Archive for August 2011

IP-PBX Provides Remote Workers Same Phone Functionality as Office Workers

Deacon Search is an independent boutique search and selection consultancy specializing in senior legal appointments. Staff is comprised of 12 users (3 of whom are remote workers). The company’s requirement was for a flexible phone system at an affordable price, to be implemented within one month. After suggesting the Xorcom XR2047, an Asterisk based IP-PBX […]

Good Practices for Protection Against IP-PBX Security Threats

While Xorcom, just like any other PBX manufacturer, is not in charge of the client’s network or Internet services, we do invest a lot of effort to help prevent fraudulent intrusion into the PBX. For example, our systems include software to detect bad logins. Furthermore, we have compiled the following recommendations below to help system […]

What a Reseller Can Do to Avoid (and Treat) IP-PBX Toll Fraud

It is typically the small business owner that is the victim of toll fraud. Often, a new IP PBX is installed but the customer fails to invest in a proper firewall or router, mostly due to cost, and does not enhance the network to minimize hacking. These are the customers that need to be advised […]