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Aastra MX‑ONE
IP Telephony System

Aastra MX-ONE is a complete IP-based communications system. Not only does MX-ONE provide excellent voice communications, it also provides the necessary applications to offer true mobility and Unified Communications.

MX-ONE is based on an open software and hardware environment, using standard servers with a LINUX SUSE operating system.

With the latest release of MX-ONE, customers can benefit from MX-ONE Telephony Server's capacity increase, multiple gateways addressed by one server, a new CSTA V3 protocol, an expanded numbering plan, faster upgrade and redundancy feature enhancements.

The Management solution continues to be improved with its single point of entry approach, offering an efficient way of managing the system.

MX-ONE Telephony System Building Blocks
The MX-ONE Telephony System consists of two basic components:
MX-ONE Telephony Server and MX-ONE Media Gateway.

MX-ONE Server Options
High-capacity Telephony Server software, running on a standard server platform, can handle up to 15,000 SIP users and 15 media gateways. Servers and media gateways can be combined to form either a complete centralized system or a large multi-server distributed system over a geographically dispersed area. Up to 124 servers can be combined in a single system with up to 500,000 users.

Turn-key server solution, based on HP ProLiant servers. Both the LINUX operating system and Telephony Server application software are installed and preconfigured.

Main technical characteristics:
  • Intel Xeon 5540 Quad Core Processor, 2.40 GHz
  • 6 GB RAM, 72 GB HDD, redundant fans
  • Redundancy options:
    • RAID hot-plug disk drives
    • Redundant power supply
A signed software image that can be installed on an HP ProCurve ONE zl Services Module.

Software-only is available for use with general standard servers. For more detailed information.

Aastra Server Unit - Embedded (ASU-E)
ASU-E is available for both MX-ONE Lite version as well as MXONE Classic. It can also be used to host a variety of applications, such as messaging applications or any other application you may want to install. The server board requires little space and only 35 W of power. It is able to monitor CPU temperature and send an alarm if the predefined level has been exceeded.

Main characteristics:
  • Core 2 Duo Processor 2.26 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM, expandable up to 8 GB
  • One SATA HDD with 160 GB, expandable to 2x160 GB SATA HDD (the HDD can be changed to SSD, 80 GB each)
  • SW RAID 1 support
  • 2 Ethernet ports
  • 1 VGA port
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports
MX-ONE Media Gateways
MX-ONE Media Gateways come in different configurations and sizes, offering scalability and flexibility to meet the needs of enterprises. The new Media Gateway hardware introduced in the latest MX-ONE version, MGU (Media Gateway Unit), provides the opportunity for a multi-gateway configuration, i.e. up to 15 MGUs can be associated to one server.

This is a significant change as it eliminates the previous one-to-one relationship between server and media gateways. There are two different versions of MX-ONE Media Gateways:

3U chassis, more suitable for the IP environment and branch office scenario with the space for one MGU board, one ASU-E plus one board, or three boards if an external server is used.

MX-ONE Classic
7U chassis, targeted mainly for the mixed environments with space for 16 boards.
                 MX-ONE Classic                  MGU

Media Gateway Unit (MGU) main characteristics:
  • 8 E1 interfaces
  • 256 RTP resources (concurrent calls)
  • Used for MX-ONE Lite and MX-ONE Classic
MX-ONE Management Suite
Aastra MX-ONE offers a complete range of applications for administrators and end-users. From the perspective of end-user administrators, MX-ONE appears as one system. MX-ONE Manager is a complete management suite consisting of: MX-ONE Manager Telephony System For configuration of system functions
  • MX-ONE Manager Provisioning - For user configuration data
  • MX-ONE Manager Availability - For system performance management
  • MX-ONE Main Functionality

MX-ONE Main Functionality

Powerful range of features

Support for full range of SIP terminals and softphones, as well as H.323 terminals, Mobile Extension, Wi-Fi, DECT and TDM (analog and digital) terminals 500 system and end-user features, such as different types of diversion, free seating and executive / secretary services Attendant services, like PC-based workstation, directory search, as well as traditional services including camp-on and busy

System based services such as IP and QSIG based networking with full feature transparency, routing, number analysis, call information logging, CSTA version 3 and a wide range of applications Full support for SIP trunking with certification from many service providers worldwide

MX-ONE Redundancy

HLR/VLR redundancy

IP/SIP extension implementation in MX-ONE is designed in accordance with the HLR/VLR architecture used in mobile networks. An IP user has a "home server" that corresponds to the HLR (Home Location Register) in mobile networks.

The user can be handled by any server in the system as long as the home server can be accessed. A VLR (Visitor Location Register) is created in the visited server and part of the user data is copied from the HLR to the VLR.

The Gatekeeper/SIP Proxy database redundancy feature in MX-ONE allows an IP user to register with any available server in the network and the IP user can be reached by incoming calls even if the "home server" is out of service.

Server bonding redundancy
By server bonding, two or more Ethernet interfaces look like one logical interface to the MX-ONE server, all in order to improve availability and performance. Thanks to this method, MX-ONE offers a higher level of reliability. In the case one interface or switch fails the other one takes over.

UC deployments with third-party products

CSTA V3  XML support
The latest version of MX-ONE supports CTI monitoring in accordance with Computer-Supported Telecommunications Applications 3, also called CSTA Phase 3. The CSTA Phase 3 is based on the ECMA-269 standard. The existing CSTA Phase 1/TSAPI implementation is also supported, as was the case in previous releases.

Microsoft OCS 2007 R2/ Exchange 2010 UM certification
MX-ONE Telephony Server can be integrated with the Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 as a complementary solution, providing end-user services like instant messaging and integrated presence.

Certification between MX-ONE Telephony Server and Microsoft OCS 2007 R2 is based on direct SIP connection between the servers. MX-ONE Telephony Server can also be integrated with the Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 UM as a complementary solution providing end user services like voice mail and auto attendant.

IBM Lotus Sametime
MX-ONE has been verified with IBM Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony (SUT1) middleware, offering a direct SIP integration between MX-ONE and IBM Lotus Sametime.
A further level of integration is provided through our A2P2 certification of iLink's TeamCall middleware and Sametime client plug-in, offering third party call control of MX-ONE terminals with the IBM Lotus Sametime client.
  • MGU
  • MX-ONE Classic
  • MX-ONE Lite

HP ProCurve Alliance
The MX-ONE V.4.0 is certified with the HP ProCurve ONE Services zl Module as the first UC and mobility application for integration with HP's market-leading networking infrastructure.

Unified Communications

MX-ONE offers a variety of end-user Unified Communications options that can be tailored to suit individual telephony needs.

The Aastra Mobile Client (AMC) is a mobile terminal client that creates automatic access to Aastra Mobile Extension service for mobile integration with the communications system. The optional Dynamic Mobile LCR feature minimizes mobile roaming charges by having the call setup routed through the least costly path.

MX-ONE Messaging provides end-users with a complete range of voice messaging options, starting from basic voice mail to a comprehensive unified messaging system (voice/fax/e-mail services). It is fully compatible with Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes and Novell Groupwise, with a variety of integration options.

Aastra Contact Management Suite (CMG) is a user-friendly application that provides you with a wealth of tools, such as instant messaging, corporate directories, call logs and presence profile management. CMG is integrated with Microsoft Office/Outlook, Lotus Domino/Notes and Novell/GroupWise.

The Aastra InTouch SIP softphone provides end-users with easy and efficient use of their phones from any computer, regardless of location, as long as there is a connection to the company network. Besides a complete range of SIP based telephony services, it provides corporate directory look-up, outlook contacts integration, click-to-dial, call logging, presence management, instant messaging, teleconferencing, etc.

Additionally, MX-ONE Telephony System can be combined with the Aastra Solidus eCare Multi-Media Contact Center application suite for top-of-the-range customer care services. Solidus eCare is a suite of applications and services that offers true skills-based routing functions, agent desktop applications, as well as management applications for server-based contact centers.

For technical data, please download the MX-ONE brochure.

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