Patton, Unify Partner to Serve SMB UC Market

Smaller companies often feel reluctant about plunging headlong into UC. This new thing makes it less scary for the little guys to dive in.

Patton and Unify have teamed up to create a single-device Unified Communications appliance for businesses with up to 1,000 users. The SmartNode OpenScape Business Appliance (SN-OSB) is fast and easy to set up and turn on—especially for IT staff at smaller companies.

Sound interesting?

>>Read the full product announcement…

What do you think?

Why do you suppose small-to-medium businesses tend to lag behind when it comes to adopting SIP trunking and UC solutions?

Would a one-box UC and VoIP Gateway solution make it easier for your company to jump into the pool?

Share your thoughts in the comments below…

W. Glendon Flowers
Product Marketing ManagerPatton Electronics Co
Glendon is responsible for creating corporate marketing and technical content including press releases, web copy, white papers, case studies, educational and tutorial pieces as well as other publications. He serves as editor in chief for Patton's email newsletter and other outbound communications. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from UMUC and a Bachelor of Music in percussion performance from UMCP. Mr. Flowers is a single father with three adult daughters: Lauren, Hannah & Sarah (twins). He plays guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and percussion and enjoys composing and arranging music and songs.


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