The full development of the centrex
market is revealed in a new report, "Centrex
Equipment, Service and Add-On CPE Markets," recently published by Market Intelligence Research Corp.
Steady Growth in Hosted IP Centrex Will Lead to Significant Revenue Opportunities
US Hosted IP Centrex Seats in Service, 2007-2012 (in Thousands)
When the earthquake struck last year, American Red Cross centrex service kept going when the PBX in their offices went down.
Dolores Montgomery, Southern California Gas, manages the voice mail system the utility integrated with its centrex service.
This is not to say that mobile centrex
has no future; we expect to see a re-invented version, perhaps with a new name, and associated with the IMS architecture.
CallXpress may be used in a Centrex
environment, deployed using a standard Station Message Desk Interface (SMDI) integration.
SMBs can avoid investing in IP Centrex
services that lock them into a carrier and often provided limited voice features, and they can avoid the large costs and hassles of purchasing and self-managing IP PBX platforms.
We believe this mobile Centrex
system offers efficient office communication for ITOKI who implements the 'non-territorial office,' enabling other members to have an accurate understanding of where people are," said Masashi Tsuboi, President of IP Systems Company at Oki Electric.
We were convinced by B3G's technological skills in the IP telephony and IP Centrex
Oki will install its "BV8000 IWG," the inter-working gateway, in addition to the SS9100, in order to connect to existing VoIP gateways in multiple locations, prior to migrating to IP Centrex
The SS9100 will be installed at Sunstar's headquarters in Osaka, Japan, to establish a private IP Centrex
system that can centrally control phones and eliminate PBXs and VoIP gateways at each location, reducing equipment costs.