CPE

 

Mobilizing the PBX

ONE OF THE QUICKEST WAYS TO show your customers the advantages of seamless mobility is by mobilizing their existing PBXs. Software vendors are teaming with solutions providers often interconnects or wireless dealers to extend the capabilities of the PBX to mobile devices from wireless phones to softphones. CallConnects mobile Visual Voicemail interface. Ascendent Systems, for […]

CommPartners Certifies Companies CPE with its Services

Wholesale IP operator CommPartners said this week it has certified CPE from providers including Adtran, CITEL, Quintum, Sipura Technology and UTStarcom. CommPartners certification program includes lab testing, field-deployed testing, and overall feature and functionality testing. The company so far has certified the CITELlink SIP gateway, which customers can use with CommPartners hosted IP telephony services; […]

IP PBXs Unwrapped

As businesses seek to migrate to IP-based telephony solutions, introductions of pure IP and converged systems are on the rise, according to the latest research. Database publisher and analyst group TelecomTactics finds that pure IP systems and converged systems represent a combined 70 percent of new system introductions in 2004 compared to only 35 percent […]

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: SMALL IP PBXs

Switchvox Serves SMBs to SOHOs Switchvox says it now offers versions of its IP PBX to serve both the SMB market and SOHOs. SOHOs can manage their extensions via an admin screen. We have been listening closely to our customer feedback and by adding more advanced features to our flagship product, we are able to […]

Get IP-Rich Quick

Entrepreneurial vendors are coming up with creative ways to help small and medium businesses more quickly and less expensively harness the cost savings and innovative business applications possible with this VoIP technology. A few vendors, in particular, have new appliance-like systems for the customer premises that are designed to improve the functionality of the typical […]

Qwest Enhances iQ Networking

Qwest Communications International Inc. has enhanced its iQ Networking enterprise WAN data suite by expanding its global footprint, adding a new QoS prioritization queue and providing new CPE options. Our customers want smart transport, lots of access options and service assurance across the world, with simple, end-to-end management, says Qwest Director of Product Management Martin […]

How to Make a Wireless LAN Work

Are your customers getting the most from their wireless LANs? Sadly, many IT managers and system administrators are discovering that their wireless networks are inefficient and unreliable. Like most technical challenges, these inefficiencies occur because network designers used incomplete data during their initial design processes. In fact, many wireless network design methods may actually create […]

SIP Phones Dirty Little Secret

The dirty little secret of VoIP phones is not that they dont work. Nearly all of them do, if you just want to make a basic phone call. But if you are a VoIP provider, particularly in the business space, trying to develop a richly featured service that will meet the needs of a wide […]

Alcatel Consolidates North American Partner Program

Alcatel announced in late July a new North America Business Partner Program that consolidates the product lines and resources of three previously separate channel initiatives. The move, which was driven by technology convergence, enables Alcatel to offer its partners a greater breadth of products for delivering end-to-end solutions to customers, says Tom Eggemeier, vice president […]

Product Showcase

Today, businesses can choose from a wide variety of IP telephones. Leading telecommunications manufacturers continue to round out their IP phone portfolios, offering a range of choices from cost-effective entry-level, cordless and mid-range phones to more advanced models for executives and power users. By transmitting voice over a companys data network, IP telephones can reduce […]

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