SIPHON launches Skype for Business ‘Proof of Concept on Demand’ to support the channel with key evaluation opportunity


Cwmbran, 25th June 2015; SIPHON Networks Ltd (SIPHON) has launched its Skype for Business Proof of Concept (POC). This is a dedicated test environment, hosting a complete Microsoft Skype for Business and Lync 2013 platform that allows Service Providers and Technology Resellers to experience Microsoft Unified Communications, Collaboration & Messaging (UCC&M) firsthand.

 

The UC POC on Demand package from SIPHON is provided as a virtualised infrastructure, which contains all the servers and services that are necessary for IT professionals and end users to have access to a full Skype for Business and Lync 2013 experience.

 

Commenting on the launch, Ciaran Bolger, Sales Director at SIPHON said: “Our goal is to support channel players who are looking to explore new revenue streams with Skype for Business but are not familiar with the unique requirements of Voice over IP (VoIP).” Bolger continued, “SIPHON has a very strong history and pedigree in disruptive UC and VoIP technology and is effectively a one-stop-shop for any reseller that wants to rely on a highly skilled partner to provide the hardware and white labelled professional services required to enable Skype for Business deployments among end user customers”.

 

“Preparation is key to determining the quality of the user experience and so the future success of any rollout,” said Giuseppe Fragale, Head of Microsoft UC Technologies and Services at SIPHON. “By making this POC capability available, SIPHON is empowering IT Professionals with the opportunity for training and integration testing purposes, as well as giving end users a real, first-hand encounter with the Unified Communications, Collaboration and Messaging (UCC&M) they can expect from the Skype for Business / Lync 2013 solution.” Fragale concluded.


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Founded in the UK in 2009, SIPHON is a leading European player in the innovation, delivery, integration and support of advanced Voice & Unified Communications technology. For more information please visit: www.siphonnetworks.com