Telecom Lead America: snom technology, a developer of IP
desktop phones and IP communications solutions, has entered into a partnership
with Chinook Communications, a hosted IT services provider for SMBs.
The partnership has been done to deliver a new
cloud-based integrated IP telephony and unified communications service called
The Chinook solution, the first production release of
Microsoft-supported Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting, will
utilize snom UC edition business phones as the preferred endpoints within its
cloud hosted Microsoft Lync service.
With Microsoft’s endorsement, we recognize snom is at
the forefront of building standards-based phones designed to work in a cloud
communications environment that are fully compatible with both hosted UC and VoIP
solutions,” said Steve Schwartz, president of Chinook Communications.
is also debuting Chinook’s new Total Connect hosted unified communications and
telephony solution with snom UC edition desktop phones.
Chinook’s new bundled service, called Total Connect,
features advanced collaboration and communication tools and a complete range of
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 voice communications capabilities.
Chinook’s Total Connect package provides SMBs with a
rich enterprise-level service that allows these organizations to take advantage
of the advanced productivity enhancing capabilities of Microsoft Lync but
deployed as hosted service,” said Mike Storella, chief operating officer, snom
The hosted solution provides SMBs best-in-class
phone, conferencing, IM and email services as an integrated offering. Chinook
has selected the snom UC portfolio, featuring desktop phones
Qualified for Microsoft Lync.
The Chinook Total Connect pay-as-you-go bundle delivers
both phone service and collaboration tools from a single source.