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FreePBX Newsletter February 2014

FreePBX World, ITEXPO, FreePBX Training, 10 New Phone Apps, Portal Updates, New Hardware options, Professional Voice Recordings, Allison Smith, Japanese Language support and more...

May 6-9, 2014

Looking for the best FreePBX training on the planet? You still have time to register and make your way to Huntsvile, Alabama for the next Open Telephony Training Seminar.



10 New FreePBX Phone Apps

for Aastra, Digium & Yealink Phones

FreePBX Phone Apps are software applications that tightly integrate your VoIP phones directly with your PBX (currently supported with Digium, Aastra and Yealink handsets). The existing applications include: Call Flow ControlConference RoomsDo Not DisturbFollow MeLogout and LoginParkingPresenceQueue AgentsQueuesTime Conditions, and we will soon be adding a Voice Mail App and MoreLearn More...



FreePBX World 2014, Aug 12-14, Las Vegas

FreePBX WorldFreePBX World 2014 attendees will be able to listen to talks from the project managers about the FreePBX Ecosystem; including it’s history, current feature set and road-map for the future. We will also have additional vendors and speakers on hand that have partnered with FreePBX to build solutions that expand on the already powerful FreePBX platform and talk about how their products, that anyone can purchase for their FreePBX system, enhance the FreePBX experience.



Schmooze Com will be a Diamond Sponsor of this years ITEXPO - Aug 11-14

In our continued efforts to grow and expand the FreePBX EcoSystem Schmooze will be a Diamond Sponsor of this years ITEXPO, August 11-14, 2014 at The Rio- Las Vegas. ITEXPO is the largest Business Technology Event, covering VoIP and Unified Communications!

“Schmooze is excited to be a Diamond Sponsor of ITEXPO,” said Tony Lewis, CEO of Schmooze Com, Inc. “ITEXPO presents a great venue to continue to expose key decision makers about the freedom and powerful solutions provided by the FreePBX EcoSystem. For the second year in a row we will be co-locating our FreePBX World Conference at ITEXPO Las Vegas. Last year we had so many people attend our sessions we had people standing in the halls just to listen in, which is why we are very excited to add an extra day of educational presentations.”

“As an active developer of the FreePBX Project, Schmooze has successfully cultivated an ecosystem that has a wide and impressionable reach within the telecom industry,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “ITEXPO and FreePBX World attendees will gain valuable new knowledge on progressive VoIP phone systems that will enable them to better service their companies’ needs.”

Allison Smith

Certified FreePBX Partner Allison Smith is now offering Professional Voice Recording Services directly in the FreePBX/Schmooze Portal. Allison's voice is pre-installed in the FreePBX Distro, and provides all of the basic stock prompts for voicemail, and IVRs. Purchasing recordings from Allison will ensure all of your system prompts will match the built in recordings and will represent your company in a professional manner.

Professional recordings start at $35 and can be purchased in the Schmooze Portal.

Updates to Schmooze Portal

Over the past month or so we have made many updates to the portal to make your shopping experience more intuitive. We also updated the portal to integrate with our SIPStation Store, allowing you to manage multiple SIPStation accounts, linked via your portal account.

The Schmooze Portal is your one stop shop for telephony service, hardware, licensing and support. Whether you are looking for one time support with your existing PBX, or need a support contract or want to purchase certified hardware, or commercial pro modules the portal is where you need to be.

Portal Users can now purchase direct from Schmooze: FreePBX Certified Appliances, VoIP Desktop phones, wireless phones, door phones and paging devices, gateways, and legacy PSTN cards.See How to Purchase Video...

We offer competative pricing on Hardware from manufacturers such as Aastra, Algo,Cisco, CyberData, Digium, Grandstream, Sangoma, Uniden and Yealink.


New FreePBX Class of Service Module

This new FreePBX commercial modules provides granular control at the extension level to access and set permissions of specific calling features of your PBX. These features include Outbound Routes, Feature Codes, Ring Groups, Queues, Conference Rooms, Voicemail Blast Groups and Paging.



Japanese Language Support & Major Upgrades to FreePBX Localization and Translation Tools.

FreePBX Language SelectionFreePBX has grown to be the world's most popular open source PBX platform. Our latest analytics tell us that we are getting close to 2 million installed production systems located in 210 countries and territories across the world. With that amount of growth and global presence we have added new tools for localization and multiple language support. Spurring the initiative to update the language capabilities of FreePBX was Japan based QLOOG.Special thanks to QLOOG for the thousands of hours of development time to help us update our translation tools, while also contributing a new Japanese translation of FreePBX. Read More...

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