SOURCE: Alteva


October 17, 2013 11:34 ET

Alteva Expands Offering of Cutting-Edge Polycom VVX Series Business-Class Media Phones

Innovation Continues With Release of Gigabit Enabled Business Phones

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2013) - Alteva (NYSE MKT: ALTV), a premier provider of hosted Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS), announces today that it now offers Polycom VVX 300 and 400 Series Business Media Phones, which will give Alteva UCaaS customers access to the complete Polycom VVX line. The Polycom 300 and 400 VVX model phones provide an affordable solution that connects with employees' existing workflow and applications, such as calendars and address books, facilitating collaboration and significantly enhancing worker efficiency and productivity.

"We've already seen success with the Polycom VVX series. This expansion of the line, specifically the 310 and 410 gigabit enabled models, bring the capabilities of an enterprise level phone, to a basic model," states Mike Timar, Vice President Product Management at Alteva. "Polycom VVX Business Media Phone Line offers Alteva customers options for every level of employee, creating more affordable and convenient ways to collaborate across the office, or across the country."

A Polycom Platinum partner, Alteva showcases the VVX 300 and 400 handset series in their Philadelphia-based Innovation Center with live demos of the Alteva UCaaS solution, on a daily basis. These phones are designed for a broad range of environments from small and medium businesses to large enterprises. The VVX 300 and 400 series improves productivity, by complementing the workplace applications on the user's computer allowing users to benefit from such capabilities as viewing their Outlook calendar on the phone and receiving meeting reminders.

Other Key Benefits Include:

  • Knowledge-worker productivity improvement
  • Advanced HD voice quality
  • Reduces telephony administration and maintenance costs
  • Leverages previous IT infrastructure investments
  • Easy to deploy, administer, upgrade, and maintain

"Meaningful collaboration is facilitated by the highest quality audio, something that gets as close to putting workers in the same room as possible. Alteva's VoIP and UC solutions and the Polycom VVX Series handsets do just that," states William Birnie, Chief Marketing Officer at Alteva. "The solution truly provides the best of all worlds, equipment and service working together to provide seamless collaboration and enhanced efficiency... at an affordable price point."

To schedule a visit to the Innovation Center and demo the VVX line, please call 1-877-258-3821.

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About Alteva

Alteva, a cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solutions provider, offers the most reliable network, the most responsive and proactive customer service and the best value to its customers. It delivers cloud-based UC solutions including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence, and advanced voice applications for the desktop. Alteva's service requires minimal installation and configuration while eliminating monthly phone and on-premise system maintenance charges, reducing overall communication costs and enabling organizations to improve productivity. By combining Alteva's voice service with Microsoft Communication Services products, including Microsoft Exchange, Office Communication Server (OCS), and SharePoint, Alteva's customers receive a true, high-quality, voice-enabled UC solution that easily integrates with existing business applications. Alteva is one of the top ten largest hosted IP telephony and UC providers in North America.

About Polycom

Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business, mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO. Visit or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we're pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward.