Solved

Cisco Callmanager call to all users

Posted on 2010-09-02
8
1,028 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I've got a callmanager 4.2 that i want to use in addition to the firealarm system in the office. I want the receptionist to be able to call up everyone (300 numbers), and i want it to not stop ringing before they pick up the phone.

I want it to be automated as much as possible, single button press from the receptionist and a pre-recorded message when they pick up the phone.
Is this possible to do without an additional install or purchase? Is this a feature on the callmanager?

Thanks all!
0
Comment
Question by:Skrotpels
8 Comments
 
LVL 79

Expert Comment

by:lrmoore
ID: 33591724
I guess you could do a parallel huntgroup with every phone a member of the group, but that's not really feasible.
You might want to look at some 3rd party application like syn-apps, SA-Announce
http://www.syn-apps.com

You can do so much more with this system, like page all phones at once with a voice page, send text to all phones at once, etc.
I just set one up this morning, and am waiting on a PO to setup another one that will cover 2 fire houses..
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:dinkon4u
ID: 33594290
With Call manager it is not possibe.but there are thrid party software can do it for you with call manager  ( i think berbee has some software for this target.

But if you have Call manager express system you can use feature called "paging"..There you have to define a Dn as paging DN assign this ephone as overlay with any button on all the phones.


HTH
Tom
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Alex Bahar
ID: 33595145
>Is this possible to do without an additional install or purchase? Is this a feature on the callmanager?

Call manager does not have this feature. You need to buy 3rd party solutions.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:hus1984
ID: 33614576
what devices do you have with the call manager?

because it is not doable using the call manager.
0
Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
morganmce earned 500 total points
ID: 33687400
Berbee (Singlewire) Informacast has some pretty neat features like this - it provides a lot of useful features:
Live Audio broadcast (with/without text)
Recorded message transmission (with/without text)
Text broadcast
Options for scheduling all of the above to all phones, groups of phones etc.
Option to skip phones in use.
Ability to add IP Speakers for areas where there is no IP Phone etc

Messages can be coordinated via the web-browser, or alternatively via the Cisco phone.
We implemented Informacast mainly as a paging system, so far fortunately we haven't had to use it in case of emergency!
0
 

Author Comment

by:Skrotpels
ID: 33688960
Thanks I'll have a look at Berbee.
Hus1984: We're using cisco ip phones with callmanager if that was the question?
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:morganmce
ID: 33689347
They have a bit more information on the following page:
http://www.singlewire.com/informacast.html
Depending on your needs, they have extra add-ons for the suite as well such as Call aware which sends a broadcast to a phone(s) when certain numbers are dialled (perhaps security when emergency services are called)
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Skrotpels
ID: 34507523
Thanks guys, I went with a local 3rd party provider for call-in and messaging.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Every year the snow affects people and businesses. According to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), in 2009, UK businesses lost an estimated £1.2bn (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7864804.stm) because of bad weather. This article was c…
If your business is like most, chances are you still need to maintain a fax infrastructure for your staff. It’s hard to believe that a communication technology that was thriving in the mid-80s could still be an essential part of your team’s modern I…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now