Published on June 26th, 2013 | by James Chapman0
Sangoma’s Lync Express Awarded 2013 TMC Labs Innovation Award by INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine
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Sangoma, a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, announced that the Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) Labs team and the editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY have selected the Sangoma Lync Express all-in-one Microsoft Lync appliance to receive the 2013 TMC Labs Innovation Award. Now in its fourteenth year, the TMC Labs Innovations Award honors products and services that display true innovation and have advanced the IP Communications industry.
Sangoma has delivered a truly unique solution that represents major breakthroughs in communications technology,” said Tom Keating, TMC Labs founder and TMC chief technology officer. “The company has once again proven itself as an IP Communications leader with a commitment to quality and innovation that is evident in the Lync Express solution.”
The Lync Express solution integrates all the hardware and software elements necessary for a complete deployment of Microsoft® Lync™ as a PBX replacement, or a wide range of other use cases, including Continuous Branch Exchange, Office 365™ telephony support, and legacy PBX integration. Lync Express models easily scale to serve up to 1000 Lync seats, include certification with Lync 2013, and incorporate a full-featured Session Border Controller for deployments using SIP trunks. The versatile Lync Express appliance can be configured with a variety of PSTN interface types and a VoIP gateway, as an IP only device with an integrated SBC, or with both gateway and SBC capabilities in the same unit.
Lync Express is the only all-in-one Lync solution in a marketplace that is clamoring for Unified Communications (UC) capabilities that can have a direct impact on efficiency, productivity, and profitability,” said Mark Wagner, Sangoma’s vice president of carrier and UC sales. “We are honored that TMC Labs and INTERNET TELEPHONY have recognized the value that a comprehensive and easily deployed solution such as Lync Express brings to the market.”
I would like to congratulate Sangoma for winning the prestigious TMC Labs Innovation Award,” said Rich Tehrani, chief executive officer of TMC. “Lync Express marks a major breakthrough and I look forward to seeing what Sangoma comes up with next.”
Lync Express and other Sangoma solutions will be on display at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference taking place July 7 through 11, 2013 in Houston, Texas. Sangoma will be participating in the Social Enterprise section of the exhibit hall in booth #240.
Sangoma’s industry-leading solution portfolio enables the interworking of a wide variety of disparate TDM and IP networks, clouds, protocols, services, devices, and applications. Its portfolio includes award-winning voice and data boards, transcoding and gateway software, standalone gateway appliances for SS7 and TDM-to-SIP, wireless boards, multiplexers, Microsoft Lync gateways, and session border controllers. These products are designed for simple integration with open source and closed source IP PBX applications, contact centers, unified communications systems and service provider networks.
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