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Managing Your 3CX Voicemail

Introduction Voicemail messages can be accessed by any phone on the network provided you have the extension number and the PIN configured in the extension. Note: Your administrator may reconfigure the default voicemail number (999). If this number doesn't work,...

Google Voice VoIP Solution

It seems that each week Google releases another feature to add to their ever-expanding suite. Regardless of what you do or where, there’s a pretty good chance you are already using Google for organising your life. If you’re not, you probably have an iPhone. So that’s...

Cloud VoIP – Finding Your Best Solution

Many industries and services are embracing the idea of cloud-first – VoIP is clearly no different. Cloud-first is simply the idea that if a service is able to be hosted in the cloud, it should. A cloud based VoIP phone system has a number of benefits for businesses of...

SIP Response Codes

In this article: 1xx - Provisional Responses 2xx - Success Responses 3xx - Redirection Responses 4xx - Request Failure 5xx - Server Failure Responses 6xx - Global Failure Responses 1xx - Provisional Responses (Informational) 1xx SIP Provisional Response codes are sent...

Your VoIP Disaster Recovery Plan

Regardless of where you are in the world, natural disasters or even accidents in the office or server room can happen at any time. Maybe there’s a fire or hurricane, or a burst pipe on the floor above. Ask yourself – if this were to happen in your office, would your...

6 Benefits of a Softphone

As VoIP continues to expand and grow in the business world, softphones are quickly becoming the preferred choice over the traditional desk phone. In the past, when starting a business or bringing on new employees, physical desk phones had to be purchased and would...

3CX VoIP Providers

The 3CX certification process for VoIP providers is in-depth and goes far beyond simple call in/ call out tests. 3CX is a diverse and feature rich phone system with many aspects to understand from deployment to maintenance. VoIP providers supplying end customers with...

SIP Trunking Basics

Businesses of all sizes are making the move from traditional PSTN lines to SIP trunking, due to the reduced costs and improved scalability associated.   SIP Trunking - SIP Trunking allows telephone services to be delivered over IP – a core part of Voice over IP,...

Common Protocols Used in VoIP

What are Protocols? A very simple overview of a protocol is that it is a set of rules. These rules are used by computers for communicating data, and each step is defined by a protocol through the communication process. SIP - Session Initiation Protocol SIP is used for...

Hosted PBX vs On-Premise PBX

When making the move to an IP PBX, each business will have to decide whether they wish to keep their IP PBX on-premise, or have it hosted elsewhere by another company. Both options have their benefits and drawbacks, and the decision will often come down to the size of...