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Voda One initiates training on new Avaya solutions
Voda One announced that it is carrying a full line of new Avaya solutions, including the 9600 Series of IP telephones, the Avaya S8400 Media Server, Avaya MultiVantage Express and Avaya On Demand. To support these feature-rich conver-gence products from Avaya, Voda One is offering a series of Tele Track training conferences to its registered ConvergencePoint members. In addition to announcing its ConvergencePoint program, Voda One recently announced specific vertical market bundles featuring Avaya solutions including Avaya Communication Manager, Avaya IP Office, Avaya Interactive Response and Avaya Speech Access, among others. Through its Convergence-Point site, resellers can quickly learn how these and other products can comprise a very specialized business need.
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IBM applies 3Com telephony solution
The market will never look back. That market, according to
Allan Scott, Senior Director for Global Alliances of 3Com Corporation, is the
IP telephony technology market. "In 2005, IP telephony surpassed
traditional telephones. And the market will never look back," Scott told
Infotech. “The greatest growth (of IP
telephony sales) is in the small and medium enterprise (SME) segment, which
happens to be the sweet spot of the IBM System i. 3Com has been shipping IP telephony solutions to the mid-market
since 1998 with over 28,000 IT telephony customers to date. This figure is
expected to increase further with IBM’s customers patronizing it,” he
added. The reasons for making the
switch to IP telephony vary from company to company. The most common benefits
cited can be categorized in two areas: cost savings and business advantage.
"With 3Com announcing the first-ever solution of its kind on System I,
you can join more than 28,000 pure IP telephony customers of all sizes that
3Com has served since 1998. In support of open standards, the 3Com IP
telephony application will be available on System i5 and select iSeries
models on the Linux operating system," an IBM brochure stated.
CommPartners announces IPTrunking Service
CommPartners announced the launch of its new IPTrunking service for business customers migrating to VoIP services with existing IP PBX, legacy PBX and Key System equipment. CommPartners also has introduced a new, simplified pricing plan for business users offering three distinct service sets delivering the most popular Enterprise feature packages. The new services include an Enterprise IP Dialtone service, and Enterprise Standard and Enterprise Premium service sets with bundles of robust telephony and productivity enhancing features. A second CommPartners pricing alternative -- IPSelect --enables the sale of IP telephony services with a pricing model that may be more familiar to larger business customers. CommPartners IPTrunking and hosted VoIP services can also be purchased in conjunction with the company’s IPDirect service, which provides dedicated T-1 access from the customer premise to the CommPartners core network.
Vodavi and Speakeasy announce agreement for Hosted VoIP solutions
Vodavi Technology, Inc. and Speakeasy jointly announced a marketing partnership targeted at business Hosted VoIP solutions. As part of the agreement, Speakeasy will market Vodavi’s 6800 Series IP Terminals in conjunction with its flagship Business VoIP solution aimed at small business customers seeking a single provider for hosted voice and data connectivity. Speakeasy Business VoIP offers small and medium businesses the benefits and functionality of a sophisticated PBX phone system without having to invest in complex and expensive on-site hardware. The partnership gives Speakeasy’s direct sales and certified indirect solutions providers a Hosted Business VoIP solution that delivers Speakeasy’s broadband connectivity, local and long distance phone service along with Vodavi’s 6812 and 6830 carrier grade desktop terminals. The 6800 Series Hosted IP Terminals include a library of features and functionality business customers are accustomed to in a traditional desktop telephone. Unique features that make Vodavi’s IP Endpoints attractive for Hosted solutions include Enhanced Shared Line Appearance, Line Status Monitoring, and the first true hosted IP attendant console that can manage and monitor 24 line appearances with its unique single button direct station select (DSS) and busy lamp field (BLF).
Telecorp announces USB Xtension Recorder
Telecorp Products, Inc. announces a new solution to its product portfolio, the USB Xtension Recorder. The digital PBX recorder records all calls in high quality format ensuring exceptional sound quality. It is easy to install and requires no sound card or handset cord connection. The recorder is compatible with most digital PBX telephone systems and an adapter can be used for analog phone systems. The USB Extension Recorder is an enhancement to Telecorp's CentrEE Quality Monitoring. It is a standalone software application designed to record all calls and provide evaluation capabilities from its library of recordings, and can be used as a full‑time recording solution for legal, law enforcement and businesses such as Insurance Agencies and Brokers, as well as Government facilities with Quality Monitoring or communication verification needs.
BICSI, TIA sign honorary and friendship agreement
BICSI and the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) signed an honorary and friendship agreement at TIA’s GLOBALCOMM 2006, intended to promote further growth and development of the telecommunications industry. The BICSI/TIA Agreement includes maintaining a regular exchange of information and considering possible cooperative activities between the two associations. Part of the new strategic direction for BICSI is to develop unique, relevant and dynamic professional communities around the world. Formulating a strong foundation for this strategic plan, the BICSI/TIA agreement represents the second partnership agreement that BICSI has signed within the past 18 months. TIA's Engineering Committee TR-42 produces a series of standards that cross boundaries between industries, through the creation of standards for information transportation systems in the built environment. BICSI has created a series of accreditation classes, trainings and publications based on this suite of standards.
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