News : Windstream and BroadSoft Team Up
Little Roack, AK, USA, June 20, 2016 -- Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a provider of network communications, and BroadSoft, a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) provider, announced the availability of a new customized Virtual PBX and unified communications solution for the hospitality industry. The new Virtual PBX for Hospitality solution offers scalability, flexibility and simplicity on a single unified platform hosted in an enterprise-class data center and accessible through the cloud.
"Through a collaborative effort with Windstream, we have developed a solution specifically for the hospitality industry that provides hotel customers with a clear and simple migration path from legacy premise PBX technologies to cloud unified communications," said Ron Tarro, vice president of hospitality solutions at BroadSoft. "Windstream’s hoteliers can now embed voice, video, messaging, presence, and collaboration, all from a single cloud platform, into their hotel processes and guest services, including their hotel management systems. Hoteliers can now apply these unified technologies to rethink their guest experiences and to improve hotel staff productivity without complex premise technology implementation and integration projects."
"Leveraging the more than 25 years of experience of our dedicated hospitality team enabled us to develop a customizable solution that fundamentally transforms the way hoteliers manage their communications needs," said Joseph Harding, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Windstream Enterprise. "The Windstream Virtual PBX for Hospitality represents the traditional PBX service reimagined to meet the specific needs of the hospitality industry. By analyzing the user interface and understanding the ever-changing needs of the hotelier customer, the team developed a smarter cloud-based platform that gives hoteliers constant control and monitoring capabilities, reliable connectivity and fully customizable communications."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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About Windstream Communications:
Windstream Corp. is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. Windstream has more than $6 billion in annual revenues and is listed on the S&P 500 index.
BroadSoft provides software that enables mobile, fixed-line, and cable service providers to deliver voice and multimedia services over their IP-based networks. The Company's software, BroadWorks(R), enables service providers to provide enterprises and consumers with a range of cloud-based, or hosted, IP multimedia communications, such as hosted IP private branch exchanges, video calling, unified communications, collaboration and converged mobile and fixed-line services.
Published: Tuesday, June 21, 2016