World VoIP NewsNEC's VoIP product undergoes robust certification process with Skype NEC's VoIP product undergoes robust certification process with Skype

NEC's VoIP product undergoes robust certification process with Skype


NEC's VoIP product undergoes robust certification process with Skype
Enterprise NEC Corporation of America, a prominent vendor and integrator of next generation sophisticated telecommunications and IT solutions, has announced about certification of its UNIVERGE SV8000 Series Communications Servers with Skype Connect, a business application that ensures companies to save massively on monthly costs and connect workers by means of the global Skype network.
NEC's innovative UNIVERGE SV8000 Series Communications Servers can serve for businesses of all sizes, ensuring excellent IP telephony and unified communications features, which handle to workers real working tools like virtual presence and messaging to get more productive. By means of NEC and Skype Connect, companies can now connect clientele literally with the couple of clicks of a Skype window on their Web sites. In order to receive interoperability certification with Skype Connect, NEC's products were tested by an independent firm, tekVizion Labs. After the complete certification with Skype Connect, NEC customers with NEC's UNIVERGE product will be able to make outbound calls from UNIVERGE systems to PSTN lines and mobiles worldwide billed at Skype's business calling rates; receive inbound calls from Skype connected users worldwide by utilizing Skype's Click & Call options; receive calls in UNIVERGE systems from landlines or mobile phones that call Skype online numbers that a company has bought separately; manage Skype calls by means of integrated UNIVERGE features such as call routing, automatic call distribution, conferencing, auto-attendant, voicemail, call recording. NEC is working hard, focused on certifying its SIP-enabled UNIVERGE communications solutions with others, if the potential of cost saving is performed from provisional partnership. ‘’By certifying its communications platforms with Skype Connect, NEC is giving its business customers the ability to reduce operating costs and connect with millions of Skype users worldwide," said Barry Castle, Skype Connect Product Marketing Manager. "We believe the addition of NEC to our global partner community is further validation of the value that Skype Connect provides in the market for business communications solutions." "We have assured NEC's UNIVERGE communications portfolio successfully passed the stringent guidelines necessary for interoperability with Skype Connect," said Chakra Devalla, VP of Operations, tekVizion Labs. "Our interop standards are designed to help ensure business customers can expect reliable, consistent service and a positive quality of experience." "Based on demand we're seeing from our dealers and the market in general, and by consequently achieving this certification, NEC has demonstrated it is focused on delivering to customers the ability to leverage the functionality of Skype Connect," said Shuichi Sagawa, VP of Communications Technology Products and Support, NEC. "Our UNIVERGE SV8000 Series and Sphericall products continue to be well-suited for customers seeking a means to lower communications costs through standards-based SIP solutions like Skype Connect."


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