Sunday, March 12, 2006

Linksys Launches SIP-Based Multi-Line Phone System

Cisco Systems' Linksys division introduced a new line of SIP-based telephony products targeting SOHO and very small business customers. The new line of IP telephony solutions called the Linksys Voice System 9000 (LVS 9000) includes an IP PBX/Key system, a wide range of IP desktop phones, an Analog Gateway for connection to the Public Switched Telephone Network and a selection of authorized Internet Telephone Service Provider (ITSP) offerings for the Value Added Reseller (VAR) or small business to choose from.

The Linksys Voice System 9000, a fully-featured multi-line Internet phone system for up to 16 lines, includes the following components:

  • Configuration Server

  • SIP Proxy and Registrar - Up to 16 Users

  • Application Server

  • Music on Hold Server

  • Media Proxy

  • Web Server - For Local Management

  • ATA via 2 Onboard RJ11 FXS Ports

  • Two Phone Ports for analog telephone and fax

  • IP PBX features including Automated Attendant, Automatic Call Distribution / Routing, Bridged / Shared Line Call Appearance, Call Transfe, Call Forwarding, Local and Corporate Directory, Call Pickup, Group Paging, Intercom, etc.

Pricing starts at $400.

The new line of Linksys phones includes models with one or two Ethernet ports, 1, 2, or 4 extensions, optional Power over Ethernet functionality, or a durable no-display model. Pricing starts at $89.

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