CommuniGate Systems, Deutsche Telekom ICSS Partner on UC

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2010-08-16 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The partnership between Communigate Systems and Deutsche Telecom ICSS aims to offer cost-conscious businesses affordable unified communications (UC) applications.

CommuniGate Systems, a specialist in scalable unified communications (UC), announced its partnership with Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS), a provider of international carrier solutions, to deliver a white-label UC-as-a-service platform to carriers. The partnership aims to provide competitive and distinctive communication products to small to medium-size business customers that deliver value and return on investment to both the carrier and the SMB.

Deutsche Telekom ICSS' MyCommsuite offering is based on CommuniGate Systems' UC Centrex and delivers a complete UC solution for the carrier environment. UC Centrex enables Deutsche Telekom to offer a range of integrated communication services as white-label offerings to carriers. Powered by UC Centrex, MyCommsuite provides a suite of SMB applications to the carriers on a turnkey hosted SAAS platform designed to minimize carrier investment, reduce deployment and operational complexity, and deliver rapid return on investment with customer-centric applications that sell to all sizes of SMBs from five people and up.

"CommuniGate Systems' software enables Deutsche Telekom ICSS to offer an extremely competitive unified communication software as a service to our wholesale customers globally," said Ulrich Hammerschmidt of Deutsche Telekom ICSS. "The reliability and the constant release of new features convinced us that CommuniGate Systems is the ideal partner for us."

Example services include push mail, calendar and contact synchronization for smartphones, full IP PBX functionality, hosted in the cloud, call management, customizable IVRs, high-definition voice, conference calls, eDisc cloud storage, network-based secure file storage and sharing, compatibility with mobile and desktop clients, unified messaging (including e-mail, instant messaging, social networks and SMS) and other services.

"Deutsche Telekom ICSS are undisputed leaders in the industry, and we are delighted to be working with them," said Scott Stonham, vice president of marketing for CommuniGate Systems. "With MyCommsuite, Deutsche Telekom's customers can rapidly deliver innovative productivity solutions to their small-to-medium-sized business customers, under their own brand and control; from BlackBerry-style mobile push to fixed-mobile-convergence, IP PBX and mobile VoIP (mVoIP) solutions."



 
 
 
 
Nathan Eddy is Associate Editor, Midmarket, at eWEEK.com. Before joining eWEEK.com, Nate was a writer with ChannelWeb and he served as an editor at FierceMarkets. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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