PANASONIC ANNOUNCES PARTNER CERTIFICATION WITH METASWITCH NETWORKS
Metaswitch Certifies Interoperability of KX-TGP600 and KX-HDV SIP Phone Series for Enhanced Hosted SIP Solutions
Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leading provider of business telephone systems, today announced the successful completion of interoperability testing with Metaswitch Networks for its latest series of SIP-based telephones including the KX-TGP600, KX-HDV330, KX-HDV230 and KX-HDV130. Metaswitch is a leading network software provider and this new certification signals admission of these two Panasonic phone series into the Metaswitch Networks’ Mosaic Partner Program. Now, hosted cloud-service providers using the Metaswitch platform can efficiently and securely provide Panasonic’s KX-TGP600 and KX-HDV series phones to business customers of all sizes in a variety of markets.
Metaswitch Networks’ Mosaic Partner Program provides a framework for third-party vendors to ensure solutions are certified with the company’s platforms. To achieve certification, Panasonic’s SIP phones passed a variety of rigorous interoperability tests including basic functionality, advanced calling features, scalability and reliability.
The Panasonic SIP cordless and desktop phones are designed to support both small to medium-sized business and enterprises, offering advanced features, simplified installation and unmatched flexibility to meet the demands of a wide variety of customers. Together with Metaswitch, Panasonic is dedicated to providing high-quality and cost-effective SIP telephony solutions that deliver the flexibility and reliability that are the hallmarks of its SIP technology.
“At Panasonic, we are committed to providing the very best in quality, performance and interoperability solutions to our business customers of all sizes,” said Kim Murtagh, Senior Product Manager for Panasonic Unified Communications. “We have a longstanding relationship with Metaswitch, and we’re pleased to announce the continued interoperability of our phones, ensuring our customers have the best tools to meet their communications needs.”
“Our goal is to give service providers the best tools to offer a single, all-IP platform for delivering data, voice and multimedia services," says Brandon Harper, SVP of Business Development and Channels, Metaswitch Networks. "Certification of Panasonic’s latest phones enables us to ensure that high-quality, fully-interoperable communications solutions are available to our service provider customers.”
Pricing and Availability
The KX-TGP600 (MSRP $199), KX-HDV330 (MSRP $259), KX-HDV230 (MSRP $169) and KX-HDV130 (MSRP $79) all come with a standard 2-year warranty and are available immediately through resellers.
For more information on Panasonic’s full line of SIP Communications products, please visit www.panasonic.com/sip.
Panasonic Solutions for Business
Panasonic delivers game-changing technology solutions that deliver a customized experience to drive better outcomes—for our customers and our customers’ customers. Panasonic engineers reliable products and solutions that help to create, capture and deliver data of all types, where, when and how it is needed. The complete suite of Panasonic professional solutions for government and commercial enterprises of all sizes addresses unified business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance, retail point-of-sale, office productivity, visual communications (projectors, displays, digital signage) and HD video production. Panasonic solutions for business are delivered by Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation.
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About Metaswitch Networks
Metaswitch is powering the transition of communication networks into a cloud-based, software-centric, all-IP future. As the world’s leading network software provider, we design, develop, deliver and support commercial and open-source software solutions for network operators and large enterprises. We are focused on delivering high-performance software that runs on commercial, off-the-shelf hardware, as appliances or in the cloud. Our IP Multimedia Communications Software has been adopted by more than 1,000 customers worldwide, while our Software-Defined Networking portfolio is adding intelligence to white box platforms, cost-effectively virtualizing network routing and hyperscaling the data center. For more information, please visit: http://www.metaswitch.com.
About Panasonic Corporation of North America
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, adjacent to Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ. It is the first newly constructed office tower in Newark to earn both LEED Platinum and Gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council. Learn more about Panasonic at us.panasonic.com/news.