OpenVox Launches a Complete Asterisk-based Appliance

OpenVox Communication Co. Ltd, a global leading provider of the most advanced open source Asterisk® telephony hardware and software products, has announced today that a new generation standard 19” 1U Asterisk-based IPPBX—IX120, with powerful and flexible in both hardware and software design, is now available to the open source community. The IX120 delivers one-stop cost-effective solutions enhanced in system performance and stability to SMBs, at an affordable price.

The IX120 can be equipped with up to 16 analog FXO/FXS ports, up to 16 ISDN BRI ports, or 1 E1/T1/J1 PRI port. With the two available PCI slots, it supports various combinations of telephony interfaces. This new appliance takes full advantages of Intel® original motherboard and supports up to 200 concurrent calls (SIP) in a 1U box with superior voice quality in the meantime.

“We’ve seen tremendous requirements for complete telephony solutions in small and medium business market and we are proud to bring such a powerful 1U IPPBX into our open source community and the market.” said Lin Miao, the president of OpenVox, “By choosing the IX120 IPPBX, there are no more troubles on selecting related hardware to build the system. And this new appliance enables our channel partners to easily provide cost-effective and professional solutions to their clients.”

To meet different needs on the PBX software, the IX120 provides options with two kinds of software. One is open source software including Elastix®, PBX in a FlashTM, trixbox®, etc. and the other is commercial one with Thirdlane PBX to go with extensions. Any of the above software can be pre-loaded as you required before delivery to ensure you will have a working appliance when you receive it.

The IX120 IPPBX equipped with Intel® Atom® single/dual core processors up to 1.8 GHz. The system can be equipped with up to 4 GB ram. The 2 SATA connections provide sufficient storage to meet the demands of any operating systems and applications. In addition, with the OpenVox internal PCI Raiser card, it extends 2 available PCI slots for telephony interface cards.