Sunday, July 15, 2007

Global Crossing Integrates Siemens for Unified Communication Solutions

Global Crossing is launching a Unified Communications service for UK government departments that is based on the HiPath 8000 softswitch from Siemens Enterprise Communications.

Global Crossing Unified Communications provides customers with fully managed hosted IP Telephony, collaboration, and messaging solutions over a single, converged IP network. The service is available via a secure Government Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN).

This service is one of the first deliverables of an agreement between the two companies that ultimately will create a range of hosted services based on Siemens' award-winning HiPath 8000 softswitch platform. The debut of the new service also complements Global Crossing's recent confirmation of the Managed Telephony Service (Mts) four-year contract extension delivered through

See also