Linksys SPA9000 5.1.5a Firmware May Cause Phone Reboot

The Linksys SPA9000 5.1.5a firmware may cause phone reboots during calls. Linksys has replaced the 5.1.5a firmware on their website with a previous firmware release (5.1.1). Customers who are experiencing phone reboot problems with the 5.1.5a firmware are advised to rollback to the 5.1.1 release. Linksys released the SPA9000 5.1.5a firmware on December 7th. By December 10th, the Linksys (Sipura) SPA Users Group was receiving reports of SPA941/SPA942 reboots during calls. Linksys … [Read more...]

FXO on the Down Low

For small- and medium-sized businesses, going all-VoIP is not an easy decision. Fortunately, the switch-over, which can result in substantial savings and add bold new capabilities to tired old office phone systems, can be done in baby-steps: Purchase an Internet Protocol (IP) based phone system, but keep the PSTN lines, for now. It is indeed possible to integrate VoIP into an existing office analog system, keeping current phone services intact while routing costly toll calls out over IP. … [Read more...]

First Looks: Linksys SPA9000

Voxilla's been playing with the eagerly anticipated small-form PBX for a while and, now that it has finally been officially announced, we tell you what we think. In short: this baby's powerful, innovative and, depite some minor annoyances, well worth the small price. … [Read more...]