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PBX

abbr.
private branch exchange
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PBX

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) private branch exchange; a telephone system that handles the internal and external calls of a building, firm, etc
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Calista designs and manufactures business quality devices for connecting PBXs to IP networks, voicemail systems, and call-recording systems.
Cisco is the first SIP-based PBX solution for which TeleWare is shipping its new solution and it is planned to be followed by the ability to provide integrated presence on Microsoft OCS and then on other SIP-based PBXs, the company said.
Voiceglo, a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications company, has announced the creation of the Voiceglo Internet PBX, a wireless communications system that will turn wireless routers into virtual PBXs (private branch exchanges).
Integrating with existing corporate PBXs with T1 or E1 digital interfaces, the VoSKY Exchange Pro VIT1/E1 enables businesses to take advantage of Internet Telephony without replacing their existing network infrastructure.
Most traditional PBXs use proprietary "stimulus protocols" to control business phones, since standardized protocols, like ISDN, do not offer enough flexibility to provide many of the features required from business phones.
According to Centennial Communications, the platform will enable it to offer the same enterprise functionality to mobile devices that is provided to clients in Puerto Rico with hosted PBXs.
CosmoCom, a provider of IP-based contact center solutions, has announced it has tested and certified its IP Integration (IPI) capability with several PBXs, including Avaya Definity, Nortel Meridian, Alcatel OmniPCX 4400, Cisco Call Manager and PingTel SIPxchange.
Enterprises that have invested heavily in their traditional PBXs are not necessarily rushing to scrap their systems although they may upgrade them with server-based technology.
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The IP call center is designed to work with legacy PBXs as well as AltiGen's AltiServ IP-PBX for greater flexibility and compatibility.
"ACD penetration is at least 35% of all PBXs going out today," he observes.