OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Aug 3, 2010 (Marketwire via COMTEX News Network) -- Mitel® (NASDAQ:MITL), a leading provider of unified communications software solutions, today released version 3.2 of its Unified Communicator® (UC) Advanced solution. This release allows BlackBerry® smartphone users to mobilize and gain access to Mitel UC features available through UC Advanced. The BlackBerry smartphone application, Mitel UC Advanced Mobile, is available for download on BlackBerry App World.
UC Advanced is a software client that allows users single-portal access to all collaboration tools, including deskphone, softphone, mobile devices, visual voice mail, secure instant messaging, presence, audio and web conferencing, desktop video conferencing, document sharing, and email. The Mitel solution enhances organizational efficiency and connects the right people and information automatically and effectively.
"With so many employees on the road at customer sites or field offices globally, UC Advanced Mobile for BlackBerry smartphones will allow our employees to easily access corporate voicemail, click-to-dial from corporate address book using internal extensions, or check other employee's presence status," said Amit Shankar, CIO at Granite Services International. "These kinds of capabilities will help our employees stay connected with the office, improve their productivity, and ultimately increase our customer satisfaction."
UC Advanced Mobile provides access for BlackBerry smartphones users to corporate UC information and tools, improving employee mobility and productivity. The application uses location based services - GPS and Bluetooth® - natively present in a BlackBerry smartphone to automatically update status information and call routing preferences.
"By facilitating access for enterprise BlackBerry smartphone users to their key business applications available from Mitel, UC Advanced Mobile helps simplify communication and collaboration between employees enabling true corporate mobility," said Stephen Beamish, vice-president marketing and business development, Mitel. "Employees can get instant access to corporate contact information, presence details, call history, visual voice mail, and Dynamic Status settings, regardless of location."
New UC Advanced 3.2 enhancements include:
-- Availability of the UC Advanced Mobile application for BlackBerry smartphone on BlackBerry App World (www.blackberry.com/appworld). -- UC Advanced Mobile application fully enables mobile workers and extends Mitel business communications applications to BlackBerry smartphone users. -- Expanded location based services using GPS and Bluetooth, offer true situational intelligence, leveraging existing onsite customer investments. -- Rich presence information display and easy button programming on Mitel 5312, 5324, 5320, 5330, 5340, 5360 IP Phones allowing users to quickly change personal speed dial keys and check coworkers status when using Mitel Communications Director (MCD). -- Search bar mode with enhanced search capabilities for increased efficiency and reduced desktop footprint.
Download the UC Advanced Mobile for BlackBerry client from BlackBerry App World: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/12679
Mitel Networks (NASDAQ:MITL) is a global provider of business communications solutions and services, consisting of unified communications and collaboration software applications, IP telephony platforms, mobility applications and managed and network services. Mitel enables businesses of all sizes to move beyond basic fixed telephony tools toward integrated multi-media collaboration solutions, accessible from anywhere, helping to improve performance, gain competitive advantage, and reduce costs. Mitel's global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, US headquarters are in Chandler, Arizona and EMEA headquarters are in Caldicot, UK, with offices, partners, and resellers worldwide.
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