tekVizion and AST will certify service providers for the Response Point system. The data, Microsoft said, will give VARs and customers added confidence.
Quintum made a VoIP T1 gateway and an FXS gateway; each of its gateways work with the Aastra, D-Link and Quanta IP phones Response Point buyers can use.
Audio conferencing provider ClearOne soon will introduce the first Response Point-enabled conference phone. It’ll retail for $699 and works with all Response Point hardware.
Finally, Sangoma will launch its NetBorder Express Gateway Card, an SIP-compliant, VoIP media gateway that will come in PCI or PCI Express versions by November.
New Global Telecom, Cbeyond and Junction Networks already offer Response Point service.