Toshiba's UCedge App for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac Devices Redefines Unified Communications With Enhanced Visibility, Collaboration and Federation With Skype for Business
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba — www.telecom.toshiba.com) today announced an extensive feature enhancement to its UCedge® unified communications app. UCedge is redefining Unified Communications with enhanced visibility, collaboration and XMPP federation across Toshiba premise and cloud business telephone systems and third-party solutions, including Microsoft® Skype® for Business (previously Lync®).
Available for Android™ and Apple® smartphones and tablets as well as Windows® and Mac® laptop and desktop computers, UCedge can be downloaded from Google Play™, the Apple App Store™ and Google Chrome Web Store™. UCedge works with Toshiba's VIPedge® cloud and IPedge® premise telephone systems as well as Strata® CIX systems with an IPedge Application Server.
"UCedge gives users the power to communicate how, where and when they want — via smartphone, PC or tablet — and with whomever they want — via XMPP federation — by unifying their communications across platforms," said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. "UCedge increases productivity for users in different locations and on diverse Toshiba and third-party platforms, including Microsoft Skype for Business."
UCedge XMPP Federation Makes It Easier to Collaborate With Others
Support for the XMPP protocol enables users connected to disparate servers — deployed on-site or in the cloud — to whitelist each other to share contacts, view presence status information, exchange instant messages, and call users via one-touch. This includes external organizations using Toshiba software as well as Microsoft Skype for Business clients (via XMPP gateway) as well as other third-party systems that comply with XMPP standards.
XMPP federation further enhances communications to ensure that users will be able to collaborate with colleagues and customers quickly and efficiently in real-time using:
UCedge Delivers New Levels of Convenience, Productivity and Cost Savings
Delivering feature transparency across all locations, regardless of the deployment, UCedge is compatible with Toshiba's VIPedge and IPedge business phone solutions as well as Strata CIX systems with an IPedge Application Server.
UCedge is compatible with Windows 10 or later and Mac OS X® 10.9 or later. It is also compatible with a wide variety of Android and Apple mobile devices, including selected smartphone models from Apple, Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Sony and LG, as well as tablets from Toshiba, Apple and Samsung.
The UCedge client for Windows and Mac computers is available as a download from the Google Chrome Web Store. The UCedge client for mobile devices is available as a download from the Apple App Store and Google Play. All devices require a data plan, either cellular data, Wi-Fi® or LAN data access as applicable.
UCedge is available in four versions:
Licenses for the UCedge client are provided as part of the VIPedge solution and are available as an option for the IPedge or Strata CIX systems.
For Windows and Mac computers:
For Android devices:
For Apple iPhone and iPad devices:
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