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Voice over IP technology has supercharged communications in the small enterprise, especially when a VOIP PBX provides the muscle behind the features. But, throw a few branch offices into the mix and a PBX can become a bear to manage. Most users wind up throwing smaller PBXes to the branches to handle local traffic and calls back to the main office. An expensive endeavor, especially when those branch offices only need a line or two.

3CX is looking to make deploying VOIP out to the branch offices ultra simple. How? With their 3CX Tunnel, of course! With the release of version 5.1 of 3CX Phone System for Windows, 3CX is offering an integrated 3CX Tunnel which simplifies firewall configuration by channeling all VOIP traffic over a single port! That eliminates many of the hassles associated with firewalls, network management and so on!

The main advantages offered by the 3CX Phone System for Windows include:

  • Increased mobility–allows remote workers to be seamlessly integrated to the company’s phone system
  • Eliminates expensive telephone tag by using the inbuilt Presence feature
  • Simpler phone system administration via a web-based configuration
  • Vendor independent–significant cost savings by choosing VOIP provider and SIP equipment of choice
  • Delivers unified communications technology by merging voice and data networks, allowing businesses to simplify real time delivery of information.

    The product is available in four editions: Small Business, Pro, Enterprise and Free!

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    Frank J. Ohlhorst