TITLE

Aastra offers plug-and-play VoIP

AUTHOR(S)
Mier, Edwin; Mier, David
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Network World;4/18/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that Aastra Technologies Ltd. bills its VentureIP package as an enterprise-class, peer-to-peer, IP-based phone system that automatically configures itself, no complex setup or centralized server equipment required. The system uses IPmulticast to locate, update and configure itself. Aastra says its auto-configuration process has been successfully tested on Layer 2 switches from D-Link Systems, Unksys, Netgear and SMC. With IGMP Snooping turned off,the system's auto-configuration worked flawlessly, IP addresses and extension numbers were derived and assigned; the auto-attendant, voice mail and phone directory configured. The target installation is 50 stations with up to 200 extensions supported per system. The current release (2.8.2) requires that all VentureIP phone sets and gateways be contained within the same IP subnet. Aastra's VentureIP package delivers the classic telephony features most users would expect in a low-end phone system. While the vendor needs to shore up some of its IP-telephony features,his peer-to-peer phone system is sound, and it should be considered a viable, low-end, IP-telephony contender. INSETS: How We Did It;VentureiP 480i telephone and VentureIP Gateway.
ACCESSION #
16793387

 

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