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Press Release -- December 1st, 2015
Source: Sonus Networks

Partner Ecosystem Simplifies Microsoft Skype for Business Cloud PBX Deployments

“Cloud Connected Bundle” Eases Migration to the New Cloud PBX Feature of Microsoft Office 365

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2015

Key Takeaways:
  • Sonus, Plantronics, Nectar and Numonix partner with the launch of the “Cloud Connected Bundle” — a suite of products that simplifies the migration to the Cloud PBX feature of Microsoft Office 365.
  • The bundle optimizes security, endpoints, monitoring and recording needs for Skype for Business customers.
  • Sonus brings security, reliability and flexibility to disparate communications networks, simplifying hybrid Skype for Business deployments.

WESTFORD, Mass. – Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONS, news, filings), a global leader in secure and intelligent Cloud communications and a Microsoft Gold Communications partner, announced today the “Cloud Connected Bundle,” a Sonus, Plantronics, Nectar and Numonix initiative designed to simplify customer migration to the Cloud. The program features an interoperable suite of products that work with the new Cloud PBX feature of Office 365.

Security and Interworking

Sonus’ Microsoft certified SBCs provide security for voice, video, instant messaging and collaboration within Skype for Business environments. Sonus’ solutions deliver interoperability for disparate communications networks, including support for legacy PBX interworking, rich presence extensibility and legacy analog support in conjunction with the new Cloud PBX feature of Office 365. With Sonus, customers migrating to Office 365 can bring their existing carrier, contract and circuit to Skype for Business Cloud PBX.


Plantronics simplifies how businesses communicate during Skype for Business voice and video calls by delivering audio devices that ease communications through advanced understanding of the user’s location to deliver a service that best suits that environment.


Nectar Services Corp. supports Skype for Business and Cloud PBX with on-premises PSTN connectivity with comprehensive network assessment, monitoring, diagnostics and reporting solutions, enabling customers to proactively monitor communications in real-time to better meet end-user expectations.


Numonix supplies customers with a robust interaction recording solution for Skype for Business and Cloud PBX with on-premises PSTN connectivity that centrally and securely record and store interactions, regardless of user location.


“The new Cloud PBX service allows customers to experience great communications built for teams and networks,” said Giovanni Mezgec, General Manager of Applications and Services Marketing at Microsoft. “Programs, such as the Cloud Connected Bundle, allow customers to fully experience the true value of communications with Cloud PBX, resulting in better collaboration and higher overall success.”

“Sonus is the leading SBC vendor that eases migration to the new Cloud PBX feature of Microsoft Office 365 with a range of certified products for Skype for Business,” said Mykola Konrad, vice president, Go-to-Market. “Customers migrating to the Cloud will find that the Cloud Connected Bundle ensures a safe, secure and interoperable experience.”

Additional Resources:

For more information on the “Cloud Connected Bundle” click here. Click here for Sonus’ Skype for Business for Dummies guide. Click here for Sonus’ Session Border Controllers for Dummies guide.


Sonus Networks, SONS, Plantronics, Nectar, Numonix, Session Border Controllers, SBC, Cloud, Microsoft Skype for Business, Cloud Connected Bundle

About Sonus:

Sonus brings the next generation of Cloud-based SIP and 4G/VoLTE solutions to its customers by enabling and securing mission critical traffic for VoIP, video, IM and online collaboration. With Sonus, enterprises can intelligently secure and prioritize real-time communications, while service providers can deliver reliable, secure real-time services for mobile, UC and social applications. Sonus offers an award-winning portfolio of hardware-based and virtualized Session Border Controllers (SBCs), Diameter Signaling Controllers (DSCs), Cloud Exchange Networking Platform, Policy/Routing servers and media/signaling gateways. Visit or call 1-855-GO-SONUS. Follow Sonus on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram.

Important Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:

The information in this release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events that involve risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking statements. Our actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with Sonus’ business, please refer to the “Risk Factors” section of Sonus’ most recent annual or quarterly report filed with the SEC. Any forward-looking statements represent Sonus’ views only as of the date on which such statement is made and should not be relied upon as representing Sonus’ views as of any subsequent date. While Sonus may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point, Sonus specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

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