Category Archives: Devices

Jabra Evolve 80 Review

Today I have 2 units. The updated version of the Jabra Evolve 80 and the Evolve 65 Click here for the Evolve 65 review I’ve been rather lucky during my time running Skype4B, Vendors are eager for you to rate and review their gear. As I work for a company that tends to stick with… Read More »

Hide the Polycom Trio “Sign Out” button

Another quickie. I’ve had a customer report that their Polycom Trio’s were randomly signing out after being left idle and in some cases, the system would work for one call, then need to be signed in again. Turns out the reception team had been cleaning the device between meetings (and not using the screen clean… Read More »

AudioCodes CloudBond In Depth Review and Setup Part 2

Hey, Remember that AudioCodes review I did waaaaay back in August then got distracted with PowerShell stuff? Well I’ve had some time to spend working with the unit as well as talking to AudioCodes about the solution in general. Quick Shout out to David at AudioCodes and the guys at Auroz for letting me hold… Read More »

Blynclight Plus Review

Another one of my reviews that I’ve had in my OneNote for ages (12mths plus) and I’ve been meaning to get to. Grieg Sheridan has a great review over here.. With included Simpsons lego for scale. Go read that instead 😀 Embrava has now released a wireless model that offers 8 hours of runtime when… Read More »

Response Group calls to Skype4B client work, Polycom VVX Phones Fail with CAC enabled

Figured I’d post this one quickly and hopefully it will help someone else, I don’t have time to replicate the issue in my lab so don’t have any screenshots more detailed info I’m afraid I recently had an interesting one where a customer had deployed Skype4B I with another integrator in a hurry and had… Read More »

Polycom Group series video degrades when joining a conference via Skype4B

Update: Polycom has hinted this will be resolved in the the 6.0 firmware for these devices! Update 2: This still occours on a seperate customer of mines system on UCS 6.0, I have asked them to raise a ticket with Polycom and egarly await the outcome. So another interesting one for the ranks. I had… Read More »

Long Term Review: Plantronics Focus UC

I know your all waiting for the Cloudbond followup, but I’m back with another Plantronics headset review. I meant to quickly review this before IgniteAU last year but everything’s been a little busy since then, So I’d figured I’d post this as a more long term review than just a first impressions. As always, Full disclosure.… Read More »

Audiocodes Analog calls drop on Transfer / Hold

So I recently had an issue at a customer where any Polycom 2W Wireless conference phone devices attached to an Audiocodes M1000 FXS ports would drop calls when attempting to establish a second call using the “Multi Party” button, but this issue could apply to any analog device that uses Hook-Flash to switch between virtual… Read More »

AudioCodes CloudBond In Depth Review Part 1

Update: Part two is over here For anyone that knows me, they know it’s no secret I’m a fan of “Team Blue” (Audiocodes), so with the announcement of the Audiocodes CloudBond for Office 365  I was a little giddy to get my hands on one, especially as the days of PSTN dialling in Cloud PBX… Read More »