|[February 19, 2013]
Panasonic Announces Jive and OnSIP as First Panasonic SIP Hosted Preferred Partners
SECAUCUS, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Panasonic (News - Alert) System Communications Company of North America, the leader in
small business telephone systems1, today announced Jive and
OnSIP as the first Panasonic SIP Hosted Preferred Partners in its new
program. In order to provide a complete hosted PBX (News - Alert) solution for its
customers, Panasonic's alliance with OnSIP and Jive, along with its
broad network of authorized resellers, will provide rich service
features, high quality Panasonic SIP phones, and valuable support to
meet the telephony needs of end users in all business environments.
OnSIP helps over 15,000 businesses easily administer their phone system
in the cloud and increase productivity with a real-time communication
dashboard (manage phone calls, chats, presence, and voicemail).
Businesses who select OnSIP through resellers also benefit from
exclusive discounts and a personal touch.
Jive Communications offers an industry-leading VoIP system and acclaimed
customer support, in addition to Jive SIP trunks, which can be deployed
for customers with existing Panasonic PBX systems as a simple
replacement for telephony connectivity or in hybrid solutions that
integrate Hosted SIP Endpoints with premise-based PBX and Key systems.
This capability provides customers with a unique solution that includes
the best of hosted and premise technology.
This alliance brings together Panasonic's award-winning SIP phones and
its extensive reseller network with service and support from Jive and
OnSIP to provide customers with reliable, affordable hosted phone
solutions, including predictable costs, flexibility, support for
multi-site and remote workers, and rich feature and applications suites.
Additionally, customers with tight budgets who prefer to pay operational
expenses on a monthly basis can take advantage of a hosted PBX service's
ability to provide lower upfront costs and the flexibility to add and
remove users, as needed. Utilizing Panasonic authorized Business
Telephony Systems (BTS) resellers, end users will receive on-site
support during installation as well as ongoing support and expertise for
their business telephone solutions.
"The benefits of hosted SIP phone systems are especially compelling for
SMBs where every dollar counts and productivity is a priority," said
Bill Savino, Marketing Manager for business communication solutions at
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. "Working with
OnSIP and Jive, in conjunction with our highly trained BTS reseller
community, offers the affordability, flexibility, rich features, and
ongoing support businesses across the country are looking for in a
hosted PBX offering."
For more information about Panasonic's SIP phones, please visit www.panasonic.com/sip.
For more information about OnSIP, please visithttp://www.onsip.com.
For more information about Jive, please visit getjive.com.
Having helped over 15,000 customers, OnSIP is a leading provider of
business VoIP service to small and medium-sized businesses. OnSIP
customers enjoy the benefits of a business class phone system, without
the traditional high cost, burden, and inflexibility. For more
information, visit http://www.onsip.com.
As the premier provider of hosted VoIP and video solutions for business,
education, and government institutions across the U.S., Jive
Communications is well-known for their reliable network, ever-expanding
feature set, and competitive pricing. Jive customers have rated them as
the top commercial VoIP provider in the U.S. The Jive experience
includes access to a simple, yet powerful, hosted communication solution
for a fraction of the commitment and price of a traditional telephone
system. For more information visit http://www.getjive.com/
Panasonic Solutions for Business
Built on a celebrated engineering foundation, Panasonic architects
business technology solutions that help build a better world. Customers
in government, healthcare, production, education, and a wide variety of
commercial enterprises, large and small, depend on integrated solutions
from Panasonic to help them acquire, manage, and interpret the
information that drives innovation. The complete suite of Panasonic
solutions addresses unified business communications, mobile computing,
security and surveillance, retail point-of-sale, office productivity,
high definition visual conferencing, visual communications (professional
projectors, displays, digital signage), and HD and 3D video production.
As a result of its commitment to R&D, manufacturing and quality control,
Panasonic engineers reliable and long-lasting solutions as a partner for
continuous improvement. Panasonic solutions for business are delivered
by Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, which is a
division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North
American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC).
All brand and company/product names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of the respective companies. All specifications are subject
to change without notice. Information on Panasonic solutions for
business can be obtained by calling 877-803-8492 or at www.panasonic.com/business-solutions.
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a
broad line of digital and other electronics products and services for
consumer, business, and industrial use. The company is the principal
North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation
(NYSE: PC), and the hub of Panasonic's U.S. branding, marketing, sales,
service, and R&D operations. Panasonic is committed to becoming the
electronics industry's leader in green innovation by its one-hundredth
anniversary in 2018. In the 2012 Interbrand Annual Best Global Green
Brands ranking, the Panasonic brand jumped four spots to number six: http://www.interbrand.com/en/best-global-brands/Best-Global-Green-Brands/2012-Report.aspx. As
part of its continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Panasonic
Corporation of North America will relocate its operations to a new
eco-efficient office tower adjacent to a mass transit hub in Newark, NJ
in 2013. Information about Panasonic Eco Ideas initiatives is available
Information about Panasonic and its products is available at www.panasonic.com.
Additional company information for journalists is also available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.
1 For full calendar year of 2011 in North America. By the
Parsippany, NJ based information technology market research firm T3i
Group. Defined by T3i Group as the sum of key/hybrid, PBX, and IP-PBX
business phone systems with 2-40 extensions.
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