IRVINE, CA and NASHUA, NH--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2014) - Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba - www.telecom.toshiba.com) and Jabra, a world leader in innovative headset solutions, today announced the certification of interoperability of select Jabra hands-free audio devices with Toshiba's Call Manager™ Unified Communications solution used with Toshiba's SoftIPT® softphone and Toshiba's IP5000 and DP5000 desk telephones. Together with Toshiba's IPedge® and Strata® CIX™ IP business telephone systems as well as Toshiba's VIPedge™ cloud-based business telephone solution, Jabra's newly certified headsets and Toshiba's Call Manager provide a fully featured unified communications solution for contact centers as well as mobile and stationary users.
"With this certified integration of Jabra's new audio devices and Toshiba's business telephone systems, Jabra continues its commitment to Toshiba and its Authorized Dealer network," said Pete Fox, president, Jabra North America. "As Jabra expands its portfolio of audio end-point solutions, we are committed to meet the needs of the contact center and office headset markets by providing audio devices that deliver quality and functionality at cost-effective prices."
"Jabra's innovative and high-quality hands-free audio solutions for telephony users give headset solutions to users of Toshiba's business telephone systems, whether they are contact center agents, mobile workers, or stationary users," said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. "With this strategic alliance, Authorized Toshiba Dealers can deliver a wide range of Jabra headsets to their end-user customers."
Toshiba and Jabra have offered integrated solutions together since 2007. This certification demonstrates Jabra's and Toshiba's continued commitment to enhance user experiences by working together to develop integrated unified communications solutions. Newly certified Jabra devices include:
JABRA PRO 900 Series (JABRA 920/930)
The Jabra Pro™ 900 series is the simple, reliable and affordable way to go wireless. Easy to deploy and manage, it is a professional entry-level headset series that offers all the essential features of a wireless headset in a simple design at an attractive price point. The series includes two versions: one for desk phones (Jabra PRO 920) and one for Unified Communications and PC-based telephony (Jabra PRO 930).
JABRA PRO 9400 Series (JABRA 9450)
Jabra Pro 9450 is a wireless headset made for highly connected offices. Employees can use one headset for both desk telephones and softphones. The headset's flexible set-up allows employees to use it as it suits them. They can choose to handle calls directly from the headset via the computer or the touch screen, and the interactive set-up feature ensures employees can get started quickly.
JABRA UC VOICE Series (JABRA 550/750 USB UC Dual)
The Jabra UC VOICE™ is a series of corded headsets designed specifically for Unified Communications deployments. The headsets illustrate Jabra's high standards for quality regarding both visual design and sound clarity. The series includes four different designs and is made to enhance the user experience with Unified Communications.
JABRA LINK 850 Audio Processor
The Jabra LINK™ 850 Audio Processor extends the value of the headset investment with features that boost productivity, lower costs and drive performance throughout the business. Built-in noise canceling capabilities and easy call-management features promote a safe, comfortable and more productive working environment.
Jabra headsets that were previously certified and are still available through Authorized Toshiba Dealers include: Jabra BIZ™ 1900 Series, Jabra GN2000 Series, Jabra GN2100 Series, Jabra GN9300e Series, and Jabra GO™ 6400 Series.
Jabra is the brand of GN Netcom, a subsidiary of GN Store Nord A/S (GN) -- listed on NASDAQ OMX. Jabra employs approximately 900 people worldwide and in 2012 produced an annual revenue which amounted to DKK 2,355 million. Jabra is a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of a broad range of communications and audio solutions. With a reputation for innovation, reliability, and ease of use that goes back more than two decades, Jabra's consumer and business divisions produce corded and wireless headsets, plus mobile and in-office speakerphones that empower individuals and businesses through increased freedom of movement, comfort, and functionality.
About Toshiba America Information Systems Inc.
Telecommunication Systems Division
Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division is one of the three business units of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. (TAIS) and offers business communication solutions for SMB enterprises and enterprises with multi-site or regional locations. Toshiba's VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution supports up to 500 users, and the IPedge and Strata CIX systems support from 8 to 1,000 users and offer Voice over IP, voice mail and unified messaging, conferencing and collaboration, unified communications applications, networking, mobility and more. Together with Toshiba's PCs, tablets, copiers, and surveillance video cameras/recorders, Toshiba's Telecommunication Systems Division helps enterprises maximize business efficiency in communications and mobility. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information, visit www.Telecom.Toshiba.com.
Toshiba Corporation is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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