VCOMM and E-MetroTel Partnership Brings New Unified Communications System to UK

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VCOMM, the specialist distributor of internet telephony equipment and services, today announced its partnership with E-MetroTel to bring UCx, a new innovative UC communications system, to the UK Channels.

Toby Fryer and Mark Thompson

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VCOMM, the specialist distributor of internet telephony equipment and services today announced its partnership with E-MetroTel to bring UCx, a new innovative UC communications system, to the UK Channels.

VCOMM are the exclusive distributor for the E-MetroTel UCx portfolio of Unified communications solutions.

UCx is a cost effective communications solution for businesses of all sizes, designed specifically to save operating costs and deliver the latest in communication technology applications. These include SIP Trunking, SIP Telephone support, Call Centre, Meet Me Conferencing, Call Recording, Unified Messaging, Homeworking and Find-Me-Follow-Me services – all out of the box with no incremental feature license costs.

The UCx natively supports Nortel heritage phones, providing a unique capability for Nortel customers to extend the life of their telephone system investment whilst getting all the value of moving to a true open SIP based Unified Communications solution. Customers are no longer locked in to expensive vendor proprietary products.

VCOMM has vast experience with next generation UC solutions. As a result of its partnership with E-MetroTel, VCOMM is well positioned to offer service providers, value added resellers and system integrators a total solution comprising the Unified Communications system, advanced SIP gateways and class leading SIP phones – a one stop shop for an easy migration to the UC revolution.

Mark Thompson, President of EMEA at E-MetroTel comments: “Our UCx portfolio will change the game here in the UK by offering a true open standard, feature rich, UC communications solution to the market. It will not only provide an affordable path to UC for our customers but also preserve the investment made by many business in their Nortel phone systems. We are delighted that VCOMM is our exclusive distribution partner in the UK. VCOMM’s expertise in UC, SIP Gateways and SIP phones complement perfectly the complete UC solutions that resellers expect from a market leading Value Add Distributor”.

Toby Fryer, Head of Sales at Vcomm comments: “The addition of E-MetroTel to the Vcomm portfolio is one that I am incredibly excited about. The proposition from E-MetroTel is very powerful giving a genuine way in to the installed base of Nortel customers. It is, however, further strengthened by our complimentary products and expertise that will allow us to target a new customer base. This exclusive addition further demonstrates our commitment to the channel in bringing them genuine value add and distributing best of breed products”.

About VCOMM UK Ltd
VCOMM is a trade-only, value-added distributor that provides specialist IP Telephony and convergence products and services to the UK Service Provider and reseller channel. It typically works in partnership with businesses such as: Service Providers (ISPs, ITSPs, Carriers and Telco’s), Hosted IP Centrex and SIP Trunking Providers, Voice and Data Resellers, Systems Integrators, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Structured Cabling Companies.

VCOMM is expert in the design and implementation of UC products both nationally and internationally, helping hundreds of resellers sell, implement and support UC technologies within varying topology scenarios, while optimising business processes and enhancing human communications. VCOMM (UK) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Coms plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange

About E-MetroTel
E-MetroTel®, LLC is privately held and headquartered in Dallas, Texas with offices in Canada, United Kingdom and the Czech Republic. E-MetroTel provides Unified Communications, Call Centre/IVR, custom applications products and services to businesses of all sizes. It specialises in Nortel and Avaya solutions and has expertise in all areas of Unified Communications, Contact Centre, IVR, Speech recognition, CTI, Workforce Management and CRM integration. Increasingly companies around the world are turning to E-MetroTel for better value, a higher level of support and knowledge than they have seen from their traditional providers.

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