of our adapters are IPv6 ready. Nowadays, most …
Another one bites the dust.
It wasn’t that long ago that we discovered Elastix had gone the way of the dodo and left us scratching our heads. Now, Avaya files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. What is this world coming to?
If you’ve ever had a job in a sizeable building (especially as I.T.), you’ve probably seen some sort of Avaya equipment hanging around somewhere. They (Avaya) quickly became a household name, of sorts, in the early 2000’s and was the product of both Lucent Technologies, and AT&T. In the early years, Avaya was known for being innovative, and a front runner in the unified communications market space. As the years rolled on, the open standard SIP protocol became more prominent and began taking possession …
Workdays can get pretty overwhelming at times, so if there is any help we can get to ease some of the stress that comes with a 40 plus hour work week, we’ll take it!
Help can come from anywhere around the office, whether it’s from a coworker, a certain computer program, or even something as simple as a stack of sticky notes. But, what if I told you that you may have some shortcuts laying around your desk that you are overlooking?
In fact, there may be one shortcut inside your phone that can speed up the dialing process. It may seem small, but if your job requires you to make numerous outcalls, then you might want to want to take advantage.
The phone feature …
Achieving Superior Customer Service by Treating Every Call Like Mom’s Calling
“These days, when so much is done via email and online and can be impersonal too; it was very nice to speak with a person who genuinely cared about the service they were providing and the customer too.” – Maria Obradovic, Powerstone Property Management Office Manager.
The VoIP market is soaring with small to medium sized businesses and large enterprises with one-third leaving legacy phone systems and adopting a VoIP phone system. In today’s digital world, there are many advantages of a Voice over Internet-based foundation. From reduced costs, abundant features and interconnectivity; it is what companies are turning to for unified communications solutions to collaborate more effectively across teams and to …
Sangoma, a leading provider of VoIP hardware and software, releases the s400!
With the previous release of the s300, s500, and s700 IP phones, Sangoma now introduces s400 IP phones to its family of IP phones, targeting the light users who need access to powerful phone applications.
Featuring the zero touch provisioning, all Sangoma s-series IP phones allow you to locate your FreePBX or PBXact system quickly and get the full configuration right out of the box. The s400 also comes with multiple phone apps that enable complicated features directly from the Sangoma IP phones. Applications include:
- Industry standard Power over Ethernet – no power cable or outlet required
- 3x SIP Accounts
- Full Duplex Speakerphone
- 5-way Conferencing
- 2.7 Inch Graphical LCD with
Wifi phones are becoming more popular in the workplace. This is especially true in warehouse and hospital settings.
If you work in a hospital, having a WiFi phone allows you to carry your phone on you at all times. This is a very important feature because it can eliminate the need to be paged, and having to continually check a desk phone for messages and missed calls, which can become daunting.
If you are in a large warehouse setting, then you know how frustrating it can be when you are across the room from a ringing desk phone. WiFi phones help solve this problem by allowing you to answer a call from anywhere, which can boost productivity instantly!
One of the more popular WiFi phones …
AMHERST, NY – Western New York Technology company VoIP Supply, North America’s leading Voice over Internet Protocol solutions provider is inviting all Western New Yorker residents and businesses to drop off old electronics in a recycling program that will benefit Camp Good Days.
The E-Scrap for Camp drive is in partnership with Sunnking Electronics Recycling who will make a monetary donation to Camp Good Days for every pound of old and unwanted electronics collected from VoIP Supply.
Camp Good Days and Special Times, commonly called “Camp Good Days”, is a residential summer camp which provides summer camping experiences for children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer and other life challenges. Last year VoIP Supply’s recycling efforts contributed to a …
Are you a Digium, Asterisk and Switchvox fan? Get your ITEXPO tickets before it’s too late! Digium’s next big thing is coming!
Digium is going to announce their new product release at ITEXPO 2017 at Asterisk World Pavilion on February 8, 2017 in Ft. Lauderdale FL. VoIP Supply will be there for the reveal and provide all the information you need at the moment it is released. We will also have real-time updates on our social media, so be sure to follow us!
That’s not all. We have a FREE ExpoPlus Pass for you! This free ticket will include Keynotes, general sessions, free workshops, networking receptions and unlimited Exhibit Hall access. Does not include access to conference sessions or meals. Register now!
Can’t wait …