Panasonic to Speak on the Future of SIP Technology at Metaswitch Forum 2016

Panasonic launches the KX-HDV SIP-based telephone series, delivers “The Future is Untethered” breakout session highlighting the KX-TGP600 SIP cordless phone system

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leading provider of unified communication solutions, launches its latest KX-HDV SIP-based telephone series at Metaswitch Forum 2016. Senior management of Panasonic’s Unified Communications business unit will host a breakout session, “The Future is Untethered,” discussing Panasonic’s position and industry insights into the evolving SIP-technology market.

Metaswitch is the world’s leading network software provider, powering the transition of communication networks into a cloud-based, software-centric, all-IP future. With the move to software-centric networks now underway, Metaswitch Forum 2016 stands apart as the premier opportunity to explore new models on which customers can build their networks and their businesses. The theme of this year’s event is “New Models for Network Operators” and brings together network operators and vendors for three days of education on innovative solutions and key industry trends. 

Attendees are encouraged to come by the Panasonic booth 35 from May 16 - 19, 2016 to check out the newly launched KX-HDV SIP-based telephone series and view a KX-TGP600 demonstration. Designed to suit business buyers who demand the right features, functionality and value their businesses require, the KX-HDV series phones feature high-definition audio, wideband full duplex speakerphone, dual LAN ports and support for Power over Ethernet (PoE). Additionally, Panasonic recently announced successful completion of interoperability testing with Metaswitch Networks for its KX-HDV series phones including the KX-HDV330,    KX-HDV230 and the KX-HDV130.

"Metaswitch Forum creates the opportunity to better understand recent shifts in the UC industry and equips customers with network solutions to meet their specific needs,” said Kim Murtagh, senior product manager for Unified Communications, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. “Our partnership and participation in this year’s event cements our promise to provide a full, SIP-hosted business solution for our customers.

Panasonic’s senior management for Unified Communications will deliver a presentation discussing the company’s market-driven approach titled “The Future is Untethered.” Sessions will take place in the “Moor 3” room at 1:50pm on Tuesday, May 17 and at 4:25pm on Wednesday, May 18 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess hotel.

“We are thrilled to have Panasonic on board to help bring innovative solutions to market that enable individuals and teams to create in new ways, and we are glad they will serve as a Metaswitch Forum partner,” said Brandon Harper, SVP of Business Development. "Beyond our business interoperability and product certifications, having Panasonic at this year’s Metaswitch Forum as exhibitor and presenter furthers our long-standing relationship to offer enterprises everywhere a complete hosted communications solution.”

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Metaswitch Forum 2016
Themed “New Models for Network Operators,” Metaswitch Forum takes place May 16 - 19, 2016, at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The annual Metaswitch Forum brings together network operators, technology vendors and expert speakers from around the world for three days of education on innovative products and solutions, key industry trends and best practices for network transformation, virtualization and support. Please visit, search #m4um16 or follow @metaswitch on Twitter for details.

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Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA), Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, delivers reliable technology solutions for government and commercial enterprises, nonprofit organizations, creative professionals and SMBs. Technologies include mobile computing devices and support services, point-of-sale solutions, video surveillance systems, video evidence capture and management solutions, professional displays, projectors, digital signage, video production equipment, and office communications and productivity solutions.

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Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and solutions for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. In Interbrand’s 2014 annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, Panasonic ranked number five overall and the top electronics brand in the report. As part of continuing sustainability efforts, Panasonic Corporation of North America relocated its headquarters to a new facility, built to meet LEED certification standards, adjacent to Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ.  Learn more about Panasonic at

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