Linux Journal: Linux Phone and VPN Offerings Rule N+I
May 10, 2002, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don Marti)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"If you connect all your computers, fax machines, conventional
phones and IP phones to one box, it had better be running Linux.
Avaya's new Integrated Stackable Telephony Solution, introduced at
Networld+Interop in Las Vegas this week, supports all these plus
software features, including "advanced call distribution" and
Customer Relationship Management for call centers. Pricing for a
100-user system is about $100,000.
"Avaya's high-end PBXes already run Linux and support up to
36,000 conventional phones and 12,000 IP phones. Avaya is using
Pentium III processors and the Reiser filesystem, said Avaya's