CHANNEL PARTNERS — Cablevision’s Optimum Business (Booth #1504 at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo) has selected Strategic Products and Services (SPS), based in Parsippany, N.J., for the distribution of Optimum Voice SIP Trunking to small businesses. Optimum Business calls the next-generation voice product a high-quality, reliable service delivered over a converged voice and data network that can scale to serve up to 100 employees.
SPS specializes in unified communications, contact center, network convergence, VoIP, telecom expense management, video, consultative planning and monitoring services and is a Platinum-certified Avaya Connect channel partner.
“ … SPS has a broad reach across our service area and is offering Optimum Voice SIP Trunking with Avaya IP Office for a converged voice solution. This strategic relationship helps to extend the reach of Cablevision’s direct sales channels and additional third-party resellers," said Stephanie Anderson, Cablevision’s vice president of marketing for commercial services.
“Optimum Voice SIP Trunking is an ideal solution for small and mid-sized customers looking to consolidate separate T-1s currently operated across multiple locations," said Jim Maynard, SPS vice president of sales. “As a systems integrator, we build relationships with our customers and provide a total communications solution. We package Optimum Voice SIP Trunking with Avaya IP Office and offer enterprise-grade communication services at an affordable price."
Optimum Business says Optimum Voice SIP Trunking offers significant savings over traditional T-1 solutions. Specifically, each simultaneous inbound/outbound call session is priced at $29.95 per month, and business customers can select to purchase anywhere from four to 24 sessions. The first block of 10 DIDs is included. Up to 90 additional DIDs are available per customer and are sold in blocks of 10 for $1.95 per block, per month. The flat rate calling area includes the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. SIP Trunking is exclusive to Optimum Online customers and is available for $29.95 per month for the first year.