OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced the launch of Sprint Smart UC; an affordable "as-a-service" voice and Unified Communications productivity suite powered by BroadSoft, now a part of Cisco. Increasing employee productivity, mobilizing the workforce, simplifying remote work, replacing legacy equipment, reducing IT operational costs, and streamlining processes are key enterprise business challenges.
Sprint Smart UC addresses these challenges by offering a robust "work anywhere" solution that brings together fully integrated communication and collaboration services:
- IM and presence
- HD audio and video calling
- Desktop and file sharing
- Real-time communications and commonly used cloud apps with one convenient interface
The solution may be seamlessly integrated into a Sprint-converged IT platform that comprises world-class wireless, wireline and IoT solutions with one point of contact. Additional Sprint Smart UC business advantages include:
- The resiliency and security of a cloud-based solution
- Quick implementation
- Efficient and flexible work flows
- Easy scaling – up or down
- Extension to all areas of the organization, creating a consistent experience for all users
- Immediate software and feature updates as they become available; end users can use their own mobile devices and plans
- Easy integration with existing business applications
- No need for additional hardware, IT or HVAC Desktop sharing, chat, video and email integration in one central tool
- One solution to manage every location
"Sprint Smart UC truly elevates collaboration and organizational communication," said Mike Fitz, vice president of product for Sprint. "Administrators can now build a powerful, converged IT management platform for their enterprises while integrating Sprint Smart UC. There's no longer a need for countless API integrations with a Sprint Business converged platform."
Sprint Smart UC is powered by BroadSoft, a widely recognized industry leader in cloud UC.
"We are proud to collaborate with Sprint to deliver world-class unified communications technology to their business clients – from enterprise to SMB organizations," said Jonathan Reid, chief of sales at BroadSoft, now a part of Cisco. "The Sprint Smart UC solution, coupled with Sprint's strong converged platform capabilities, technology and next-generation networks, give CIOs and IT administrators the ability to simplify and enhance operations on every level."
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 54.6 million connections as of Dec. 31, 2017, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Today, Sprint's legacy of innovation and service continues with an increased investment to dramatically improve coverage, reliability and speed across its nationwide network and commitment to launching the first 5G mobile network in the U.S. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
BroadSoft, now a part of Cisco, is a technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses and service providers across 80 countries. We aim to empower users and teams to share ideas and work simply to achieve breakthrough performance. For additional information, visit www.BroadSoft.com.