Digium Debuts Switchvox 400 Series IP Phone Systems
The Switchvox 450 and Switchvox 470 offer server-class architectures, significantly more memory and enhanced processors.Telephony hardware and Switchvox business phone systems manufacturer Digium announced the general availability of two Switchvox appliances designed to meet the Internet protocol (IP) phone system needs of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) while delivering expanded performance capabilities. The Switchvox 450 and Switchvox 470 offer server-class architectures, significantly more memory, enhanced processors, more RAID options and solid state drives (SSD), allowing Switchvox to more than double the number of concurrent calls supported on the prior models. Aimed at midsize or larger businesses, the 450 IP private branch exchange (PBX) supports up to 500 users in a single platform. The Switchvox 450 is currently available and is priced is $9,850. The Switchvox 470 provides the fastest processing power in the Switchvox product line for the most demanding applications, and supports up to 600 users in a single platform. The Switchvox 470 is also currently available and is priced at $12,975. "Digium is broadening our line of phone systems to address the needs of larger and more complex UC requirements," Mark Amick, Digium's director of product management, said in a statement. "Incorporating all of the award-winning features of Switchvox into two new appliances provides the solutions that our customers and channel partners have requested to address larger applications at the best value for SMB business phone systems."
The Switchvox 400 products are complete business phone systems and include voice over IP (VoIP) and traditional calling capabilities, mobile applications and fixed mobile convergence, an interactive switchboard advanced interactive voice response (IVR) capabilities, integrated conferencing, video calling support, voicemail with email integration, built-in call queues, detailed reporting, one-touch and scheduled recordings, customer relationship management (CRM) integration, faxing, and Digium IP phone integration.