Siemens Enterprise Communications Names CEO

Siemens Enterprise Communications Group (SEN Group) has announced the appointment of Hamid Akhavan as CEO of SEN Group, with full transition to the role by late February. Mark Stone, interim CEO over recent months, will resume his duties as executive chairman and remain part of the executive board. Akhavan joins SEN Group from Deutsche Telekom […]

Siemens Enterprise Communications Appoints Channel VP

Siemens Enterprise Communications Group (SEN Group) has announced the appointment of Denzil Samuels as senior vice president of worldwide channels and alliances. The company noted this is further proof of its ongoing efforts this year to move to a more channel-centric approach, which includes a new partner program with GoForward and new services offerings. During […]

SoTel, Siemens Partner on UC Suite For SMBs

SoTel Systems, a wholesale supplier of business communications products and SIP services provider, has entered into a strategic two-tier distribution agreement with Siemens Enterprise Communications Group (SEN Group), a premier provider of unified communications (UC) solutions. SoTel has become the primary distributor of the SEN Group’s HiPath OpenOffice ME (HOOME) in the United States. Targeted […]

Siemens: Weve Booked $100M in Managed Services

Siemens Enterprise Communications is touting its recent success in unified communications, boasting $100 million in managed services agreements with enterprises. “Managed services, like those offered by Siemens Enterprise, can help companies cost-effectively maintain complex communications infrastructures,” said Brian Riggs, research director at Current Analysis, in the press release. “With them, companies gain a single source […]

Infonetics: Worldwide PBX Market Declines 31% in Q1

The PBX market declined more than anticipated in the first quarter of 2009, with worldwide revenue dropping 31 percent year over year to $1.7 billion, according to new data from Infonetics Research released this week. The pure IP PBX segment was slightly more insulated than the rest of the PBX market, with revenue down 13 […]

Siemens Expands OpenScape Contact Center Portfolio

Siemens Enterprise Communications Group (SI) has announced the addition of two new customer interaction applications to its OpenScape Contact Center Portfolio. OpenScape Contact Center Unity (OSCC Unity) and OpenScape Contact Center Campaign Director (OSCC Campaign Director) applications offer capabilities for contact center optimization, outbound predictive dialing, and campaign and list management. Integrated from the former SER […]

Siemens Intros OpenScale Professional Service Suite

Siemens Enterprise Communications has announced the availability of new tailored OpenScale Professional Service and Integration Solutions. The offerings, coupled with the company’s OpenScape Unified Communications (UC) Application, allow customers to choose different levels of integration from a suite of UC professional services and integration solutions with fixed pricing. To simplify OpenScape UC Application integration and […]

Enterasys, Siemens Enhance HiPath Wireless Portfolio

Enterasys and Siemens Enterprise Communications announced a new release of the HiPath Wireless portfolio including new pricing, increased hardware scalability and new software features to unify wired and wireless communications while enhancing security. HiPath Wireless provides a way to deploy 802.11n solutions and facilitate wired/wireless integration at a low TCO while supporting a range of […]

Siemens Upgrades Contact Center Suite

Siemens has announced the latest release of its OpenScape Contact Center, a scalable, virtualized contact center software platform. It is now available via a multi-tenancy license, which is acquired just once for the enterprise or managed services provider so business units or subscribers can then be added more easily upon request. In addition, prepackaged modules […]

New Siemens Offerings Provide UC Security

Siemens Enterprise Communications has enhanced its OpenScale Services and solutions portfolio to help businesses improve the security of their UC solutions, releasing offerings in these four areas: Business Continuity, Compliance, Identity and Privacy, Threat Mitigation and Data Security. Siemens business continuity services can help build policies and plans to ensure that these concerns are addressed […]

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