Microsoft Response Point


SIP Providers: Microsoft Response Point RIP

SIP trunking providers who partnered with Microsoft Corp. to provide connectivity for its Response Point IP PBX expressed disappointment, but no surprise at the software giant’s decision to discontinue the small business telephony solutions effective Aug. 31, 2010. On its Web site, Microsoft listed eight certified SIP trunking providers, including New Global Telecom, Cbeyond, Junction […]

Microsoft Response Point To Be Discontinued

Microsoft Corp. plans to discontinue its Response Point IP PBX software effective Aug. 31, according to reports at SMB Nation quoting John Frederiksen, who has been the general manager for the project since January 2009. The news was not unexpected. Last summer the software giant said it did not plan to release future versions of […]

Syspine Debuts IP Softphone for Response Point

The Syspine Digital Operator Phone System from Quanta Computer has become more enhanced with the release of the new RP310 Softphone for Microsoft Response Point Phone Systems. The Response Point IP PBX is designed for small businesses with up to 50 employees. The RP310 Softphone helps users leverage the benefits of VoIP by using their […]

Microsoft Pulls Back From Response Point

It appears that Microsoft Corp. is stepping back its development efforts on the Response Point small business VoIP system. In a “town hall” meeting with VARs Tuesday, Response Point GM John Frederickson indicated that the software giant does not plan to release future versions of the solution. But later statements from the company say further […]

Cablevision Rolls Out SIP Trunking to Channel

After using the service in-house for more than a year, Cablevision Systems Corp. (CVC) announced Thursday the general availability of SIP Trunking from Optimum Business. The SIP trunking service is certified for the Cisco SPA9000 Voice System and Microsoft Response Point, and the combinations will be available through Optimum Business third-party resellers as well as select […]

NGT Delivers Hosted Voice Through Agents

New Global Telecom (NGT) announced Wednesday that its flagship Hosted Digital Voice is now available for sale through its Partner Program. In April 2008, NGT rolled out its Digital Voice Agent Program to offer SIP trunking through Microsoft Small Business Specialists offering the Microsoft Response Point system. NGT is one of eight SIP providers certified […]

TBI Supports Microsoft Response Point Connectivity

Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI) is the first master agency to sign on to support the new Microsoft Response Point, software-based IP PBX. But rather than being simply another distributor, TBI has a different role — helping Microsoft Small Business Specialists manage the connectivity part of the bundle. “TBI provides our Response Point channel partners another important […]

Telesphere Certified with Microsoft Response Point

Telesphere announced Thursday that its SIP trunking service has achieved certification for Microsoft Response Point, becoming one of eight companies to do so. The other certified providers include New Global Telecom, Cbeyond, Junction Networks, Packet 8,, SMB Phone Canada and TotalTel. Response Point is packaged as an appliance by three OEMs – D-Link, Aastra Technologies […]

Cbeyond Teams with TBI, Expands Footprint

Cbeyond Inc. announced at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo this week that it has signed master agency Telecom Brokerage Inc. (TBI) and that it is now halfway to its goal of serving 25 MSAs. Cbeyond’s agreement with TBI enables the two companies to sell a bundle with Cbeyond’s BeyondVoice with SIPconnect and Microsoft Response […]

IT EXPO: Microsoft Releases Response Point Service Pack 2

Microsoft Corp. Monday released Service Pack 2 for its Response Point IP PBX software. The upgrade, which is available for download at no charge on the software maker’s Web site, includes several features designed to aid indirect sales partners in setting up solutions for small and medium business customers. In related news, the company announced […]

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