The BG (Business Group) concept provides the basic capabilities for handling a group of subscribers associated with a single enterprise simplify such tasks. Subscriber and EP (Endpoint) features allow further different usage and configuration. It also permits Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony to recognize the associations of the subscribers.
BG (Business Group) Feature
The BG (Business Group) concept provides the basic capabilities for handling a group of subscribers associated with a single enterprise. It also permits Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony to recognize the associations of the subscribers the BG contains.
Direct Inward Dialing
The DID (Direct Inward Dialing) feature allows an external caller to dial a national or international number and connect directly to a Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony subscriber.
Multiple Time Zone Support
Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony supports subscribers in multiple time zones. The Telephony Control Server itself has a default time zone. The default is for subscribers to be assigned to that time zone; alternately, they can be assigned to another if warranted.
Silence Suppression Disabling
The Silence Suppression Disabling feature enables proper fax transmission through the applicable gateways when the start of the fax is detected. This feature is needed when G.711 is used for fax/modem transmission.
T.38 Fax Support
The T.38 Fax Support feature provides support for T.38 facsimile UDPTL (User Datagram Protocol Transport Layer) according to RFC 2833. The capability to send, receive, and process the signals to and from the gateway for tone detection and T.38 fax relay events is provided.
Virtual DN (Directory Number)
The Virtual DN (Directory Number) feature permits the administrator to create a DN that does not have a connection. The DN can be used for station RCF (Remote Call Forwarding) or it can be a means of reserving a number for future use.