Published on April 8th, 2014 | by Alexis Argent0
Grandstream and Elastix Technology Partnership Expands With New Training Sponsorship and IP Phone Certifications
Grandstream GXP IP Phones Added To Elastix Education Centers worldwide; New color display, Gigabit GXP21xx IP Phones Certified with Elastix Unified Communications Solutions
Elastix has announced that Grandstream Networks has been named the official IP Phone sponsor of Elastix Training Centers worldwide. Grandstream sponsorship for Elastix training centers has now expanded to include three product categories: IP Phones, VoIP Gateways and IP Multimedia Phones. In related news, Grandstream announced that new color-screen, Gigabit GXP2130, GXP2140, and GXP2160 series IP Phones are now certified with PaloSanto’s unified communications solutions.
Grandstream products to be used for hands-on channel education and equipped in the training centers include a host of with GXP IP Phones, ranging from the 1-line GXP1165 to the 2-line GXP1450 to the 6-line GXP2160 as well as the Skype-certified GXV3140 IP Multimedia Phone and GXW4104 FXO Gateways.
We are pleased to have Grandstream join as a sponsor to the Elastix Training Program,” said Paul Estrella, Director of Training. “The delivery of Grandstream phones to professionals on several scheduled courses complies with the program’s philosophy, which aims to keep having a high percentage of hands-on exercises.
Grandstream’s commitment to ensuring interoperability with worldwide service providers was further enhanced with the announcement that Grandstream new color-display GXP 21xx series phones to enhance SMB and enterprise business productivity are now certified through the Elastix Hardware Certification Program (EHCP). Certification between Grandstream and Elastix solutions ensure greater compatibility and security to users when making a purchase decision. These new GXP IP phones have been added to Elastix’s Endpoint Configurator (EC) for Elastix version 2.4 for fast and easy configuration.
Grandstream GXP IP Phones recently certified include:
- GXP2130: 3 line HD IP phone with 3 SIP accounts, 2.8” color LCD, dual Gigabit network ports with integrated PoE, 4-way voice conferencing, 8 fast-dial/BLF keys, and support for EHS (Electronic Hook Switch) with Plantronics headsets
- GXP2140: 4-line HD Ip phones with large color 4.3” LCD display, Gigabit network ports with PoE, integrated Bluetooth, USB and 4 SIP account
- GXP2160: 6-line HD IP phone with 6 SIP accounts, large 4.3” color LCD display, Gigabit network ports with PoE, integrated Bluetooth, USB and 24 programmable BLF extension keys
Elastix’s training centers and training initiatives are a phenomenal way for VoIP providers around the world to learn about new industry and technology developments as well as deepen their knowledge of ways business customers can reap enhanced productivity and additional cost savings,” said David Li, CEO of Grandstream. “Serving as the official IP Multimedia Phone and FXO Gateway sponsor of Elastix Training Centers’ for the past year has given us the opportunity to show Elastix users worldwide the power and quality of Grandstream products, while creating relationships with new customers, resellers, and system integrators. We are honored to strengthen our commitment to Elastix with this expanded sponsorship with our GXP line of IP Phones.
See the Grandstream product reviews on the Grandstream GXP IP Phone range and Gateways
Share this story with your friends or work colleagues. If you want to stay up to date with our latest products, industry news and offers you can sign up to our monthly newsletters, keep up to date with us on Facebook or follow us on twitter @VoIPon.