Polycom VVX gives SIP480 – Can’t be Called

A recent update to the Polycom VVX firmware for Lync has introduced a strange bug. If a phone running the affected version of firmware is used to log into a BRAND NEW new Lync account (i.e. a normal user account or a Common Area Phone), the phone appears to stamp some invalid call forwarding data …

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Optimising the Polycom VVX for Lync/SfB

Polycom’s VVX family of phones is incredibly flexible, with a 23M Admin guide that spans 590 pages. I won’t say I’ve read *every* page of that, but I’ve spent weeks trawling the config options so as to assemble my “ideal” config for a VVX deployment operating as Lync peripherals. Philosophy My design philosophy for this …

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Polycom VVX firmware v5 – now with BToE!

As foreshadowed in yesterday’s post on the BToE plug-in / device driver, the new Polycom v5 firmware has landed. You can download the new firmware and documentation from HERE, where you’ll find the software downloads as well as release notes and the updated Admin guide. New: October 21st: Firmware 5.0.1 released. What’s New? There are …

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