Cisco SPA2102 Phone Adapter

Cisco SPA2102 Phone Adapter Inexpensive, easy to use and manageable to install, Cisco SPA2102 phone adapter with router connects standard analog telephone or fax machine to IP-based data networks. With SPA2102 you don't need to change entire phone system to get an IP phone. It enables high-quality VOIP (Voice-Over-IP) service through any broadband Internet. SPA2102 is compatible with common telephone features.

The Cisco SPA2102 comes with two POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) ports with independent phone numbers to connect existing analog phones or fax machines to a PBX (Private Branch Exchange) system. SPA2102 phone adapter also includes two 100BaseT RJ45 Ethernet interfaces (LAN-WAN) to connect to a home or office LAN and an Ethernet connection to connect a router (WAN) or broadband modem. Configuration process is also pretty much simple; each phone line can be configured individually through software controlled by service provider.
Cisco SPA2102 converts voice traffic into data packets for transmission over an IP network. Cisco SPA2102 enables users to protect and amplify their initial investment in existing telephones, fax machines and conference speakerphones, as well as conduct their migration to IP telephony with a responsible and affordable solution. With compact design and superior features, SPA2102 phone adapter meets basic requirements of any business. Cisco SPA2102 is best suited for consumer and business VoIP service offerings. It can also be used in full-featured IP Centrex environments. SPA2102 uses international standards for voice and data networking to enhanced the productivity of communication.
Security is the main concern for any Internet telephony system and Cisco SPA2102 provides highly secured remote provisioning with HTTP digest-encrypted authentication via MD5 (RFC 1321), HTTPS with factory-installed client certificate, Up to 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption, Password-protected administrator and user access authority. Strong encryption protocols provide best protection for communications, provisioning and servicing. It also protects the integrity of voice transmissions from unauthorized access. SPA2102 supports everything you expect from a quality business phone system like caller ID, call waiting and voicemail.
The Cisco SPA2102 Key Benefits and Features:
  • Cisco SPA2102 delivers crystal- clear and high-quality voice communication under the array of network conditions
  • Advanced implementation of standard voice coding algorithms provides superb voice quality in challenging IP network environments
  • Interoperability with general telephony equipment like PBX/KTS, fax, voicemail and interactive voice response (IVR) systems
  • Fully customizable services to meet subscribers' requirements
  • Highly secure (encrypted) calling via pre-standard implementation of Secure RTP
  • Remote provisioning and dynamic in-service software upgrades
  • Highly secure tools for managing and pre-configuring or reconfiguring customer premises equipment (CPE) for deployment
  • Adjustable audio frames per packet
  • Flexible dial plan support with inter-digit timers and IP dialing
  • Voice activity detection (VAD) with silence suppression
  • Echo cancellation (G.165/G.168)
  • Visual message waiting indicator (VMWI) via frequency shift keying (FSK)
  • Streaming audio server-up to 10 sessions
  • Fax: G.711 pass-through or real-time fax over IP via T.38
  • Telephone keypad configuration with interactive voice prompts
  • Asynchronous notification of upgrade availability via NOTIFY
All the feature and specs make it a great phone adaptor. Cisco SPA2102 performs exactly as expected. It works pretty well with Gizmo5 and Google Voice. SPA2102 is the best affordable solution for people who want to use their existing analog phones as IP phones.