[Asterisk-Users] Cisco 7960 SIP Images
terence at parker.com.hk
Sun Mar 28 17:37:29 MST 2004
I think John's said it all - I have absolutely nothing to add!
I'm just posting to second his opinion.
On 29 Mar 04, at 3:22 AM, John Baker wrote:
> -- snip --
> I finally got ahold of someone at Cisco to sell me the support
> contract, but it took three weeks and a couple of follow up phone
> calls for them to process the paperwork and assign me a number. You'd
> think Cisco would have an easy sign up over the web for this stuff,
> but no. You've got to send them a check (Why wouldn't you take a
> credit card???) and answer a barrage of questions before you get the
> I wondered why a company like Cisco would make you jump through so
> many hoops. I soon got my answer: one of their sales reps called
> within days to discuss purchasing more product. "I'd be glad to talk
> to you about it," I told him, "but we're a bit premature. I need to
> evaluate your phone with a current image and I'm getting nowhere with
> your technical support. Any chance you could speed up the process?
> It might help you get more business..."
> No chance. After three weeks worth of runaround, I finally got my SIP
> image. Again the phone was nice, but the service wasn't. The price
> definitely wasn't. Oh, and let's not forget about the software
> license requirement and the power cube (purchased separately of
> course) Add all that up and you're paying alot for what you're
> I went with the Polycom phones and never looked back. They're every
> bit as nice as the Cisco phones for a lot less money.
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