Alloy Webinars

Alloy webinars are an opportunity to get an insight in to the latest products on offer from Alloy and our selected vendor partners.

Upcoming Webinars

More webinars are currently in the planning process, please check back soon.

Previous Webinars

Thursday, 15 November 2018 - 12:00 AM

The Grandstream WP820 Enterprise Portable WiFi Phone

Grandstream made a move into the wireless device market late in 2017 with the release of a number of wireless access points and a router with embedded wireless controller.

Since then they have released a new wireless deskphone, the GXP1760W to go with the existing GXV3xxx range of Video Phones that support wireless connectivity.

Recently Grandstream announced the release of it first WiFi only portable enterprise IP phone the WP820.

In this webinar we will take an in depth look into the WP820 including application and deployments scenarios. We will also look at typical requirements of a wireless network to support a solid voice solution as well as diving into some of the differences of using WiFi v’s DECT.

  • Scott Young, Product Development Manager, Alloy Computer Products
Monday, 23 November 2015 - 12:00 AM

Something new in Video Conferencing

Grandstream has revolutionised the SMB Video conferencing market with a truly new concept at a new price point.

The GVC3200 is a ground-breaking solution that offers small-to-medium businesses an innovative video conferencing system with unprecedented flexibility and the power of support for multiple popular video conferencing protocols and platforms right out of the box. The SIP-based GVC3200 is interoperable with any 3rd party SIP video conferencing platform - thus offering a great option to expand or implement a 3rd party platform.

It is based on Android 4.4, so GVC3200 offers full access to all video conferencing apps in the Google Play Store — such as Skype®, Skype for Business®, Google Hangouts™ and more. The GVC3200 sports an innovative, patent-pending embedded MCU that supports up to 9-way Conferencing.

A pending firmware release will offer local video mixing between SIP and other protocols/applications. The GVC3200 eliminates the traditional barriers to video conferencing and sets a new bar for business-class video conferencing solutions by offering industry-leading flexibility, interoperability, application richness and ease of use.

Join us for an in depth overview of the GVC3200 and an update to Grandstream’s upcoming product releases.

  • Craig Harrison, Sales Manager, Alloy
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:00 AM

Mass deployment of Grandstream Products

This webinar will take a look at the auto provisioning capabilities of the Grandstream product range.

Rolling out large scale deployments of IP Phones and other devices is a tedious task at the best of times, having to do this manually, well that’s just unheard of. Find out about Grandstreams support for auto provisioning, including Zero Touch, DHCP Options as well as their GAPS online provisioning service.

We will take an in depth look into the provisioning support of not only their IP Phones, but also the ability to auto provision their ATA’s, gateways, IP Surveillance products and Android based Video Phones.

  • Phil Bowers, Global Marketing Communications Manager, Grandstream
  • Scott Young, Product Development Manager, Alloy
Thursday, 11 June 2015 - 12:00 AM

Diving into Grandstreams Android based Video Phones

This webinar will take an in depth look into the ins and outs of Grandstreams Android based Video Phones.

The GXV3240 and GXV3275 Video Phones are more than just a phone, they are an all in one communications tool designed for ease of use and maximum customisability.

Running the popular open source mobile client Android, users have the ability to design their own apps as well as run common apps such as Skype, Microsoft Lync and much more.

We will take a look at a range of case studies outlining the common uses of the phones as well as diving into a technical overview of the phone showcasing capabilities such as:

  • locking the phone down so apps cannot be installed
  • running a particular app at boot up
  • utilising built in video conferencing service
  • Phil Bowers, Global Marketing Communications Manager, Grandstream
  • Scott Young, Product Development Manager, Alloy
Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 12:00 AM

Modular Security Platform for Schools and other Commercial Customers

This webinar is aimed at the security and IT professional looking to deliver needs based security to your commercial customers. It includes everything from access control to video, including tight integration into SIP based voice solutions.

The modularity and flexibility of this solution set means that you can start from a small base, and add other functionality over time.

  • Craig Harrison, Business Development Manager, Alloy
Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 12:00 AM

IP Video Surveillance Products from Grandstream

Join us for an in depth look into the range of IP based Video Surveillance products from Grandstream.

All IP Cameras from Grandstream are SIP enabled allowing easy integration into existing SIP environments, including IP PBX’s and the ability to access IP cameras from video enabled IP Phones.

In this webinar we will take a look at the complete offering from Grandstream including IP Camera’s, Video Encoder/Decoders, Grandstreams G Surf Pro Video Management Software as well as their newly released NVR.

  • Phil Bowers, Global Marketing Communications Manager, Grandstream
  • Scott Young, Product Development Manager, Alloy
Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 12:00 AM

Introducing the Grandstream Range of IP Voice and Video Products

Recently Alloy and Grandstream, the respected developer and manufacturer of SIP based Voice and Video products, signed an agreement whereby Alloy would distribute Grandstream's portfolio of products in Australia, including their IP Phones, ATA's, Gateways, Video Phones and SIP based IP Surveillance products.

Join us for a webinar to introduce the range of IP Voice and Video products from Grandstream.

  • Phil Bowers, Global Marketing Communications Manager, Grandstream
  • Scott Young, Product Development Manager, Alloy
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 - 12:00 AM

Product Launch - Alloy Unmanaged PoE Switch

This webinar is to announce the launch of Alloy's new ATS series of unmanaged Fast and Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ switches. These switches compliment last months launch of AMS and APS fully managed switches and round out our 803.3at high power PoE+ switching range.

  • Craig Harrison, Pre-sales Technical Consultant, Alloy
Thursday, 22 November 2012 - 12:00 AM

Video Conference Room Design 101

This webinar is designed to assist people new to video conference room design. We address the basics of corporate conference room design including layout, colour, lighting and acoustics. It is an overview of the many things to take into consideration, along with some guidelines and rules of thumb. At the end of this webinar you should be able to look at potential video conference rooms and address the basic design criteria, and identify any challenges associated with the area.

  • Craig Harrison, Pre-sales Technical Consultant, Alloy
Tuesday, 28 August 2012 - 12:00 AM

Alloy Next Generation Layer 2+ and PoE Switches

Alloy's latest generation of enterprise and carrier grade network switches support a long list of advanced Layer 2, QoS Security and (with selected models) Carrier Grade Ethernet features, along with 802.3at standard PoE support. Our new APS and AMS series switches are due for release in September 2012, and will provide powerful solutions at the edge or aggregation layer of small, medium, large, campus and service provider networks - ideal for modern networks supporting the latest data, voice, and video applications.

This webinar will be of interest to both your sales and technical staff. The first half of the session will focus on everything you need to know to sell these new network switch solution, and the second half will have a closer look at the underlying technologies available in these feature rich platforms.

  • Craig Harrison, Pre-sales Technical Consultant, Alloy