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September 19, 2011

Webinar - SIP Phones, SIP Endpoints Company Panasonic Readies for Second Part in Webinar Series

Panasonic (News - Alert) is barreling forward with its three-part webinar series as officials gear up for the second webinar, “The Benefits of SIP Communications for Small and Medium Businesses in the Pure IP - Open Source (News - Alert) environment,” taking place Thursday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PT.

The first webinar, “The Benefits of SIP Communications via the CLOUD – A Primer for Small and Medium Sized Businesses,” delved into a question SMB executives should be asking themselves: “Is now the time to seriously consider purchasing SIP phones to leverage the power and flexibility of emerging Cloud computing capabilities?”

For the second part of the series, Panasonic will explore how the emergence of the open source environment has created new communication and collaboration opportunities for SMBs.

Attendees will also learn about how the “powerful combination” of SIP communications and open source can benefit your business and give you a competitive edge, according to company officials.

Other key points include:

- SIP and open source 
- How does it work? 
- Advantages of the open source approach 
- What are the benefits to my business? 
- Is SIP and open source right for me?
- How do I get started with SIP-based open source solutions?

Steven L. Greiwe, Panasonic ASM (News - Alert) Eastern Region, will spearhead the webinar. Greiwe, a current employee of Panasonic System Networks Company of America as the ASM of SIP services and Endpoints, has been working in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years. Greiwe is a “hands on” telecommunications professional whose history includes owning his own successful Interconnect & Long distance Company in Cincinnati, Ohio, according to Panasonic officials.

To register for the second webinar, click here.

Panasonic will round out its free webinar series with the third webinar “Exceeding Expectations - The Power of SIP Communications for Small and Medium Sized Businesses,” taking place Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. EST/ 11 a.m. PST.

Carrie Schmelkin is a Web Editor for TMCnet. Previously, she worked as Assistant Editor at the New Canaan Advertiser, a 102-year-old weekly newspaper, covering news and enhancing the publication's social media initiatives. Carrie holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a bachelor's degree in English from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Juliana Kenny