LignUp Solution Facilitates Development of Enhanced Voice Applications for Business Customers
LONDON – 29 November 2005. LignUp Corporation, a provider of Web services-based voice over IP (VoIP) converged communications solutions has selected global, value-added distributor of networking, storage, security, and VoIP solutions, Zycko, to distribute the LignUp Communications Platform through its extensive reseller network in Europe.
The LignUp solution includes the LignUp Communications Platform (LignUp Call Director, LignUp Media Server, and LignUp SDK), on-premise IP-PBX, off-premise hosted IP-PBX, voice mail, unified messaging, and auto attendant applications. Enterprises powering VoIP communications with LignUp’s platform can reduce telecommunications costs, lower solution and implementation costs, bring VoIP to legacy applications, and enhance productivity and employee mobility across their organisations.
“As a leading distributor of IT solutions, Zycko will provide penetration into European markets, enabling companies across the region with the ability to deploy high-value enterprise voice applications,” said Richard Kirk, vice president of EMEA sales and operations for LignUp Corporation. “These custom VoIP and VoIP-enabled legacy applications can enhance collaboration and productivity across geographically dispersed organisations. Zycko’s success, expertise, and channel presence makes it an ideal partner for the distribution of the LignUp Communications Platform.”
“Not only does LignUp provide one of the most impressive VoIP application platforms available today, but it has also demonstrated a strong track record working with reseller channel partners in the US and Japan,” said Phil Marshman, director of VoIP solutions at Zycko. “LignUp’s innovative platform will enable us to better serve those customers looking for a flexible platform for deploying productivity-enhancing, VoIP-enabled solutions.”
Zycko is a value-add distributor for best of breed open system IT infrastructure products – from corporate networks to storage architectures to VoIP solutions – through a channel of resellers, systems integrators, and service providers. Zycko is privately held and has been profitable since inception in 2000. It now employs over 170 staff, serving over 3000 resellers around the world from seven offices on four continents. The company now enjoys an annual turnover of more than $100 million. Zycko’s provision of cost-effective IT products and logistics management is complimented by vital industry services such as professional services, training, technical support, custom configuration, education, and marketing support. These combined factors make Zycko the channel partner of choice. For more information visit www.zycko.com
About LignUp Corporation
LignUp Corporation delivers a powerful web services based VoIP communications platform deployed with hosted telephony, voice mail, unified messaging, auto attendant and other Web applications. The 100% software, native-SIP platform is powered by LignUp Call Control XML (CCTRL) and LignUp Media Control XML (MCTRL) and enables solution integrators and service providers to quickly and easily create unique, high margin VoIP applications and services. The proven LignUp Communications Platform is deployed today in over 100 enterprises and 10 service providers around the world and is distributed in Japan by SkyWave and SkyWave partners Hitachi IT, NEC-SI and Net One Systems. LignUp has been named to the Pulver 100 list of leading private VoIP companies, and has been recognised for innovation with the TMC Labs Innovation Award and the EuroStart Channel Excellence Award. LignUp is also a founding member of FastLign, an industry alliance formed to reduce interoperability risks and i
ncrease speed to market for VoIP service providers. FastLign alliance partners include Level3, TekVizion, Nextone, Rodopi, VoIP Logic, CentricVoice and LignUp. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, LignUp has offices in Salt Lake City, Shanghai, London and Tokyo. Visit www.LignUp.com for more information.
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