snom technology AG, a leading developer of IP desktop phones and communications solutions, announced today interoperability with Kerio Operator an IP PBX phone system from Kerio Technologies. snom VoIP endpoints can now be auto provisioned through Kerio Operator, enabling quick and easy installation and no-hassle management directly from the PBX. The following snom models are currently certified for the Kerio Operator solution: the snom 300, snom 320, snom 370, snom 710, snom 720, snom 760, snom 821 and snom 870 desktop phones; the snom M9 cordless DECT handset; the snom Meeting Point conference phone; and the snom PA1 public announcement system.
Combining snom endpoints with Kerio Operator gives small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) a complete, end-to-end voice solution. Value Added Resellers (VARs) will appreciate the seamless auto provisioning and quick deployment with Kerio Operator. Kerio Operator customers will gain access to the full range of snom endpoint phones to meet any staff requirement or business requirement.
“snom produces a dependable lineup of stylish, high performance desktop VoIP phones, including conference and public announcement systems and a cordless DECT handset that offer exception value to SMBs,” said James Gudeli, Vice President of Business Development at Kerio Technologies Inc. “We worked closely with snom to test their endpoints with Kerio Operator, and the validation process went smoothly. VARs will appreciate the seamless auto provisioning of these devices with Kerio Operator, whether building a phone system from the ground up or simply adding to an existing network.”
Kerio Operator is secure, flexible and can be set up and deployed within minutes. The system improves voice communications, controls telephony costs and allows users to stay connected anywhere, providing simplicity for employees and IT administrators. Kerio Operator utilizes the industry-standard SIP VoIP protocol, is compatible with any snom IP phone, and will auto-configure with all snom endpoints.
“snom is committed to interoperability with a large number of SIP-based platforms and is pleased to have successfully completed the testing process with Kerio Operator’s premises-based and software solutions,” said Dr. Michael Knieling, snom technology AG Chief Operating Officer. “The ease of deployment and auto provisioning of snom endpoints with Kerio Operator is advantageous for both VARs and end customers looking for a complete IP telephony deployment.”
snom, Kerio and Megapath are partnering in a joint webinar on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 10 am. PST titled “Kerio Operator – From Install to First Call.” Attendees will learn about the Kerio Operator IP PBX, snom endpoint portfolio and Megapath SIP trunk service, and will witness the configuration of all three products in just 20 minutes.
snom technology AG (snom.com) develops and manufactures VoIP telephones and related equipment based on the IETF open standard, SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). Recognized for its high-quality, customizable and cost-effective business solutions, snom is also differentiated by the company’s history in the VoIP industry and its dedication to high security standards. All of snom’s products, from desktop phones to IP PBXs, are designed to be fully interoperable with leading communications equipment vendors. snom customers benefit from the interoperability and flexibility that the snom telephones offer, including plug-and-play integration and universal compatibility with any SIP-based telephony platform. In September 2011, the snom 300 and the snom 821 were the first SIP phones which were officially tested and qualified as interoperable with Microsoft Lync™ by Microsoft.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Berlin, Germany, snom technology AG also has offices in Italy, France, the United Kingdom and the US.
About Kerio Technologies, Inc.
Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. (kerio.com) provides unified collaboration, communications and security solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide that prefer a simple approach to IT. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in New York, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Australia, and Russia. Kerio is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium, and a member of the Mac Developer Program. Kerio has more than 5,000 channel partners who support more than 50,000 customers in more than 108 countries. Technology partners include Sophos, zvelo, VMware, Parallels and Notify Technology Corporation. "Kerio," its products and its logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Kerio Technologies, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries, as the case may be.