Going to Eval/ What is the best phone?

Discussion in '3CX Phone System - General' started by mrsam3, Feb 22, 2010.

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  1. mrsam3

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    We have 4 offices, 10 phones in the main one and 2 in each remote office. We have a VOIP solution in place right now but it is not very reliable. I want to give this solution a try, do you know what phone model works best with the feature set that 3CX provides?
     
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    Snom, Polycom and Cisco SMB (Linksys) all work very well and have their own pros/cons

    With the remote phones - do they have hardware VPN connectivity to your head office or do they connect externally via STUN for example? Polycom phones can't use a STUN server so they might not work as remote extensions.

    We use Polycom on all our installs and they are great.

    Paul
     
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    we are going to eval it first and then think about selling it so it will be out network, right now we have a point to point vpn tunnel with a hardware solution. Although they are on different private 192.168.x.x subnets they can still talk without having to establish a VPN themselves. What phone model do you have the most success with across a DSL connection?

    Thank you so much for your info...
     
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    We've used Snom and Polycom and both are as good as one another across the DSL.

    The main concern with DSL is bandwidth - we provide a dedicated line for VoIP traffic and use a different DSL line for internet browsing etc, to guarantee there will always be bandwidth available for voice.
     
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    Do you have any models in particular that you recommend to test with? Maybe on the low end and then the high end
     
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