ORLANDO, Fla., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Enterprise Communications, a premier provider of enterprise communications solutions, announced today that it has been awarded "Best of VoiceCon" for the newly announced OpenScape UC Server 2010 edition, at VoiceCon in Orlando, Fla. OpenScape UC Server 2010, the company's flagship platform, is the next-generation, software-based enterprise communications foundation for Voice, Unified Communications, Contact Center, Video and Mobility. The "Best of VoiceCon" awards program, a juried award this year for the first time, named seven finalists that included Siemens Enterprise Communications and other industry peers in February, and was named the winner this morning at the conference. The awards recognize VoiceCon exhibitors that have made significant technological innovations and whose products the judges believe are helping to move enterprise communications forward.
OpenScape UC Server 2010 is the revolutionary next step in unified communications (UC) optimized for the data center and virtualized environments. OpenScape UC Server 2010 extends the company's Open Communications approach with a cross-portfolio, standards-based open virtualization strategy, new hosting and subscription pricing options to help reduce financial barriers to UC, and OpenScape Fusion, which offers packaged integrations that further simplify integration of real-time communications solutions with other business applications. This provides unparalleled deployment flexibility and further simplifies an IT manager's ability to design, deploy, and manage UC solutions in the data center. OpenScape UC Server 2010 also helps meet business goals while delivering cost-savings through a consolidated IT infrastructure, easy migration, energy efficiency, streamlined business processes and future-proof communications technologies.
"Siemens Enterprise Communications is pleased to be named The Best of VoiceCon, and would like to thank the Best of VoiceCon jury for this honor," said Eve Aretakis, executive vice president product management and development at Siemens Enterprise Communications. "The goal of the OpenScape UC Server solution has always been to provide customers a complete, open, flexible and powerful UC suite for business communications, and we work constantly to make UC adoption easier and more cost-effective for customers. This award is a proof point of the industry leading work we've done, and the commitment we continually make to the enterprise communications market."
New this year, Best of VoiceCon is a juried award, in which Eric Krapf, VoiceCon program co-chair and Fred Knight, VoiceCon general manager and co-chair, joined a panel of five judges to review the submissions. The preliminary round of voting chose six finalists, including Siemens Enterprise Communications. A final vote for the Best of VoiceCon winner took place onsite and the winner was announced today.
Judges for Best of VoiceCon include:
- Eric Krapf, VoiceCon Program Co-Chair (Committee Chairman)
- Fred Knight, VoiceCon Program Co-Chair
- Michael Finneran, President, dBrn Associates
- Marty Parker, Principal, UniComm Consulting
- Sorell Slaymaker, Communications Architect, Unified IT Systems
- David Stein, Principal, PlanNet Consulting
- Allan Sulkin, President, TEQConsult Group
About Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a premier provider of end-to-end enterprise communications, including voice, network infrastructure and security solutions that use open, standards-based architectures to unify communications and business applications for a seamless collaboration experience. This award-winning "Open Communications" approach enables organizations to improve productivity and reduce costs through easy-to-deploy solutions that work within existing IT environments, delivering operational efficiencies. It is the foundation for the company's OpenPath® commitment that enables customers to mitigate risk and cost-effectively adopt unified communications. Jointly owned by The Gores Group and Siemens AG, Siemens Enterprise Communications companies include Siemens Enterprise Communications, Cycos, and Enterasys Networks.
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