January 23, 2008
Allworx Announces Seamless Extension to IP-PBX Servers at ITEXPO
By Tim Gray, TMCnet Web Editor
Voice over IP solutions outfit Allworx announced today at the Internet Telephony (News - Alert) conference and Expo it has released the latest system software (version 6.8).
The software allows all Allworx IP phones work in a seamless fashion with the systems – 6x, 24x, and 10x. providing an unified communications capabilities, such as “follow-me-anywhere” features, which route incoming calls to multiple Allworx (News - Alert) SIP phones, or externals numbers - including full system integration of mobile phones.
Additional features include simplified off-site access calling, voicemail escalation, SMS notification for messages, and a other features designed to improve productivity while projecting a professional image, regardless of where their employees are located, according to the company.
“With more than 50,000 users of our products, we're acknowledging the demand for added scalability with the Px 6/2 Expander, which helps small business owners expand the capacity of their communications systems with traditional telephone lines” said Daddis today at the ITEXPO (News - Alert).
Available in the second quarter of 2008, the Allworx family of servers will soon include the Allworx Px 6/2 Expander, which increases the power of the Allworx 6x and 24x systems, enabling businesses to simultaneously add up to six FXO ports for new CO lines, and two additional analog FXS ports, for fax machines, alarm lines, or conference room phones. Up to three Port Expanders can be used in tandem - in a plug-and-play fashion, to expand the capacity of the 6x and 24x by as many as 18 CO lines if necessary.
“The combination of our newest IP phones, the latest software update to our IP-PBX systems, and our forthcoming Port Expander provides our resellers and distributors with complete set of solutions for any sized SMB,” he said.
The enhancements provide businesses with all the mission-critical communications support in a single system. They combine PBX (News - Alert) and Key phone functionality with PC network services, along with VoIP, secured Internet access, remote office, group collaboration tools, and messaging software such as email, voicemail, unified messaging, follow-me calling, and group calendaring.
Tim Gray is a Web Editor for TMCnet, covering news in the IP communications, call center and customer relationship management industries. To see more of his articles, please visit Tim Gray’s columnist page.