Posts Tagged ‘telecommunications’

Open Source IP-PBX and Proprietary Systems: Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Telephony Solution

Before deciding on which specific phone system will best meet your company’s needs, you need to decide which type of platform is right for you. This involves looking at the pros and cons of the two options to be considered: Proprietary systems and those based on an open source platform. Read our “Open source IP-PBX […]

The Importance of VoIP and Unified Communications

Ruth Bridger, the VP of Marketing at Xorcom, was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series. The series, which is hosted by TechnologyAdvice’s Josh Bland, explores a variety of business and technology landscapes through conversations with industry leaders. In this episode we discuss security against cyber attacks on the IP-PBX, hospitality for VoIP, […]

Branching into 21st Century Telephony | Talk Business Magazine

Contemporary telephone systems play a far more crucial and creative role in businesses than previously thanks to advances in technology and the impact of t Source: Branching into 21st Century Telephony | Talk Business Magazine

Avoid the Risk – CompletePBX is Your Best Defense Against Cyber-Attacks

Cyber-attack — malicious users gaining unauthorized access to Internet-based systems — is not a new phenomenon. However, the rate that it is spreading, especially to the world of Internet Telephony (VoIP and SIP trunking), cannot be ignored. Check out this recent post which details some of the disturbing facts that face enterprises today. What Can […]

Xorcom CEO Quoted in Industry Article on VoIP Adoption by PSTN Users

Eran Gal, CEO and co-founder of Xorcom, was recently interviewed for an article published by SoftwareAdvice. The article, entitled “PSTN User Perspectives on IP Communications IndustryView | 2014” researched the VoIP adoption behavior of PSTN users. Below you’ll find the reason that the author sought out Xorcom as an expert on this topic, as well as a […]

New Channel Manager, Video Conferencing and Senior Care Covered in Recent Interview

Last week Xorcom exhibited at the IT EXPO conference and trade show in Austin, Texas, and participated in this video interview:

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 […]

Government Agency Satisfied by IP-PBX Uptime Provided by Xorcom TwinStar Failover

RUAT is an institution that needs to maintain constant communication with the local governments to provide timely and effective support to Bolivian citizens. Consequently, one of the main concerns is to have the necessary number of telephone lines to meet claims at lower costs and with a wider range of services (IVR, CRMs, etc.). ICTEC, […]

Instructions for Updating Elastix 1.6 on Xorcom Servers

We have just published new instructions for updating an existing Elastix distribution on your Xorcom XR1000, XR2000 or XR3000 server. For customers currently using Elastix 1.5 who wish to upgrade to version 1.6, download these instructions (PDF). For customers with Elastix 1.6 who want to upgrade to the latest software packages, download these instructions (PDF).

Security Threat Discovered; Suggested Solution Described

Affected Products All Xorcom IP-PBX models (XR1nnn, XR2nnn, XR3nnn, XE2nnn, XE3nnn) running Elastix 1.x Problem It recently came to our attention that it is possible to login to the Elastix server unembedded FreePBX Web interface (http://address/admin) with user name ‘asteriskuser’ and password ‘eLaStIx.asteriskuser.2oo7’. The user name and password are the same user name and password […]