Partner Ecosystem Simplifies Microsoft Skype for Business Cloud PBX Deployments — WESTFORD, Mass., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —
- Sonus, Plantronics, Nectar and Numonix partner with the launch of the “Cloud Connected Bundle” — a suite of products that simplifies the migration to the Cloud PBX feature of Microsoft Office 365.
- The bundle optimizes security, endpoints, monitoring and recording needs for Skype for Business customers.
- Sonus brings security, reliability and flexibility to disparate communications networks, simplifying hybrid Skype for Business deployments.
Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a global leader in secure and intelligent Cloud communications and Microsoft Gold Communications partner, announced today the “Cloud Connected Bundle,” a Sonus, Plantronics, Nectar and Numonix initiative designed to simplify customer migration to the Cloud. The program features an interoperable suite of products that work with the new Cloud PBX feature of Office 365.
Security and Interworking
Sonus‘ Microsoft certified SBCs provide security for voice, video, instant messaging and collaboration within Skype for Business environments. Sonus’ solutions deliver interoperability for disparate communications networks, including support for legacy PBX interworking, rich presence extensibility and legacy analog support in conjunction with the new Cloud PBX feature of Office 365. With Sonus, customers migrating to Office 365 can bring their existing carrier, contract and circuit to Skype for Business Cloud PBX.
Plantronics simplifies how businesses communicate during Skype for Business voice and video calls by delivering audio devices that ease communications through advanced understanding of the user’s location to deliver a service that best suits that environment.
Nectar Services Corp. supports Skype for Business and Cloud PBX with on-premises PSTN connectivity with comprehensive network assessment, monitoring, diagnostics and reporting solutions, enabling customers to proactively monitor communications in real-time to better meet end-user expectations.
Numonix supplies customers with a robust interaction recording solution for Skype for Business and Cloud PBX with on-premises PSTN connectivity that centrally and securely record and store interactions, regardless of user location.
“The new Cloud PBX service allows customers to experience great communications built for teams and networks,” said Giovanni Mezgec, General Manager of Applications and Services Marketing at Microsoft. “Programs, such as the Cloud Connected Bundle, allow customers to fully experience the true value of communications with Cloud PBX, resulting in better collaboration and higher overall success.”
“Sonus is the leading SBC vendor that eases migration to the new Cloud PBX feature of Microsoft Office 365 with a range of certified products for Skype for Business,” said Mykola Konrad, vice president, Go-to-Market. “Customers migrating to the Cloud will find that the Cloud Connected Bundle ensures a safe, secure and interoperable experience.”