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SoTel Systems Selects Metaswitch for New Cloud-Based Services

SoTel 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 suite.

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 system.

“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 continued.

“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, search #mforum14 or follow @metaswitch on Twitter for details.

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 visit http://www.metaswitch.com.

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