CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 14, 2011 – Enterprise cloud communications service provider Thinking Phone Networks and Masergy, a provider of managed, secure virtualized network services, today announced a partnership to offer enterprises unified communications applications and cost-effective SIP trunking services on an intelligent, global IP/ MPLS platform.
The ThinkingSuite unified communications ecosystem combines communications and collaboration tools, allowing enterprises to redefine business processes and workflows for organizational efficiency and competitive advantage. Combining ThinkingSuite applications with Masergy’s global MPLS network platform provides enterprises optimal real-time application quality and a cloud-based alternative to legacy premise-based communications systems.
“Our partnership with Masergy further enhances the reach of our unified communications applications and provides large companies additional QoS-enabled connectivity options,” said Steve Kokinos, Thinking Phone Networks CEO. “The collaboration also enables enterprises to utilize our SIP trunking services to maximize the value of current premise-based IP PBX investments.”
The partnership delivers Thinking Phone Networks’ award-winning ThinkingSuite unified communications platform and SIP trunking services over Masergy’s virtualized network services platform for superior performance of real-time collaboration applications. Masergy’s intelligent services platform includes hosted network management and control software, guaranteed global site-to-site Quality of Service (QoS) performance for voice and video traffic, and the strongest global Service Level Agreement (SLA) in the telecommunications industry.
“Masergy’s alliance with Thinking Phone Networks brings tremendous value to enterprises by combining superior cloud-based unified communications applications with our suite of intelligent services for the transport and management of these applications,” said John Dumbleton, Masergy senior vice president, business development.
ThinkingSuite offers a powerful business analytics engine for process and workflow visibility, third-party application integration to merge previously standalone systems, and best-in-class unified communications applications including voice, video, mobility, presence, messaging, and collaboration on a single platform.
Thinking Phone Networks’ SIP trunking services, “ThinkingSIP,” offer a flexible and cost-efficient alternative to expensive legacy telecommunications infrastructure, allowing enterprises to lower costs by consolidating voice and data communications onto a single connection while maximizing the investment in current premise-based IP PBX phone systems.
Cloud-based ThinkingSuite unified communications and SIP trunking services are available for immediate enterprise deployment. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our new website at www.thinkingphones.com.
About Thinking Phone Networks
Thinking Phone Networks is focused on unified communications-enabling enterprise organizations to drive dramatic business process improvement and was recently named a “Visionary” by leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc. Our innovative ThinkingSuite cloud ecosystem combines a powerful analytics engine and application integration with comprehensive unified communications capabilities on a single hosted platform. ThinkingSuite communications services are deployed by hundreds of leading-edge enterprises at thousands of locations around the globe. Visit us at www.thinkingphones.com.
Masergy provides managed, secure virtualized network services to enterprises that have complex needs across multiple locations. Masergy’s integrated network and software solutions enable customers to seamlessly deploy and manage IT applications, such as video, voice and data, on a global basis. Serving customers throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, Masergy leverages advanced transport technologies to deliver global Ethernet services across a native MPLS network. The company pioneered customer-controlled network services and the delivery of multiple services over a single network connection. Masergy’s customers include companies from the financial/banking, healthcare, entertainment broadcasting, hospitality/hotels and manufacturing industries. More information about Masergy is available at http://www.masergy.com.