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TMCNet:  RedSky Horizon Mobility™ Integration with Yealink IP Phone for use with BroadWorks®

[October 10, 2017]

RedSky Horizon Mobility™ Integration with Yealink IP Phone for use with BroadWorks®

CHICAGO and XIAMEN, China, Oct. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RedSky Technologies, Inc., the leader in E911 solutions and Yealink, the global leading unified communication (UC) terminal solution provider, today jointly announced that RedSky’s Horizon Mobility™ solution has successfully completed interoperability testing with Yealink IP Phone (applicable IP Phone model: SIP-T2 Series, SIP-T4 Series, SIP-T52S, SIP-T54S) for use on the BroadSoft BroadWorks® platform.

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“RedSky is excited to team with Yealink to bring next generation E911 technology to the market,” said Tony Maier, CEO of RedSky. “Together we are delivering the future of E911 mobility tracking for enterprises served by the BroadSoft Business Suite.”

Horizon Mobility™ is a commercial implementation of the NENA i3 Next Generation 9-1-1 architecture. The technology enables a phone to request its location when it moves and enables the phone to send its location when the phone dials 9-1-1. The technology is SIP-based and it integrates with RedSky’s E911 Anywhere® cloud service which can accept and route 9-1-1 calls to any 9-1-1 center in the USA and Canada.

The Yealink IP Phone is backed by SIP technology. Yealink’s Entry-level T2 series, Business-grade T4 series, and Business media phone T52S and T54S provide a complete product portfolio which could satisfy diverse usage scenarios and customer needs. Integrated with RedSky’s Horizon Mobility™ solution, the Yealink IP Phone will automatically acquire the location ID once plugged in and send the location ID when dialing 9-1-1.

“Yealink is amazed at RedSky’s Horizon Mobility™ and feels delighted to complete interoperability with it on the BroadWorks® platform. This integration broadens applicable scenarios of our products and strengthens customers’competitiveness,” said Stone Lu, Yealink’s Vice President. “While dedicating itself to innovating the UC communication product portfolios, Yealink also seeks mutual improvement with correspondent industry leaders to provide users with more diverse solutions."

“By leveraging BroadSoft Business platforms and solutions, both RedSky and Yealink have demonstrated their commitment to reinventing how people work,” said Taher Behbehani, chief digital and marketing officer, BroadSoft. “We’re thrilled to welcome this innovative solution into our growing user environment, and eager to see the reception of this announcement at Connections.”  

About RedSky
RedSky is the leading provider of on-premise and cloud-based E911 solutions with more customers, more technology, and more experience than any other provider. More than a million workers, students, guests and visitors rely on RedSky for E911 protection. RedSky leverages legacy standards as well as the new National Emergency Number Association (NENA) i3 standards for Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) to help organizations provide effective 9-1-1 emergency response, comply with state E911 regulations and meet business requirements for safety, risk management and efficiency. For more information, visit www.redskyE911.com.

RedSky Technologies is participating at BroadSoft Connections, Booth 10

About Yealink
Yealink (Stock Code: 300628) is a global leading unified communication (UC) terminal solution provider that primarily offers video conferencing systems and voice communication solutions. Founded in 2001, Yealink leverages its independent research and development and innovation to pursue its core mission: “Easy collaboration, high productivity.” The company’s high-quality UC terminal solutions enhance the work efficiency and competitive advantages of its customers in over 100 countries. Yealink is the world’s second-largest SIP phone provider and is number one in the China market. For more information, please visit: www.yealink.com.
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Yealink is participating at BroadSoft Connections, Booth E2

About BroadSoft
BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses and service providers across 80 countries. We are the market share leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform trusted by 25 of the world’s top 30 service providers by revenue. Our BroadSoft Business application suite empowers users and teams to share ideas and work simply to achieve breakthrough performance. For additional information, visit www.BroadSoft.com.
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Martha Sexauer
Marketing Manager
msexauer@redskytech.com and 312-432-5966

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