Cisco flexes it VoIP Muscle


Cisco has won a major VoIP deal with Bank of America reports BoA will replaces nearly 362 PBXes and will deploy 180,000 Cisco Internet Protocol (IP) telephones throughout 5,800 banking centers and enterprise locations in 29 states and the District of Columbia. This is the second major win for the company in past two weeks. Earlier SBC and Ford had announced a 50,000 unit deal and much of the equipment was supposed to come from Cisco. points out that winning these big contracts has become routine for the hardware giant, even though some of its old customers have been less than happy with Cisco gear. “Last year, Merrill Lynch and the state of Alaska both cancelled their contracts with integrators that had recommended Cisco gear be used in their VoIP networks. Merrill Lynch is now deploying a mix of gear from Cisco and its competitor Avaya,” adds.

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