Digium IP Phones Earn Certification with SimmBook
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, September 25, 2012 — Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, and SimmLine, a provider of software add-ons for Elastix, today announced Digium's IP phones have been certified for use with SimmLine's contact management software, SimmBook. Digium will demonstrate the interoperability of the phones with SimmBook at Stand 5E10 at ElastixWorld, September 25-27, 2012 in Madrid, Spain.
SimmBook enables businesses to become more efficient by centralizing all contacts in their phone directory. SimmBook provides IT managers with control over the content in a phone directory, enabling them to quickly create, manage and automatically share entire phone directories to every IP phone within the company. The certification of the D70, D50 and D40 models ensures that SimmBook works seamlessly with the Digium phones.
The Digium phones are specifically engineered to fully leverage the power of Asterisk, the world's most widely adopted open source communications software, and Switchvox, Digium's award-winning Unified Communications (UC) system. Business customers benefit from the best possible performance, unprecedented integration and a feature-rich, customizable phone system.
"SimmBook is an attractive option for corporations and SMBs as it will change the way they share contact information within their company at an affordable price," said Eduardo Sellanes, development team leader, SimmLine. "We were very impressed with how easily SimmBook integrated with the Digium phones."
"Integration issues can be a huge hurdle for customers to overcome when deploying new phone systems," said David Hardy, director of business development, Digium. "That's why the Digium phones were specifically designed to easily integrate with Asterisk-based systems, like the Elastix open source PBX platform. We are pleased to see the integration of SimmBook with our line of business phones and believe they offer a very compelling value to SMBs."
Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware, and on-premises and hosted Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project; the world’s most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium Switchvox Cloud and other cloud-based products and services are offered through Digium Cloud Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digium, Inc. Digium’s business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at www.digium.com and www.asterisk.org.
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