IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division today announced that its VIPedge® cloud-based business communication solution has won a 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Hosted VoIP Excellence Award winner, as published in INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.
"We are very proud to receive a 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Hosted VoIP Excellence Award. VIPedge delivers the advantages of a fully-featured business telephone system in the cloud at an affordable cost," said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.
"Congratulations to Toshiba for being honored with an INTERNET TELEPHONY Hosted VoIP Excellence Award for innovation in IP communications. Toshiba has consistently demonstrated outstanding quality and has delivered exceptional solutions for its customers," stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.
Toshiba's VIPedge delivers a competitively priced, comprehensive unified communications feature suite based on Toshiba's 135+ years of industry experience. VIPedge gives users the advantages of Toshiba's IPedge® business telephone system in the cloud without needing to purchase an entire telephone system, allowing companies to pay a monthly service fee — scalable to meet system size and usage needs — as an alternative to the capital purchase of an on-site telephone system.
VIPedge helps businesses:
- Save money on local, long distance and international phone service.
- Gain the advantages of IP communications.
- Benefit from an alternative to purchasing and installing telephony equipment and managing the ongoing administration and maintenance that follows.
- Enjoy the flexibility to add new users on-demand or quickly get new locations up and running.
- Receive consistency and continuity across a network of locations, regardless of the deployment — in the cloud, on site, or a hybrid of both solution types.
- Benefit from a built-in survivability solution that ensures communications continue during outages.
- Take advantage of the latest business applications and emerging innovations by simply subscribing to them as a service.
About INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine
INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit www.itmag.com.
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as one million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; IoT Evolution Developers Conference; MSP Expo; Real Time Web Communications and more.
For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
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 and the IPedge and Strata CIX systems 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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