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AltiGen Introduces MaxMobile Server 2011 for Microsoft Lync Server 2010

July 12, 2011

To address the business communications requirements of both enterprise and service provider organizations, AltiGen Communications, Inc., the provider of innovative Unified Communications solutions for enterprises and service providers, showcases MaxMobile Server 2011 for Lync, a new unified mobile convergence solution for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 at Microsoft's 2011 Worldwide Partner Conference in Los Angeles, California.

According to a press release, the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is an annual gathering for the Microsoft partner community to learn about Microsoft's roadmap for the upcoming year, network and build connections, share best practices, experience the latest product innovations, and learn new skills and techniques.

The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference provides a unique five -day event for thousands of partners from more than 130 countries worldwide, to plan their business strategies for the upcoming year. It enables smartphones to run the MaxMobile client application to register to the Lync Server as a native endpoint.

MaxMobile makes it easy to use common Lync features, keeping the user connected to the corporate environment and making communication more collaborative, engaging, and accessible.

Niel Levonius, AltiGen's Senior Director of Corporate Strategy said, “Building upon AltiGen's extensive expertise as a developer of Microsoft-based UC applications, AltiGen is uniquely able to extend complete Unified Mobile Convergence capabilities to Lync Server, the MaxMobile Application Server natively integrated to Lync Server, enables smartphones to be registered as true Lync Server extensions -- which will improve employee productivity while eliminating the need for expensive proprietary desktop phones.”

MaxMobile offers all of the Lync Enterprise Voice call controls and Single Number Reach; extension & external dialing (via GSM/CDMA, VoIP/3G and VoIP/WiFi), conference, transfer, and hold. Users can also access to the Lync Directory and Favorites screens to initiate communications with saved contacts.

In other company news, unified communications reported that AltiGen Communications announced that its new iFusion SmartStation for iPhone will be available this month through KPN in the Netherlands.

Mandira Srivastava is a unified communications contributor. She works as a full-time writer, ghostwriter and blogger, and has more than two years of experience in print and Web media. She has also worked on company brochures, website content and product descriptions, as well as proofreading and editing content. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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