ShoreTel mobilizes UC with HP

ShoreTel, a provider of communication
solutions including IP phone systems with integrated unified communications
(UC) and platform-agnostic mobile UC, announced that ShoreTel Mobility will be
part of Hewlett Packard’s fixed mobile convergence solution portfolio as a
reseller of the ShoreTel Mobility solution.

The latest version of ShoreTel Mobility
integrates all smartphones and tablets with IP PBX systems. By adding ShoreTel
Mobility to HP’s mobile UC solution set, HP customers will be able to extend
full UC and cost-saving calling capabilities to their mobile workforces.

“IP telephony, unified communications and
smartphones are transforming how and where we work. By collaborating with HP,
ShoreTel will continue to empower enterprises to easily turn the chaos of BYOD
into a powerful, cost-saving and productivity enhancing phenomenon,” said Mark
Arman, vice president of business development at ShoreTel.

The ShoreTel Mobility solution provides the
unified communications infrastructure to seamlessly extend a user’s desk phone
and laptop and expands the functionality to the devices that enterprise workers
are increasingly relying on as their primary communications device – their

ShoreTel Mobility empowers organizations to
create a more accessible workforce by extending deskphone and UC capabilities
to mobile devices. It will enable enterprises to reduce their overall telecom
costs, by eliminating international roaming and direct dial costs on mobile devices,
as well as rightsizing the number of business phones.

ShoreTel offers a mobility solution that
interoperates with PBX and UC systems, including those from Cisco, Avaya,
Alcatel-Lucent and ShoreTel, as well as UC systems such as Microsoft OCS 2007.

ShoreTel provides customers maximum
flexibility and choice, a unified application to manage voice, UC and security,
and consistent look, feel and functionality across platforms and devices. This
open approach ensures organizations and end users can pick the right ways to
stay connected.

“With the growing virtual workplace, now
more than ever employees rely on mobile technology to stay connected,” said
Imran Khan, vice president, Network Consulting at HP.

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