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VoIP PBX News & Blog

Latest news, announcements and innovations from Xorcom

Virtual PBX vs. Software PBX Application Comparison

In the older days PBX used to be proprietary hardware with a proprietary firmware that would drive the PBX and all its functions.  However, in the last 15 years the market sees a big shift towards software based PBX. Software PBX application Software PBX application means that the PBX is running...

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TwinStar Phone System – High Availability in CompletePBX 5.0.9

TwinStar Plus – High Availability Phone System – TwinStar Plus is now supported by CompletePBX 5. – Status of the TwinStar cluster can be observed in the ADMIN -> TwinStar -> TwinStar Status dialog. New GrandStream models supported in Endpoint Manager * GrandStream GXP2170,...

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Switchboard, IP Phone Management and more in CompletePBX 5.0.8

(Full details below the video)   ‘About’ pop-up window in the user menu now shows the CompletePBX version number Web interface language can now be changed directly from the user menu Endpoint Manager: It is now possible to search for a device in the Device Mapping dialog by...

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BLF Issue Fix in CompletePBX 5.0.7

CompletePBX 5.0.7 is a minor update to fix a BLF issue. In some cases behavior of BLF in version 5.0.6 was not consistenet.  The issue is fixed in version...

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Improved Parking, Search, Device Status and more in CompletePBX 5.0.6

CompletePBX 5.0.6 adds new features, and fixes a few bugs.  It also includes an important security update. More details in the text below the video. Improvements Importnat security update An upgrade of Asterisk version to 13.13.1 solves an significant security issue.  It is highly recommended to...

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How Elastix Changes Affect Xorcom Users?

Elastix officially announced they do not recommend working with version 2.5, potential security issues and more. What are the recommendations for Xorcom users?

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Elastix Changes & Xorcom Product Line

As Elastix recently announced, they stopped providing Elastix MT and Elastix 4 due to a legal dispute with another open source distribution.  In addition, it was announced that Elastix 5 will be based on 3CX, rather than Asterisk and FreePBX as was the case with previous versions. How will this...

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Hot Desking Switchboard Improvements and more in CompletePBX 5.0.5

In release 5.0.5 we have introduced several new features. Here is a short video with the main changes: Hot Desking support in switchboard – Hot desking extension button is displayed as ‘active’ (green) on the switchboard when the user (Extension) is logged in to any device. Otherwise, the...

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Trunk-to-Trunk and more in CompletePBX 5.0.4

In release 5.0.4 we have introduced several cool new features that add to usability, security and flexibility. Here is a short video about the main changes:       Trunk-to-Trunk:  It is now possible to define a trunk as the inbound call destination in the Inbound Routes dialog. ...

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