We were the first SIP phones qualified for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 (OCS R2) and Lync 2010, so we’re excited to continue our unique partnership as Microsoft upgrades to Lync 2013.
(PRWEB) February 19, 2013
snom technology AG, a leading developer and vendor of IP desktop phones, announced today that its snom UC Edition IP business phones are qualified by Microsoft as fully interoperable with Microsoft Lync Server 2013. snom will showcase its expanded line-up of standards-based endpoints – including its new, award-winning 7xx series – at the sold-out Lync Conference 2013 in San Diego.
Lync Conference 2013 runs from February 19 – 21 at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. snom is a Gold Sponsor of Lync’s inaugural conference, which features technical, educational and business sessions, partner solutions, an expo hall and networking opportunities for technology professionals, developers and international Lync enthusiasts.
snom’s UC Edition IP phones represent the industry’s largest and most complete portfolio of full-featured business phones that are compatible and interoperable with Microsoft Lync Server 2013 and 2010. The new snom 710, 720 and 760 IP phones headline the company’s six-phone snom UC Edition family, on display in the Lync Conference expo hall on February 19. snom’s UC Edition phones are the industry’s first SIP endpoints to earn “Qualified” status for Microsoft Lync Server 2013 – the top designation for full interoperability and integration of standards-based desktop phones in Lync deployment environments.
“snom has a long history of leadership with Lync interoperability,” said Michael Knieling, COO, snom technology AG. “We were the first SIP phones qualified for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 (OCS R2) and Lync 2010, so we’re excited to continue our unique partnership as Microsoft upgrades to Lync 2013. We’re looking forward to demonstrating our snom UC Edition portfolio at the inaugural Lync Conference, and we’re proud to help sponsor this event.”
At Lync Conference 2013, snom Director of Unified Communications Tim Koehler will speak at a special session on Lync Server voice deployments – “snom: Try this with Another Lync Phone.” The talk will provide an overview of the snom UC Edition portfolio, demonstrating advanced Lync calling features and the product’s quick and easy configuration in enterprise Lync environments.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013 is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform that productively connects people, everywhere, on Windows 8 and other devices. It provides a consistent, single client experience for presence, instant messaging, voice and video, as well as impressive meeting tools. Lync Server 2013 voice users utilizing snom UC Edition phones for desktop communications enjoy a full range of traditional IP PBX and Lync collaboration features, including: Boss/Admin, Music on Hold, Call Park and integrated presence buttons. snom endpoints also support new voice features and functionality introduced in Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Enterprise Voice, including improved configuration options for call forwarding and simultaneous ringing.
snom UC Edition Portfolio
- snom 7xx series – snom 760, 720 and 710 IP Phones: The new snom 7xx series phones, now qualified for Microsoft Lync, offer businesses three models of affordable, full-featured IP phones: the executive level snom 760 UC edition desktop phone, designed for the corner office; the snom 720 UC edition IP phone for the middle manager or information-driven knowledge worker; and the snom 710 UC edition, an entry-level phone for standard workforce.
- snom 821 IP Phone: The snom 821 UC edition model is an elegant and well-designed advanced IP desktop phone for the executive or knowledge worker.
- snom 3xx series – snom 370 and snom 300 IP Phones: The snom 3xx series of UC edition “Qualified for Lync” phones include the advanced snom 370 UC edition model and the entry-level snom 300 UC edition, the company’s most widely deployed business phone.
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Founded in 1996, snom technology AG develops and manufactures VoIP telephones and related equipment based on the IETF open standard, SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). Recognized for its high-quality, customizable and cost-effective business phones, snom is also differentiated by the company’s history in the VoIP industry and its dedication to high security standards. All of snom’s products are designed to be fully interoperable with leading communications equipment vendors. snom customers and partners benefit from the interoperability and flexibility that snom telephones offer, including plug-and-play integration and universal compatibility with standards-based SIP VoIP platforms, applications or services. In September 2011, the snom 300 and snom 821 became the first SIP phones to achieve “Qualified for Microsoft Lync” status – Microsoft’s top distinction for fully-tested interoperability and compatibility with Microsoft Lync. snom’s leadership continues today, based on its six-phone UC edition portfolio – the industry’s largest and most extensive family of standards-based business phones qualified for Microsoft Lync enterprise environments.
snom technology AG is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, with offices in Italy, France, the United Kingdom and the U.S. that support a global network of channel partners in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa. For more information, visit http://www.snom.com.
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