In essence this is the same reliable NodePhone product, with the additional facility of supporting more than the default '2' concurrent calls included in a standard NodePhone service.
Naturally a fair degree of technical expertise is required to interface NodePhone VoIP to an organisation's IP PBX phone system, and this should be examined carefully before committing to the service.
A specific requirement is certified interoperability of the IP PBX or phone system with Broadsoft, or an acceptance from the customer that their equipment may not be supported (from a helpdesk/technical support perspective) by Internode. Each case will be assessed individually to determine the level of support that may be available for the given equipment.
A number of IP PBX systems are already successfully interfacing to NodePhone VoIP including Cisco Access Servers, UC500, Cisco Call Manager Express, Mitel 3300, Zultys MX series, DrayTek VigorIPPBX 2820, LG-Ericsson iPECS and Asterisk. While these implementations are welcome, please note that Internode do not provide design, consultancy or ongoing support services for IP PBX systems.
Most business customers will require the services of a trusted, competent voice/data systems integrator to achieve an optimal outcome. Internode suggest the following systems integrators:
Voice and data communications are mission-critical to the majority of businesses these days, and you need to carefully select a systems integration partner based on trust, competence and experience.
Dimensioning of the broadband connection is also an aspect requiring careful attention, and some generic recommendations are a minimum service of 512/128 kbps for one concurrent call; 1500/256 kbps for two concurrent calls; and 512/512 kbps for five concurrent calls (ie in general, around 100 kbps per concurrent call). Internode also provide Corporate Internet services in bandwidths ranging from 2 Mbps to 1000 Mbps, for larger organisations.
Finally, 'Quality of Service' prioritisation of your outbound traffic is also a key success requirement for broadband telephony. Note that the NodePhone platform automatically prioritises voice traffic from the Internode network; your equipment needs to do the same for voice traffic into the network.
MultiLine is simply the ability to support additional concurrent calls on a NodePhone service, and can be set via the NodePhone Online Toolbox.
In conjunction with a standard NodePhone account, MultiLine involves:
NodePhone MultiLine is nationally available:
The additional channels of the MultiLine option can be ordered as part of the standard NodePhone online signup process for existing Internode broadband customers, or via the PDF order form for non-Internode customers. These options are available here.
If you already have a NodePhone service, simply request MultiLine additional channels through the NodePhone Toolbox - available here.
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