snom technology AG, leading developer and manufacturer of IP handsets and Centile Telecom Applications, the leading European Unified Communications platform developer, today announced their partnership to deliver business-class Unified Communications services to operators and services providers in the UK.
The Centile Istra platform provides operators and service providers with the tools they need to quickly develop, deploy, and monetise innovative, compelling new services over existing networks, to the broadest range of user devices. The integration work undertaken between snom handsets and the Centile Istra platform enriches service provider’s offerings when compared to deployment using standard SIP handsets.
The Centile and snom integration offer innovative features including n-party conferencing, boss/secretary, call park/pickup, presence, chat, and voice call continuity. Of particular interest to business users is they ability to move seamlessly – for example from their snom IP terminal to their mobile, without disrupting the caller. In addition, snom handsets enable the user to manage the parking zone by BLF buttons, the display of the caller picture, the visual configuration of BLF and buttons via the Web provisioning console.
Bertrand Pourcelot, DG at Centile explained “The integration of snom handsets (7xx Series, 8xx Series and the extension module snom Vision) with Centile’s Istra platform enables service providers to deliver the highest level of Unified Communications and FMC services from the network to IP and mobile devices. Moreover, the integration includes the “Plug&Play” Redirect Server technology and Firmware & Configuration files auto-provisioning. Each of which provides the service provider with competitive advantage through speed to market for new customers” added Bertrand Pourcelot.
“snom have a very close relationship with Centile, working with our sales partners to enhance the service offering to customers and ensure that we can provide the highest quality and most feature rich service possible is fully in line with the snom policy of delivering solutions that will provide businesses with security quality and value added services ,” added John Bennett Managing Director of snom UK.
About Centile Telecom Applications
Centile Telecom Applications is the leading European developer of unified communications platforms for operators and enterprises. The Centile Any3 architecture – Any service, over Any network, on Any terminal – addresses the needs of businesses and operators seeking to deliver advanced professional communications services to fixed and mobile users independent of the device they’re using or the network they’re connected to. In the fast-moving market for fixed and mobile communications, Centile Istra solutions offer customers the flexibility and agility to rapidly develop innovative new services in response to ever-changing customer requirements http://www.centile.com.
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 and only 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 www.snom.com.