Alcatel has announced an all-in-one communications appliance that integrates Internet, voice and data services for the small and medium enterprise market. The OmniPCX Office is a preconfigured box that can be used in both PBX and IP telephony environments with support for up to 236 handsets. It also amalgamates services such as network security, Internet access, e-mail and 10/100 LAN switching. The modular design means the systems can be added to as the needs of companies grow. The OmniPCX incorporates an e-mail server, proxy server and cache server as well as a VPN server for secure remote access, as well as routing capability and a certified security firewall. It also supports broadband interfaces such as ISDN and DSL with up to 2Mbps bandwidth. Pricing for the system starts at $6200 and is available from March 1 through Alcatel's business partners.