Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Nokia and OnRelay collaborate to create mobile deskphone
Posted on 14-Jun-2005 00:06 | Tags Filed under: News



Nokia is working with OnRelay, a UK-based fixed mobile convergence developer, to bring to market MBX, a generic solution that integrates a corporate voice system (PBX) and all its surrounding business support systems with employees' 3G/GSM smartphones.

OnRelay's MBX is a pure software solution that fully integrates a 3G/GSM smartphone with an existing corporate PBX. MBX integrates with mobile devices based on open systems such as Nokia Series 60. It works over virtually any mobile network in any country, is fully functional when roaming, and integrates into both IP and TDM PBXs from leading vendors such as Nortel, Cisco, Avaya and Siemens.

MBX adds a second phone, the office phone, to the mobile phone, allowing corporate users to place and receive calls from both their personal mobile number and their corporate office number using a single integrated mobile device. Business users can at any time choose to place a call either via their personal mobile phone or their office phone. With MBX, both outgoing and incoming business calls look to customers - and to internal IT systems - as having been placed/received on the actual desk phone. MBX also enables separate management and billing of personal and business calls, whereby for instance flexible workers can turn 'off' their office phone, while leaving the personal mobile phone turned on. Importantly for the end-user, all of this is easily managed on the mobile phone user interface itself and there is no need to configure the service from a PC. Because MBX can extend all PBX functionality to a mobile phone, MBX can also function as a complete deskphone replacement, such that the mobile phone becomes the employee's only PBX extension, without loss of function or bypass of any corporate call management capabilities.

Other features of MBX include voice recording system integration for recording both mobile outgoing and incoming calls, true caller ID and caller name for incoming calls routed via the PBX, simple to use ad-hoc PBX conferencing and no reduction of functionality when roaming. MBX also integrates with the corporate directory (LDAP) and allows click-to-dial directory lookup on the mobile. MBX further adds presence information so you can see the status and location of your colleagues.







comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Climate change: what are YOU doing to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand?
Created by frednz, last reply by MikeAqua on 16-Aug-2017 13:12 (216 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


NZ Post is dropping 'Fast' snail mail
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by mattwnz on 17-Aug-2017 21:37 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Vodafone or Sparks
Created by Unubis, last reply by Linux on 16-Aug-2017 17:07 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Retaining wall $
Created by kryptonjohn, last reply by kryptonjohn on 16-Aug-2017 19:01 (48 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


In-car Navigation Alternatives
Created by sbowness, last reply by dejadeadnz on 17-Aug-2017 20:15 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


iPhone 8 - no Touch ID?
Created by Paul1977, last reply by dickytim on 17-Aug-2017 07:19 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Router with 200mbps and parental controls
Created by networkn, last reply by xpd on 16-Aug-2017 14:16 (13 replies)

Anchor Milk, lightproof containers, and consumer - can you notice the taste difference?
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by Satch on 17-Aug-2017 12:26 (84 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6