SOURCE: SoTel Systems, LLC

SoTel Systems, LLC

June 04, 2013 11:57 ET

SoTel Systems Announces SIP Service Platform Qualified for Lync Server 2013

ST LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - Jun 4, 2013) - SoTel Systems, LLC ( announces today that their SIP Service platform has completed testing and is now qualified for Microsoft Lync 2013. This certification confirms that Lync 2013 will work reliably with SoTel's SIP service, and will allow the Microsoft partner community to confidently offer a solution that includes SIP trunking connected natively into a Lync environment. By utilizing Lync 2013 in addition to SoTel SIP trunking, organizations will be able to:

  • Be connected anywhere. Lync users on SoTel SIP service can communicate to anyone in the world reliably, even as network conditions change.
  • Minimize operating expenses. By connecting SoTel SIP service into a Lync environment, organizations realize a minimum of 30% savings by eliminating long distance phone charges and additional overhead required by PSTN connectivity. 
  • Be prepared. Lync users on SoTel SIP service can have calls dynamically routed to any other device or endpoint (such as a cell phone or land line device) in the event of a natural disaster or outage. 

"We are very excited to enable the Microsoft community with reliable service from SoTel," says Adam Goebel, Director of Channel Sales from SoTel Systems. "Our SIP services, bundled with the Lync UC Solution, will provide Microsoft Business Partners with an additional tool to gain more business, while further enhancing ROI for Lync end users."

"By utilizing Microsoft Lync combined with SIP Trunking from SoTel, companies of all sizes can take advantage of the great unified communications capabilities available with Lync while simultaneously cutting operating costs and increasing the resiliency of their communications network," said Jamie Stark, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Lync. 

SoTel SIP Trunking

SoTel SIP trunking is built on a simple, reliable architecture that is designed to meet the high demands of today's business. With both metered and unlimited usage options, SoTel has an offering that is sure to meet the needs of any organization. Along with cutting costs by creating a single connection for voice and data, there are several benefits to SoTel SIP Trunking:

  • SoTel SIP Service does NOT require any SBCs or gateways to connect to Lync 2013 -- we connect natively to the Lync server
  • Typical 30-70% savings compared to traditional telephony
  • Dynamic bandwidth allocation
  • Greater flexibility for growth
  • Compatible with any SIP-compliant CPE equipment
  • E911, Directory Listing, Caller ID available
  • Number portability

About SoTel Systems, LLC

SoTel Systems, LLC is a leading provider of business communications equipment, products and services. Our customers are telecom and data resellers, inter-connects, and government agencies. We are an authorized distributor for Aastra, Epygi, Matrix, Polycom, Positron, Samsung, Sangoma, Siemens, and Snom. In addition, we maintain a $6 million inventory of unused, refurbished and out of service equipment manufactured by Aastra, Adtran, Avaya, Cisco, Nortel and more. To support our customers SoTel also offers nationwide installation and maintenance services.

Recognizing the inevitable march toward IP voice, SoTel is also one of the earliest next-generation VoIP providers. SoTel provides business class SIP trunking services throughout the US and Canada.

SoTel was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Maryland Heights, MO. For more information, please visit

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