David Sayson of Aastra to Present at Microsoft World Partner Conference

David Sayson, Aastra Vice President of Business Development for North America, will present at the Microsoft World Partner Conference, July 11-15 in Washington, D.C. The session entitled, “Aastra and Microsoft Together”, will detail how Aastra has worked with Microsoft to develop a new line of phones which are tightly integrated with Microsoft Communications Server “14”.

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We worked closely with Aastra as they developed the 6721ip and 6725ip IP phones to enhance the Microsoft Communications Server experience

Frisco, TX (PRWEB) July 7, 2010

Aastra, a leading global enterprise communications provider, announced today that David Sayson, Vice President of Business Development for North America, will present at the Microsoft World Partner Conference, July 11-15 in Washington, D.C. The session entitled, “Aastra and Microsoft Together”, will detail how Aastra has worked with Microsoft to develop a new line of phones which are tightly integrated with Microsoft Communications Server “14”. The Aastra 6721ip and 6725ip have exceptional voice quality and stylish design; the Microsoft Communications Server integration offers user-friendly access to its features, making them powerful unified communications (UC) devices.

Working together with Microsoft, the Aastra 6721ip and 6725ip phones were designed for a superior user experience to facilitate the adoption of unified communications, including:

  •     an intuitive interface clearly displayed on a full color 3.5" LCD screen;
  •     easy access to the most essential calling features through navigation keys; and
  •     wideband audio which enhances the clarity of all calls, making it easier to understand all participants.
The 6721ip phone offers users selective functionality at a cost effective price point providing an entry level phone appropriate for many users or common areas; the mid-range, feature-rich 6725ip phone is designed for those needing additional functionality. Both models enjoy the same proven Aastra reliability and quality.

The 6721ip and 6725ip phones will be sold through the Aastra USA reseller program which is offered to any Microsoft Communications Server integrator with interest in Aastra IP telephony products including VARs, Carriers or Voice Specialists. The award winning program is offered FREE to all that qualify. The program has many benefits including:

  •     priority access to Aastra Support,
  •     online tools such as the Aastra Reseller extranet called InfoChannel,
  •     many web based learning tools,
  •     access to both sales and technical field support, and
  •     Aastradollars.com a unique Reseller Rebate program.
Contact resellers(at)aastra(dot)com for more details if your business is within the USA. International resellers may use the Contact Form at http://www.aastrausa.com/mcsphones.

Mr. Sayson has 12 years of experience bringing the IT and Telecommunication worlds together. He has done this with a mission to improve the way people communicate. Prior to joining Aastra, he was Principal of Sayson Technologies, a company focused on unifying communications by developing both hardware and software solutions. Microsoft WPC attendees are invited to join his presentation on Monday, July 12 at 6:00 in the Microsoft Business Productivity Theater to learn more about this collaboration or visit Aastra in Booth #738 to see a live demonstration.

“We worked closely with Aastra as they developed the 6721ip and 6725ip IP phones to enhance the Microsoft Communications Server experience,” said Yancey Smith, Director of Product Management, Communications Server for Microsoft. These phones were developed to provide an optimized experience with Microsoft Communications Server “14”, the Microsoft Office Communicator client and the PC, providing users advanced Unified Communications productivity and features. Together we are delivering more value and increased options to business customers.”

For detailed product information please visit http://www.aastrausa.com/mcsphones.

About Aastra USA
Aastra USA Inc. is the US business unit of Aastra Technologies Limited, a company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative communications products and applications for businesses. Aastra's operations are truly global with more than 50 million installed lines around the world and a direct and indirect presence in more than 100 countries. Aastra is entirely dedicated to enterprise communications and offers IP telephony and Unified Communications solutions individually tailored to satisfy its customers' requirements. These range from feature-rich call managers for small and medium businesses and highly scalable ones for large enterprises, integrated mobility, call center solutions to a wide selection of terminals. With a strong focus on open standards, Aastra enables enterprises to communicate and collaborate more efficiently. For additional information, visit our website at http://www.aastrausa.com.

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