MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant is proud to launch SmartUC, a hosted Unified communications and collaboration solution that enables Alliant to use the power of the cloud to quickly deliver voice and video applications to our customers. This complete Unified Collaboration platform is one of many new Alliant Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings.
Alliant, a Cisco Gold and Master UC partner, is one of the first to offer a dedicated Cisco voice and video architecture in an "as a service" model. It is a cloud based, end-to-end system that provides customers access to Cisco's full suite of collaboration applications including Cisco Unified Communications, Unity Connection, Unified Presence, and Unified Mobility application services. The result is unprecedented flexibility, resiliency and affordability in how our customers can utilize Collaboration Services on a per-seat, per-month basis.
"Our SmartUC service offering enables our customers to quickly realize all the benefits of the enhanced collaboration services powered by the Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution platform," said Scot Chapman, Alliant's Product Development Manager. "Since Alliant is providing SmartUC as a fully hosted service with full lifecycle support included, our customers will further benefit from predictable monthly budgeting and reduced operating expenses."
The SmartUC service provides our customers with cost effective deployment and management. The platform is hosted in two redundant datacenters in the cloud, it is operated by Alliant's 24x7x365 network operations center staffed by Cisco certified expert engineers. The high availability infrastructure design allows customers access to a live change request portal with new feature implementation, upgrade automation and a 99.97% application availability SLA, all supported by Alliant's ITIL-based total lifecycle operations methodology.
Bruce Flitcroft, Alliant founder and CEO, added, "With SmartUC, there is finally a way for our customers to cost effectively purchase every feature of Cisco's UC platform with flawless implementation within 30 days."
Alliant's SmartUC service offer manages all the servers in the cloud as well as all the gateways at the customer premises. Alliant's web based management portal provides customers a single view for every user enterprise-wide, even in multi-cluster networks. Alliant offers customers a cost effective solution that provides unparalleled value and a partner they can trust to ensure smooth implementation and simple ongoing administration.
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