|[May 15, 2012]
InterCall's eCommerce Portal Offers Microsoft Office 365 to Small Businesses
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
a subsidiary of West Corporation and the world's largest conferencing
and collaboration services provider, announced today the availability of
Microsoft (News - Alert) Office 365 productivity tools to small businesses through its eCommerce
portal. InterCall (News - Alert) will offer Office 365 plans including Productivity
(E1), Productivity Start-up (P1) and Lync Online (L2) integrated with
audio conferencing to the small business market in the U.S.
Concurrent to this availability, InterCall will launch its "Redefining
the Cloud" advertising campaign to help small businesses understand the
major benefits of integrated audio with Office 365. Small businesses now
have access to integrated audio and other business productivity
resources previously available only to mid-sized to large companies.
"The InterCall solution for Office 365 drives productivity gains and
saves time and money for small business owners," said Kathleen Finato,
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at
InterCall. "It enables companies to access shared calendars and e-mails
from anywhere, collaborate on documents, launch ad hoc meetings, and
leverage all the savings of cloud-based communications without an
on-premise technology investment."
Reservationless-Plus Audio Conferencing lets small business owners
convene their conference calls at any time without making reservations
as well as tap into additional call management features online. It also
lets executives organize last-minute meetings and bring people together
to meet their business objectives.
InterCall has more than 20 years of experience providing hosted and
managed services, and holds a Gold Unified
Communications Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network.
"Today's small businesses face many challenges, one of which is keeping
their operations up and running," said Marco Limena, Vice President,
Operator Channels, Microsoft Corp. "The InterCall solution for Office
365 allows them to focus on their strategic business goals and not on
provisioning IT equipment. The availability of Office 365 through the
InterCall eCommerce portal provides small businesses with comprehensive
productivity tools for effective communication and collaboration."
The InterCall solution for Office 365 includes e-mail (Microsoft
Exchange Online), Web conferencing (Microsoft Lync Online), and
collaboration tools, such as InterCall's
Reservationless-Plus Audio Conferencing, Microsoft Office Web Apps
and Microsoft SharePoint Online. Small businesses can set up conference
calls and conduct online conferences through Office 365 using Voice over
IP (VoIP), landlines or mobile phones. One simple interface give users
For more information about the InterCall solution for Office 365 and
specific pricing plans, please visit the InterCall
InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest conferencing
and collaboration services provider in the world. Founded in 1991,
InterCall offers telephony, messaging, webcasting, virtual environment,
and collaboration tools for businesses of all sizes, from large
global enterprises to small or regional companies. With a global
footprint and broad service capabilities, InterCall's flexible models
for hosted, managed and on-premises communication services help
companies get the most out of their business processes.
InterCall's strong U.S. presence, including four call centers and 26
sales offices, is bolstered by operations in Canada, Mexico, Latin
America, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany,
Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.
For more information, please visit InterCall.
About West Corporation
West Corporation is a leading provider of technology-driven
communication services. West offers its clients a broad range of
communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them
manage or support critical communications. West's customer contact
solutions and conferencing services are designed to improve its clients'
cost structure and provide reliable, high-quality services. West also
provides mission-critical services, such as public safety and emergency
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, West serves
Fortune 1000 companies and other clients in a variety of industries,
including telecommunications, retail, financial services, public safety,
technology and healthcare. West has sales and operations in the United
States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
For more information on West Corporation, please call 1-800-841-9000 or
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