MIAMI, FL – FEBRUARY 3, 2017 – Bicom Systems recently released a VMware PBX image on the VMware Solution Exchange, making it possible to test PBXware on a VM workstation.
PBXware is a turnkey IP-PBX communications platform with unmatched scalability, flexibility, and reliability. Already available in a CD and USB version, Bicom Systems added the VMware option for advanced testing. Dedicated Bicom Systems developers created the image and tested it extensively before submitting to the VMware Solution Exchange. It was approved in less than a day. The downloaded image can be used with a VMware Workstation or VMware Player PRO and Vsphere client.
Learn more about how the VMware PBX Image was created or download it now.
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We are pleased to announce our new VMware PBX image that allows you to test PBXware in a VM workstation or ESXi host.
Our developers created this by installing a VMware Workstation on a separate PC which ran Windows 10. We made a virtual machine that had 1 Vcpu, 1 GB of RM, 30 HDD (which was thin provisioned, meaning as the need for storage arises the HDD will expand) and open-VMware tools were added to this image for it to work properly.
This was tested on the Windows machine first with up to 20 concurrent calls and 100 extensions. After that test was a success, we moved to testing ESXi hosts. ESXi hosts were tested with the same image with up to 30 concurrent calls and we did not encounter any problems. The test included Vmotion too, which was done while 30 concurrent calls were active. No calls dropped, the only thing we noticed was that 3 seconds before the virtual machine services started on the other ESXi host, we had 3 seconds of silence. Other than that, everything worked fine.
The second test was VMware’s HA (High Availability) which worked as well. After the host that was running VM goes down, the other host takes over and keeps VM up with no downtime.
After these tests were a success, we created a VMware marketplace account (as developers) and set it up with our company’s logo, information, and our PBX solution. The image was uploaded and sent for approval. It was approved 24 hours later. Check it out here: solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/pbxware–2
Just click the “Try” button to download this image for usage with a VMware Workstation or VMware Player PRO and Vsphere client.
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