I'm suprised they want to integrate with End of Support Octel equipment. I know it's rock solid but I would ask Avaya about parts should something happen.
As of June, 2006, Avaya will no longer sell new cabinets or software upgrades for the Octel 200, 250 or 350 platforms--end of system expansions will follow in June, 2007 and by 2011 there will be very limited, if any, manufacturer support on any of the Octel products.
Have you looked into refurbished? We have used the DPA for a few years during this same type of migration and it's definitely the way to go;
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to:
I'm not able to access my old voice mail messages all of a sudden. The recording says something like 'the message is currently not available'. This has never happened before in all the years I have been using this system. I have t...