Toshiba and XO Communications Certify Interoperability of IPedge and XO SIP Trunking Services
(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/17/12 --
Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba), www.telecom.toshiba.com, and XO Communications, www.xo.com, today announced interoperability certification of Toshiba's family of IPedge® IP business communication systems with XO's SIP trunking services. XO SIP trunking services are now available from Authorized Toshiba Dealers nationwide.
"This certification confirms that Toshiba's IPedge systems and XO SIP integrate together, providing enterprises with the confidence of reliable telephone service and equipment with SIP trunking service," said Mark Carpenter, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.
"With this agreement, Authorized Toshiba Dealers can now offer their Toshiba IPedge customers a cost-effective, easy-to-deploy and easy-to-manage SIP trunking solution as part of their overall enterprise telephony system," said Jake Heinz, vice president of Product Marketing and Strategy at XO Communications.
About XO SIP Trunking Services
XO Communications' SIP trunking services allow businesses and large enterprises to converge voice and data services over a single network and take advantage of the latest VoIP and unified communications applications while increasing efficiencies and reducing costs. XO SIP trunking services include:
XO SIP: For businesses with a few locations, this service provides a native SIP trunk directly to your IP-PBX, combining voice, data and Internet over a single IP connection. XO Enterprise SIP: For enterprises with dozens or even hundreds of locations, this service enables customers to manage VoIP services more cost effectively across multiple locations by leveraging a centrally deployed IP-PBX to deliver service to all your locations over a private MPLS IP-VPN network.About Toshiba's IPedgeIP Business Telephone System
IPedge accommodates multiple unified communication applications on a single Linux server, including call processing, voice mail and unified messaging, meet-me conferencing with Web collaboration, Call Manager unified communications, native SIP line and SIP trunk support, mobility, survivability, networking with other IPedge and/or Strata® CIX™ systems, centralized administration, and feature-rich telephone endpoints. Plus, add-on applications, uMobility Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) and Contact Center solutions are available with additional servers.
Benefits of the Linux server include survivability within or across the network to support business continuity and a higher level of security. A single IP address provides cost-effective deployment. SIP trunks work natively with the IPedge without requiring additional gateway equipment. With its IP technology and open standards, IPedge is designed for the long term as future endpoint devices and applications are built on standards to help ensure compatibility with the system, thus protecting the user's investment.
Built-in features include:
Toshiba's Call Manager Unified Communications application; Enterprise Manager browser-based system administration with centralized multi-site management; Browser-based personal administration for individual users to program their own telephones; Flexible and feature-rich Unified Messaging; On-site mobility including Toshiba's wireless IP telephones; and One hundred percent networking compatibility with Toshiba's Strata CIX IP converged systems.About XO CommunicationsXO Communications is a leading nationwide provider of advanced IP communications, managed network and IT infrastructure services for businesses, enterprises, government, carriers and service providers. Its customers include more than half of the Fortune 500, in addition to leading cable companies, carriers, content providers and mobile network operators. Utilizing its unique combination of high-capacity nationwide and metro networks and fixed wireless capabilities, XO Communications offers customers a broad range of services with proven performance, scalability and value in more than 85 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit www.xo.com.
About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation.
About ToshibaToshiba is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion). Visit Toshiba's Web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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Source: Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division
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