FreePBX Security Advisory

This is a security notice to FreePBX users, which may include pbxinaflash, Elastix and Trixbox users. This security notice is going out to inform you of a critical security vulnerability in these systems. Please be aware that this notice does not pertain to Callcentric’s servers as this exploit is entirely user side.

We have been informed of a critical zero-day exploit for FreePBX users, which means that the threat to their PBX/network security is imminent. Continue reading


New Features for Spring 2013

We’ve been busy over the last few months improving our network and working on new features based on your feedback. We try our best to resolve our customers’ concerns as quickly as possible and we ALWAYS have open ears when it comes to listening to feature requests and suggestions.

The following features and service enhancements were created with you in mind and there is more to come! With that said…

We are excited to announce the following new features and promotions for SPRING 2013!

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Your UA Your Way

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At Callcentric, we embrace the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) idea. Using the services you want on your terms and using the UA (User Agent software or hardware) you want on your terms are mantras we operate by. Because of this it is very interesting to see the various UA  that is used on the Callcentric network. From simple softphones to complex IP PBX systems, our users truly embrace the flexibility we provide, and we appreciate that. We want to share some of this information with you so that you can see what we might encounter on a daily basis. Continue reading


Review: Grandstream GXP2200

The Grandstream GXP2200 is a unique IP phone that blends great functionality with flexibility. The standout feature of this phone is that it runs on Android and includes a touch screen display which elevates this device above most phones due to the added functionality and media capabilities that this offers. However that is not to say the GXP2200 is without fault, for instance the  lack of a built in webcam is a puzzling omission, and the inclusion of this feature would further expand it’s usability to allow not just SIP to SIP video calls, but Skype, Google+ and other popular video chatting applications. But even that aside there are many things to admire about this phone which would convince most potential buyers that it is worth the surprisingly low price of entry for this type of hardware. Continue reading


Intermediate Call Handling With Call Treatments

In our first article on Call treatments we covered basic settings, terminology, and configuration as well as some simple real world examples of Call treatment rules. This article will cover slightly more advanced configurations of Call treatment rules, as well as provide some real world examples of how you can use these rules in your everyday life. To help you get started, we’ll need to layout some ground rules first.

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