snom technology AG, a developer of IP desktop phones and IP communications solutions, today announced that the snom 370 UC edition desktop phone has earned qualification by Microsoft Corp., for Lync.
The snom 370 UC edition features a large graphical display and PoE connectivity, as well as 12 programmable function keys and mini-browser for XML applications. It forms part of snoms growing UC family that also includes the snom 821 UC edition and the snom 300 UC edition, which are both qualified for Lync, as well as the snom UC600, an optimized Lync-only USB endpoint.
The snom UC portfolio of standards-based IP phones Qualified for Microsoft Lync allows businesses to enhance workforce productivity and collaboration from the desktop,” said Giovanni Mezgec, general manager for Lync at Microsoft.
The snom UC portfolio gives businesses expanded functionality beyond traditional voice features by adding support for the productivity-enhancing features included in Lync, such as presence, quick dialing from Lync buddy lists and more.
We are offering Qualified for Lync products with full IP compatibility, which means businesses can invest in snom IP phones with complete confidence that they will work seamlessly in any SIP-based environment,” said Dr. Michael Knieling, snoms COO. All of our Qualified for Lync devices have been fully approved and tested by Microsoft with a number of other devices scheduled to complete the qualification process very soon.”