Siemens To Provide Backbone for PosTrack Hosted VoIP

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PosTrack Technologies has signed Siemens Communications to provide the backbone for PosTrack's hosted VoIP solutions for K-12 and higher education. PosTrack will use Siemens' OpenScape Voice and HiPath MobileConnect technologies to deliver unified communications and mobile capabilities for schools.

Through the deal, which includes 10,000 OpenScape Voice licenses, PosTrack will provide three hosted services:

  • PosTrack Trunking for legacy PBX systems;
  • PosTrack Desktop for delivering SIP service to desktop phones; and
  • PosTrack Mobile.

"PosTrack and Siemens are delivering a turn-key open communications solution that eliminates the need for customers to purchase and maintain a VoIP and unified communications system on their own," according to the companies. "Hosted voice services can help customers reduce CAPEX and ongoing management resources and expenses. Additionally, customers use and pay for only the communication applications and features they need."

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About the author: David Nagel is the executive editor for 1105 Media's online education technology publications, including THE Journal and Campus Technology. He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com.

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Executive Producer David Nagel heads up the editorial department for 1105 Media's education publications — which include two daily sites, a variety of newsletters and two monthly digital magazines covering technology in both K-12 and higher education.

A 21-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/profile/view?id=10390192 or follow him on Twitter at @THEJournalDave (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education). A selection of David Nagel's articles can be found on this site.


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