Switch Collaborates with Sprint to Modernize the Workplace

Sep 02, 2015, 10:03 ET from Switch Communications

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Switch Communications announced today that it has joined with Sprint to offer Switch, the unified communications system for businesses. Switch unleashes the productivity potential of mobility, a key factor in attracting millennials and supporting BYOD preferences among employees. Switch is location-neutral and cloud-based, providing voice, video, messaging and presence on any device from desktop to mobile with native apps for iOS and Android.

"The biggest advantage of Switch is that it modernizes the workplace," said Jaime Jones, President, Postpaid Consumer and General Business, Sprint. "With more employees entering the workforce who seek collaboration opportunities and mobility, businesses need to consider this seamless method of communicating and getting things done quicker."

Sprint's expertise in mobility, together with its award-winning deployment and support services, give customers who are ready to revamp their communications strategy, a clear technology roadmap at a low, predictable cost. Together, Switch and Sprint provide a comprehensive mobile solution built for the modern worker with flexible and simple cloud-based solutions to fuel on-the-go productivity.

"Businesses have been shifting their core productivity applications to the cloud, and voice is a key component of that experience. A cloud-based solution like Switch is transformative for the mobile worker, allowing greater collaboration and increased productivity," said Jeanne DeWitt, Chief Revenue Officer at Switch Communications. "Switch instantly improves the communications experience not only for the end-user but for operations, freeing up IT resources to focus more on strategic business needs."

This partnership will help businesses:

Reduce spending: providing unlimited domestic calls and texts for $15 per month/seat

Simplify operations: moving away from hardware with no need to install or update software

Manage mobility: supporting BYOD with a business phone number that rings any device

Improve productivity: creating a more flexible and productive workplace

About Switch Communications
Switch Communications, Inc., is a provider of unified communications, collaboration and productivity tools for work, built by the teams that brought Google Voice and Yahoo! Voice to tens of millions of users. Previously known as Firespotter Labs, Switch Communications' core products include Switch, the business-grade phone system for Google Apps (launched February 2015), and UberConference, the leading teleconferencing and productivity tool (launched May 2012). Switch Communications is funded by Amasia, Andreessen Horowitz, Felicis Ventures, Google Ventures, Softbank and Work-Bench. Learn more, or get in touch with Switch sales at 844-9-SWITCH.

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