Jabra unveils UC-dedicated headset series


Jabra announced the Jabra UC VOICE series a new series of
four headsets developed for the growing Unified Communications (UC) market and
specifically for UC deployments.  


All four headsets are designed for companies looking for
a cost-effective means of deploying headsets across an organization and to
accommodate the different working styles and environments without compromising
on quality.


In addition to headset solutions for light to heavy
users, the Jabra UC VOICE series features a portable headset developed for
today’s virtual offices the industry’s first corded UC headset with a
behind-the-ear wearing style and a discreet form factor for video conferencing.


“Today there are approximately 7.8 million users of
UC,” said Soren Christensen, vice president of marketing, Products and
Alliances, Jabra.


“By 2015 that number is expected to skyrocket to
49.5 million.  Optimization of these investments by adding the voice
dimension to the UC experience and attaching headsets that offer superior
sound, comfort and build will have a tremendous impact when wanting to ensure
the right ROI,” Christensen added. 


With so many new users coming from a traditional desk
phone environment, the single most important factor for successful deployment
and adoption of the technology is the headset, which completes the UC


With a series of easy-to-use UC headsets, Jabra’s new
headsets pave the way for faster end-user adoption of the technology.  And
as more companies deploy UC, there is a growing realization that audio plays a
vital role in the success of the UC deployment.


While the audio quality at both ends of a UC conversation
is critical, there are many other factors that make a headset perform beyond


“A headset must be easy to configure, comfortable,
and have a solid, quality feel,” said Theresa Robinson, director,
Collaboration Applications Product Marketing for Avaya, a global leading
supplier of UC solutions.


“The seamless integration between the soft phone and
the headset is a key factor in employee adoption of a UC roll-out and thus,
it’s overall success in terms of improved collaboration and productivity gains,”
Robinson added.


With its new Jabra UC VOICE series, Jabra builds on a
long tradition of user-driven innovation and developing high-performance
headset solutions.


As the first company to have headsets optimized for Microsoft’s
Office Communicator, Jabra has a history of maximizing the benefits of UC with
headsets that are comfortable, easy to use and at the forefront of the


Jabra recently announced a new addition to its portfolio of PRO Series wireless headset solutions – the
Jabra PRO 9450. 


Designed for businesses looking to make a smooth
transition to Unified Communications in mind, the new PRO Series
model makes handling calls from multiple hard and soft phones easier than ever.


By Telecomlead.com Team
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