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    Yealink Extends Partnership With Ribbon to Offer Distributors a Comprehensive, Cost-Effective Microsoft Teams Solution

    2019-07-19

    Integrated solution delivers the latest Yealink SIP-based endpoints with Ribbon’s advanced SBC technology to provide enterprises with Teams collaboration and survivability capabilities.
     
    Xiamen, China, July 15, 2019 — Yealink, a global leading unified communications (UC) terminal solution provider, today announced the availability of a Microsoft Teams bundled solution program with Ribbon Communications for select distributors in North America. In March of this year, Yealink and Ribbon announced that they were partnering to provide enterprises with faster adoption options for Microsoft Teams.

    In addition to the partnership announced earlier this year, Yealink and Ribbon continually work together to deliver solutions designed to enhance the Microsoft Teams collaboration experience. This new program will enable systems integrators to cost-effectively deliver fully featured Microsoft Teams phones powered by Ribbon’s market-leading Session Border Controllers (SBCs), while expediting implementation, ensuring business continuity, and streamlining support efforts.

    “Microsoft Teams is one of the fastest growing enterprise collaboration tools in the world. Not only are Ribbon and Yealink working together to bring an innovative solution to market, they are also offering this bundled program to incentivize systems integrators to augment their Teams implementations with this solution,” said Alvin Liao, Vice President of Products at Yealink. “The Ribbon and Yealink bundled offering is an affordable solution that can be combined with Microsoft Teams to offer a smooth migration path and survivability plan.”

    The bundled program includes Yealink’s Microsoft-certified Teams phones including the T55A and T58A desk phones, and the CP960 conference phone with Ribbon’s appliance and software-based SBC 1000, SBC 2000and SBC Software edition (SWe) Lite. Full interoperability testing was successfully completed by Yealink and Ribbon earlier this year, eliminating the need for independent testing by systems integrators.

    “Our latest collaborative effort with Yealink has allowed us to deliver a unique and reliable solution that only enhances the enterprise experience in a Microsoft Teams environment,” said Jennifer Kidd, Vice President of Global Business Development for Ribbon. Offering a bundled program to our highly valued distributors not only provides them with an affordable solution, but also streamlines support for systems integrators.”

    Key Takeaways
    · Yealink and Ribbon are extending their partnership to include a bundled program offered to select distributors in North America.
    · The continued commitment of Yealink and Ribbon’s interoperability efforts offer systems integrators streamlined support through select distributors.
    · The Yealink and Ribbon bundled solution eases implementation and business continuity planning for enterprises migrating to Microsoft Teams.

    About Yealink
    Founded in 2001, Yealink (Stock Code: 300628) is a leading global provider of enterprise communication and collaboration solutions, offering video conferencing service to worldwide enterprises. Focusing on research and development, Yealink also insists on innovation and creation. With the outstanding technical patents of cloud computing, audio, video and image processing technology, Yealink has built up a panoramic collaboration solution of audio and video conferencing by merging its cloud services with a series of endpoints products. As one of the best providers in more than 140 countries and regions including the US, the UK and Australia, Yealink ranks No.1 in the global market share of SIP phone shipments (Global IP Desktop Phone Growth Excellence Leadership Award Report, Frost & Sullivan, 2018). For more information, please visit: www.yealink.com.
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    About Ribbon Communications
    Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers market-leading software solutions that secure and power many of the world’s leading service provider and enterprise communications environments. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, the company’s cloud-native solutions deliver intelligent and secure real-time communications solutions for the cloud, network and enterprise edge. Ribbon’s Kandy Cloud real-time communications software platform delivers advanced and embedded CPaaS and UCaaS capabilities enabling service providers to rapidly create and deploy high-value communications services.To learn more, visit ribboncommunications.com.