IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division today announced that it has expanded the networking capability to 512 nodes from 128 nodes for its IPedge® and Strata® CIX IP business communication systems, including mixed environments. This enables Toshiba customers to network more systems together for larger, distributed installations.
"To meet the needs of growing, multi-site customers, Toshiba has effectively quadrupled the networking capacity for its IPedge and Strata CIX systems. Now, up to 512 nodes can be networked on a single, networked business communications solution, giving users easy access to one another with direct-extension dialing, chat and presence functions," said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.
Benefits of Toshiba's networking solution include:
- Allows up to 512 nodes on a single network of IPedge and Strata CIX systems, including mixed environments that include both system types;
- Supports larger and growing organizations that need to network multiple locations and meet expanding capacity needs;
- Unifies geographically dispersed locations as one company-wide network with a seamless user and caller experience;
- Centralizes attendant, voice mail, SMDR, DSS/BLF and other services across all nodes;
- Automatically re-routes calls around network disruptions for maximum resiliency and continued communications; and
- Saves costs by voiding long-distance charges on calls among dispersed locations.
About IPedge and Strata CIX Business Communication Systems
Toshiba's award-winning IPedge delivers advanced capabilities on a secure Linux®-based VMware® server. One industry-standard server handles the call control, productivity and communications needs, including call processing, unified messaging, unified communications, mobility and centralized administration.
Strata CIX is Toshiba's award winning IP converged solution that enables users to mix-and-match digital and IP endpoints to suit their application. Strata CIX is compatible with Toshiba's IPedge Application Server.
Both IPedge and Strata CIX can be part of a cohesive network within Toshiba's Hybrid Cloud solution, along with Toshiba's VIPedge cloud-based unified communications service.
About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
Telecommunication Systems Division (TSD)
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division is one of the six 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 www.Telecom.Toshiba.com.
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People, Committed to the Future," Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of 550 consolidated companies employing 188,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 5.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion) (as of March 31, 2016).
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