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SoTel Systems Selects Metaswitch for New Cloud-Based Services
|By Business Wire
|May 13, 2014 10:02 AM EDT
Systems announced today the launch of its new nationwide cloud-based
business VoIP service using Metaswitch Networks as their chosen
platform. This offering is designed to enable customers to affordably
move their phone system out of the closet and into the cloud.
SoTel will offer their customers a choice of industry leading IP phones
from Polycom, Mitel, and Snom, which are all certified through
Metaswitch’s Mosaic Program. The affordable service is sold through its
agent and wholesale community throughout the United States. Early
customers have saved over 50% versus what they are currently paying,
while increasing their features to include a full unified communications
The flexibility of the product offering allows customers to only pay for
the features they need and want, making this an affordable solution for
any size and type of institution or business. “While leveraging the
Metaswitch platform, SoTel brings together our 33 years of expertise in
premise based phone systems and SIP trunking to deliver a solution that
is both affordable and effective,” said Matt Siemens, EVP of Sales and
Marketing at SoTel Systems.
Moving to the cloud with SoTel can eliminate or minimize all capital
expenditure requirements for customers needing to upgrade their phone
“We serve the Metaswitch community today. This enhances our ability to
deliver solutions and we understand day one how to integrate service,
phones, and equipment to satisfy the needs of our customers,” Siemens
“Metaswitch welcomes SoTel Systems into our community of service
providers,” said Bob Harvey, vice president of sales at Metaswitch.
“SoTel’s distributed IP-based infrastructure, including the Perimeta
Session Border Controller, gives their customers a reliable and elegant
solution for their unified communication needs.”
About SoTel Systems, LLC
SoTel Systems, LLC is a leading nationwide provider of business
communications equipment, products and services. Our customers are
telecom, data and security resellers, inter-connects, and government
agencies. We are an authorized partner for Adtran, Audiocodes, Engenius,
Epygi, Dynacom, Jabra, Mitel, NEC, Netgear, Nuuo, Polycom, Positron,
Samsung, Sangoma, Sennheiser, Snom, Unify and Vivotek. In addition, we
refurbish and remanufacture equipment manufactured by Avaya, Cisco, and
Nortel. We support our customers through industry leading warranties and
our nationwide installation and maintenance network.
Recognizing the inevitable march toward IP voice, SoTel was also one of
the earliest next-generation VoIP providers. SoTel delivers business
class SIP trunking services and cloud-based PBX services throughout the
US and Canada.
SoTel was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Maryland Heights, MO,
with centers in Wallingford, CT and Santa Ana, CA. For more information,
please visit www.sotelsystems.com.
Metaswitch Forum 2014
Themed “The Brains of the New Global Network,” Metaswitch Forum takes
place May 12-15, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. The annual
Metaswitch Forum brings together communication service providers,
technology vendors and expert speakers from around the world for three
days of discussions on innovative products, industry trends and best
practices on network transformation, cloud computing and the rise of
software telcos. Please visit http://www.metaswitchforum.com,
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About Metaswitch Networks
Metaswitch is powering the transition of communication networks into a
cloud-based, software-centric future. The company develops openly
programmable solutions that run on standard hardware or in virtualized
environments and act as the key control points in elastic voice, video
and data networks. In its 30-year history, Metaswitch has helped
hundreds of service providers worldwide advance their infrastructures,
retain their customers, extend their brands and reduce their costs
through every major network transformation. For more information, please
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