PBX M3 Wins Best Large Enterprise Solution at ITEXPO, OBIHAI Phones Now Support Phone Apps, OTTS, Expanded Bundles, Enterprise Mobility, FreePBX Add-ons and Allison Live!
LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS FROM THE FREEPBX TEAM!
In its debut public appearance M3 or PBX Multi Machine Management wins Best of Show for Best Large Enterprise Solution at ITEXPO Miami. M3 provides a professional management tool for managing groups and multiple installs of FreePBX or other compatible platforms.
M3 is an automatically deployed monitoring service with a modern dashboard for quick overview of various services, systems and events across your deployed PBX systems. M3 also provides integrated alerts and notifications, firewall management, and an integrated VPN for connectivity to the M3 monitoring platform or easily creating tunnels between grouped servers.
“The products and solutions nominated for the ITEXPO Best in Show Awards continue to be cutting-edge, and it’s truly exciting to see what new technological developments our exhibitors have for us each year.” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “We are pleased to honor Sangoma for their efforts and creativity in developing advanced, powerful solutions for the business technology marketplace.”
Version 1.0 (CURRENT BETA) of M3 includes a centralized VPN server, firewall management, monitoring and alerting and SSH key management. While version 1.0 is a great start and already winning awards, we need your help on ideas and features that you find valuable. Some of the features we are considering for Version 2.0 are:
If you are interested in giving M3 a spin we have a full wiki on installation and configuration. M3 includes the ability to manage up to two PBXs, you can add additional PBX licenses for $5/mo in the portal. Don’t want to roll your own M3 instance? FreePBXhosting.com has added the M3 Management Server to their list of supported hosting packages.
OBIHAI phones now supported by FreePBX Phone Apps!
CounterPath Bria Cloud Services bring mobility to the FreePBX EcoSystem
The Bria and FreePBX solution enables enterprise IT administrators to add Bria smartphone, tablet and desktop softphone clients to their FreePBX telephony platform, and easily manage and provision the clients using the FreePBX User Management portal which interfaces with CounterPath’s Stretto™ server platform.
The Bria Stretto™ client suite for desktops, smartphones and tablets provides premium features like video call support, messaging and presence, and advanced audio and video codecs where available. They are supported on Windows and Mac desktops and laptops; iPhone, Android and Blackberry 10 smartphones, and iPad and Android tablets. Download Bria & FreePBX Solution Brief (PDF). Watch Video. Join us on February 25th for an informational webinar conducted by Jim O’Brien REGISTER.
End User Device Management has been added to the System Builder Bundles!
System Builder: $225
$114 off retail price of individual modules.
System Builder Plus: $525
$324 off retail price of individual modules.
Call Center Builder $1275
$599 off retail price of individual modules.
Grandstream Phones to be supported by FreePBX Phone Apps
When’s the next release? FreePBX 13 ALPHA Release aka the “Sunny Beach” release is getting closer every day!
We are also updating some key modules such as System Recordings and Music on Hold, making them more intuitive, building in multi-lingual recording support, WebRTC recording capabilities, and enabling ‘easy’ streaming music on hold.
On top of the new features, the developers are always evaluating the ‘internal plumbing’ and constantly updating and improving aspects of FreePBX under the covers to pave ways for even more features and capabilities. I’m told by the development team to expect the ALPHA release of FreePBX 13 within the next month.
Below are a couple of recent recorded webinars you can review if you missed them live. If you look to your right you will also see several upcoming webinars you may want to get on your calendar.
FreePBX Phone Apps, in this webinar originally recorded in December we walk through the functions of each of the existing IP phone applications. Watch Recorded Video.
VTech FreePBX Certified Business Phones VTECH Business phones are the latest devices to be certified for FreePBX! In the webinar recorded in January, Frank Correia with VTECH provides and in-depth product review of the VTech Business phones. VTech Business phones can be purchased in the Schmooze Portal! Watch Recorded Video.
WEBINAR: Enterprise Mobility for FreePBX, communicate from anywhere!
Wed. Feb. 25th, 2:00 PM EST
Join Jim O’Brien, VP of Server Engineering with CounterPath in this overview and demonstration of the powerful FreePBX integrated Bria Cloud Platform. FreePBX users can communicate on any supported device they may have access to at any time, from any location using this “auto-magically” provisioned solution for desktops, tablets and smartphones.
WEBINAR: Add-ons to Enhance FreePBX
Free Webinar demonstrating and reviewing some of the more popular add-ons and enhancements designed for FreePBX. We will cover Commercial modules, third party software and hardware, and other FreePBX Certfied solutions that will enhance your FreePBX solutions.
Open Telephony Training Seminar
March 10-13, 2015 Huntsville, AL
WEBINAR: OBIHAI & PHONE APPS
WEBINAR: Allison Live!
Wed March 25th, 2015 2 PM EST
Allison Smith is one of the most prevalent and often-heard telephone voices working today. Join Allison for an interactive presentation/discussion outlining her thoughts on IVRs, professional voice recordings and best practices as they relate to FreePBX and your business.
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