snom technology recently announced that it has partnered with Secusmart GmbH to add an anti-tapping feature to its phones. Secusmart GmbH is the company that is currently responsible for securing the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel’s phone, and the two organizations have entered into numerous partnerships since 2012.
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snom recently announced the appointment of Brian J. Kelley to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Kelley, who has been managing snom's Americas division, and has been a part of the organization since 2012, was appointed by snom's Supervisory Board.
“snom is committed to being at the forefront of IP-based voice communications and I look forward to growing our international presence and delivering a new generation of innovative business communications products,” said Kelley in a press release this week. “This starts with a relentless focus on the customer and working with our technology and channel partners to introduce collaborative-based products and services that deliver a high degree of value to our business customers.”
Kelley has over 30 years of executive management experience at companies such as Cognitronics Corp and Tii Network Technologies. In his new role at snom, he will be responsible for expanding the company’s market presence. His appointment to CEO will also come with a seat on snom’s Managing Board, and he will report directly to the Supervisory Board.
snom technology said that it has doubled its factory warranty to two years on its entire line of desktop IP phones and its PA-1 pager, lowering the total cost of ownership and boosting customer’s return on investment.
Earlier this week at Microsoft’s WPC 2013, snom technology AG announced that their UC edition phones will feature updated firmware, which will allow users to access expanded Lync features.
Here we go again! As I do each week, I am really enjoying bringing our readers a quick round-up of the blog coverage I didn’t manage to get to during the week prior. As you probably saw in last week’s edition of “5 Blogs We Missed Last Week,” I was on vacation, but I am back, well-rested, and ready to “rock and roll.” Before you know it, SMB Nation will be gearing up for our annual fall event to be held Oct. 10-12 in Las Vegas at the Rio!
Speaking of live events, our own Harrybbb is in Scottsdale, AZ, for the first part of this week at the Autotask Community Live event. If you are attending, or in the area, stop by for a quick meet and greet with Harry!
This morning, snom technology AG announced a series of updates to their snom UC edition 7xx and 821 business phones. These updates, which include an auto-configuration feature for Microsoft Lync, are designed to help organizations simplify their enterprise deployments.
Additional updates announced this morning include:
More news from the Lync Conference 2013 today as snom technology AG announced that their UC Edition IP phones have completed interoperability testing with Microsoft Lync 2013. snom is currently showcasing the 7xx series at this week’s event in San Diego, CA.
snom technology AG is currently debuting a new line-up of SIP Lync-qualified business phones highlighting its new, 7xx series – at ITEXPO East 2013 in Miami this week. According to the company, snom’s standards-based portfolio of IP desktop phones represents the industry’s largest and most comprehensive offering of endpoints fully interoperable with Microsoft Lync.
“Epygi’s interoperability with the snom 7xx series reinforces Epygi and snom’s long-standing interoperability partnership,” explained Mario Cuello, CEO, Epygi, in a press release today. “The pairing of our IP PBX systems with snom’s new series of business phones provides resellers and end customers alike with an affordable and feature-rich telephony solution.”