2017 Internet2 Global Summit

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Time to Replace Your Legacy Phone Switch? Why You Should Consider Open Source and Cloud

Time 04/26/17 04:30PM-05:30PM

Room Mount Vernon B

Session Abstract

Learn how Colorado State University and other institutions of higher education have replaced their legacy phone switches with open source and cloud PBX replacements, saving tens of thousands annually without sacrificing features, uptime or availability. Martin Steinmann, President and Founder of SIPfoundry and Scott Baily, Director of Telecommunications at Colorado State University will provide a comprehensive review of the roadmap for this solution, details about SIPfoundry’s Higher Ed Program, as special insights into its successful deployment at Colorado State, including how InCommon and MFA technologies integrate with this solution. Ben Fineman, Program Manager for the Internet2 NET+ SIP Service, will discuss how 17 institutions (and counting) have moved to voice in the cloud with the Mitel and Level 3 solutions built by Internet2 member universities, including successes, challenges, and resulting community best practices.


Speaker Scott Baily Colorado State University

Speaker Benjamin Fineman Internet2

Primary track Applications and Services

Secondary tracks Applications and Services Research and Education

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