Toshiba's "Trade Up" Promotions Provide Affordable Access to Toshiba VIPedge and IPedge Telephony Solutions

Feb 09, 2016, 11:00 ET from Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba -- today announced its new "Trade Up to Toshiba" programs, enabling affordable options to trade up to Toshiba's VIPedge® cloud-based and IPedge® IP on-site business telephone solutions.  Available through select Authorized Toshiba Dealers, the "Trade Up to Toshiba" promotion runs through March 28, 2016.

"Toshiba's 'Trade Up' promotions make it even more affordable to move to Toshiba's cloud and on-site telephone solutions," said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

Toshiba is offering three "Trade Up" programs: 

  1. Trade Up to VIPedge Cloud Telephone Solution, Get Free Telephones
    Trade up to Toshiba's VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution and get a free IP5531-SDL telephone for each trade-in of Toshiba's EKT, DKT or IPT1000/2000 series telephones or select competitors' telephones.
  2. Upgrade to IPedge On-site Telephone System, Get Free UC Licenses
    Upgrade to any model of Toshiba's IPedge on-site business telephone system and get 10 to 30 free UCedge® licenses, depending on the system model.  UCedge is Toshiba's award-winning unified communications solution that gives users the power to communicate how, where and when they want -- via smartphone, PC or tablet -- and with whomever they want -- via XMPP federation -- by unifying their communications across platforms.
  3. Buy Five IP Telephones, Get Half Off
    New and existing Toshiba customers can get half off the MSRP when they purchase five IP5000-series telephones.  Or, get 30 percent off MSRP when purchasing less than five telephones.  Toshiba's IP5000-series business telephones improve ROI by eliminating long distance charges between locations, extending capabilities to remote locations and connecting wired and wireless systems. They are compatible with Toshiba's VIPedge, IPedge, Strata® CIX and legacy Strata CTX platforms.

Among the Industry's Longest Business Phone System Warranties

Toshiba offers one of the longest manufacturer's warranties in the business telephone industry. Toshiba's Value Plus warranty program offers a two-, three- or five-year manufacturer's warranty on Toshiba's IPedge systems plus up to seven-year warranties on Toshiba's IP5000 series telephones.  Toshiba also offers up to seven-year warranties on Strata CIX business telephone systems.

Recycling of Old Systems

Systems that are traded in become the property of the Authorized Toshiba Dealer.  Authorized Toshiba Dealers are responsible for having systems recycled in a timely manner in accordance with all applicable laws, including using R2 or e-Steward certified recyclers.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
Telecommunication Systems Division (TSD)
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division is one of the five business units of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS) and offers business communication solutions for SMB enterprises and enterprises with multi-site or regional locations. Toshiba's VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution supports up to 500 users, and the IPedge and Strata CIX systems support from 8 to 1,000 users and offer Voice over IP, voice mail and unified messaging, conferencing and collaboration, unified communications applications, networking, mobility and more. Together with Toshiba's PCs, tablets, copiers, and surveillance video cameras/recorders, Toshiba's Telecommunication Systems Division helps enterprises maximize business efficiency in communications and mobility. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation.  For more information, visit

About Toshiba
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People, Committed to the Future", Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing "Growth Through Creativity and Innovation", and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 584 consolidated companies employing more than 198,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.6 trillion yen (US$55 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit

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