Toshiba and Smart Choice Communications Certify Strata Interoperability

Includes CIX VoIP Systems & Smart Choice SIP Trunking

Updated: January 07, 2011

Toshiba and Smart Choice Communications Certify Strata Interoperability

IRVINE, CA and NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/23/10 -- Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba -- www.telecom.toshiba.com ) and Smart Choice Communications (SCC) today announced the certification of interoperability of Smart Choice SIP Trunking services with Toshiba's family of Strata® CIX™  IP business communication systems. Smart Choice SIP Trunking services are now available nationwide from Authorized Toshiba Dealers.

"With this certification, Smart Choice Communications now brings its SIP Trunking capabilities to Toshiba Strata CIX customers nationwide via Authorized Toshiba Dealers," said Shahin Hatamian, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

"We are pleased to offer Smart Choice SIP Trunking services to Toshiba Strata CIX customers," said Elisa Caro, channel manager of Smart Choice Communications. "Combined with Toshiba's reliable Strata CIX IP business telephone systems, Smart Choice SIP Trunking gives enterprises a cost-effective and reliable alternative to traditional land lines."

Smart Choice Communications provides a complete, start-to-finish IP communications solution for SMB enterprises and corporate users with single or multiple sites.

Benefits of Smart Choice SIP Trunking services include:

  • Disaster Recovery Routing and Auto Attendant Failover;
  • Cost savings by converging local, long distance, and broadband Internet services onto a single circuit with dynamic bandwidth allocation;
  • Improved efficiency by managing a single network connection, receiving one bill, and engaging one point of contact for all local, long distance, and broadband Internet needs;
  • Investment protection via seamless integration with the existing SIP IP PBX system; and
  • Ability to grow by adding more SIP Trunks in minutes, not days. SIP Trunks can be installed and turned on remotely, so there is virtually no down time.

About Smart Choice Communications

Smart Choice Communications (SCC) is a full-service telecommunications provider offering a broad array of innovative telecom services and products, which include an analysis of the enterprise's current setup, voice, data transfer, Internet services, hardware, and cabling. The SCC team is expert at providing businesses with highly reliable phone, data, and Internet services at very affordable prices. SCC saves companies hundreds of thousands of dollars each month because of its investment in technology and competitive pricing model that allows SCC to deliver the clearest business phone line service in the world. Included in the low monthly fee are innovative services, such as no long distance charges, an auto-attendant, voice mails delivered to email, faxes forwarded to email, and follow me to reach me. Switching from the current phone company is easy! Users keep the same phone numbers, and SCC on-site technicians do everything at the enterprise's location, allowing users to focus on running their businesses. Visit: www.smartchoiceus.com

About Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, Storage Device Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide mobile products and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for automotive, computer and consumer electronics applications; and telephony equipment and associated applications.

TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products. These products span from information & communications systems; digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; as well as power systems including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 730 companies, with 199,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing US $67 billion (FY 2008). For more information on Toshiba's leading innovations, visit the company's Web site at www.toshiba.com

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