Sjur Usken

Views on new technologies and business opportunities from Sjur Usken

Let the phones do it themselves!

Finally some “out-of-the-box” thinking. Avaya has launced their Quick Edition phones. When the individual devices are getting more and more memory and CPU, why not let them also do the job?

It is as easy as genius. If you need more phones, just add more. No central PBX needed. All the phones are stand-alone and manage themselves through some sort of local P2P. And you get quite a bit of functionality as well. Some of the features (from )

  • Voicemail Backup
  • Greetings and Prompts
  • Message Waiting Indicator
  • Redirect to Specified Extension
  • Telephone User Interface
  • Visual Voicemail
  • Message Monitoring
  • Message Sorting
  • Callback from Message
  • Administration

What will be the next big thing? We’ll just have to create it ourselves!


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