What Do I Need To Set Up A VOIP System?

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From single line consumer use to full scale enterprise business applications, Allstar Networks can help with all of your VoIP needs. For small businesses looking to transition their communication systems to VoIP, we can provide everything needed to set up a fully functional business class system, all at a greatly reduced cost.


For consumer use, the simplest and most cost-effective way to utilize VoIP is through software-based services. This requires the end-user to sign up for an account with one of the many providers available, and then to install the provided software on their computer. A simple headset and microphone combination is all that is needed for this type of connection.


Hardware-based VoIP is the other option available for consumer use. This option allows the user to utilize their existing phone(s), by plugging them into an Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA), and then plugging the ATA into an existing broadband connection. The user would then complete the required steps to connect to the provider of their choice.


Small businesses that only require a small number of phone lines (1-5) can also utilize the hardware based solution described above. As the number of lines and required features grows, a more complex set of equipment will be required. Allstar Networks can assist you not only in deciding what equipment you will need, but also offer you the best solution to fit your budget.

VoIP and WiFi Phones
ICW-1000G Accessories
WPU-7800 Accessories



We currently provide high quality, new and used network equipment from the following well-known manufacturers:

Foundry Networks, Inc.

Foundry Networks, Inc. provides high-performance enterprise and service provider switching, routing, security, and application traffic management solutions including edge and backbone Ethernet switches, Web and content-aware application switches, network-wide security solutions, wireless LAN and access points, wide area access routers and internet provider edge and service provider core MPLS routers. Used Foundry network equipment


Nortel Networks

Nortel delivers innovative technology solutions encompassing end-to-end broadband, Voice over IP, multimedia services and applications, and wireless broadband designed to help people solve the world's greatest challenges. Used Nortel network equipment


Sun Microsystems

Sun Microsystems has a comprehensive line of servers, storage, software and services specifically tailored to meet the needs of the Network Equipment Providers (NEP). Used Sun network equipment


Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks’ purpose-built, high-performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Used Juniper network equipment

Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the internet. Used Cisco network equipment


Enterasys / Cabletron

Enterasys designs integrated hardware and software solutions that intelligently sense and automatically respond to security threats – and proactively prevent threats from entering networks. Used Enterasys and Cabletron network equipment



Brocade provides platforms, solutions, and services for connecting, managing, and optimizing IT resources in shared storage environments. Used Brocade network equipment


Extreme Networks

Extreme Networks allows seamless growth and expansion without the need for large upgrades. Stackable Summit 10/100 Ethernet switches and the modular and upgradeable BlackDiamond chassis-based switches help expand networks without increasing the number of devices to be managed. Used Extreme network equipment


HP provides infrastructure and business offerings that span from handheld devices to some of the world's most powerful supercomputer installations. Used HP network equipment


Marconi / Fore

Marconi is a multi-regional designer, manufacturer and supplier of telecommunications and information technology equipment and services. Their network technology enables customers to evolve narrowband networks to next-generation broadband networks. Used Marconi network equipment


Riverstone Networks

Riverstone Networks provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. Used Riverstone network equipment


VOIP Phones and Accessories

Allstar Networks offers VOIP phones and accessories, we are looking to make your transition to VoIP based multi-media communications as inexpensive as possible.. Buy VOIP Phones