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Telephonation.com is designed to be a user driven community, formed with the intention of creating a base for early adopters, consumers and professionals alike to exchange ideas, discuss new developments and generally experiment with VoIP technology. We are driven by the excitement surrounding the innovative phones, products, services, and mash-ups in this explosively expanding VoIP world. While visiting with us today, be sure to drop by the Telephonation.com forum. There you will find useful information on many topics related to VoIP and VoIP products. We also encourage you to share your knowledge and expertise with us as well as your challenges and problems. We welcome you, and we thank you for your visit today.

Guest Blog: Dodging Obsolescence Through the Cloud
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This can be especially true in a company’s telecommunications system. As data networks reach new levels of intricacy, innovation and evolution, companies are more dependent on a solid telecommunications network for day-to-day operation. To avoid the costly impact of telecom obsolescence, you need to outsource to the cloud. Outsourcing to the Cloud While traditionally desired for their ability to deploy instantaneous access to data without borders, as cloud and hosted systems mature in the marketplace, they have evolved into real, viable solutions to ease the pain of obsolescence. When da...
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Harrybbb Goes on the Air!
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SMB Nation’s own Harrybbb was recently featured on School for Startups Radio. He sat down for an interview with Jim Beach, where he discussed SMB Nation as a company, as well as the end of support deadline for Windows XP. You can listen to the full interview at the site here: http://schoolforstartupsradio.com/2014/03/harry_brelsford_brad_farris/
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snom Announces Provisioning of UC Edition Phones via Native Lync Interface
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Today, snom technology, an international developer of IP phones for business use, announced that its snom UC edition Lync-qualified phones, including the snom 7xx and 821, can now be provisioned directly from the Lync server interface. This now allows snom UC edition Lync phone users to remove some of the hassle from mass provisioning and deployment. According to snom, this is the first solution of its kind capable of leveraging Lync’s native Server components. Provisioning is a three-step process: Define language, time zone, function key, etc. settings. Run Lync PowerShell script to cr...
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snom technology PA Solution Receives Industry Award
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Earlier today, snom technology announced that its PA1 solution has been named the 2014 Internet Telephony Product of the year by integrated media company, TMC. The snom PA1, a public address system, was selected for its ability to work with existing hardware and VoIP/PA infrastructure. snom explained that the PA1 allows a user to make a call from any snom phone, which will transmit music and messages via a 4-watt amplifier. This system can cover an entire room, or just a specific floor. “We’d like to thank TMC, the publisher of Internet Telephony, for recognizing snom and the PA1 with...
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ShoreTel Expands Partner Program Options
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Last week, ShoreTel announced the expansion of its Champion Partner Program to include three tiers for cloud communications. This program, the first of its kind in the industry, according to ShoreTel, enables existing and future partners to develop a best-practice motion for cloud sales.
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Zultys Releases Update to MX Unified Communications Platform, New Cloud-Based IP Phone System
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Zultys, a Sunnyvale, CA-based VoIP/UC solutions company, announced the debut of its MX Release 9.0, the latest version of its MX UC platform. In particular, this latest release comes with the addition of a cloud-based UC platform in the MXvirtual solution, and other features that allow the user to have a similar communications experience to a system admin. “With Release 9.0, we now provide our Channel Partners and customers with a flexible system architecture that allows pure cloud, pure premise deployment, or any combination of the two,” said Steve Francis, chief sales and marketing officer ...
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snom Adds New SIP Phone Offering to 7xx Line
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snom today announced the addition of an IP Business Phone to its 7xx line. The snom 715 is an SIP phone with many of the same features as the snom 710, with the addition of a dual-port Gigabit Ethernet switch.
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Super Bowl Contest – Win A Steak Dinner!
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In the great SMB Nation tradition of letting fun find us, we are hosting a Super Bowl contest! Of course we’re partial to the Seattle Seahawks (in fact – SMB Nation employees are prohibited from playing) so I just wanted to put that out there up front!
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