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ICON: With uMobility a cellular phone becomes an extension of the company's phone system - no matter where it is used
[February 06, 2009]

ICON: With uMobility a cellular phone becomes an extension of the company's phone system - no matter where it is used


St Albans, UK, Feb 06, 2009 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
ICON is pleased to announce that uMobility, the Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solution from Varaha Systems which makes a cellular phone an extension of the company's phone system, is now available to its Channel Partners.

uMobility provides comprehensive coverage and reduces call bills by seamlessly handing over calls from the WiFi to the cellular network and vice versa.

It is scalable for large or small company solutions and is affordable by even the smallest business and provides significant and immediate benefits.

-- Unlocks productivity and cost savings
-- Cuts cell phone bills
-- Adds value to an existing telephone system
-- Extends call recording to cell phones; businesses can get FSA legislation ready
-- No more call forwarding; one handset and one number
-- No more trying numbers; use the DDI or extension to call a cell phone
uMobility is independent of the mobile operator and works with most SIP-enabled IP-PBX switches and business grade mobile phones. uMobility is compatible with IP- BX systems from Cisco, Nortel, Avaya and Vertical. It is also works with several open-source IP-PBX solutions including Asterisk and Pingtel. Managed solutions from Cisco are also supported including the LinksysOne solution



Mark Shane, Sales manager at ICON, commented
"uMobility is a versatile solution when it comes to working with IP-PBX systems from different manufacturers. However, we have seen particular interest coming from Cisco and Avaya resellers."

Mark added
"uMobility is truly remarkable. It changes the way a business manages its cellular phone calls. W with uMobility a business can unlock productivity and cost savings and for the first time have the capability to record and log cell phone calls using its existing call recoding and logging. It does not need to invest in expensive upgrades.


uMobility users get an office extension in their pocket and all the benefits this brings. uMobility users get single number contact and can answer office calls directly from their cell phone while seamlessly roaming between a cellular and WiFi network."

The uMobility solution consists of a uMobility Cell Phone Client loaded on a PDA or Smart Phone and a uMobility Controller. The uMobility Controller communicates with the SIP-enabled IP-PBX and does not need proprietary hardware. To simplify the installation process uMobility uses over the air technology to remotely load the Client on the mobile device making deployment easy and quick.

Contact : info@icon-plc.co.uk
Visit : http://web/uMobility/index.htm
About ICON
"Independent Computer Owners Network PLC" has more than 15 years experience of supplying and supporting communications based IT applications. Today it is a leading UKdistributor of Vertical IP-PBX solutions, Polycom KIRK DECT mobility solutions, TalkSwitch a small business analogue/IP- PBX, the unified messaging solution from MESSAGEmanager and uMobility the fixed mobile convergence solution for large and small business.

ICON covers England, Scotland, Wales, and N Irelandthrough a network of dealers. It has helped its dealers provide converged IT and communications solutions into many of the UK's best known FTSE companies. For more information visit the icon web site www.icon-plc.co.uk.

About uMobility and Varaha Systems
uMobility is an FMC solution from Dallasbased Varaha Systems. Varaha Systems is a leading provider of fixed-mobile convergence solutions for enterprises and small and medium-sized businesses. The company's solutions are proven in customer deployments and trials throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Varaha is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with R&D Centres in Ahmedabad and Delhi, India. In addition to Dallas, the company has sales offices in Silicon Valley, Londonand Paris. For more information visit http://www.varaha.com

CONTACT: Mark Shane, ICON
Tel: +44 (0)1727 730 000
e-mail: Mark.shane@icon-plc.co.uk
e-mail: info@icon-plc.co.uk
WWW: http://www.icon-plc.co.uk
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