Extended Communication Server

The Alcatel-Lucent Extended Communication Server is a key component of the Office Communications Solution.

This simple flexible, reliable module brings a wealth of additional features to the OmniPCX Office business telephony server, including shared and secure internet access, remote access for mobile employees, email, web servers and collaborative applications.

Designed for very small, small and medium businesses, the Extended Communication Server can easily be upgraded to offer additional capacity or functionalities. No extra hardware or software is required, although optional software packages open up a range of additional capabilities.

  • Open: accessible anywhere through any device,
  • Cost-effective: no additional subscriptions, software or hardware required,
  • Secure: data accessed through secure web interfaces,
  • Interactive: colleagues can share calendars, contacts and documents and benefit from email, voicemail and unified messaging,
  • Nomadic: optimized for remote and mobile access,
  • Innovative: value-added functions including PIMphony, call-forwarding, click-to-call, virtual desktop and mobile virtual desktop,
  • User-friendly: accessible, easy to service, easy to manage, easy to use.
  • Shared calendar, contacts and documents,
  • Email, unified messaging, voicemail, call management,
  • Nomadic mode for computers and mobile devices,
  • Available in two versions: Compact Edition for up to 25 users and Premium Edition for up to 240 users,
  • Range of installed applications including Virtual Desktop, Mobile Virtual Desktop and PIMphony Team,
  • Compatible with third-party software including Microsoft© Outlook®,
  • Anti-virus and filtering software for worry-free, optimized access to the internet.
    Virtual desktop
  • Authenticated and secure access from a browser (AES-256 bit SSL)
  • User interface languages (English, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Spanish, Dutch, and Italian)
  • E-mail
  • Shared contacts
  • Shared calendars
  • Tasks list
  • Shared files
  • Internet bookmarks management (personal, groups, importing capability)
  • News: groups, enterprise
  • Search engine: document indexing, e-mail, contacts, calendar, files
Outlook® Connector
  • ECS contacts, calendar and tasks, synchronized with Microsoft Outlook® 2003 and 2007 (secured connection)
  • Selection of items to be synchronized: contacts, calendar, tasks
  • Use in connected and disconnected mode
  • Automatic or manual synchronization
Fax server
  • Fully integrated solution: user and administration interface
  • Integration of Fax service using OmniPCX Office SIP capabilities: no dedicated additional hardware is required (except VoIP resources in OmniPCX Office)
  • Web-mail: unique interface for e-mail and faxes
  • Full software fax server
  • Fax2mail
  • Mail2fax
  • Print2fax
    Mobile virtual desktop interface
  • Secured access from mobile devices (PDA, Smart-phone and mobiles)
    • WAP 2.0
    • AES-256 bit SSL
  • User interface languages (English, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Spanish, Dutch, and Italian)
  • E-mails (Send/receive, composition, transfer, answer, etc.)
  • Shared contacts
  • Shared calendars
  • Push mobile
  • ECS e-mail and groupware (contacts, diary, to-do list) synchronized with PDA or smart-phones over the air (push mode)
  • Supported platforms: Microsoft Windows® Mobile 5.0 and 6.0
  • Easy deployment and remote monitoring of mobile devices
  • Secured connection between the server and the device (encrypted data)
Unified Communication
    Setting phone parameters through Virtual Desktop and Mobile Virtual Desktop
  • Call forwarding management to voice mail, to a number, to a personal assistant
  • Unified message system
    • Voice mail in email
    • Call notification email
  • Direct call from a contact card
  • Up to 75 Alcatel-Lucent PIMphony teams: direct downloading of PIMphony team from the virtual desktop
  • Free VoIP communications over Internet
    • Free remote worker:
    • Web accessibility
    • Peer-to-peer communication:
IT services
    Mail server
  • E-mail protocols: SMTP, POP and IMAP with TLS support
  • Filtering of message content
  • Security and network
  • Routing, DHCP, DNS servers
  • QoS management (enhancement)
  • Firewall
  • VPN IPSec and PPTP
  • Certificate, private key management (authorities, users, services)