VoIP Channel Update – 3CX Version 15 Alpha and new Grandstream Dect Phone

In this update:

  • 3CX Version 15 – Alpha Released
  • Grandstream’s New DECT Phone Offering

3CX Version 15 – Alpha Released

3CX have totally revamped the look and feel of 3CX with its new Alpha version released overnight. New features include:

  • A Brand new modern management console
  • New Dashboard for easy monitoring
  • NGINX web server instead of IIS/Abyss
  • Option to have 3CX manage your FQDN
  • Free Let’s Encrypt certificates automatically created and managed
  • SSL Labs A+ rating
  • Automatic SIP hacker tool detection and blacklisting
  • Encrypted voice traffic via tunnel and SBC
  • Improved DID handling and configuration
  • Improved integrated Video Conferencing
  • Remote provisioning of supported IP phones via 3CX RPS servers
  • Centralised Chat Log Function
  • Call log searchable from Web interface
  • Brand able web meeting interface

You can read more about the new Alpha release, plus download the new version at: http://www.3cx.com/blog/releases/free-pbx-v15-alpha/. The full changelog can also be found at: http://www.3cx.com/blog/change-log/phone-system-change-log/

Please note: As this version is in Alpha release – this should be used for testing purposes only and it is not advisable to install in a live environment.

Grandstream’s New DECT Phone Offering

The Grandstream DP715 is now no longer available – Grandstream’s new DECT offering – the DP720 – is expected for release in New Zealand in July. It is supported by Grandstream’s DP750 DECT VoIP base station. Please note the base station does not include a handset, you have to buy at least one DP720 handset for each DP750 base station. Up to five DP720 handsets are supported on each DP750 while each DP720 supports a range of up to 300 meters outdoors and 50 meters indoors from the base station. The DP720 is expected to retail for $101 ex GST, the DP750 Base Station at $107 ex GST. We have a launch special for this new product: each reseller can get a 20 percent discount off normal dealer price for one unit of each product from the initial shipment. Please mention “launch special” when you order. An independent review of the new phones has been released by OnSIP and can be read at: https://www.onsip.com/voip-phone-reviews/grandstream-dp750/dp720

If you have any further queries around VoIP, please contact our VoIP team at voip.