, (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of cloud connectivity, virtual mobility and enterprise communications solutions, today announced its expanded line of IP Phones for enterprises looking to leverage the advanced business benefits of next-generation voice, video and unified communications (UC) solutions. ADTRAN’s solution set of IP Phones now includes six new models that can be deployed on a hosted- or premises-based communications network. Together, the new phone models and deployment options offer customers a broader selection of IP endpoints and more flexibility and simplicity in adopting a powerful communications network for more efficient business processes.
The expanded line of ADTRAN IP Phones fosters a wide range of business productivity needs and allows for various deployment scenarios, both in hosted and premise-based applications. In a hosted environment, service providers can leverage ADTRAN’s best-in-class gateway solutions, now coupled with a broader selection of standards-based phones. Both the gateways and the phones are fully certified with industry-leading soft switches. In a premises-based deployment, businesses can leverage the flexibility of ADTRAN’s NetVanta UC solutions along with the breadth of ADTRAN endpoints to achieve more simplified installation and single vendor pre-and post-sales support. The expanded product offering also increases ADTRAN’s reach in all markets with a deeper product offering addressing the needs of each worker from entry-level employees needing economy based models up through executive models delivering desktop video capabilities.
“ADTRAN’s unified communications product line has enabled customers to achieve enhanced efficiency and convenience within their business communications systems. Our expanded line of IP Phones gives our hosted and premises-based UC customers even greater flexibility and options, all from a single point-of-contact,” said Chris Thompson, senior product manager for ADTRAN’s Enterprise Networks Division. “The new selection of IP phones and deployment scenarios offers our customers more options, features and applications that will allow their business to achieve a more complete UC experience and their employees to achieve a greater level of productivity.”