Phone of the Day: Avaya 9508 Digital Telephone at the Rimrock Resort Banff, Alberta

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9508 Digital Telephone at the Rimrock Resort Banff, Alberta
A few weeks ago on our honeymoon I spotted these Avaya sets at the hotel we stayed at. I am almost certain they had a Meridian 1 switch and recently threw it away and put in an Avaya switch with pure digital (non IP) 9508 telephones. Rooms are equipped with cheap hotel analog telephones. The ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco 8941 IP Telephone at Purdue University West Lafayette, IN

Phone of the Day: Cisco 8941 IP Telephone at Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
I won’t say much because I am heartbroken that my Alma Mater, Purdue got rid of their trusty Nortel CS-2100 Genband C-20 Soft switch and replaced it in favor of these Cisco IP phones. The Nortel system did serve Purdue well for the last twenty years, and it outlasted the first digital AE 4600 installed ...

Phones of the Day: Nortel Aastra M5316 and M5008 at the Chicago Public Library

Phones of the Day: Nortel Aastra M5316 and M5008 at the Chicago Public Library
Chicago’s Library system is still on Nortel Centrex. These phones are reliable and easy to use, as many city governments and universities still use these M5000 sets. They look very similar to the M2000 digital sets, but these are in fact, analog digital hybrid sets that only work on a Meridian Digital Centrex or the ...

Phone of the Day: Audiocodes IP440HDEG SIP IP Telephone at Meijer In St. Joseph, Michigan

Phone of the Day: Audiocodes IP440HDEG SIP IP Telephone at Meijer In St. Joseph, Michigan
My favorite Midwestern retailer has dropped Avaya and gone with Skype for Business running Lynx with AudioCodes telephony gateways at each store. Gone are the Avaya 9600 sets seen at most Meijer stores, now replaced with these Audiocodes IP sets. Managers carry around IP wireless sets, so no walkie talkies are required here. This particular ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco SPA504G with SPA500S KEM, SIP IP Telephone For Sale!

Phone of the Day: Cisco SPA504G with SPA500S KEM, SIP IP Telephone For Sale!
Have you ever wanted a Cisco phone that works on anyone’s SIP network? Well this set looks like a proprietary Cisco set but it actually works on any SIP server. It’s Ciscos attempt to work on the small business market and compete with the Polycom and Grandstream sets on the market. These sets somewhat mimic ...