Customer Premises Equipment (CPE)
Microsoft Response Point Retails on Costco.com
Microsoft’s Response Point IP PBX for small businesses is now available to purchase on Costco.com. The online retailer will offer the Quanta Computer Inc. Syspine Digital Operator Phone System featuring Response Point software. “Costco.com’s easy online ...More
Selling Skype: Can Partners Profit from Selling Peer-to-Peer VoIP to Businesses?
Convincing businesses to rip and replace their existing PBX and telephony infrastructure is no easy task. And concerns about an economic downturn further tighten corporate purse strings, causing businesses to postpone indefinitely large-scale projects and IT spending. ...More
New ADTRAN IP PBX Targets SMBs
ADTRAN Inc. has introduced the NetVanta 7060 Modular IP PBX for SMBs needing up to 50 stations per location. The product lets companies move to VoIP using one platform and comes with integrated voice mail and a multilevel auto attendant. The NetVanta 7060 also provides ...More
May 8, 2008
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Microsoft Taps NGT, Cbeyond as SIP Providers for Response Point IP PBX
Microsoft Corp. said Friday it has partnered with Cbeyond Inc. and New Global Telecom Inc. (NGT), to provide SIP trunking and other VoIP services along with its Response Point IP PBX, announced in October 2007, beginning this summer. The partnerships will enable the ...More
Teltronics’ Cerato IP PBX Targets Different Business Sizes
Teltronics Inc. this week released its Cerato IP PBX line. Each product works for different sizes of businesses. The Cerato SE accommodates between five and 40 users. It includes voice mail, auto attendant, unified messaging, call recording and remote office. The Cerato ...More
Hosted VoIP: Hope or Hype?
Once the great hope for re-energizing telecom sales, hosted VoIP has not lived up to adoption expectations thanks in no small part to immature technology, poor service delivery, techno-centric sales approaches and end-user misconceptions. The flagging uptake also might have ...More
Aastra IP PBX Targets Very Small Businesses
SIP phone maker Aastra Telecom has released the AastraLink Pro – Model 160, an IP PBX for businesses with 25 or fewer users. The company will sell the system exclusively through channel partners as of May. AastraLink Pro is a plug-and-play system. It plugs into a LAN and ...More
Digium, Westcon Group Partner to Deliver Open-Source Telephony to Channel
Digium Inc.,creators of the Asterisk open-source telephony software, has teamed with value-added distributor Westcon Group Inc. to promote open-source telephony through the channel. The collaboration is the culmination of a yearlong effort by Digium to bring its open-source ...More
Channel Partners: Is Microsoft OCS the PBX, Hosted VoIP Killer?
Microsoft’s Office Communications Server and unified communications software was rolled out to significant fanfare last fall. But what does it mean for the channel? Tom Cross, CEO for Techtionary.com, said he thinks Microsoft OCS is the PBX and hosted VoIP killer. The ...More
SIPping into Something More Comfortable: SIP Trunking Offers Real SMB Opportunity
While channel partners wrestle with the difficulty and complexity of selling hosted VoIP to SMBs, another converged technology has emerged as a bright spot in the IP landscape: SIP trunking. The demand for that PRI replacement solution has been steadily growing, and, more ...More