|[July 09, 2012]
West IP Communications' MaxxConnect SIP Trunk Now Certified to be Compatible with Microsoft Lync 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky. --(Business Wire)--
IP Communications, a subsidiary of West
Corporation and a leading provider of cloud-based communication
applications and services, announced today that its MaxxConnect SIP
(Session Initiation Protocol) trunking services are certified compatible
with Microsoft (News - Alert)® Lync™ 2010, a rich client application that provides
presence, IM (instant messaging), voice, and ad-hoc collaboration and
online meeting capabilities through a single interface.
West IP Communications (News - Alert) provides enterprises with carrier-grade quality
and next-generation IP-based technologies. Its MaxxConnect services work
with the Microsoft Lync platform to help provide voice capabilities with
flexible trunking options. Built-in continuity tools also help deliver
maximum up-time. As a result, enterprises are able to run efficiently,
scale easily and become flexible in their day-to-day communications.
"By adding Lync to our list of certified platforms, we can help provide
a greater variety of innovative IP communications solutions to our
clients," said Robert Wise, Executive Vice President of West IP
Communications. "Our MaxxConnect IP trunking solutions are an important
part in many client' migrations to cloud-based Microsoft applications
and services and away from on-premises PBX (News - Alert) systems."
"Microsoft's Open Interoperability Program for Lync exists to help
ensure a superior customer service experience, interoperability, and
support for Lync deployments," said Laura Howard (News - Alert), Senior Director, Lync
Partner Readiness and Deployments at Microsoft Corp. "Only products that
pass rigorous and extensive interoperability testing are certified. West
IP Communications' MaxxConnect solution has met our strict requirements
for interoperability with Lync."
West IP Communications has earned a Gold Unified Communications (News - Alert)
Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network. West IP Communications has
demonstrated expertise with Lync and brings a broad range of experience
in designing Microsoft solutions. The company will be represented at
Booth No. M-7 in the Hosting Partners Cloud Pavilion at Microsoft's
Worldwide Partners Conference July 9-12 in Toronto.
About West IP Communications
West IP Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based
communication applications and services - including MPLS-based
application network management, hosted voice, unified threat management,
advanced contact center solutions, unified messaging, collaboration
tools and professional services - all delivered as a unified suite of
cloud-based applications. West IP Communications' scalable, on-demand
applications and services can be integrated with a client´s existing
network and telecommunications infrastructure, operational processes,
and employee activities, enabling a customer to migrate to unified IP
communications as its business requirements dictate. For more
information, visit www.westipc.com
or call 1-800-773-3037.
About West Corporation
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven
communications services. West offers its clients a broad range of
communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them
manage or support critical communications. West's customer contact
solutions and conferencing services are designed to improve its clients'
cost structure and provide reliable, high-quality services. West also
provides mission-critical services, such as public safety and emergency
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, West serves
Fortune 1000 companies and other clients in a variety of industries,
including telecommunications, retail, financial services, public safety,
technology and healthcare. West has sales and operations in the United
States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
For more information on West Corporation, please call 1-800-841-9000 or
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