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Posts Tagged ‘PBX’

Kari’s Law and RAY BAUM’S Act: Why you should care

If you’re part of an organization, there is a very good chance that you have some type of phone system that you use on a daily basis. However, you may not know that there are certain rules/regulations that must be accounted for so you can remain compliant with FCC regulations. Recently the FCC (Federal Communications […]

Discontinuation of support for SBC in EXO Unified Messaging

You may remember back in July 2017, Microsoft announced that support for Exchange Online Unified Messaging for 3rd party PBX connections via SBC (Session Border Controller) would be discontinued July of 2018. Microsoft’s intention to discontinue this support would allow them to focus on providing the best quality of service for their voicemail-enabled mailboxes in […]

I’ll just say it: Lync _is_ a PBX Replacement. And then some.

At the beginning of the year, PointBridge moved to a new office in Chicago. As part of the move, we moved all of our collaboration/communication to Lync 2010. We used to have an OCS R2 <–> Cisco CallManager integration for voice needs. But now – it’s 100% Lync for all employees. And I’m happy to […]

OCS Wave 14 – Updates from VoiceCon

While I’m not at VoiceCon this year, I’ve been following the developments there closely. Public info about Wave 14 (the next version of OCS) is starting to trickle out. Some important info: Support for new standalone IP phones being unveiled by Polycom and Astra. I’ve been _begging_ for MS to incorporate more standalone devices for […]