GENBAND (News - Alert), a provider of smart networking solutions, has introduced a secure multimedia communications cloud services offering, NUViA. The offering, powered by the company’s EXPERiUS solutions, facilitates service providers and channel partners to brand and deliver Unified Communications (News - Alert) (UC) and Rich Communications Suite (RCS) service applications to enterprise and consumer with minimal cost.
The NUViA Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) offering provides HD voice, video, multimedia messaging, mobility, conferencing, Web collaboration, desktop clients, and fixed and mobile convergence.
“Service providers and channel partners can leverage NUViA’s deployment options, including hybrid models with the ability to augment the NUViA-delivered services with in-house applications, to deliver customers a unique, customized and cost-effective alternative to services derived from premises-based equipment,” said Jeff Townley, president of GENBAND’s Services Business Unit & Global Operations.
With NUViA, service providers can enjoy the benefits of cloud-based services, such as a pay-as-you-grow business model, ensures rapid growth of service footprint and flexible service delivery model which allows them to fully customize and differentiate their branded services. In addition, the offering supports a “build, transfer, own” model. This enables service providers a low-risk, low-barrier-to-entry and quick path to advanced, rich multimedia IP communications services with the option of building out their own cloud infrastructures in the future.
Elka Popova, program director, Frost & Sullivan (News - Alert), said, “A managed communication service in the cloud using GENBAND’s carrier-class unified communication solutions is an attractive value proposition for service providers and channel partners searching for revenue-generating offerings for enterprise and consumer customers. Partners can offer a full cloud UC with on-premises SBC for security, seamless connectivity, optimal routing and network management; cloud business continuity as a back-up communication system activated on demand in the event of disaster and on–premises failures; or hybrid deployments that provide mobility services overlays to on-premises PBX (News - Alert) environments.”
Edited by Amanda Ciccatelli