Free “Hosted by 3CX” Solution Out Now with V16, Update 6

Posted on August 26th, 2020 by Constantinos Constantinou, Product Manager

3CX is all about freedom of choice and with the release of Update 6 that choice just got bigger! Customers can choose to deploy on-premise, in their own cloud or have their PBX hosted by 3CX for the easiest, most reliable and most economical solution. 3CX will handle all the tedious work associated with hosting and handling of OS updates, all users need to do is sit back and enjoy the benefits of our first rate communications solution, with free hosting thrown in for good measure.

Taking the Easy Route is Fine!

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We often hear that one shouldn’t take the easy path in life, but we couldn’t disagree more when it comes to choosing where to deploy your PBX. With our new hosted by 3CX solution a powerful UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) deployment option, 3CX takes on the administration of complex OS, network and system management, so you don’t have to. You also will never need to worry about 3CX updates, 3CX will apply them for you and troubleshoot any issues. And that’s not all, we’ve made it extremely easy to have your remote teams up and running in no time with straightforward support of remote locations and effortless merging of remote PBXs.

Why Pay for Hosting? Free with 3CX

We have worked hard at bringing you a solution with the same level of security and reliability, minus the price tag. 3CX has forged deals with the largest and most reliable cloud hosting providers on the market, to offer free licenses with 1 year free hosting as well as free hosting for existing customers until the end of Q1 2021.

Get in Sync with Microsoft 365

3CX Update 6 includes a re-engineered Microsoft 365 sync mechanism to enable better synchronization between users, contacts and calendar status.

  • 3CX can now sync with Microsoft 365 email and username.
  • Shared mailbox option allows Microsoft 365 shared contacts to be kept in sync with 3CX Company Phonebook contacts.
  • Option to sync Microsoft 365 users’ “Office phone” field with the extension’s “Outbound Caller ID”.
  • Updated the Microsoft 365 synchronization process to be executed as a batch process and added the ability to set a starting extension number.

Get in Now

Click on “Updates” in the Management Console’s Dashboard, select “v16 Update 6” and click on “Download Selected” to install this update on your PBX.

Alternatively, you can get v16 Update 6 for Windows or Linux:

View the changelog for this version and give us your feedback via the community forum.

Sourced from: 3CX Blog. View the original article here.

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