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VOSS Business Communications Operations Management Platform Increases Scope to Incorporate Microsoft

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Tuesday March 1, 2016 – Richardson, TX - Today, VOSS Solutions announced that it has added support for Microsoft UC technology and applications to the latest generation of its business communications operations management (BCOM) platform.

VOSS, continually striving to improve fulfillment management and reduce the operational costs associated with business communications, has increased the scope of its flagship product, VOSS-4-UC, to include Microsoft UC technology and applications, specifically Skype for Business, Exchange and simultaneous on premise and cloud based Office 365.

The integration will be showcased at the VOSS booth, #1232, Enterprise Connect, March 7-9, in Orlando. 

Derek Smith, Head of Product Marketing at VOSS, commented; “VOSS-4-UC is the world's most advanced BCOM platform and brings significant business benefits including impressive operational savings to an organization.”

Visitors to the VOSS booth will learn how VOSS:

  • Offers automated fulfillment management - VOSS is 6 times faster than manual processes
  • Is adaptable – VOSS typically meets 80-90% of individual customer’s use cases “out of the box”, and uniquely, the VOSS BCOM platform can be easily adapted to meet specific business needs; no expensive customization is required
  • Ensures non-disruptive deployment – Organizations can add automated management without impacting end users
  • Comprises extensive integration options – Customers can connect VOSS to other IT systems and automate additional workflows for significant business benefits
  • Includes 100% feature parity - manage all of the available features of your underlying UC solution
  • Provides devolved administration and end user self service
  • Delivers UC analytics for rich reporting
  • Also offers sophisticated UC migration technology

Mike Frayne, CEO at VOSS Solutions, added; “All of the benefits that our customers have come to expect from VOSS, now apply to standalone Microsoft environments, hybrid Cisco & Microsoft environments, and of course standalone Cisco environments.”

The Microsoft integration brings a new wave of business benefits to VOSS customers:

  • Reduced operational expenses with a centralized multi-vendor management solution
  • Simplified day to day MACDs across vendors
  • Standardized management with no need for specialized Cisco + Microsoft training
  • Reduced focus on technology management allowing more focus on user adoption and ensuring productivity benefits of your communication applications
  • Integrated analytics and reporting
  • Easy movement of users and services between Cisco and Microsoft platforms

VOSS will be participating in a panel session at Enterprise Connect, entitled “Third-party Management for Lync/Skype for Business”, on Tuesday, March 8, and 8:00am. Henry Barton, VP Strategy at VOSS will join a discussion on the need for management tools specifically designed to serve Lync/Skype for Business deployments. Read full session description

VOSS will be also be demoing the Microsoft integration at Enterprise Connect. To book a demo, or to find out more about VOSS’ participation at Enterprise Connect, please email rachel.chicken@voss-solutions.com.

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About VOSS Solutions

VOSS-4-UC is a BCOM (business communications operations management) solution that automates and simplifies the challenge of managing today's increasingly sophisticated communications environments. VOSS-4-UC provides a complete tool-set to transform the way that communications architectures are designed, deployed and operated, in the public and private cloud.

VOSS is head-quartered in Richardson, Texas, with offices in Reading, UK, and Cape Town, South Africa. VOSS is funded by Intel Capital, Eden Ventures, Vodafone Ventures, and XAnge Private Equity. The VOSS technology has been deployed by over 100 cloud service providers and many prominent enterprise organizations across the world.

Media Contact
Rachel Chicken
+44 (0) 7788 567 604
rachel.chicken@voss-solutions.com