Hello again, and welcome if it’s your first time reading! In my previous posts, we addressed two prominent terms in the world of telecom – “Unified Communications” and the “Cloud”. In this article, we’ll be addressing the benefits of the IP PBX, the telephone system that makes it all work. What is PBX? “PBX” stands for private branch exchange; an internal communications system typically used in a corporate setting. The PBX connects to both the public switched telephone network (PSTN) and the internal network to act as a switch for in and outbound communications. More than once on the hit TV ...
July 21, 2014 / Uncategorized
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 ...
“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 ...
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 ...