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By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2006-01-23 Print this article Print

Evaluation Shortlist Cisco Systems Inc.s CallManager Small businesses with modular routers may find that Cisco provides the easiest way to adopt VOIP (

ShoreTel Inc.s ShoreTel 6 Version 6.0 adds SIP support for switches, but clients still use MGCP (Media Gateway Control Protocol) only (

Zultys Technologies Enterprise Media Exchange A fine array of PBX equipment and desk phones, as well as a new SIP Wi-Fi phone (

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Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

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