February 02, 2011
Patton and Elastix Announce Mutually-Certified UC Solution at ITEXPO East 2011
TMCnet Web Editor
Patton (News - Alert), a provider of business and carrier-class network access, connectivity, VoIP and mobile video-surveillance equipment, has announced its alliance with Elastix (News - Alert), in an open source Unified Communication distribution. Promoting their mutually-certified unified communications solution, both companies are exhibiting together at ITEXPO East 2011 happening now in Miami, Fla.
The certified-interoperable Patton-Elastix platform features Patton’s SmartNode VoIP gateway-routers and interoperates with the Elastix open source iPBX and such related functional modules as call center, CRM, email and fax.By partnering with Patton, Elastix now offers its community of developers and integrators a whole new set of features and innovations that will add value to customer solutions. The integrated Elastix-Patton system delivers a complete, fully-tested unified communications solution with greatly expanded capabilities at the network edge.
Discussing its alliance with Patton, Edgar Landivar, CEO at PaloSanto Solutions and co-founder of the Elastix initiative said, “SmartNode is world-renown for stability.” Landivar continued, saying “providing not only advanced calling features for enterprises, but confidence and peace of mind for the entire community. Patton delivers the network-edge intelligence and flexibility that enterprises deploying Elastix-based systems require. We see highly-strategic synergies between our organizations. We expect many new opportunities and applications to stem from this partnership.”
Ernesto Casas, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at Patton also commented that open source is clearly a “driving force in the Unified Communications (News - Alert) era.” “Elastix is a key industry player--and the most active in my region. I also feel very proud that Elastix was born in my region, rising so quickly to become a well-know name with a widely-adopted platform across the globe,” he added.
Elastix co-founder, Edgar Landivar, with Patton’s Ernesto Casas, will be meeting ITEXPO delegates at Booth 1009, be sure to stop by and check them out.Charles West is a Web Editor for TMCnet. Prior to joining TMC (News - Alert) Charles worked with many gadget oriented sites that included running his own blog (TheTrendaholic.com) and Smartphone column for examiner.com. To read more of his articles, please visit his columnist page.
Edited by Stefania Viscusi