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What is the Difference between Sangoma PBXact and FreePBX Phone Systems?

Sangoma FreePBX vs PBXact IP PBX Appliances

The difference between Sangoma’s PBXact and FreePBX systems has been a common question ever since the introduction of Sangoma’s turnkey PBX Appliance lines.

The quick and short answer is that PBXact is Sangoma’s commercially supported version of the popular open source FreePBX distribution. PBXact is designed to be a turnkey solution: pre-bundled with popular modules, vigorously tested, and offered with cost effective maintenance plans.

Sangoma PBXact Appliances and Software

Pros:

  • PBXact Software and Appliances comes pre-bundled with the following modules: Call Recording Reports, Class of Service, Conference Pro, Extension Routing, Fax Pro, Park Pro, Page Pro, SysAdmin Pro, Voicemail Notify, Voicemail Reports, XMPP Pro, EndPoint Manager/Phone Apps for Sangoma Phones, Zulu UC, CRM Link Module
  • Optional Add-on Modules: EndPoint Manager for 3rd Party Phones, High Availability, Sangoma Property Manager, XactView Operator Panel, XactView Operator Panel Queue, Call Center Package
  • The annual support/maintenance options Bronze, Gold, Platinum are cost effective and give you the ability to update your system. The Gold and Platinum plans give you an allowance of tech support time through Sangoma as well.

Cons:

  • PBXact is not updated as frequently as FreePBX to maintain stability. If you do not maintain the support plan annually, you will have to play catch up support if you renew at a later date.
  • Optional Add-on Modules cost more initially than the FreePBX Commercial Module equivalent

Sangoma FreePBX Appliances and Software

Pros:

  • FreePBX Software and Appliances come at a cheaper price point and give you the freedom to pick and choose which commercial modules you would like to install. If you are installing only the FreePBX software on your own equipment, the software itself does not have a cost.
  • The FreePBX base software is open source, updated frequently, and free of charge.

Cons:

  • Does not come with commercial modules. Additionally, commercial modules must be renewed (at a reduced price) annually to continue receiving the software updates. Support options are offered at a higher price.


TheTelecomSpot.com carries the full product line of Sangoma. Resellers can qualify for Bronze and Silver Partner Pricing plans. Call us today at 1-866-369-3394 or email [email protected] for more info!

Instant Rebate Savings on Sangoma Vega Gateways and Session Border Controllers

Get up to $200 instant rebate savings when you purchase any of the qualifying Sangoma Vega Gateway or Session Border Controllers (SBC) from The Telecom Spot’s already discounted low pricing now through December 31st, 2013.

Sangoma Vega Series Gateways

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Sangoma Vega Appliance Series Product Highlights:

  • Sangoma Resilience Enablement Suite (SRES)
    • Enhanced Network Proxy – Keeps SIP Endpoints Operational in the event that connectivity to the main switch is lost
    • Bypass – Creates physical links between devices connected to the gateway in the event that power to the gateway is lost
    • Failover/Fallback – Advanced dialplan capabilities that can select a route based on real-time network conditions
  • GUI Interface for quick and easy configuration
  • Sangoma Network Appliance Provisioning (SNAP) tool simplifies deployment of many similarly configured gateways
  • Voice traffic prioritization
  • Interoperability with a growing list of SIP Trunking providers
  • View Sangoma Vega Series Datasheet here for more details or contact us today!

 

The New Sangoma Vega 100 & 200 are Here!

Sangoma just released their Vega 100 and Vega 200 Media Gateways and you can get them right here at The Telecom Spot!

The Vega 100 and 200 are designed for small-to-medium business or for larger enterprises looking for a lite usage gateway.  Although they kept many of the core features of their prestigious Vega 400, the Vega 100 and 200s are more affordable at a lower price point.  Contact us today to see how these latest offerings from Sangoma may just be the perfect solution for you!

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