With the continuing advances of technology many fear the "desktop phone" will soon be no more. However as the years go by the desktop phone still remains firmly in place. The desktop phone has taken its steps to advance with the growing need of business communication.The article we have provided below will shed light on why the desktop phone is not going away any time soon.
Something to Rely On: Why the Desktop Phone isn't Going Away
Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone on January 9th 2007 during Apple's annual MacWorld conference. Almost nine years before a company called InfoGear released a product called the iPhone. InfoGear was later acquired by Cisco.
The unit was run by a 16-bit processor and carried 1mb of memory. It needed to be connected to a wired infrastructure.
The Infogear iPhone shared many similarities in concept as the Apple’s iPhone. The goal was to have a user friendly that can do many things. Ability to make phone calls, tap icons on a touch screen and being able to access web related content.
On March 2nd, 2015 Mitel settled an agreement to acquire Mavenir Systems, a software-based networking solution for mobile carriers. The agreement was reported the equivalence of $560 million in both cash and Mitel stock.
Mavenir's software is for voice over LTE and voice over WiFi, IP Multimedia Subsystem, and rich communication services. After the transaction is completed, Mavenir stockholders can expect to own up to 16% of Mitel. The vision is unclear for the purchase of Mavenir, the companies do not have any crossover customers. This may be the start for Mitel to incorporate VoWi-Fi as t...
Now into the beginning of the month of March, the majority of us especially in the way north are starting to feel the winter blues. We are anticipating spring’s arrival and the snow to disappear. However many of us still have a ways to go until we will be able to see the green grass and warm weather, until then there is the unfortunate dread of having to call into work or cancel meetings because of a “snow day”.
For some of us a snow day is due to the fact that we have a responsibility as a parent to stay home with our children, for others a snow day could be due to the fact the roa...
Tired of waiting around at your desk for a call or email while your to-do list piles up? Or how about the tiresome phone tag between you and your customer(s) that often plague the work place? Let me tell you a secret, your work day does not have to be that way. What if I was to tell you there is a way for your desk and mobile phones, email, instant messaging, voice mail and web conferencing to be all combined into one.
The answer is Unified Communications; one platform for all your communications.
Unified Communications can help make sure that anyone trying to connect with you can do so ...
Over on Cisco's Collaboration Blog Kim Austin posted an interesting article about video conferencing that we would like to share with you.
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In today's digital age, we can look to technology to eliminate certain expenses as well as provide a convenience factor in almost anything we do. Having a conference or board meeting is no exception to that. Take a look at the four advantages of using video conferencing.
1. Reduce travel cost.
No need to go through all the nuances of planning a trip to another city for a couple hour meeting. Simply go ...
Here is a short video AtlasPhones.com created that displays the basic features of the ShoreTel 100 IP Telephone.
The ShoreTel Shoreline 100 is a three-line voice over IP telephone. It is a cost-effective, basic IP ShoreTel phone that provides the basic functions of a business phone. This ShoreTel 100 integrates IP PBX and SoftSwitch vendor’s IP solutions. This unit is ideal for any small sized business or office.
The ShoreTel Shoreline 100 features a 160 by 80 LCD panel displaying information about calls, the operating status of the phone and labels for the multipurp...
AtlasPhones.com has added 19 new Avaya IP Office R9.1 Licenses for purchase. Here is this full list:
Avaya IP Office R9.1 SIP Trunk 50 ADI Licenses
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Voicemail Pro UMS 1 License
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Voicemail Pro UMS 5 ADI License
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Voicemail Pro UMS 20 ADI License
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Power User 50 ADI License
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Power User 100 ADI License
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Office Worker 50 ADI License
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Office Worker 100 ADI License
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Avaya IP Endpoint 50 ADI License
Avaya IP Office R9.1 Ava...
Have you been searching for the best looking business desk phone on the market? ShoreTel IP Telephone has raised the bar on business phones with their latest model, the 655 IP Telephone. This new model truly gives any user a real-time telephony experience. This IP phone is ideal for any small to midsize business. Whether you are an administrator or executive this IP Phone gives you endless options to enhance your daily communication experience.
There are many new advanced features with the ShoreTel 655. To begin, the large color touch screen with 12 line appearances. This 640 X 48...
The Avaya 1608 IP Telephone is designed for the everyday user. Users who typically rely on several forms of communication such as voice and email that also require excellent sound quality who find this IP phone very useful. (more…)