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London-based Investment Bank Deploys Wesley's Latest Voice Communication Platform

February 23, 2009

Wesley Clover Solutions, a provider of next-generation voice communications platforms, has announced the company’s latest voice communication solution has been implemented in one of the largest London-based investment banks.

Officials at Wesley said the latest voice application deployed in the investment bank provides an integrated enterprise voice platform for the firm's general office personnel and trading floor staff in a bid to build out their presence in the U.S.
Employees of the bank can get access to more than 500 system features and functions including advanced applications like unified messaging, mobility, IM and presence. The system is connected by a high-capacity IP-WAN to their London offices allowing the IT team to manage and monitor the system in real-time.
"Opening and supporting offices offshore is a particular pain point for small-to-medium sized financial trading companies," said Chris Corridon, senior vice president of Marketing for Wesley Clover Solutions.
He said that they are providing a single point of contact for a cost-effective, turnkey solution that is connected to their global telephony infrastructure in London.
The bank’s IT staff can 'remote control' day-to-day system management and call Wesley for local technical support. Users in both locations can communicate via 4-digit dialing or can even instant message.
Wesley Clover Solutions is a portfolio company of Wesley Clover and says its mission as a systems integration specialist in next-generation networking technologies is to help its customers to make a sensible migration from legacy IT systems and realize the benefits of new information technologies.
Wesley has been serving financial trading firms need with its next-generation IT solutions and ensures that their solution enables customers to realize the potential of new technologies while reducing risks, complexity and costs.
The company is currently focusing on integrating the needs of small-to-medium sized trading floors, which represents more than 85 percent of the market, with the voice communications platform of the rest of the enterprise.

Jyothi Shanbhag is a contributing editor for unified communications. To read more of Jyothi's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Tim Gray

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