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VF starts with Unified Communications


Vodafone Germany heralds the future of business communications. From now on the Düsseldorf Microsoft Online Services Group has in the program. The Internet-based enterprise applications combine different communication channels into an integrated, fully reliable and secure communications solution. Users of this "unified communications" can communicate comfortably and effectively with each other. Via the internet they attack together on calendar functions and work areas, use Instant Massaging and meet in Web and video conferencing. Personal technology should not hold the company for it. The introduction of online services is the prelude of a strategic partnership between Vodafone and Microsoft will develop a common future, more services. 

To meet customers also offer full PBX functionality, Vodafone is planning a further step, the PC-to-PC based telephony services to the online calls to landline or mobile phones to expand. 

"Unified Communications and our virtual IP Centrex solution to complement each other perfectly. In addition to managed services in the field of traditional telephone systems for large companies, we make our investment business as more of a foothold. We serve an additional target group, "said Jan Geldmacher, CEO, Vodafone Germany for corporate banking, strategic cooperation. 

The current Microsoft Online applications are available from Vodafone in a package with different options and access to the appropriate terminals. Easy Administration via web portal, flexibility and scalability in open transparent, monthly fixed costs make the unified communications solution especially for small businesses attractive. Because the services are available through the Internet, customers must operate for the use of any dedicated server. 

Besides the pure cost savings has the external hosting Microsoft-certified data center in further gains. Thus, the applications are automatically updated and always with SSL encryption, and antivirus / antispam built a formidable role. For the highest reliability in the unternehmens sensible data also provides the geo-redundant data in two separate data centers. A high availability of 99.9% ensures the utmost reliability. As part of "Migration Services" accompanied by a specialist, Vodafone customers will also have through the entire Anschalt Prozess to full installation. market launch for the new product, first made in the region of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The nationwide sale is scheduled for the first quarter of next year. 

Vodafone Germany, with 15,000 employees and approximately nine billion euros in sales of one of the largest and most modern telecommunications providers in Europe. As an innovative and integrated technology and services company headquartered in Düsseldorf, Vodafone Germany is for communication from one source: mobile and fixed line, internet and broadband data services for business and residential customers. Continuous development, numerous patents and investments in new products, services and the modern network have made Vodafone an innovation leader in the German telecommunications market. 

Vodafone Germany is also the social responsibility and promotes on the Vodafone Foundation Germany numerous projects. The company is part of the Vodafone Group.