Aastra IP Phones for Microsoft® Lync™ go on sale
Dubai, 22nd November, 2010 – Aastra, a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market, announced that its Aastra IP Phones for Microsoft® Lync™ are now available for sale in conjunction with the release of Microsoft Lync.
The Aastra 6721ip and 6725ip phones deliver exceptional quality and value while tightly integrating with Microsoft Lync, making them powerful unified communications (UC) devices. These phones can operate independently from a PC so can be easily and widely deployed. The Aastra 6725ip offers the additional benefits of PC connection via USB cable for a tight integration with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010: click-to-dial is enriched with presence status ensuring a more efficient call management for business users and team collaboration.
The Aastra 6721ip and 6725ip phones were designed to provide a superior user experience and facilitate the adoption of unified communications including:
· an intuitive interface clearly displayed on a full color 3.5″ LCD screen;
· easy access to the most essential calling features through navigation keys; and
· wideband audio which enhances the clarity of all calls, a particular benefit for companies doing business internationally.
“The launch of the 6721ip and 6725ip continues Aastra’s strategy of providing great choice, high quality and value to the enterprise communications market,” said Simon Beebe, Vice President of Product Management, responsible for IP phones at Aastra. “We’re excited about this opportunity to work together with Microsoft to deliver compelling UC solutions to meet the demanding needs of today’s workers to communicate in a variety of ways.”
To learn more about the 6721ip or 6725ip www.aastra.com/lyncphones .
About Aastra MENA
Aastra MENA is the Middle East and North African business unit of Aastra Technologies Limited, (TSX:“AAH”), a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative communications products and applications for businesses. Aastra’s operations are truly global with more than 50 million installed lines around the world and a direct and indirect presence in more than 100 countries. Aastra is entirely dedicated to enterprise communications and offers one of the most complete portfolios of unified communications solutions individually tailored to satisfy its customers’ requirements. These range from feature-rich call managers for small and medium businesses and highly scalable ones for large enterprises, integrated mobility, and call centres solutions to a wide selection of terminals. With a strong focus on open standards, Aastra enables enterprises to communicate and collaborate more efficiently. For additional information on Aastra, visit our website at http://www.aastra.com
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