announces a partnership with Chinook Communications, a Seattle-based hosted IT services provider for small and medium-sized businesses, to deliver a new cloud-based integrated IP telephony and unified communications service called Total Connect. The Chinook solution, the first production release of Microsoft-supported Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting, will utilize snom UC edition business phones as the preferred endpoints within its cloud hosted Microsoft Lync service.
snom is debuting Chinook's new Total Connect hosted unified communications and telephony solution with snom UC edition desktop phones this week in Orlando, FL at Enterprise Connect 2012 (booth #737) and at the Channel Partners Conference and Expo (booth #541) in Las Vegas, NV.
Chinook's new bundled service, called Total Connect, features advanced collaboration and communication tools and a complete range of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 voice communications capabilities. The hosted solution provides SMBs best-in-class phone, conferencing, IM and email services as an integrated offering. Chinook has selected the snom UC portfolio, featuring desktop phones Qualified for Microsoft Lync. The entry-level snom 300 UC edition, snom 370 UC edition and the advanced snom 821 UC edition are the preferred endpoints for its Total Connect service.
The Chinook Total Connect pay-as-you-go bundle delivers both phone service and collaboration tools from a single source. The bundle includes the complete range of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 voice communications capabilities and more:
- Hosted Microsoft Lync-based phone system
- Instant messaging
- PSTN integrated audio conferencing
- Web-based audio/video conferencing
- Application sharing
- Microsoft Exchange 2010 for email and unified messaging
- Secure document management with Microsoft SharePoint 2010
snom UC edition desktop phones round out the Total Connect offer as the primary interface for voice applications. The entry-level snom 300 UC edition, snom 370 UC edition and the advanced snom 821 UC edition suit any business requirement. The snom 300 UC edition is a good fit for general office workers, while the 370 UC edition, with its large graphical, high-definition display, is ideal for business executives. The advanced snom 821 UC edition features a large, high-resolution color display, an integrated XML browser, wideband audio for enhanced audio quality and the built-in Gigabit Ethernet switch for the latest network installations.