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Deploying an Incredible PBX 2020 Public Server

Deploying an Incredible PBX 2020 Public Server

Monday, December 30, 2019

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Safely deploying a public-facing Asterisk® server with full FreePBX® functionality has become the Holy Grail for Nerd Vittles in 2019. Today we tackle it on our new Incredible PBX® 2020 platform featuring the latest releases of Asterisk 16 and FreePBX 15. The icing on today’s cake is an additional offer from Skyetel that supplements the current Nerd Vittles BOGO offer of up to $500 in half-priced VoIP services. Skyetel now starts you off with a $10 credit just for opening… Read More ›

The Next Best Thing to (formerly free) Google Voice

The Next Best Thing to (formerly free) Google Voice

Monday, December 9, 2019

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For this holiday season, we want to shine the spotlight on LocalPhone, an oft-overlooked VoIP service that’s been around forever. You can call to and be called from any LocalPhone user at no cost. They also offer phone numbers (DIDs) of your choice almost anywhere in the world with free or almost free incoming calls. For those wanting a U.S. DID, the cost is 99ยข a month with a $3 setup fee. That gets you up to 100 free incoming… Read More ›

Meet Incredible PBX 2020 for CentOS 7

Meet Incredible PBX 2020 for CentOS 7

Monday, December 2, 2019

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We are pleased to introduce the production-ready release of Incredible PBX® 2020 for CentOS 7 with the latest version of Asterisk® 16 and the Clearly IP-enhanced FreePBX® 15 components supporting the new Incredible PBX line of SIP phones. Today’s the final day to score some incredible deals on Incredible PBX hardware (above) and, for those that prefer cloud-based platforms, the new Incredible PBX 2020 installer for CentOS 7 is now available as well. Complete documentation is provided below for do-it-yourselfers.… Read More ›

The SMS Toolkit: Integrating Text Messaging into VitalPBX

The SMS Toolkit: Integrating Text Messaging into VitalPBX

Monday, November 18, 2019

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably already know that most folks spend a lot more time texting on their smartphones rather than talking. So it only made sense to develop some useful SMS tools to get the most out of your VitalPBX platform. Today we’re pleased to introduce SMS Toolkit for VitalPBX using SMS-enabled DIDs from Skyetel, VoIP.ms, and Vitelity. Any SMS message sent to an SMS-enabled DID associated with your PBX will be processed by Incredible… Read More ›

Skyetel SMS Smorgasbord for Incredible PBX with VitalPBX

Skyetel SMS Smorgasbord for Incredible PBX with VitalPBX

Monday, November 11, 2019

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Just in time for Thanksgiving, we’ve got a great treat for those of you that have taken advantage of the Nerd Vittles special offer from Skyetel which got you a $10 credit to kick the tires and up to $500 of half-price service on their quadruple-redundant VoIP platform. Today we’re adding not one, but three, SMS messaging utilities to the VitalPBX UC platform. In addition to a command line utility to send SMS messages, we’re also introducing SMS Message Blasting… Read More ›

Adding CallerID Names to VitalPBX Inbound & Outbound Calls

Adding CallerID Names to VitalPBX Inbound & Outbound Calls

Monday, November 4, 2019

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In the early days of Asterisk®, it was not unlike the Wild West. Extension passwords of 1234 were pretty safe, and "anything goes" was the only rule when it came to scraping other folks’ web sites for data that you needed. And the master scraper of them all, Google, even had a phone: function (until they didn’t) that let you look up almost anyone’s name or telephone number. Ma Bell pretty much had a monopoly on CallerID Name (CNAM) data… Read More ›

Going Public with Incredible PBX 16 and VitalPBX 2.3.8

Going Public with Incredible PBX 16 and VitalPBX 2.3.8

Monday, October 21, 2019

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As part of our ongoing development efforts, we maintain about a dozen honeypot servers across the U.S. and Canada to monitor the latest adventures of the bad guys. Security becomes especially important for those wishing to live on the bleeding edge and deploy a cloud-based, public-facing VoIP server. Today we want to walk you through our latest suggestions to set up and secure a VitalPBX platform using just the built-in FirewallD, IPset, and Fail2Ban components. If you opt to deploy… Read More ›

Honeymoon Time: Meet Incredible PBX 16-15.2 for CentOS 7

Honeymoon Time: Meet Incredible PBX 16-15.2 for CentOS 7

Monday, September 16, 2019

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After two months of development, we are pleased to announce the production-ready release of Incredible PBX 16-15 on the CentOS 7 platform with the latest Asterisk® 16 and FreePBX® 15 components. After years of frustrating upgrades, we are equally pleased to announce that those running Incredible PBX 13-13 can upgrade to the new Incredible PBX 16-15 platform with a handful of button clicks. And you’ll never miss a beat. What are you waiting for? In addition to the latest Asterisk… Read More ›