Panasonic Announces Jive and OnSIP as First Panasonic SIP Hosted Preferred Partners
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, the leader in small business telephone systems1, today announced Jive and OnSIP as the first Panasonic SIP Hosted Preferred Partners in its new program. In order to provide a complete hosted PBX solution for its customers, Panasonic's alliance with OnSIP and Jive, along with its broad network of authorized resellers, will provide rich service features, high quality Panasonic SIP phones, and valuable support to meet the telephony needs of end users in all business environments.
OnSIP helps over 15,000 businesses easily administer their phone system in the cloud and increase productivity with a real-time communication dashboard (manage phone calls, chats, presence, and voicemail). Businesses who select OnSIP through resellers also benefit from exclusive discounts and a personal touch.
Jive Communications offers an industry-leading VoIP system and acclaimed customer support, in addition to Jive SIP trunks, which can be deployed for customers with existing Panasonic PBX systems as a simple replacement for telephony connectivity or in hybrid solutions that integrate Hosted SIP Endpoints with premise-based PBX and Key systems. This capability provides customers with a unique solution that includes the best of hosted and premise technology.
This alliance brings together Panasonic's award-winning SIP phones and its extensive reseller network with service and support from Jive and OnSIP to provide customers with reliable, affordable hosted phone solutions, including predictable costs, flexibility, support for multi-site and remote workers, and rich feature and applications suites. Additionally, customers with tight budgets who prefer to pay operational expenses on a monthly basis can take advantage of a hosted PBX service's ability to provide lower upfront costs and the flexibility to add and remove users, as needed. Utilizing Panasonic authorized Business Telephony Systems (BTS) resellers, end users will receive on-site support during installation as well as ongoing support and expertise for their business telephone solutions.
"The benefits of hosted SIP phone systems are especially compelling for SMBs where every dollar counts and productivity is a priority," said Bill Savino, Marketing Manager for business communication solutions at Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. "Working with OnSIP and Jive, in conjunction with our highly trained BTS reseller community, offers the affordability, flexibility, rich features, and ongoing support businesses across the country are looking for in a hosted PBX offering."
For more information about Panasonic's SIP phones, please visit www.panasonic.com/sip. For more information about OnSIP, please visit http://www.onsip.com. For more information about Jive, please visit getjive.com.
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