August 14, 2015
Asterisk has been supporting Skinny Call Control Protocol (SCCP) for a number of years, and you simply need the SCCP module in order for it to work. If you want to use an SCCP phone with Asterisk, this tutorial guide will offer a method in which you can accomplish this. SCCP was developed by Cisco, so their phones are the most common IP phones using this protocol. If you currently own Cisco phones, you might want to try using them in SIP mode before attempting to run them in SCCP mode with Asterisk.
July 25, 2015
Last month, the Asterisk development team announced their release of Asterisk 13.4.0. You can immediately download this release here. Before you download the new release, this article will provide you with information on some of the new updates the developers included in this new version. Several issues were resolved in this release as well, some of which will be explored below. The community spoke, and Asterisk listened. Many of the issue resolutions would have not been possible without feedback from users like you.
January 22, 2015
In the absence of a dedicated system administration team, it is often difficult for an organization to manage its own servers. Administering in-house servers and securing them from various internal and external threats is a daunting task. If you don’t have a dedicated team for your organization’s telecommunications system, including telephony deployment and maintenance, it is best to invest in cloud-based PBX solutions!
January 6, 2015
“WebRTC is the ability to communicate live with somebody or something as if you were right there next to them. WebRTC fills a critical gap in the web platform as you can communicate in real-time just by loading a web page,” said Justin Uberti, Tech Lead on WebRTC, Google.
In simple words, WebRTC is about real-time peer-to-peer communication via a web browser! This communication may be in the form of voice, data or video. Robust, plugin, and latency-free communication over complex web have been a dream for as long as we can remember. WebRTC is the answer to this long-awaited quest. The vision of WebRTC is to realize real-time communication capabilities (voice, data, and video) in all web browsers.
October 20, 2014
Smart planning is always at the core of great projects. If you are going to deploy a PBX system within your organization, it is usually a good practice to draw a rough sketch on a whiteboard or a piece of paper. During this planning process, you come to understand the importance of some steps you might have skipped had you moved directly into the execution phase. It is good practice to define the challenges and goals for your business.
October 15, 2014
If you seek power in phones for your enterprise, the new Aastra 6800i series is an amazing addition to the Aastra product line by Mitel. Environmentally friendly and easy to deploy, use, and manage, the Aastra 6800i series is designed for big business and high-end productivity. Each Aastra model offers a sleek design that includes a colorful digital display with iconic menu options. When communication is a huge part of your business, Aastra 6800i series phones are the solution for clear and powerful conversation exchange.
October 6, 2014
Modern PBX revolution started as a result of a rebellion against the huge prices of traditional phone systems. Traditional phone system was a complex combination of expensive hardware, analog telephone lines, with limited telephony features, with long term contracts and the list goes on! Usually a selected team of specialist to be called in case of any issue with a lot of support fees!
October 3, 2014
As advancing technologies in cloud, mobility, and speed take business communications to new heights, both enterprises and individuals seek a balance between trusted data security, seamless and transparent experiences, and strategic solutions that promote business productivity. Competition is the key driver for expanding Internet businesses, and integrated business communications solutions that support remote workforces and engage customers will give companies an edge. Let’s look at the business communications trends for 2015.
September 29, 2014
Security is a broad topic. With each new day, we are exposed to emerging technologies in the market and at the same pace, new threats and cyber attacks which result in frustration and loss for many organizations. A recent vulnerability discovered in SSL implementation (which became famous as the heart bleed bug) indicates the need for improved security protocols. We can’t always minimize risks, but we can put our best efforts toward achieving optimum security for better peace of mind:
September 22, 2014
A business continuity plan that includes a secure cloud-based phone communication system can save your business in the event of a cyber security incident or unexpected disaster. Disaster recovery has come a long way in the past few years, but a solid continuity plan should be based on cutting-edge technology.