Digium Switchvox E-Series (E510/E520/E530/E540) – What’s New?

 

Switchvox E-Series

Digium has announced the release of their highly anticipated E-Series Switchvox appliances.  The new E-Series Switchvox appliances are built with less complexity and offer a better value at an even lower price point.  Along with the E-Series comes changes to make licensing easier!

The Switchvox E-Series is comprised of the E510, the E520, the E530 and the E540.

Switchvox E-series Comparison

Switchvox E-Series Key Features:

  • More power, lower price points!
  • From 150 Users and 50 Concurrent Calls (E510) to 500 Users and 200 Concurrent Calls (E530/E540)
  • Dell EMC-based Appliances (E520/E530/E540) including Next Business Day Parts and On-Site Service if required
  • iDRAC8 Enterprise with Lifecycle Controller (E530/E540)
  • Switchvox SMB Software is not included and can be added with purchase or transfer
  • Switchvox E-series are all SIP and utilize external gateways for Analog/T1/PRI connectivity

Switchvox Subscription changes starting August 1st, 2017:

  • Platinum and Titanium are the only support levels offered for new systems.
  • The Silver support level is End Of Life (EOL). Systems with Silver-level subscriptions can move to Gold or Titanium by purchasing the appropriate renewal to extend the service date and to backfill.
  • Gold is now a legacy support level. While customers with Gold-level subscriptions can renew at the Gold level, new systems can not be activated as Gold.
  • Gold is the only support level that requires maintenance. Titanium and Platinum do not require maintenance when activating renewals.
  • The +Virtual support level is EOL. All +Virtual customers will be automatically converted to Platinum or Titanium customers.
  • Any existing activation code that was purchased before August 1, 2017, is still valid and can be activated.
  • The Switchvox Subscription Amnesty Program will be available from August 1 through September 30, 2017. This program allows customers who are out of support to bring their lapsed subscriptions up-to-date without paying the usual backfill and reinstatement fees.

Please contact us at 866-369-3394 if you have any questions or need any help configuring your next Switchvox system. Government, Education, Non-Profits can qualify for additional rebates.  Additionally, if you are upgrading from a Avaya, Nortel, or Toshiba let us know!

NEC SL2100: What’s New? What’s the Difference?

NEC has released the NEC SL2100 Series and all of us at The Telecom Spot are very excited.  It is designed as a turn key small business platform and eventual successor to the NEC SL1100 (which replaced the NEC DSX).

NEC SL2100 Series

NEC SL2100 Series

First and foremost, the NEC SL2100 features a built-in 4-port/2-hour InMail voicemail system, as well as (8) channels of built-in VoIP and (4) built-in Mobile Extension clients.

Additionally, the NEC SL2100 is chassis based for easier hardware installation.   There are now (4) slide-in card slots for trunk and station card slots, as well as a slide-in card slot for the CPU card!

NEC SL2100 Chassis

NEC SL2100 CPU Card

NEC SL2100 Digital/Analog Card

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The new SL2100 is wall-mountable, but it can also be installed in a standard equipment rack, using a specially designed rack shelf, available from NEC.

At initial release, the NEC SL2100 can be configured with two expansion chassis, allowing for a maximum of (128) trunks, including combinations of up to (36) CO trunks, (3) PRI circuits, and (112) SIP trunks; and a maximum of (128) stations, including combinations of up to (72) digital stations, (96) analog stations, and (64) SIP trunks. In the near future, the system will accept a 3rd expansion chassis.

The NEC SL2100 can provide up to (128) VoIP channels, allowing for much larger IP configurations.

The InMail can be increased from the (4) built-in ports to (16) ports and the InMail storage can be increased from the built-in (2) hours to (15) or (120) hours.

The NEC SL2100 12 and 24-button digital telephones incorporate a new cosmetic design and are accompanied by a new “self-labeling” IP telephone (see image, left), that features a dual purpose display and (8) physical keys whose functions change when the user scrolls through (4) pages (or screens), providing (32) programmable line/feature keys in total. And the IP telephone supports a gigabit connection, making it compatible with more customer LAN’s!

 

NEC SL2100 12-Button Digital Telephone – TheTelecomSpot.com

NEC SL2100 24-Button Digital Telephone – TheTelecomSpot.com

NEC SL2100 Self-Labeling IP Telephone – TheTelecomSpot.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other SL2100 highlights include:

• InUC Client – Unified Communications built into the CPU (so an external server is not required!)
• Multiple Mobility applications
• A single chassis (KSU) type, which is used for the main unit as well as for the expansion units.
• The PRI interface is now a daughter board, which saves a card slot.
• The ACD feature now provides (8) ACD groups, each with up to (128) agents.
• The ACD feature also allows agents to log into more than one group
• The SLNet feature allows networking of up to (50) SL2100 sites.
• The SLNet feature also allows networking with existing SL1100 sites.
• The Remote Conference License allows callers direct access to an audio conference.
• (6) Doorboxes and (3) external paging zones can be connected to a single chassis.
• 5-Year Hardware warranty on SL2100 items.

NEC SL2100 Series

NEC SL2100 Kits and parts are available today!  Visit us at TheTelecomSpot.com or contact us 866-369-3394 and one of our reps will be more than happy to help!

New Yeastar S-Series VoIP Phone System for SME

Yeastar introduced a new S-Series VoIP phone system for small and medium enterprises that is easy to use and install, flexible and feature-rich while still delivering quality and reliable product at exceptional cost savings. The S-series IP-PBX support up to 500 users (depends on model) and was built using the latest processor technology. Small businesses, home offices and mid-sized businesses will all find a model that fit their business needs.
Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBXWith Yeastar S-Series VoIP PBX, all the telephony interfaces are modular and can be customized, whether it’s FXS, FXO, ISDN BRI, GSM/3G, or E1/T1/PRI. Yeastar S20 has 2x on-board module slots and S50 supports 4x. Yeastar S100 and S300 require the combination of Expansion Board and Telephony Modules to add telephony interfaces. Yeastar S100 allows 2 Expansion Boards and S300 supports 3. There are currently four models in Yeastar’s S-series IP-PBX line:

  • Yeastar S20: 20 users, 10 concurrent calls
  • Yeastar S50: 50 users, 25 concurrent calls
  • Yeastar S100: up to 100/200users (expandable), up to 30/60 concurrent calls (expandable)
  • Yeastar S300: up to 300/500, users (expandable), up to 60/120 concurrent calls (expandable)

Yeastar S-Series Spec Chart

Jabra Free Kensington Lock Offer with Purchase of Speak 810 UC or MS!

Jabra is offering a FREE Kensington Microsaver Micro DS Lock when you purchase a Jabra SPEAK 810 UC or MS speakerphone from now thru November 30, 2015 (or while supplies last).  There is a max limit of 15 units per customer.  All you need to do is fill out Jabra’s LOCK IT UP promotion online claim-form with a copy of proof-of-purchase, and they will send a free Kensington lock to you (allow 1-3 weeks for Jabra fulfillment).

Jabra Speak 810Jabra Speak 810 UC/MS conference phone is ideal for simple mid-sized conference calls with up to 15 people, with hassle-free connection via USB, Bluetooth (NFC) and a 3.5m jack for smartphone/tablet connectivity.  Jabra Speak 810 is plug & play so you can set up in seconds, eliminating set-up issues that can often waste up to 15% of meeting time.  Speak 810 utilizes unique ZoomTalk™ microphones with adaptive array (15ft range) focus on sound from human voices in “Speak mode” while eliminating echo, distortion or ambient sounds within the meeting room, increasing collaboration and productivity! The built-in Kensington lock secure port means you can keep it securely locked to replace more traditional dial pad and fixed meeting room collaboration solutions (lock not included)

Kensington Lock

About the Kensington Microsaver Micro SD Lock: The Kensington MicroSaver® DS Keyed Lock is designed for the ultimate defense of even the thinnest device. The nearly impenetrable disk style keyed locking mechanism along with an advanced cable design provides greater security. And with the rotation, slim lock head and a pivoting cable you can be sure it’ll attach to your Jabra SPEAK 810 easily, without getting in the way.

Jabra’s Lock it up offer end-user terms and conditions

Promotional offer: Purchase a Jabra SPEAK 810 and immediately become eligible to receive a FREE Kensington Microsaver Micro DS Lock ($54.99 Value). There is no minimum purchase on this promotion. Maximum purchase of 15 units.

Promotion running from: October 1, 2015 through November 30, 2015. Or while supplies last.

Eligibility:

  • This promotion is open to all end users in the United States and Canada.
  • All claims must be submitted on or before December 15, 2015. Claims received after that date will not be fulfilled.

To claim your free Kensington Lock, please fill out an on-line claim form at the following website: http://www.jabra.com/campaigns/speak_810_kensington#claim. Please attach a copy of your original invoice to the online claim form.

Administrative:

  • This promotion cannot be combined with any other Jabra Sponsored promotional programs.
  • Kensington Lock units are strictly not for resale
  • Jabra reserves the right to cancel this promotion at anytime and for any reason without notice
  • This promotion is the exclusive property of Jabra and any use by unauthorized parties without the expressed and written consent by Jabra is prohibited
  • Jabra will only allow returns for claims of ”Out of Box Failure”

Shipping: The free Kensington Lock will be shipped to a single address indicated on the original invoice. If multiple purchases are made and placed on one purchase order or invoice, all free products will be shipped to one address. Please allow 1-3 weeks for order fulfillment.