ShoreTel Inc.'s Technology Partner certification for EtherSpeak's native SIP service now includes version 14 of the ShoreTel Unified Communications PBX platform. EtherSpeak, a trusted SIP carrier, has been a member-validated partner in ShoreTel’s Innovation Network for the past 8 years. ShoreTel resellers and customers utilize EtherSpeak's uniquely native SIP option either in addition to or in place of physical connections such as PRI or POTS. Without additional investments, hardware or new gateway requirements, EtherSpeak enables ShoreTel customers of all sizes to directly connect SIP networks with traditional fixed-line PSTN. "We're pleased to reaffirm ...
June 30, 2014 / Uncategorized
“The Cloud”has become one of those super-trendy buzz words thrown around in the media, pop culture and in all varieties of technical conversations these days-but even though it's everywhere, it is usually not very well-defined. What’s interesting about the way the Cloud is talked about is how much it’s talked about, as well as how we choose to talk about it, especially considering how few of us actually know what it is or how it works. I felt very alone in my lack of understanding of the Cloud for quite awhile- but I've recently decided that I can't be the ...
June 19, 2014 / Unified Communications
My name is Cat, I’ve been interning in EtherSpeak’s marketing department for about month now, and I have a confession to make: Telecommunication terrifies me. Or, at least, it did when I started. Allow me to explain…I came to EtherSpeak knowing next to nothing about Telecommunications. UC, SIP, PBX, the cloud or anything like or related were totally foreign to me. With this in mind, I did more than a few Google searches, looking for simple explanations of the services that I mentioned above. I ...
Faxing then and now Even with the ever-changing world of business and technology, many industries still rely on the transfer of documentation through faxing. Traditionally, facsimiles would require a dedicated analog phone line connected to a fax machine to both send and receive a document. Modern advancements in technology have made faxing more flexible than ever. EtherSpeak's iEtherFax compliments any business communications plan with options that custom-fit your faxing needs. Flexible Faxing Options iEtherFax revolutionizes fax communications by eliminating the ...
The ShoreTel PBX platform has supported SIP trunking connectivity since the v7 release over 8 years ago. SIP has since grown among ShoreTel users as a standard voice delivery method over that of traditional analog and PRI lines. In this article, we will address some benefits of using SIP and focus on the primary methods of connecting ShoreTel IP PBX to SIP Trunks. What are SIP Trunks? SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) trunking is a standard accepted by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF.org) Request for Comments (or RFC) based ...