Louisville, Ky. and Overland Park, Kan. – Jan. 6, 2011 – Smoothstone, the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise communication applications and services, and Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) today announced the availability of Smoothstone’s cloud-based voice solutions combined with Mobile Integration delivered over the Sprint Global MPLS network to provide unprecedented flexibility and performance for the most dynamic and demanding businesses.
“The flexibility of deployment that Smoothstone offers is a big advantage for our business customers,” said Monnie McGaffigan, vice president of wireline, international and strategic alliances, Sprint. “The largest enterprises see the value of converged IP communications with full mobile integration, but many do not have the resources or budgets to completely replace their existing infrastructure. Our combined solution enables a complex enterprise to migrate to a fully converged solution at a pace that makes sense for their business.”
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 48.8 million customers at the end of the third quarter of 2010 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, Common Cents Mobile and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com orwww.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
Smoothstone IP Communications is the leading provider of cloud based communications for the enterprise - including MPLS-based application network management, enterprise voice, unified threat management, advanced contact center solutions, unified messaging and collaboration tools–all delivered as a unified suite of cloud-based applications. Smoothstone´s scalable, on-demand applications and services can be integrated with a customer´s existing network and telecommunications infrastructure, operational processes, and employee activities, enabling a customer to migrate to unified IP communications as their business requirements dictate. For more information, visit www.smoothstone.com or call 800.773.3037.
Stephanie Greenwood, Sprint
Manager of Marketing Communications
Smoothstone IP Communications