Phone of the Day: Avaya 9608 IP Telephone at Kendall College Chicago, IL

While my fiance and I were checking out a wedding venue in Chicago, I spotted these nice looking Avaya 9600 phones at the front desk of the college.  

I took some of the features of the phone and listed them below here:

Product Description
The Avaya 9608 IP phone is a full-featured IP desk phone that provides 24 programmable line and feature buttons. It is the perfect choice for everday office workers like salespeople, executives, and operators.

Avaya 9608 Features
3.2″ x 2.2″ monochrome display

3 pages of 8 buttons with dual LEDs (24 programmable keys), 4 softkeys, 4-way navigation cluster

Fixed features include phone, messages, contacts, history, home, headset, speaker, volume, mute

Wideband audio

Built-in full duplex speakerphone and built-in headset interface

Dual message waiting indicators

Built-in two port Ethernet (10/100 Mbps) switch for connection to LAN and collocated PC

Supports up to three Avaya BM12 button modules

Global phones use icons to communicate button functions and fixed features such as message, menu, headset, mute, and speaker

H.323 version supported by Avaya Communication Manager 3.1.4 or later

SIP version supported by Avaya Communication Manager 6.0 with Avaya Aura Session Manager 6.0 or Avaya Midsize Business Template 5.2.1

Also compatible with IP Office 7.0.36 or higher only on IP500 or IP500 V2 control units

The Avaya 9608 can be powered via 802.3af PoE (Class 1) or local PoE injector (sold separately; see drop down option above)