Postfix + Gmail: A Pain-Free SMTP Relay for Wazo PBX

Let’s face it. As the number of Internet service providers blocking downstream email servers continues to proliferate, getting a reliable email server configured with Incredible PBX™ and other VoIP servers has become painful. We previously have posted tutorials showing how to configure SendMail to send outbound emails using either your Gmail account or your Comcast account. There’s one major problem on the Wazo platform. It uses Postfix instead of SendMail. More importantly, you can’t replace the mail server without breaking Wazo. (Read More…)

Grandstream DP760 DECT repeater with DP750 DECT base station and DP720 DECT phones

The Grandstream DP760 is a powerful wideband DECT repeater that pairs with Grandstream’s DP750 DECT base station for extended mobility and range. The DP760 claims to add an additional range of 300 meters outdoors and 50 meters indoors to give users the freedom to move around work or home environments. The DP760 relays up to two concurrent HD calls when it is connected to the LAN via Ethernet, or one HD call in daisy chain utilizing the RF interface for transport. (Read More…)

How to Manage Running Applications on the Grandstream GXV3275

Thanks to the rapid pace of technology, there is now an answer to not being able to have your smartphone out at work! The answer is the Grandstream GXV3275. This phone is smartphone disguised as a desk phone! Everything that is equipped on your smartphone is on the GXV3275. Everything from a camera to applications. This phone is even Android-based, so it will run just like your smartphone as well. (Read More…)

The Ultimate Guide For an Easy Unified Communications Transition

Unified Communications is quickly taking over most offices, and for good reason. Ignoring just the benefits of UC, we also know that by 2020 or so we will see the current Public Switched Telephone Network shut down, in favor of IP communications. And we’ve already seen almost the majority of businesses, both small teams and Enterprise companies, adopt this new standard of communication. With a pretty extensive list of compelling reasons to transition from the standard legacy phone network to IP and Unified Communications, its almost a no brainer. (Read More…)

7 Reasons Why You Need Video Conferencing

In sales, we have all been in this situation. You are talking to a customer, excited about all the video conferencing solutions that you can offer them. You are giving great information about the features and functions of the solutions, including great price points. But then you get to the why: “Why do we need video conferencing?” (Read More…)

Enterprise Session Border Controller (eSBC): Why can’t I just connect my Phone to a SIP trunk?

Cost saving is one of the main reasons for many businesses and enterprises to move to VoIP. For businesses that deploy SIP trunks, it may be tempting to cut corners by using lower cost network elements, or by omitting some devices they considered “non-essential” but nice-to-have. One question we often hear is “Why can’t I just connect my IP Phone or IP PBX to a SIP trunk?” (Read More…)