Proficient Technologies, Named Authorized Toshiba Dealer
by Toshiba Telecommunication Systems Division

Now Authorized to Sell Toshiba VoIP Business Telephone Systems:
VIPedge Cloud-Based and IPedge & Strata CIX On-Premise Systems


IRVINE, Calif., December 8, 2015 Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba), www.telecom.toshiba.com, is pleased to welcome Proficient Technologies into its Authorized Toshiba Dealer network.  Proficient Technologies is now authorized to sell Toshiba’s VIPedge® cloud-based business telephone solution, IPedge® IP business telephone systems, Strata® CIX™ IP converged business telephone systems and Toshiba’s extensive offering of call center, unified communications, mobility and other applications.

“We are pleased to welcome Proficient Technologies to our family of Authorized Toshiba Dealers,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Toshiba has one of the most loyal dealer networks, with more than 100 dealers having been in the industry’s network for 10 to 30 years.”

“Toshiba has one of the most respected national dealer programs in the VoIP telephone systems industry, and we are pleased to join this network to bring Toshiba’s IPedge, VIPedge and Strata CIX solutions to our marketplace,” said  Ben Keysor, Proficient Technologies.

About VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution

VIPedge delivers the benefits of Toshiba’s on-premises IPedge VoIP system but in a cloud solution that provides feature transparency for up to 500 users in a single or multi-site deployment.  With VIPedge, Toshiba manages the entire telephone system in the cloud, so users only need to answer their phones. VIPedge is compatible with Toshiba’s Call Manager unified communications solution, including Call Manager Mobile for Apple® iOS and Android users (free applications available from the respective app stores).  With Call Manager Mobile, users are empowered to take their office calls and instant messages on their mobile phones, just as if they were at their desks.  Call Manager also features enhanced presence features via Microsoft® Exchange® Calendar information among other sources.  Call Manager also delivers single and group instant messaging.  VIPedge is also compatible with Toshiba’s IPMobility solution, delivering single-number reach for both incoming and outgoing calls.

About Toshiba’s IPedge IP Business Telephone Systems

Toshiba’s IPedge accommodates multiple unified communication applications on a single Linux server, including call processing, voice mail and unified messaging, meet-me conferencing with Web collaboration, Call Manager™ unified communications, native SIP line and SIP trunk support, mobility, survivability, networking with other IPedge and/or Strata CIX systems, centralized administration, and feature-rich telephone endpoints. Plus, add-on applications, including uMobility Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) and Contact Center solutions, are available with additional servers.  IPedge systems support from eight to 1,000 users.

About Toshiba’s Strata CIX IP Converged Business Telephone System

Toshiba’s Strata CIX systems provide converged solutions for small to medium-sized businesses that want a mix of IP, digital and analog endpoint devices connected to their systems, combined with IP telephony and unified communications applications. Strata CIX systems are compatible with collaboration tools and customer relationship management tools as well as Microsoft OCS and Microsoft Exchange for integrated office solutions. Applications include call processing, voice mail and unified messaging, meet-me conferencing with Web collaboration, Call Manager unified communications, native SIP line and SIP trunk support, mobility, survivability, networking with other Strata CIX and/or IPedge systems, centralized administration, and feature-rich telephone endpoints. Plus, add-on applications, including uMobility Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) and Contact Center solutions, are available with additional servers.  Strata CIX systems support from eight to 1,000 users.

About Proficient Technologies
Servicing the Billings, MT and surrounding areas, Proficient Technologies is dedicated to providing the most reliable and efficient services in the area. Partnering with Dell and Toshiba to give our customers exactly what they want and need.

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

About Toshiba
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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