At Risk Customers Saved by FusionStorm's New Cisco Unified Communications System Upgrade Program
SAN DIEGO, CA, Apr 18, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Cisco Partner Summit -- FusionStorm -- a National provider of IT
consulting, technology solutions, cloud offerings and managed
services through its "IT Delivered" model -- announced today that it
is offering customers a unique opportunity to upgrade older versions
of Cisco Unified Communications Manager.
Customer who rely upon Cisco Unified Communications Manager are at
serious risk with older versions of the product now reaching end of
life and/or end of support. By upgrading now, customers are ensured
of continued product support.
The latest version of Cisco Unified Communications Manger has
powerful new capabilities and operational advantages in a robust
platform that delivers maximum return on investment. FusionStorm's
turnkey upgrade program includes expert assessment and implementation
services to minimize the impact on production environments.
"Cisco has continued to enhance Unified Communications Manager to
reduce the cost and complexity of delivering advanced communication
services," said FusionStorm CEO Dan Serpico. "Upgrading to the latest
version enables customers to streamline operations, reduce risk and
gain the competitive advantages of the latest in IP communications."
The latest version of Cisco Unified Communications Manager enables
customers to virtualize their communications platform, improve
resiliency and disaster recovery, and utilize Cisco's appliance
deployment model for simplified installation, upgrades and patching.
It also supports the latest IP phone sets and software features, and
positions organizations to take advantage of advanced communication
and collaboration tools.
"Upgrading from early versions of Cisco Unified Communications
Manager can be challenging, particularly for customers that are
running in a non-virtualized environment," said Tony Balistrieri,
Vice President of Partner Strategy, FusionStorm. "FusionStorm's
systematic methodology ensures that each upgrade will be successful
with minimal disruption to the customer's operations. Customers can
trust FusionStorm's Cisco certified engineers and voice specialists
to ensure project success."
FusionStorm is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner and holds the Cisco
Master Unified Communications Specialization Certification. The
Master Unified Communications Specialization certifies that
FusionStorm has in-depth technology skills and demonstrated customer
success in sophisticated, value-added Cisco Unified Communications
solutions. With years of experience in unified communications,
FusionStorm's team of Cisco certified network engineers and voice
specialists are uniquely qualified to help organizations upgrade
their Cisco Unified Communications platforms.
FuionStorm will provide a preliminary quote that includes hardware,
software, licensing, maintenance and FusionStorm professional
services. A FusionStorm engineer will then conduct a readiness
assessment designed to identify the customer's unique requirements
and potential risks. A high-level UC Upgrade Readiness Assessment
report is included at no charge.
For more information, call 800.228.TECH or visit www.fusionstorm.com.
FusionStorm -- "IT Delivered" -- is a national
provider of IT consulting, technology solutions and 24x7
cloud/managed services for enterprises of all sizes. The company
assists organizations by providing complete solutions for system
infrastructure, storage, networking, IP communications, security,
database, disaster recovery, cloud computing, managed hosting and
managed services, both onsite and in FusionStorm data centers.
FusionStorm, the FusionStorm logo and "IT Delivered" are trademarks
or registered trademarks of FusionStorm in the United States and
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