Toshiba Gives SMBs the Best of All Worlds in Unified Communications With a Choice of Cloud, IP or Converged Business Telephone Solutions
IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2012 ― Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba — www.telecom.toshiba.com), today announced VIPedge, a cloud-based business telephone solution that gives users the features, functionality, quality, service and reliability for which Toshiba’s telephone systems are known, all in the cloud. VIPedge allows 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-premises telephone system.
Together with its IPedge and Strata CIX business telephone systems, Toshiba’s VIPedge gives SMB and enterprise customers the best of all worlds with a choice of cloud, IP or converged business telephone systems. Now available from Authorized Toshiba Dealers nationwide, Toshiba’s VIPedge starts at an average of $29.99 per user.
“Toshiba is pleased to announce availability of its VIPedge IP business telephone solution, giving customers the best of all worlds with a choice of cloud, IP or converged business solutions,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “VIPedge delivers the benefits of Toshiba’s on-premises VoIP solutions. Supported by our Authorized Dealer Network with expertise in design and implementation on a cloud platform, VIPedge is a cloud solution like no other.”
VIPedge is a powerful yet affordable cloud solution that provides the quality, reliability and durability for which Toshiba is known. Based upon the feature-rich Toshiba IPedge on-premises business telephone system, VIPedge delivers functionality above and beyond other cloud-based solutions.
“With VIPedge, Toshiba manages the entire telephone system in the cloud, so all that users have to do is answer their telephones,” added Metherell. “VIPedge empowers users to communicate more effectively, be more cost effective, and have greater access to their customers, partners and each other.”
VIPedge Is an Affordable Cloud-based Alternative to On-premises Systems
An affordable alternative to an on-premises business telephone system, VIPedge allows companies to pay a monthly service fee—based upon system size and usage—instead of purchasing a telephone system.
Financial benefits include:
VIPedge gives users all the advantages of a Toshiba business telephone system without having to buy it.
Feature- and Application-rich System, Supports Toshiba Endpoints
VIPedge provides all the communication tools a business needs to communicate effectively, including:
The Power of Choice Through a Smooth Migration Path
Toshiba provides all of the advanced telecommunication capabilities businesses need, delivered either as a monthly cloud service or as a complete on-premises IPedge system purchase. Businesses receive similar capabilities regardless of which delivery method they choose.
In addition, businesses that start with the VIPedge service can easily migrate to IPedge systems in the future as their needs change. This enables businesses to retain their investments in Toshiba telephones and endpoints and to continue to use the same familiar features and applications.
For more information on VIPedge, visit: www.telecom.toshiba.com/VIPedge_cloud
VIPedge Now Available Nationwide Through Authorized Toshiba Dealers
VIPedge is available now through Authorized Toshiba Dealers nationwide. For more information, call 800-222-5800; or to locate a dealer near you, visit: http://www.telecom.toshiba.com/Telephone_Systems_Support/dealer_locator.cfm