Patton and Bressner Present Streamlined Lync Solution for SMBs at Ignite
Bressner's UCBox Express solution—built on Patton's SmartNode Open Gateway Appliance platform—finally makes Microsoft Lync accessible and affordable for smaller companies.
“Everybody thought smaller companies would never have the money or know-how to install and operate Lync,” said Burton A. Patton, Executive Vice President at Patton. “Well it looks like ‘everybody’ was wrong. Working together as business and technology partners, Patton and Bressner have come up with a way to make Unified Communications from Microsoft affordable and manageable for the little guys.”
The Patton-Bressner solution offers simplified, one-hour installation of the Lync Unified Communications system on a single hardware platform that includes a Patton SmartNode gateway already built in: Patton’s SmartNode Open Gateway Appliance (SNOGA).
“Patton provides the ultimate hardware platform we needed to make this dream a reality,” said Josef Bressner, Managing Director at Bressner Technology. “As a quad-core appliance with an extremely reliable and highly-flexible, factory-integrated VoIP Gateway Router, the SNOGA delivers the ideal system environment for delivering Microsoft UCC services.”
Not only is the UCBox system quick and easy for a small-company’s IT staff to set up, but Bressner has added the FonComfort set of key call-handling features to cover some important things Microsoft left out.
Bressner’s FonComfort telephony add-on makes the overall UC system much friendlier for SMB users to work with.
The Microsoft Ignite event takes place May 4-8, 2015 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. Event attendees can meet Patton and Bressner together in booth 417.
Interested parties can request a private meeting with a Patton or Bressner executive.
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Bressner Technology has more than 100 years of combined experience in the telecom and IT business since its foundation in 1994. Innovation has always been one of our most important competitive business advantages and since the early days of UC we have provided our partners and system integrators with our expertise and innovative products. Based on this experience, a close cooperation with Microsoft UC experts and the feedback from customers and partners in the field we are continuously extending our portfolio of software and hardware add-ons for Microsoft Lync. Every day we face the challenge to improve our performance so we can deliver the highest customer satisfaction for you!
Patton is all about connections. It is our joy and mission to connect real-world customer challenges with high-quality, right-priced solutions—complemented by unrivaled customer service and technical support. Incorporated 1984, Patton has built everything from micro-sized widgets that connect "this-with-that," to carrier-grade Telecom gear that connects subscribers to service-providers. Patton's specialty is interconnecting legacy TDM and serial systems with new-generation IP-based voice, data, and multi-media technologies.
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