Sophia Antipolis – France, February 1, 2017 – Centile Telecom Applications, the leading European developer of Unified Communications and Fixed-Mobile Convergence platforms for operators and integrators announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named ISTRA, Centile’s Cloud PBX and UCC Platform, as a recipient of a 2017 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. This award recognizes the most innovative and highest quality IP communications brought to market, or updated, in the past year.
Centile feature-rich and multi-tenant ISTRA platform enables service providers to deliver compelling cloud communications solutions to business customers. The platform supports a broad set of UCC capabilities, including PBX, voicemail and unified messaging, auto attendant, away attendant, audio conferencing, instant messaging (IM) and presence, mobility, video conferencing, desktop sharing, call center, interactive voice response (IVR) and recording.
The platform’s extensive features allow operators to address wide-ranging customer needs. Through flexible application programming interfaces (APIs), Centile ISTRA allows easy integration within service provider’s infrastructure as well as supporting integration with third-party services and applications including Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions such as salesforce.com. This allows providers to deliver greater value to customers by enabling them to communicate and collaborate from the interfaces of their choice.
The Centile ISTRA platform enables a compelling purchase experience for end customers as well. Through a modular design, the platform allows service providers to deliver tiered services packages tailored for different customer segments and user needs, as demonstrated by leading customers such as Elisa, leading Mobile operator in Finland, Voz Telecom, Leading Spanish Cloud Telecom operator and Bretagne Telecom in France.
In addition to attractive feature packages and a differentiating mobile-first approach, Centile ISTRA supports one of the industry’s broadest ranges of communications endpoints, including IP phones from industry-leading vendors such as Cisco, Gigaset, Mitel/Aastra, Panasonic, Polycom, snom, Yealink and Invoxia.
Bertrand Pourcelot, DG at Centile Telecom Applications said: “The Annual Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award recognizes and honors companies that have developed exceptional VoIP and IP Communications products and services. We are proud that ISTRA, our Unified Communications and Fixed-Mobile Convergence solution, has proven to be among the best communications and technology solutions on the market.” He added: “This international award confirms our leadership in the development and delivery of FMC and UC platforms to service providers.
“It gives me great pleasure to recognize Centile Telecom Applications with a Product of the Year Award for 2017. I have always been impressed with their commitment to excellence and innovation,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “In the opinion of our distinguished judges, ISTRA has proven to be among the best IP communications solutions available on the market. I look forward to continued innovation from Centile Telecom Applications.
The winners of the 2017 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year will be featured in the INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine in January.