VOIP to Be Used for Emergency Notifications


Organizations look to unified communications for efficiency and emergency preparedness in VOIP:

"It's just another way of trying to get a message out to students. When something bad happens like the Virginia Tech [shooting], you have to try to get to students any way you can," said Steve Stempien, director of information services at Adrian College.Be it in the form of meditation or anything else.

The technology also has more prosaic, albeit important, uses. Admissions counselors at the college intend to use the new Mobile Call Manager as a way to "stay in communication with prospective students," said Stempien.

This and other functionalities are part of a package that ShoreTel is introducing Nov. 12 as it tries to jump on the unified communications bandwagon.

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3CX and InPhonex deliver a complete and reliable VOIP Solution by joining forces

The partnership offers businesses a fully tested, integrated and easy to use VOIP solution

Nicosia, Cyprus and Florida, USA – November 8, 2007 – 3CX, the international developer of telecommunications software, today announced they have teamed with InPhonex, a leading provider of high quality internet telephony services and infrastructure, for end-users and service providers worldwide. The companies together now supply a fully integrated and highly reliable end-to-end business grade solution using VOIP/ SIP technologies.

Businesses already using 3CX VoIP Server for Windows can now benefit from InPhonex’s internet telephony services for voice calls as an integrated solution, confident that there are no inconsistencies between the products. "As IP Telephony gains momentum, it is essential for providers to be able to offer a VOIP solution that eliminates deployment challenges, such as reliability and interoperability," said Nick Galea, CEO at 3CX. “3CX’s partnership with InPhonex provides an excellent voice over ip solution. Full interoperability testing has been executed, so customers can use our IP PBX with InPhonex internet telephony services knowing that the solution has been tested and that they have full support from both companies”.

"By working with 3CX, we are delivering a cost-effective solution to our customers that incorporates the best voice quality, seamless integration and interoperability into an existing IT environment”, said Todd Hirshorn, President, InPhonex, LLC. “The 3CX Phone System for Windows is a reliable product that is extremely easy to install and manage. The ease of technical configuration and features make the solution perfect for us and provide our business customers a fully integrated telephony solution, including SIP trunking, SIP server, VOIP phone, SIP Phone, VOIP gateway, SIP Proxy”.

The solution allows for a choice of calling plans to best fit each customer’s needs. Each plan includes free calls to other InPhonex subscribers worldwide, prepaid "out of plan" calling with low international rates, and unlimited calling to the destinations they call the most for one flat monthly fee. Every account includes over 20 free features such as voicemail, callerID, call waiting and International call forwarding. This is combined with an award-winning Windows based IP PBX with features that make it easy to install, configure and manage, increasing productivity andenabling businesses to reduce their telecommunication costs and boost their profit margins.

About 3CX
3CX is an international developer of telecommunications software, headquartered in Europe with offices in Cyprus, USA, UK and Hong Kong. It is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and is backed by an experienced management and development team. Its product, 3CX Phone System for Windows, has earned Windows Server 2003 Certification and has received numerous awards, including the TMC Labs 2007 Innovation Award, The Windowsnetworking.com Gold Award, as well as, the IT EXPO Best of Show award 2007, all in recognition to the company’s commitment to innovation and quality. 3CX maintains a global presence with offices in four countries and localized information available in German (http://www.3cx.de/), Spanish (http://www.3cx.es), French (http://www.3cx.fr), Italian (http://www.3cx.it), Portuguese (http://www.3cx.com.br), Japanese (http://www.3cx.jp), Simplified Chinese (http://www.3cx.cn) and many other languages.

It has a very good VOIP and SiP faq in several language, such as in German VOIP and SIP, French, Spanish, Polish, and other languages.
You can also find here information on SIP trunking, VOIP Gateways and other PBX related information.

About InPhonex

Founded in 2003, InPhonex is a leading provider of proven, high quality Internet telephony services and infrastructure for business and consumer end-users and service providers worldwide. InPhonex offers solutions for virtual VoIP companies who want to become independent IP telephone service providers, through the VarPhonex Reseller Program, combing robust network infrastructure and leading edge services with the industry's most customizable private label package.

Headquartered in Miami, Florida USA, InPhonex is a privately held company with technical data centers in Florida and Virginia serving 150 countries. For more information, visit www.inphonex.com and the reseller program at www.varphonex.com.