In Consideration Provision OpenStage Phones from Unify

Discussion in 'Ideas' started by Tobias Pieper, Dec 31, 2017.

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  1. Tobias Pieper

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    Good Evening,

    We always have leads for the integration of OpenStage phones from Unify.

    With the help of an Ingeration from the telephones we can give customers another cost advantage which leads to a higher investment area.

    Other Providers e.g. Asterix can support this Phones with integrated provisioning.

    Are there any other posivie voices?

    Thanks for the feedback.
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  2. itservice8

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    Here in germany there are much customers, that have hi-path, unify or swyx phones (all the same hardware) and they cannot switch to 3CX without to rebuy all phones...
     
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  4. Decoratinglife

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    They have to rebuy all the phones and it is a pain lol. +2
     
  5. timmbo

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    Also here in Austria.
    I got a lot of customers with Askozia-PBX, and they don´t wanna switch to 3CX only because of the phones they have to change either.

    Bye
    Timm
     
  6. 3CXDude

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    Considering 3CX acquired Askozia, you would think they would want support them

    https://www.3cx.com/blog/news/askozia-pbx-acquisition/

    In my opinion, 3CX should really focus on supporting as many vendors IP phones (with a large install base) as possible as it makes 3CX such a simple upgrade from another platform without having to replace phones and we all know that makes up the bulk of the upgrade cost. The fact that Cisco, Polycom etc...are not support in STUN/SBC is crazy !!!
     
  7. Thomas Schneider

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    Oh shoot, I just installed 3CX, planning to replace a Swyx 2013. I was amazed by the easy setup and the config interface itself. But when I tried to install IP-Phones (OpenStage 60) I saw they aren't supported. Bummer! Guess I have to stick with Swyx, replacing almost 50 new phones isn't an option :-(
     
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    We hope so much that 3cx will support OpenStage phones.
    That would mean a much bigger market where we would otherwise have to switch to Starface.
    Please dear 3CX team. Do that!
     
  9. Nick Galea

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    It would be interesting to do. Which models would we be talking about realistically? Does anyone have a good knowledge of these phones maybe we can contract him to help us?
     
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  10. timmbo

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    Hi Nick,

    Openstage 15, 40, 60 and also 80, but this is EoL at Unify, but sone Manager has this one.
    I got all of them in my Office, because e saled them with Askozia, maybe i can help to test.

    Bye
    Timm
     
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    @Nick Galea We are using mostly OpenStage 15 and some older models. I would like to help youas well.
    Feel free to contact me if you are interested.
    Regards Bernhard
     
  12. Thomas Schneider

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    OpenStage 40 and 60 are probably the phones most being used. For us it's all 60s.
     
  13. Thomas Schneider

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    - Forgot to mention all our phones are HFA-Phones (I know they can be flashed to SIP Phones, but supporting HFA would really be it! :))
     
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    We are having too a Lead to sell 3CX PBX if we can provide provisioning of the OpenStage Phones that are already in use. Would be very nice to have the Provisioning Support here. THX !
     
  16. Nick Galea

    Nick Galea Site Admin

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    These phones are very complex and also very old and outdated. We will make a guide how to configure them manually but there will be no provisioning support and of course no features such as CTI.

    If a customer wants to really switch to 3CX or indeed any true open standard system, then he should consider new, open standard phones. You can have good SIP phones so cheap these days its less expensive then the work involved trying to configure these phones. You can use these openstage phones for some workstations that have very limited feature requirements.

    Its better to explain this to the customer in advance and not raise his hopes quite frankly.
     
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