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CLOUD PARTNERS — BCN Solutions Express (Booth 111) announced at Cloud Partners, a Channel Partners event, that it is expanding its video and mobile capabilities with an expanded hosted IP PBX and SIP trunking portfolio, which includes a differentiating self-service portal for partners and end users to manage their own accounts.
“Businesses are moving their critical communications to the cloud, and are embracing strategies that support the anywhere, anytime workplace," said Joe Fiorillo, vice president of BCN Solutions Express’ cloud products division. “This addition to our portfolio gives our channel partners a differentiated solution to meet their customers’ complex, next-generation business requirements."
The mobile PBX application for laptops and mobile devices allows workers to sign into the system and access their office calling features – including the local rate plan – anywhere they happen to be, even if they’re traveling internationally. That means they can take advantage of all the standard Class 5 features, even when on the go.
The video app meanwhile supports voice and video calls between one video phone to another, as well as video calling between computers using an optional video softphone. It also can wrap in smartphones using a mobile VoIP app add-on, which also offers lower calling rates. The mobility piece supports iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and Android tablets.
BCN Solutions Express is also launching a portal designed to add value to the new hosted VoIP, SIP trunking, video calling and mobility offerings. Sales partners can log into the portal and gain full administrative rights to add and delete extensions and manage all features and locations from a single user interface (UI).