Irving, TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2011
ICON Voice Networks, LLC (Irving, TX, http://www.iconvn.com) today announced it has acquired the assets of Iwatsu America, Inc. (d.b.a. Iwatsu Voice Networks). Iwatsu America, Inc. was the exclusive distributor of Iwatsu Electric, Co., Ltd., (Tokyo, Japan) for the North American market. Since 1975 Iwatsu America, Inc. handled the sales, distribution, service and warranty support of Iwatsu products in North America. ICON Voice Networks is a company comprised of the former senior management of Iwatsu America, Inc. This agreement was previously announced by Iwatsu Electric Co., Ltd. on February 25, 2011.
Under the terms of the agreement, ICON Voice Networks becomes the exclusive distributor of Iwatsu products in North America, and provider of ongoing warranty support, technical support and repair of Iwatsu products in North America. In addition, ICON Voice Networks will provide continued development of the Iwatsu Enterprise-CS IP PBX product line and related applications under a license agreement with Iwatsu Electric. Iwatsu Electric will continue to manufacture products sold in North America by ICON Voice Networks.
“The team at ICON Voice Networks is extremely excited about the opportunity to leverage our history of serving our customer and dealer channel towards the new frontier of communications and access,” said ICON Voice Networks CEO, Kevin Kelleher. “Our goal is to be recognized as a premier business collaboration engineering company in the North American market. We recognize that the key to improving business productivity requires the integration and collaboration of all company resources, both personnel and systems, into to a well engineered communications ecosystem.”
“With the broad acceptance of IP voice platforms, the expansion of high speed mobile devices and the influence of social media there is now little separation between business communications and personal communications,” said ICON Voice Networks COO, David Carissimi. “Business users, small or large, are beginning to understand how these technologies interact and impact their ability to contact and service their customers. Through our partnerships with exceptional developers and manufacturers, combined with our engineering expertise and post sale support, ICON Voice Networks is focused on providing our channel partners with solutions that leverage these different mediums of communication ranging from basic voice systems to advanced unified communications where customers use portable devices as their business telephone.”
About ICON Voice Networks: ICON Voice Networks designs, develops and distributes voice networking and integrated office solutions and products that serve the needs of small businesses and large enterprises alike. ICON Voice Networks products cater to the specific needs of a business by optimizing access and availability through highly reliable voice processing that incorporates the latest collaboration, video and mobility technologies. ICON Voice Networks has integrated these different mediums of communication with other office automation systems such as video monitoring and notification to provide a single office automation solution engineered from the core. In addition to development, ICON Voice Networks also serves as a master distributor for multiple IP-PBX and unified communications product lines providing sales support, technical and engineering support and custom development.
About Iwatsu Electric: Iwatsu Electric, Co., Ltd. was founded in August 1938 in Tokyo, Japan with a primary focus on engineering and manufacturing of business communications systems, test and measurement equipment and reprographic systems.