[TriLUG] Options for replacing Panasonic PBX with Asterisk
jason at cerient.net
Mon Apr 10 11:23:19 EDT 2006
i have three polycom 501s for my business, all connected to a remote
asterisk server using sip, they work without a hitch. very nice units,
and nearly half the cost of a cisco 7960. only had them a few months so
i can't speak about their durability, but they feel very solid.
> The A-man knows his stuff. Those Cisco phones are built tough and really
> last. We've seen some beaten and abused Cisco's come through here... but
> they still work just fine.
> The Polycom's seem to be pretty good too - though they don't have the
> long pedigree that the Cisco's have. The Polycom's give you a bit more
> value (cheaper with more features). Currently those are the only two
> brands I would recommend. The *good* cheaper brands tend to burn out
> early. The bad ones just get flaky.
> Jon Carnes
> FeatureTel (VoIP for business afraid to do Asterisk alone)
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