Kinnex Media Gateway

Protect and extend your investments! Connect any IP phones to Microsoft Lync or Skype for Business Server with full support of the most important enterprise telephony features.

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Optimal infrastructure

Create an optimal infrastructure for IP telephony based on Lync/SfB Server. Kinnex Media Gateway gives you the opportunity to choose IP phones for employees with the necessary functionality at an affordable price.

Centralized management

Kinnex Media Gateway is adaptive and self-tuning software. Autodiscovery of the Lync/SfB Server topology and resiliency system simplify hardware setup operations and guarantee high availability of enterprise telephony.

Integration with Lync/SfB Server

Kinnex Media Gateway developed based on powerful and effective Kinnex VoIP Engine, which provides full integration with Lync/SfB Server topology and adapts to the features of each compatible IP phone model.


  • September 11, 2015

    Kinnex Media Gateway 4.3

    Compatibility of IP-phones and Lync/Skype4B Server became even greater with the ability to transfer a contact list from Lync/Skype4B clients directly to the phones. In the new release:

    newTransferring contact list of Lync/Skype4B client to IP-Phones

    newAutomatic detection of voicemail number feature is added

    fixG.711 A-law codec performance improved

  • July 1, 2015

    Kinnex Media Gateway 4.2

    Skype for Business Server 2015 is fully integrated! New version with Media Bypass feature opens great possibilities for IP telephony deployment in the branches. In this version:

    newNew Skype for Business Server 2015 is fully integrated

    newMedia Bypass feature is added

    newCisco provisioning template for 39xx, 69xx, 79xx, 89xx series is updated

  • May 21, 2015

    Kinnex Media Gateway 4.1

    Support of new Skype for Business and new compatible VoIP equipment to deploy a wireless enterprise telephony based on DECT technology. In the 4.1 version:

    newSkype for Business is now supported

    newNew compatible equipment: DECT stations Gigaset

    newNew compatible IP phones Yealink and Cisco 89xx

    fixAdded the support of Snom 'Lync Phones'

  • March 3, 2015

    Kinnex Media Gateway 4.0

    Completed migration to 64-bit architecture. More hosted users and even higher performance. What's new in 4.0 version:

    newMigration from 32-bit to 64-bit engine

    fixIncreased capacity of hosted users and SIP signaling processing speed

  • December 24, 2014

    Kinnex Media Gateway 3.9

    New opportunities with new compatible equipment – multiuser devices such as DECT IP base stations and Analog-to-SIP gateways. Full control of user presence with automatic status synchronization of the IP Phone with Lync clients. In the 3.9 version:

    newMultiuser-devices are now supported

    newPresence synchronization of the IP Phone with Lync clients is added

    fixImproved performance for the large amount of Lync Sites and Registrars

  • October 8, 2014

    Kinnex Media Gateway 3.8

    New 3.8 version contains expanded support for Lync Server infrastructure, new compatible Cisco IP phones as well as a number of other fixes. In this release:

    newAdded the support of external, mobile and federated clients

    newExchange Server 2010/2013 UM is now supported

    newNew compatible IP phones AudioCodes and Cisco 69xx и 79xx series

    fixImproved performance for the large amount of users (up to 6k per server)

  • April 14, 2014

    Kinnex Media Gateway 3.6

    Enhances the availability and security. Considerably enlarged the list of compatible IP phones. Now with full support of Lync Server security and media traffic encryption. Kinnex Media Gateway new features:

    newNew compatible IP phones Cisco SPA3xx/SPA5xx, D-Link, Polycom

    newMedia traffic to Lync Server is encrypted using Secure RTP (SRTP)

    newMusic on Hold feature is added

  • March 4, 2014

    Kinnex Media Gateway 3.4

    Continue expanding amount of IP phones, which you can connect to Microsoft Lync Server via Kinnex Media Gateway. In this version:

    newLinksys SPA900 IP phones are compatible with Lync now

    newPanasonic IP phones are compatible with Lync now

    newBlind Transfer is supported now

    fixEnhanced Windows Server 2012 integration

  • February 1, 2014

    Kinnex Media Gateway 3.3

    The main changes made to the new version were related to stabilizing all subsystems.

    newSIP PnP Server implemented

    newGrandstream IP phones are compatible with Lync now

    fixAdded the support of several FE servers in the Lync topology

    fixImproved SIP stack performance

    fixIncreased fault tolerance of the system in case of loss of connection

  • November 20, 2013

    Kinnex Media Gateway 3.0

    We have released the latest full-functional version of Kinnex Media Gateway software to connect the modern and popular IP-phones to Microsoft Lync Server.

    newImplemented Auto Provisioning feature

    newGroup operations in configuration management are now available

    fixImproved handling of media streams

  • November 07, 2013

    Kinnex Media Gateway 2.7.501 RC2

    Our second candidate for final release is available for testing. All systems have successfully passed the tests on several Lync Server topologies. Kinnex Media Gateway 2.7 is compatible with the IP phone brands Escene and Yealink.

    You can request detailed information about Kinnex Media Gateway from our support team or official partners.

  • September 30, 2013

    Kinnex Media Gateway 2.5.375 Beta 2

    Ongoing preparations for release. A new stable version with extended functions is available now.

    newAuthentication on Lync Server based on phone number and PIN added

    newSeveral SIP addresses is supported now

    newKinnex Media Gateway can be installed on a stand-alone server

    newUsers can make calls to PSTN

  • September 12, 2013

    Kinnex Media Gateway 2.3.341 Beta 1

    The first public Beta version is available for download. The list of compatible IP phones extended with the most popular Yealink models.

    newKinnex Media Gateway can be collocated with Lync Server roles

    newAutomatic collection and replication of parameters added

    newInstallation to virtual machines is supported now

  • July 15, 2013

    Kinnex Media Gateway 2.1.163 Alfa 2

    Released for testing new intermediate Alfa version of Kinnex Media Gateway with integrated supporting by Escene IP phones Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Voice features.

    newAdded the support for Lync Server dial plans

    newImplemented Hold function for voice calls

    newImplemented all scenarios for Call Transfer function

  • July 05, 2013

    Partnership with Grandstream and Yealink

    Starxoft with Grandstream and Yealink companies – global IP phone and VoIP equipment suppliers, come to agreement to integrate with Lync Server the most popular and best valued models of IP-Phones, produced by Grandstream and Yealink, through the Kinnex Media Gateway.

  • July 01, 2013

    Kinnex Media Gateway 1.6.111 Alfa 1

    The first alpha version of the Kinnex Media Gateway for Lync with supporting of basic Enterprise Voice features by Escene IP Phones is available to the Starxoft partners for testing.

    newImplemented <Lync Client> ↔ <IP Phone> type of voice calls

    newImplemented <IP Phone> ↔ <IP Phone> type of voice calls

    newReleased the application installation package

  • June 19, 2013

    Kinnex Media Gateway 1.4.23

    newImplemented ICE protocol

    newImplemented functionality to make calls through Lync Server

    newAdded the support of Multi Part SDP in the INVITE request

  • May 06, 2013

    Partnership with Escene

    Starxoft and Escene entered into an agreement to support IP phones produced by Escene in the Kinnex Media Gateway for Lync Server. Strategic partnership of Starxoft and Escene will allow companies with telephony infrastructure based on the Lync use on their network inexpensive IP phones of the last generation with a complete set of the required functionality.


  • Microsoft
  • Cisco
  • Linksys
  • Yealink
  • Grandstream
  • Escene
  • Panasonic