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July 24, 2014 - Toshiba’s IPedge Application Server Wins 2014 Communications Solution Product of the Year Award
“We are pleased to award Toshiba’s IPedge Application Server with a 2014 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. The IPedge Application Server has demonstrated true innovation and is amongst the best solutions that facilitate voice, data and video communications brought to market in the past twelve months,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.

July 22, 2014 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution Wins 2014 Cloud Computing Excellence Award
“TMC is proud to announce Toshiba’s VIPedge as a recipient of the Fourth Annual Cloud Computing Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Toshiba is honored for its achievement in bringing innovation and excellence to the market while leveraging the latest technology trends.”

June 10, 2014 - Toshiba’s New Hybrid Premises and Cloud Networking Solution Enables Mix-and match of Business Telephone Solutions
“Users of Toshiba’s premises-based IPedge and Strata CIX and cloud-based VIPedge business telephone solutions can now network their systems together for a fully integrated communications solution,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Networking together premises and cloud systems provide users with a robust hybrid business communication solution that helps users expand features and reduce costs while utilizing the deployment platforms of their choice.”

June 4, 2014 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution Helps BookPal Make Literacy Dreams Come True
“Toshiba’s VIPedge cloud-based business telephone system has exceeded our expectations by providing a reliable, feature-rich communication solution that helped us save more than $3,000 annually,” said Ketara Gadahn, director of Operations for BookPal. “We rely on Toshiba’s VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution to help us better communicate with our customers and partners.”

May 20, 2014 - Toshiba’s New Enterprise Manager Personal Administration Super User Feature Enables Remote Administration of Other Users’ Accounts for Toshiba’s VIPedge and IPedge Business Telephone Solutions
“Toshiba’s Super User feature was created in direct response to demand from our customers for expanded self-administration capabilities for their VIPedge® and IPedge® business telephone solutions,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Super User puts feature control in the hands of authorized users so that their managers or colleagues can make changes immediately without the need to wait for help from the main system administrator.”

May 14, 2014 - Marshall County Connects Using Toshiba’s IPedge Feature-rich and Affordable Business Telephone System
“Toshiba’s IPedge IP business telephone system has exceeded our expectations by providing a reliable, feature-rich communication solution that helped us save more than $30,000 annually,” said Steve Turner, IT manager for Marshall County.

May 7, 2014 - Toshiba’s Call Manager Mobile Wins a 2014 CRM Excellence Award From CUSTOMER Magazine
“We are honored to receive the 2014 CUSTOMER CRM Excellence Award for our Call Manager Mobile unified communications mobility solution for VIPedge®,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Toshiba’s Call Manager Mobile is designed for today’s BYOD world, empowering users of Toshiba’s VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution to communicate where, when, how and with whom they want on the mobile devices of their choice.”

April 30, 2014 - Toshiba’s IPedge Delivers a Reliable, Feature-Rich and Affordable Business Telephone System to Williams Furnace
Toshiba’s IPedge® IP business telephone system has helped Williams Furnace Company with its business communications needs. Their new telephone system includes contact center and unified messaging solutions.

March 26, 2014 - Kensington Investment Counsel Exceeds Communication Goals With Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution
“Toshiba’s VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution is absolutely right for us. It is affordable, feature-rich and gives us the flexibility to communicate the way we want, whether we are at our desks or on the road,” said Jeff Wimbish, managing partner, Kensington Investment Counsel.

March 20, 2014 - Phoenix Manufacturing Stays Cool With Toshiba’s IPedge Business Telephone System
“Toshiba’s IPedge IP business telephone system has exceeded our expectations by helping us improve our unified communications capabilities with a system that literally is paying for itself with cost savings,” said Ruth Roman, controller, Phoenix Manufacturing Inc.

March 18, 2014 - EarthLink Secures Latest Toshiba IPedge PBX Certification, Expanding Voice Feature Options for Customers
“By earning the latest Toshiba certifications, EarthLink continues to keep pace with noteworthy releases that benefit customers by providing maximum flexibility in their choice of voice solutions,” said Thomas Hobika, Senior Vice President of IT Services at EarthLink. “Users of Toshiba’s IPedge business telephone systems can now utilize EarthLink’s Complete Voice SIP Trunking as their SIP service provider.”

February 25, 2014 - Toshiba Receives 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award for IPedge Application Server, Bringing UC and Mobility Apps to Toshiba’s Legacy Customers
“It gives me great pleasure to recognize Toshiba with a 2014 Product of the Year Award for its commitment to excellence and innovation,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “In the opinion of our distinguished judges, Toshiba’s IPedge Application Server has proven to be among the best communications and technology solutions on the market in 2014.”

February 18, 2014 - Toshiba and Jabra Certify Interoperability of Jabra USB Audio Devices With Toshiba’s SoftIPT Softphone and
Desk Telephones

“Jabra’s innovative and high-quality hands-free audio solutions for telephony users give headset solutions to users of Toshiba’s business telephone systems, whether they are contact center agents, mobile workers, or stationary users,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “With this strategic alliance, Authorized Toshiba Dealers can deliver a wide range of Jabra headsets to their end-user customers.”

February 11, 2014 - Toshiba Receives TMC’s CUSTOMER Magazine’s 2014 Product of the Year Award for Call Manager Mobile
“On behalf of both TMC and CUSTOMER magazine, it is my pleasure to honor Toshiba with a 2014 Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Toshiba’s Call Manager Mobile unified communications mobility solution has proven deserving of this elite status, and I look forward to continued innovation from Toshiba in 2014 and beyond”

December 10, 2013 - Toshiba’s SIP Trunking I-VoIP Service Integrates With Toshiba’s IPedge and Strata CIX Business Telephone Systems Delivering a Single-vendor Solution
“Together, Toshiba’s SIP Trunking I-VoIP Service with IPedge or Strata CIX creates a fully supported, expertly integrated, premises-based business telephone solution—all from a single vendor,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Users can depend on Toshiba’s highly respected reliability for both service and equipment.”

November 19, 2013 - “Trade Up with Toshiba” Promotion Enables Trade-in of Legacy Toshiba Business Telephone Systems for New IP and Cloud Systems at Significant Savings
“Founded in 1978, Toshiba Telecom has hundreds of thousands of installed systems, many of which are more than a dozen years old. The ‘Trade Up with Toshiba’ program gives existing Toshiba customers the opportunity to trade in their legacy Toshiba business telephone systems for affordable new systems, empowering them to choose newer, application-rich systems that are right for them today,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

November 12, 2013 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution Wins 2013 Cloud Computing Excellence Award
Toshiba’s VIPedge® cloud-based business telephone solution has been named a 2013 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner as presented by Cloud Computing Magazine.

November 6, 2013 - Toshiba’s Call Manager Mobile Optimized for Apple iOS 7, Now Available at Apple App Store.
Toshiba is pleased to announce that its Call Manager Mobile for VIpedge has been optimized for Apple iOS 7 and is now available at the Apple App Store. Call Manager Mobile empowers Apple iOS 7 users to access Toshiba’s VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution via their iPhones. It is also compatible with Apple iOS 5 and Apple iOS 6.

October 29, 2013 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution Delivers Reliability and Affordability to Rickmar Properties
Toshiba helped Rickmar Properties (www.RickmarProp.com) exceed its communications goals with an affordable solution that included: VIPedge® cloud-based business telephone solution; IP 5000-series desk telephones; "Find-me Follow-me" application to route office calls to users’ mobile phones, and Enterprise Manager, which allows simple, browser-based administration and management. Rickmar is now enjoying a richly featured and dependable cloud-based telephone solution that also delivers an annual cost savings of more than $6,000 over its previous telecom service costs.

October 22, 2013 - Toshiba Offers Five-Year Value Plus Warranty for IPedge, One of the Longest Manufacturer’s Warranties in the Business Telephone Industry
One of the longest manufacturer’s warranty in the business telephone industry, Toshiba’s Value Plus warranty program offers a two-, three- or five-year manufacturer’s warranty on Toshiba’s IPedge systems plus up to seven-year warranties on Toshiba’s IP5000 series telephones. Toshiba also offers up to seven-year warranties on Strata® CIX™ business telephone systems. Warranty service is provided by Toshiba’s nationwide network of Authorized Toshiba Dealers.

October 8, 2013 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution Wins Communications Solutions Product
of the Year Award

“We are honored to receive yet another award for the VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Supported by our Authorized Dealer Network, VIPedge delivers the benefits of Toshiba’s on-premises IP business telephone systems in a cloud solution.”

September 24, 2013 - Toshiba’s IPMobility Mobile App Wins 2013 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award
Toshiba Telecommunication Systems Division announced that its IPMobility product has won TMC’s 2013 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. Toshiba’s IPMobility mobile app provides single-number reach to Apple® and Android™ smartphone devices for users of Toshiba’s IPedge® and Strata® CIX™ business telephone systems.

September 17, 2013 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution Available to National Accounts via Authorized Dealer Network
“We are pleased to announce that Toshiba’s national account cloud customers can now receive the same high-quality, certified service as Toshiba’s national account customers of Toshiba’s on-premises IPedge® and Strata® CIX™ systems,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Toshiba’s VIPedge national service is delivered through the cloud, so national accounts’ regional sites receive Toshiba-certified service by Authorized Toshiba Dealers.”

September 10, 2013 - Toshiba’s Migration Path Helps Users Retain Investment While Moving From Digital or IP to
Cloud Business Telephones

Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division provides a clear and affordable migration path to help its users retain their investments while moving to newer, feature-rich Toshiba business telephone solutions. Users of Toshiba’s Strata® CIX™ IP business telephone systems can easily migrate to Toshiba’s IPedge® IP business telephone system while reusing their existing IP5000 Series telephones and other components.

August 13, 2013 - Toshiba’s IPedge Business Telephone System Keeps Paddock Chevrolet Zooming Along
Toshiba’s IPedge® IP business telephone system has helped Paddock Chevrolet (www.PaddockChevrolet.com), the largest passenger sales volume Chevy dealer in the nation for nine of the last 10 years, exceed its communications goals. Paddock Chevrolet’s new Toshiba system includes one IPedge EC system, which covers four buildings across several city blocks, and 100 Toshiba IP5000 series IP telephones. Paddock Chevrolet now has Unified Messaging, which delivers all email, voice and fax messages to a single inbox; Toshiba Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) applications, which include TASKE reporting and OAISYS Tracer call recording; and Toshiba’s Call Manager™ unified communications solution. In addition, Toshiba’s Enterprise Manager also provides browser-based administration and remote management. The new system saves Paddock Chevrolet more than $20,000 per year.

July 16, 2013 - Toshiba and Voice Carrier Certify Interoperability of IPedge Business Telephone Systems With Voice Carrier’s IntelliSIP Trunking
“Certification of Toshiba’s IPedge with Voice Carrier’s IntelliSIP trunking services provides enterprises the interoperability of Toshiba’s feature-rich IPedge IP business telephone system with a high-quality, enhanced SIP trunking service.” said Mark Carpenter, vice president of Technology and Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

June 25, 2013 - Toshiba’s Mobility Apps Let Users Choose How They Integrate Smartphones With Toshiba’s Business Telephone Systems
Toshiba empowers users to choose how they integrate their smartphones with Toshiba’s Strata® CIX™, IPedge® and VIPedge® business telephone solutions. Toshiba’s IPMobility, Call Manager™ Mobile and “Find-me Follow-me” applications and features empower mobile users to make and/or receive business telephone calls on their Apple® iOS and Android™ smartphones. Toshiba delivers robust mobility options in today’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) world. Whether users have Toshiba’s Strata CIX, IPedge or VIPedge solutions, they can use their smartphones as their primary or secondary telephones, directly accessing their office extensions for single-number reach.

June 18, 2013 - IPedge EP Application Server Capacity Increase
Toshiba is pleased to announce that it has increased the capacity of its IPedge® EP application server to 24 ports, up from 8 ports. Adding the IPedge Application Server to the Strata CIX business telephone system brings the full suite of IPedge applications, including unified messaging, mobility, unified communications and meeting collaboration, to Strata CIX users. As well, legacy Strata® CTX systems can also be upgraded to Strata CIX and then users can add the IPedge EP Application Server. A benefit to Authorized Toshiba Dealers is that this offering helps to focus and streamline the same application server portfolio across all of Toshiba’s platforms.

June 4, 2013 - Toshiba’s Call Manager Wins 2013 CRM Excellence Award From CUSTOMER Magazine
Toshiba’s Call Manager™ unified communications and contact center solution has won a 2013 CRM Excellence Award from TMC, a global, integrated media company, as presented by CUSTOMER magazine. The 2013 CRM Excellence Award winners were announced in the May issue of CUSTOMER magazine. Call Manager gives enterprise and SMB users of Toshiba’s IP business telephone systems, a highly effective unified communications solution that delivers the capabilities they want in a friendly graphical user interface.

May 21, 2013 - Toshiba’s IPedge Business Telephone System Helps SMART Get Smarter
Toshiba’s IPedge® IP business telephone system has helped Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) exceed its communications goals of processing more than 250,000 incoming calls each month and will save more than $400,000 in the first five years of use. Serving the Greater Detroit area, SMART (www.smartbus.org) is Southeast Michigan’s only regional bus system and provides 11 million rides annually, operating more than 5,000 stops, seven days per week, 22 hours per day. SMART’s new Toshiba system includes four IPedge systems and more than 350 Toshiba 5000 series IP telephones and 13 IP4100 wireless telephones. Toshiba’s IPMobility application connects users’ smartphones as extensions on the new systems. SMART also has Toshiba’s Call Manager™ unified communications client; Unified Messaging, enabling users to receive voice messages and faxes in their email inboxes; and Enterprise Manager for remote system administration of all locations.

May 14, 2013 - Toshiba’s Call Manager Mobile for iOS and Android Now Available From App Stores
“Toshiba has designed its Call Manager Mobile for today’s BYOD world,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “At Toshiba, we empower our customers to communicate where, when, how and with whom they want on the mobile devices of their choice.”

May 7, 2013 - Toshiba’s IPMobility for Strata CIX Delivers Single-number Reach to Apple iOS and Android Users
“Now with IPMobility, Strata CIX empowers SMBs and multi-site enterprises with the smartphone features they need to communicate more efficiently, cost effectively and reliably,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “IPMobility gives Strata CIX users a robust IP mobility telephone solution that is backed by Toshiba's best-in-class reliability.”

April 30, 2013 - Toshiba Now Offers the IPedge Application Server for Strata CIX, Bringing IPedge Applications to Strata CIX Users
“By making IPedge available as an application server to Strata CIX and Strata CTX users, we at Toshiba are bringing the latest IP unified communications and mobility solutions to our legacy users,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Using IPedge as an app server gives users of Strata CIX and Strata CTX systems all the application benefits of the IPedge without entirely moving to IP, an affordable solution that lets them mix-and-match digital and IP endpoints as necessary for their businesses. It also focuses and streamlines our application server portfolio across our CIX, IPedge, and VIPedge® product lines for our Authorized Toshiba Dealers.”

April 23, 2013 - Toshiba’s Call Manager Mobile Now Available for iOS, Empowering Apple iPhone Users to Access Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-Based Business Telephone Solution
“Toshiba is pleased to announce its new Call Manager Mobile solution for iPhones, now joining the Android version with more OS platforms to come. Toshiba will continue to meet the BYOD demands of its customers by delivering solutions that meet the various device requirements of its end customers,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “With Call Manager Mobile, VIPedge delivers a seamless user experience both in the office and on the road.”

April 17, 2013 - Toshiba’s IPedge Business Telephone System Cures Communications at New Method Wellness
Toshiba’s IPedge® IP business telephone system has helped New Method Wellness, a center for addiction treatment based in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., meet its communication goals. Led by Authorized Toshiba Dealer smplsolutions and New Method Wellness CFO Bing Crosby, grandson of the world-renowned actor and performer, New Method Wellness received a new Toshiba system that consists of an IPedge EP business telephone system serving a dozen users; Toshiba’s IP4100 wireless DECT telephones; Toshiba’s IP5000 IP series telephones; Unified Messaging, enabling users to receive both voice and email messages in their email inboxes; and Enterprise Manager for remote system administration. With Toshiba’s IPedge, New Method Wellness reached its goal of empowering its employees to communicate more effectively with their clients, their clients’ families, and each other.

April 9, 2013 - Toshiba Expands Its Call Manager Unified Communications Platform With New Call Control Plug-in for Microsoft Lync
“Expanding our Unified Communications to include the new call control plug-in for Microsoft Lync gives our users more ways to manage, utilize and integrate their Toshiba business telephone systems with their other business solutions,” said Mark Carpenter, vice president of Technology and Product Management, Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

April 2, 2013 - Toshiba’s IPedge Business Telephone System Connects Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority With the Community
Toshiba’s IPedge® IP business telephone system has helped Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) with its communications goals. JPHSA, which serves citizens of the New Orleans area who are in crisis due to mental illness, addictive disorders or developmental disabilities, was in need of an updated telephone system to network its two locations, Westbank and Eastbank, La. JPHSA’s new Toshiba system includes two IPedge EC IP business telephone systems; IPedge Net to network the locations together; Toshiba IP telephones for more than 200 users; Toshiba’s Call Manager™ unified communications client; Unified Messaging, enabling users to receive voice messages and faxes in their email inboxes; and Enterprise Manager for remote system administration of both locations. In addition, moving to the new Toshiba systems saves JPHSA more than $19,000 annually.

March 12, 2013 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution Provides Stellar Communications for iSpace
Toshiba’s VIPedge® cloud-based business telephone solution has helped iSpace, a global services company focused on information technology and business process solutions, with its communications goals. iSpace’s communications objectives were met with the VIPedge solution, which serves more than 30 users in two California locations plus remote users in Boston and Tampa. iSpace now has Toshiba IP 5000-series desk telephones as well as Unified Messaging, which enables users to receive both voice and email messages in their email inboxes. iSpace administrators also use Toshiba’s Enterprise Manager, which allows simple, browser-based administration and management. Most importantly, iSpace now has a dependable, cloud-based communications solution for an affordable, flat, monthly cost as well as scalability to grow with the company, all without the need to maintain on-premises equipment.

February 6, 2013 - Toshiba’s New Call Manager Mobile Empowers Users to Access the VIPedge Cloud-Based Business Telephone Solution on Their Android Mobile Phones
“Toshiba is devoted to delivering the mobility requested by its Authorized Toshiba Dealers and end-user customers, including some of the largest corporations in America. Toshiba’s new UC platform architecture enables Toshiba to rapidly deploy on multiple OS platforms and integrate Toshiba’s other Web-based applications and utilities within a single interface,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

January 24, 2013 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Honored With a 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award
“We are honored to receive the 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award for our new VIPedge cloud business telephone solution,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “VIPedge delivers the benefits of Toshiba’s on-premises VoIP solutions in a cloud solution. Supported by our Authorized Dealer Network with expertise in design and implementation on a cloud platform, VIPedge is a cloud solution like no other.”

January 22, 2013 - Toshiba Expands VIPedge Cloud Telephone System for up to 500 Users in a Single or Multi-site Deployment
“VIPedge delivers the benefits of Toshiba’s on-premise VoIP system, only in a cloud solution, that provides feature transparency for up to 500 users in a single or multi-site deployment,” said Mark Carpenter, vice president of Technology and Product Management at Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “With VIPedge, Toshiba manages the entire telephone system in the cloud, so all users have to do is answer their phones.”

January 15, 2013 - Toshiba Enhances IPedge With IPMobility, Voice Mail Survivability, Gateway Wizards and More
“Now with IPMobility, IPedge empowers SMBs and multi-site enterprises with the smartphone features they need to communicate more efficiently, cost effectively and reliably,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “ Now faster and easier to install, set-up, and use, IPedge Release 1.5 gives companies a robust IP telephone solution that is backed by Toshiba’s best-in-class reliability.”

December 18, 2012 - Toshiba Honors 95 Authorized Toshiba Dealers That Have Sold Toshiba Business Telephone Products for
10 to 30 Years

“We are pleased to honor our 95 Authorized Toshiba Dealers that have been Toshiba partners selling Toshiba business telephone systems for 10 to 30 years,” said Larry Meyer, vice president of sales and marketing of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

December 4, 2012 - Toshiba’s IPedge EP VoIP Business Telephone System Gives EYEMAGINE the Edge
Toshiba’s IPedge® EP Voice over IP business telephone system has helped EYEMAGINE, an Irvine, Calif.-based eCommerce innovator, meet its communications goals, including empowering the company with the latest VoIP technology. EYEMAGINE now has one IPedge EP pure-IP business telephone system, which gives the company a single-server solution and a big-business communications presence while servicing less than 40 users. The company now has Toshiba IP 5000-series desk telephones as well as Unified Messaging, which allows users to receive email, faxes, and voice messages all in their email inboxes. The new system also provides an Auto Attendant with time-of-day greetings, direct-dial extensions for all users, individual voice mailboxes, and Toshiba’s Enterprise Manager for simple and localized on-site management. IPedge also gives EYEMAGINE the ability to scale the telephone system as the company grows.

November 27, 2012 - Toshiba’s Strata CIX Business Telephone Systems Save Crow Friedman $100,000 Annually
Toshiba’s Strata® CIX™ IP business telephone system has helped the Crow Friedman Group, a professional insurance and liability company based in Memphis, Tenn., save more than $100,000 annually and improve productivity. Crow Friedman now has one Strata CIX670 system in its Memphis office; one Strata CIX200 system in its Atlanta office; one Strata CIX100 in its Nashville office; and for its Birmingham, Ala. office, IP desk telephones and SoftIPT® softphones that are connected to the Memphis office’s system.

November 14, 2012 - Toshiba and N2Net Certify Interoperability of IPedge and Strata CIX Business Telephone Systems With N2Net SIP Trunking
“Certification of Toshiba’s IPedge and Strata CIX with N2Net SIP provides enterprises the interoperability of a feature-rich telephone system with a high-quality SIP service that has disaster recovery capability at the service-provider level,” said Mark Carpenter, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

November 13, 2012 - Toshiba and Jabra Certify Interoperability of Jabra GO 6470 Multiuse Headset With Toshiba SoftIPT Softphone and Desk Telephones
“This certification further exemplifies our commitment to ensuring that our products are interoperable with Toshiba’s SoftIPT softphone, desk phones and unified communications offerings,” said Pete Fox, president, Jabra North America. “As more and more workers migrate towards multiple forms of UC voice communication, the GO 6470 meets those demands and comes fully equipped with multiuse technology and an easy-to-use touch screen experience.”

October 23, 2012 - Toshiba’s Strata CIX IP Business Telephone System Gives Baisch & Skinner Added “Flower Power”
Toshiba’s Strata® CIX™ IP business telephone system has helped Baisch & Skinner, a leading wholesale floral supplier, with its telecommunications needs. Baisch & Skinner’s new telephone system includes one Strata CIX670 business telephone system at its St. Louis headquarters; one Strata CIX670 and six Strata CIX100 systems at remote locations in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Arizona; and networking between all eight locations via Strata Net. It also includes a mix of IP, digital, and analog endpoints, including more than 100 Polycom SpectraLink 6020 wireless telephones, which help handle more than 30,000 monthly incoming calls. In addition, Baisch & Skinner can now centrally manage all the systems at all eight locations remotely with Toshiba’s Network eManager®. The system also provides centralized voice mail, auto attendant, and unified messaging, and, perhaps most importantly, reduced long distance costs by nearly $15,000 annually by implementing direct-extension dialing.

October 9, 2012 - Toshiba’s IPedge IP Business Telephone System Receives 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award
“The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY are pleased to award Toshiba’s IPedge EP with a 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award for its innovation in IP communications. With its IPedge EP, Toshiba has demonstrated outstanding quality and delivered exceptional solutions for its customers,” said Erik Linask, group editorial director of INTERNET TELEPHONY.

September 25, 2012 - Toshiba’s VIPedge Cloud Business Telephone Solution Debuts at Tigerpaw 2012 National Conference
“We are proud to debut VIPedge at Tigerpaw’s National Partner Conference,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “With VIPedge, Toshiba makes its bid for leadership in the hosted/cloud marketplace. VIPedge offers the best of traditional telephony features plus Unified Communications in a complete hosted solution, giving users the features, functionality, quality, service and reliability for which Toshiba’s telephone systems are known, all in the cloud. All users have to do is answer their telephones.”

September 11, 2012 - LifeLong Medical Care Heals Communications With Toshiba’s IP Business Telephone Systems
Toshiba’s IPedge® and Strata® CIX™ business telephone systems have helped LifeLong Medical Care connect improve communication and attain $30,000 in annual cost savings.

September 4, 2012 - Toshiba’s Strata CIX Business Telephone System Improves Communication for City of White Salmon
Toshiba’s Strata CIX system helps the City of White Salmon, OR to connect to its community, employees and five-site network Strata CIX helped unify communications and provide the city of White Salmon with cost savings.

August 28, 2012 - IPedge Wins Communications Solutions 2011 Product of the Year Award
As a winner of the Communications Solutions 2011 Product of the Year Award, IPedge was recognized as one of the most innovative products and services brought to market from between 2011 and 2012. This is the third product award for IPedge. “IPedge was selected as a winner because it has proven benefits for its customers and provides ROI for the companies that use it,” according to Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC, publisher of Internet Telephony Magazine.

August 7, 2012 - Toshiba’s Strata CIX Business Telephone Systems Help Chelsea Piers Get in the Game
Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex new telephone system includes a Toshiba Strata CIX1200, more than 350 Toshiba telephones on site, Toshiba’s Strata Media Application Server (MAS), and Toshiba’s Call Manager for unified communications. Toshiba systems enabled Chelsea Piers to centrally manage all systems remotely and helped Chelsea Piers save thousands of dollars.

July 31, 2012 - Toshiba’s Call Manager for IPedge Awarded 2012 IP Contact Center Technology Pioneer Award From Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine
“TMC is pleased to honor Toshiba with an IP Contact Center Technology Pioneer Award for bringing superior, groundbreaking technologies to market while providing high quality and advanced applications,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. The 2012 IP Contact Center Technology Pioneer Award acknowledges the top achievers in the advancement of IP contact center technology.”

July 10, 2012 - Toshiba’s New VIPedge Cloud Business Telephone Solution Delivers Toshiba Quality, Reliability and Service for SMBs
“Toshiba is pleased to announce availability of its VIPedge IP business telephone solution, giving customers the best of all worlds with a choice of cloud, IP or converged business solutions,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “VIPedge delivers the benefits of Toshiba’s on-premises VoIP solutions. Supported by our Authorized Dealer Network with expertise in design and implementation on a cloud platform, VIPedge is a cloud solution like no other.”

June 28, 2012 - Toshiba Announces The History Museum of Hood River County as Winner of Grand Prize in the Phone-A-Saurus Facebook Contest
The Toshiba Phone-A-Saurus Facebook promotion challenged organizations to submit a video demonstrating why they need a new business telephone system. The Toshiba judging committee selected the top three finalists, after which the public was given the opportunity to watch and vote for their favorite video.

June 26, 2012 - Toshiba Call Manager for IPedge Wins 2012 Unified Communications TMC Labs Innovation Award
Toshiba’s Call Manager for IPedge® unified communications system has been named the winner of a 2012 Unified Communications TMC Labs Innovation Award presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

June 20, 2012 - Toshiba Receives Distinguished Service Award From Orange County Chapter, Public Relations Society of America
“We are honored to receive this recognition from OC PRSA,” said Gail Miller, director of marketing for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.“ These awards are validation that we are excelling both as a service organization here in Orange County as well as in our commitment to the dynamic digital marketing areas that make up our social media and blog programs.”

June 19, 2012 - Optimum VoiceSIP Trunking Certified for Interoperability with Toshiba’s IPedge® and Strata® CIX™ Telephone Systems
Optimum Voice SIP Trunking supplies VoIP access and key network-based telephony features to pre-certified IP-PBXs, simplifying the configuration, reducing equipment costs, and improving the quality of voice service by providing an IP interface directly to the customer’s LAN. It is delivered through a converged voice and data network that is supported 24/7 by dedicated customer support and field service professionals. Toshiba joins a growing list of technology partners working with Optimum Business to provide an affordable, easy-to-manage communications system for small businesses.

June 05, 2012 - Toshiba Brings Video to Meeting and UC Survivability to IPedge IP Business Telephone System
“Now with built-in audio/video conferencing and Web collaboration plus survivability of the UC application, IPedge gives SMBs and multi-site companies more ways to communicate efficiently, cost effectively and reliably,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.” Even small offices now have the benefit of the built-in Meeting application on Toshiba’s IPedge EP.”

May 30, 2012 - Toshiba’s Call Manager for IPedge Business Telephone System Honored With a 2012 CRM Excellence Award From Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine
“Toshiba has been granted a CRM Excellence Award for its commitment to its customers and their clients,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Toshiba has demonstrated to the editors of Customer Interaction Solutions that Call Manager for IPedge has improved the processes of their clients’ businesses by streamlining and facilitating the flow of information needed for companies to retain customers.”

May 8, 2012 - Titan Machinery Standardizes on Toshiba’s Strata CIX Business Telephone Systems With Toshiba’s National Accounts Program
“Together, Toshiba and CD Communications delivered on our Top 3 goals: standardization on an affordable and reliable platform that uses new technology yet is compatible with our existing cabling and original Toshiba telephones; networking of our stores with centralized voice mail and direct-dial extensions; and the ability to self administrate. It’s a winning combination,” said Patrick Walker, network administrator for Titan Machinery.

May 2, 2012 - Toshiba and 123Net Certify Interoperability of IPedge and Strata CIX Business Telephone Systems With 123Net SIP Trunking
“Certification of Toshiba’s IPedge and Strata CIX with 123Net SIP provides enterprises the interoperability of a feature-rich telephone system with a high-quality SIP trunking service,” said Mark Carpenter, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Michigan’s Authorized Toshiba Dealers can now offer their Toshiba IPedge and Strata CIX customers 123Net SIP, a cost-effective, easy-to-deploy and easy-to-manage SIP trunking solution as part of their enterprise telephony systems.”

April 25, 2012 - Atlantic General Hospital Gains Seamless Networking and Survivability Across 18 Locations With Toshiba’s Strata CIX Telephone Systems
Toshiba has helped Atlantic General Hospital connect its employees, doctors and patients and handle more than 200,000 telephone calls a month with Toshiba’s Strata® CIX™ IP business telephone system. Toshiba helped AGH gain reliable telephone capabilities while saving thousands of dollars.

April 24, 2012 - Toshiba Announces Affordable SMB Wireless Solution Featuring Polycom SpectraLink 8400 Wireless Business Telephones
“Now available through Authorized Toshiba Dealers, Toshiba’s SMB wireless business solution provides an affordable feature-rich wireless communications solution for smaller enterprises. It provides an overall cost-competitive solution when used with the customer’s existing VoIP-capable wireless local area network connected to IPedge or Strata CIX business telephone systems and does not require a base station,” said Mark Carpenter, vice president of technology and product management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

April 18, 2012 - Purvis Industries LTD Standardizes on Toshiba’s Strata CIX Business Telephone Systems With Toshiba’s National Accounts Program
“Toshiba’s National Accounts Program was a big factor in our decision making. Toshiba has a more consistent and contiguous national program than its competitors. In the past, when we opened a new office, we used to have to get regional bids for every single location. Now, we make one phone call, and it’s fast, easy, and done,” said Robert Purvis, president of Purvis Industries LTD.

April 17, 2012 - Toshiba and XO Communications Certify Interoperability of IPedge and XO SIP Trunking Services
“This certification confirms that Toshiba’s IPedge systems and XO SIP integrate together, providing enterprises with the confidence of reliable telephone service and equipment with SIP trunking service,” said Mark Carpenter, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

March 21, 2012 - Toshiba’s Call Manager for IPedge Business Telephone System Honored With a 2011 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award From INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine
“We are honored to have Toshiba’s Call Manager for IPedge win a 2011 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award from INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

March 13, 2012 - Toshiba’s IPedge Certified With AT&T IP Flexible Reach SIP Trunking
“Toshiba’s IPedge with AT&T IP Flexible Reach SIP Trunking allows businesses to converge their voice and data, improving efficiency by maximizing the use of the network capacity,” said Mark Carpenter, vice president of technology and product management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “With SIP Trunking, IPedge users can leverage unused bandwidth on the data network, increase network traffic using compression technology to push more voice traffic through the network, and consolidate resources for greater ROI.”

January 26, 2012 - Toshiba’s IPedge Business Telephone System Honored With a 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award
“We are happy to honor Toshiba with a Product of the Year Award. The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY have verified that IPedge displays quality and innovation plus meets real needs in the marketplace,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I would like to congratulate the entire team at Toshiba for their commitment to advancing IP communication technologies.”

January 18, 2012 - Toshiba and Jabra Certify Interoperability of Jabra Audio Devices With Toshiba SoftIPT Softphone and Desk Telephones
“Jabra’s innovative and high-quality hands-free audio solutions for telephony users give users of Toshiba business telephone systems ergonomic headset solutions whether they are contact center agents, mobile workers, or stationary users,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

January 17, 2012 - Toshiba’s New Call Manager Version 7.5 Brings Powerful Unified Communications Enhancements to Enterprise and SMB Users
“Toshiba’s new Call Manager version 7.5 gives enterprise and SMB users of Toshiba’s IPedge and Strata CIX IP business telephone systems a highly intuitive and feature-rich unified communications solution that delivers the capabilities they want in a friendly graphical user interface,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager, Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

December 15, 2011 - ADTRAN to Provide Gateways for Use With Toshiba’s IPedge IP Business Telephone System
“ADTRAN’s Total Access 900 Series IP Business Gateways provide reliable SIP Trunking connectivity for Toshiba’s IPedge IP communication systems. We are very pleased to offer ADTRAN gateways as an integral part of our IPedge product offering,” said Eric Abing, product manager, Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

November 29, 2011 - Toshiba Announces New Wireless SIP DECT Telephones, Bringing More Mobility Choices to Users of Toshiba’s IPedge and Strata CIX IP Communication Systems
today announced the addition of the Toshiba IP4000 series wireless SIP DECT telephones to its line of IP telephones, bringing more mobility choices to users of Toshiba’s IPedge® and Strata® CIX™ IP business communication systems. The new IP 4000-series telephone solution is now available nationwide from Authorized Toshiba Dealers.

November 9, 2011 - ONEAC Delivers Optimum Power Protection for Toshiba’s IPedge Business Telephone Systems
Toshiba announces the interoperability of ONEAC ON Series UPS, ONePlus Series UPS, and Communication Line Protectors for use with Toshiba’s IPedge® IP communication system. Available through Authorized Toshiba Dealers, ONEAC power conditioners and power-conditioned UPS Systems provide premium power protection for server-based IP business telephone systems.

October 26, 2011 - Toshiba’s IPedge Receives a 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award - Honored for Exceptional IP Communications Solutions
“We are honored to have Toshiba’s IPedge win a 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award from INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “IPedge® empowers SMB and enterprise users to communicate more effectively, be more cost effective, and have greater access to their customers, partners and each other.

September 28, 2011 - Toshiba’s Call Manager for IPedge Receives 2011 TMC Labs Innovation Award From Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine
“We are honored to have Toshiba’s Call Manager for IPedge receive the 2011 TMC Labs Innovation Award from Customer Interaction Solutions magazine,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

September 27, 2011 - Toshiba Launches New IP5531-SDL IP Telephone, Giving Users a More Affordable IP Endpoint for Toshiba’s New IPedge Business Telephone Systems
”With the new IP5531-SDL IP telephone, we are responding to our customers’ demands for a more affordable IP telephone handset with Fast Ethernet and LCD button labels. When combined with the new IPedge IP business telephone systems, our users have a robust yet affordable IP business communication solution,“ said Eric Abing, product manager, Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

September 22, 2011 - Toshiba and Integra Telecom Achieve Interoperability between Toshiba’s Strata CIX IP Telephone Systems and Integra’s SIP Trunking Services
Announcing interoperability between Integra’s Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking services and Toshiba’s family of Strata® CIX™ IP business telephone systems.

September 13, 2011 - Tri-City Cardiology Obtains Outstanding Reliability, Enhanced Call Center, and Self-Administration Using Toshiba Strata CIX Business Telephone Systems
“With the Toshiba system, there is outstanding reliability and durability as well as survivability across the networked systems to provide backup in case there is a power or telephone outage in the area.”

August 16, 2011 - Toshiba’s Call Manager Receives 2010 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award From TMC
“Toshiba was chosen to receive a 2010 Product of the Year Award for creating exceptional advancements in voice communications,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Toshiba’s Call Manager has shown benefits for its customers and provides ROI advantages for the companies that use it. Congratulations to the entire team at Toshiba.”

August 9, 2011 - Toshiba Adds New Smaller IPedge EP Pure IP Business Telephone System to Its IPedge Family
Designed for Less Than 40 Users, the Affordably Priced IPedge EP Features a Linux Server, Powerful UC Applications, Integrated Admin, and Toshiba Reliability.

July 19, 2011 - Toshiba Selects Epygi Technologies Ltd. to Provide Gateways for Use With Toshiba’s IPedge IP Telephone Systems
“We are excited about our relationship with such a well-respected telecom manufacturer. Due to our compliance with SIP standards, Epygi is able to provide versatile and reliable products to Toshiba’s Authorized Dealer Network,” said Kelly Carden, North American Channel Manager of Epygi Technologies.

July 6, 2011 - Toshiba’s Strata Meeting Collaboration Tool Awarded 2011 Unified Communications TMC Labs Innovation Award
“Toshiba’s Strata Meeting solution gives users of Toshiba VoIP systems the ability to create Web meetings on the fly with audio conferencing, audio conference recording, desktop sharing, and much more,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division. “Strata Meeting provides customers a winning combination for big company functionality on a small company budget.”

June 28, 2011 - Toshiba’s Call Manager Receives 2011 CRM Excellence Award from Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine
Based on hard data, the CRM Excellence Awards rely on facts and numbers demonstrating the improvements that the winner’s product has made in a client’s business. Winners were chosen on the basis of their product or service’s ability to help extend and expand the customer relationship to become all encompassing, covering the entire enterprise and the entire lifetime of the customer.

June 14, 2011 - Toshiba’s New IPedge Family of Pure IP Business Telephone Systems Delivers Toshiba Quality, Reliability and Performance to the IP World
IPedge accommodates multiple unified communication applications on a single server, including call processing, voicemail and unified messaging, native SIP line and SIP trunk support, mobility, survivability, centralized administration of all sites, and feature-rich telephone endpoints. Plus add-on applications, such as meet-me conferencing with Web collaboration, uMobility Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) and Call Center solutions, are available with additional servers.

May 17, 2011 - City of Cullman Connects Its Team and Citizens While Saving $30K Yearly With Toshiba Strata CIX Telephone Systems
Using Toshiba’s Strata Net, Southeastern Telephone networked the Cullman city hall building’s Strata CIX1200 with the Strata CIX100 at the police station and CIX40 at the fire department.

May 4, 2011 - Toshiba Strata Call Manager Receives Unified Communications Magazine’s 2010 Product of the Year Award
“We are honored to receive this award for the Toshiba Strata Call Manager,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Strata Call Manager gives enterprise and SMB users a highly effective solution that delivers the unified communications capabilities they want in a friendly graphical user interface.”

April 26, 2011 - Benefit Management Inc. Meets Regulatory Compliance Requirements With Toshiba’s Strata CIX Phone Systems
With the government’s ever-changing and increasingly strict reporting requirements for third-party administers of benefits, BMI must be able to provide detailed, custom call center reports. With healthcare reform, the requirements have become even more stringent. Utilizing Toshiba’s Strata ACD Call Center with TASKE reporting and Tracer recording solutions, helps BMI meet its mandated regulatory compliance.

April 13, 2011 - Barnes Motor & Parts Co. Improves Customer Experience With Toshiba’s Strata CIX Phone Systems
Using Toshiba’s Strata Net, One Call Communications networked the Barnes headquarters’ Strata CIX670 with the Strata CIX40 business telephone systems at all 15 stores. Using Strata Net over IP helps save on networking costs and improves network reliability. Store employees use four-digit dialing for intra-store calls, eliminating long distance costs.

April 5, 2011 - Toshiba Expands Strata Meeting Meet-Me Conferencing and Web Collaboration for Enterprise and SMB Users
“Toshiba’s Strata Meeting solution gives users of Toshiba VoIP systems the ability to create Web meetings on the fly with audio conferencing, audio conference recording, desktop sharing, and much more,” said Mark Carpenter, director of product management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Strata Meeting provides customers a winning combination for big company functionality on a small company budget,” Carpenter added.

March 29, 2011 - Mid-Continent Instruments Flies High With Toshiba’s Strata CIX IP Business Telephone System
The Strata CIX670 IP business telephone systems at the Wichita and Van Nuys locations are networked over IP using Strata Net. With Strata Net, there is networking between the two sites, including application sharing such as centralized voice mail, plus visual indicators for individual status (DSS keys) and more. The systems can also operate completely independently of each other, providing the security of system redundancy.

March 16, 2011 - Toshiba’s Strata Call Manager Receives Internet Telephony® Magazine’s 2010 Product of the Year Award
"I am pleased to announce Toshiba as a Product of the Year Award winner. The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY have verified that Strata Call Manager displays quality and innovation plus answers real needs in the marketplace,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Congratulations to Toshiba for its commitment to advancing IP communication technologies.”

February 8, 2011 - Toshiba Expands Line of IP Phones, Bringing More Choices to Strata CIX IP System Users
“We at Toshiba have listened to our customers and our valuable Authorized Toshiba Dealers in designing the new Toshiba IP 5000-series telephones. We have redesigned the new IP 5000-series telephones to be even more cost effective while retaining the same feature-rich capabilities,” said Eric Abing, product manager, Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division.

January 19, 2011 - Toshiba Strata Call Manager Receives Customer Interaction Solutions® Magazine’s 2010 Product of the Year Award
"Toshiba has been granted a 2010 Product of the Year Award for its achievement in advancing contact center technologies Toshiba’s Strata Call Manager has demonstrated excellence as well as provided Return on Investment (ROI) for companies of all sizes that use the technology," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "Customer Interaction Solutions magazine has been honoring innovative companies for 13 years, and Toshiba has earned its place with this distinguished honor."

Press Releases for 2010

December 1, 2010 - Toshiba and LEAF Financial Corporation Announce Toshiba Telecom Finance
“We are very excited to work with LEAF Financial to provide our customers with flexible financing solutions from an industry leader in the small and middle-market telephony leasing space. We are committed to providing the Authorized Toshiba Dealer Network with innovative products and programs that will assist them in maximizing their telecom sales efforts,” said Larry Meyer, vice president of Sales and Marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division.

November 9, 2010 - Toshiba and NextLevel Internet Certify Interoperability of Strata CIX VoIP Systems With NextLevel Clear Channel Voice SIP Trunking
“With this agreement, NextLevel Internet brings the advantages of NextLevel’s products and services, including SIP Trunking, to users of Toshiba Strata CIX VoIP business communication systems,”said Eric Abing, senior product manager, Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division. “This certification substantiates the seamless integration of Toshiba’s Strata CIX VoIP systems and NextLevel Clear Channel Voice SIP Trunking services, providing enterprises with the confidence that they have reliable telephone service and equipment.”

November 3, 2010 - Toshiba and Saddleback Certify Interoperability of Strata CIX VoIP Systems With Saddleback’s Wholesale Hosted SIP Trunking Services
“We are pleased to have completed in-depth testing and certification with Toshiba,” stated Jose Crespo, CO manager for Saddleback. "It’s always our goal to have thorough testing before SIP trunk deployments to ensure a smooth cutover for our customers who choose SIP trunks over traditional PRI/DID services.”

October 5, 2010 - Toshiba Announces Android and BlackBerry Compatibility Delivering "One Number Reach" to Users of Toshiba Strata CIX VoIP Systems
“With Varaha’s uMobility and Toshiba’s Strata CIX, Android and BlackBerry users can now make personal calls from their cell phones, and business calls from their business lines while using their cell phones, without having to carry multiple phones or buy a special service plan,” added David Fridley, product development manager of Unified Communications Solutions for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

October 1, 2010 - Toshiba VP/GM Brian Metherell to Speak at ITEXPO West 2010
“We are very pleased that Brian Metherell will be participating in this year’s show. Toshiba is respected as an industry leader and I am confident that our attendees will appreciate and value the opportunity to hear his perspective on SIP Trunking for the SMB,” said TMC Chief Executive Officer Rich Tehrani.

September 21, 2010 - Toshiba and Newroads Telecom Certify Interoperability of Strata CIX VoIP Systems With Newroads Business SIP Trunking
“We are pleased to receive the certification of interoperability of Newroads Business SIP Trunking with Toshiba’s Strata CIX IP business telephone systems,” said Bill Stuckey, president of Newroads Telecom.

September 15, 2010 - Toshiba Wins Nemertes 2010 PilotHouse Award, Named Top Provider in IP Contact Centers Market Challengers
“We are very honored to receive the Nemertes 2010 PilotHouse Award. This award is especially appreciated because it is based entirely on the ratings of business customers who use the Toshiba Strata Call Center IP contact center as part of their Toshiba Strata CIX™ IP business telephone systems,” said Brian Metherell, VP and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division.

September 14, 2010 - Toshiba Selects AudioCodes Media Gateways to Enhance Network Reliability and Messaging for Toshiba Strata CIX VoIP Systems
“Toshiba America Information Systems enters into reseller agreement to include AudioCodes Media Gateways in redundant configurations to enhance survivability and unified messaging capabilities for Toshiba Strata CIX IP Business Telephone Systems

August 24, 2010 - Toshiba and Vinculum Communications Certify Interoperability of Strata CIX VoIP Systems and
Vintrex SIP Trunking

"The Vintrex solution gives Toshiba Strata CIX VoIP business communication systems users Toshiba’s enterprise telephony capabilities with cost-effective SIP Trunking services,” said Shahin Hatamian, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division.

August 17, 2010 - Toshiba UC Suite Receives 2009 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award
“We at Toshiba are honored to receive the 2009 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for our UC Suite product. UC Suite gives SMB users an affordable entry to unified communications with all the tools they need at their fingertips,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

August 11, 2010 - Toshiba Strata Call Manager Receives 2010 IP Contact Center Technology Pioneer Award From Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine
“We are honored for Strata Call Manager to receive the 2010 IP Contact Center Pioneer Award from Customer Interactions Solutions magazine. Strata Call Manager gives enterprise and SMB users a highly effective unified communications solution with a friendly graphical user interface,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

July 14, 2010 - Toshiba UC Suite Receives 2010 Unified Communications TMC Labs Innovation Award
“We at Toshiba are honored to receive the TMC Labs Innovation Award for our UC Suite product. UC Suite gives SMB users an affordable entry to unified communications with all the tools they need at their fingertips,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

June 15, 2010 - Toshiba Brings Fax Features to Entry-Level Unified Messaging Solution for SMB Users
“Adding Fax Features to Toshiba’s Strata Messaging solution gives SMB users the ability to manage their fax communications in a unified messaging format, helping improve productivity and reduce fax costs,” said Mark Carpenter, director of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

June 2, 2010 - Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Saves Over $200,000 During the First Year With Toshiba VoIP System
Strata® CIX™1200 VoIP business telephone system has helped Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center save more than $200,000 the first year. Based in East Patchogue, N.Y., Brookhaven Memorial is a 321-bed acute-care, voluntary, not-for-profit community hospital.

May 25, 2010 - CheerDeals Increased Sales the First Year Using Toshiba Strata CIX Business Telephone System
Marie Taylor of CheerDeals wanted a system that would effectively manage the company’s 300 daily incoming calls for its small call center with less than 5 agents, help improve customer service, decrease hold times, and most importantly, reduce order errors and help resolve conflicts.

May 18, 2010 - Columbia Southern University Saves More Than $110,000 the First Year With Toshiba VoIP System
Pam Dickinson, technical support supervisor at CSU, said, “We needed a system that would improve customer service, increase the ease of system management, and give the employees the latest communication tools including Unified Messaging. The system must also be able keep up with the university’s fast growth and help us save costs.”

May 12, 2010 - Toshiba and TelePacific Communications Certify Interoperability of Strata CIX VoIP Systems and TelePacific’s SmartVoice SIP Trunking
“The SmartVoice solution offers users of Toshiba Strata CIX VoIP business communication systems a compelling combination — Toshiba’s enterprise telephony capabilities and cost-effective telephone and Internet services,” said Shahin Hatamian, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division.

May 11, 2010 - Toshiba Announces iPhone Compatibility Delivering “One Number Reach” to Users of Toshiba Strata CIX VoIP Systems
“iPhone users can now receive their business telephone calls directly on their smartphones utilizing Varaha’s uMobility ‘Mobile Desk, Global Reach’ solution and Toshiba’s Strata CIX VoIP business telephone system,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

May 5, 2010 - Toshiba UC Suite Receives Unified Communications Magazine’s 2009 Product of the Year Award
“Toshiba’s UC Suite deserves a Unified Communications magazine Product of the Year Award as it gives SMB users an affordable entry to unified communications with all the tools they need at their fingertips,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

March 30, 2010 - Toshiba and Apparent Networks Join to Bring PathView Network Performance Management to Toshiba Strata CIX IP System Users
PathView is a low-cost, easy-to-use network performance management tool. Unlike traditional network management products, PathView monitors the performance of end-to-end network paths, including segments that pass through third-party networks such as carrier WANs and service provider clouds. This unique, source-to-destination visibility enables network teams to ensure the reliability of latency-sensitive applications such as VoIP, IP video and unified communications across distributed environments.

March 22, 2010 - Toshiba Brings Motorola’s TEAM Voice-Over-Wireless LAN Solution to Users of Toshiba Strata CIX IP Business Telephone Systems
“Motorola’s TEAM VoWLAN solution brings Toshiba Strata CIX users instant mobile access to voice and data services, helping businesses improve customer service, collaboration and productivity,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division. “Together, the Toshiba and Motorola solution gives both vertical and horizontal Strata CIX users an enterprise-grade VoWLAN smartphone built to withstand all-day, every day use.”

March 17, 2010 - Toshiba UC Suite Receives 2009 Product of the Year Award Presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine
“We are very pleased to receive the INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year award for Toshiba’s UC Suite,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. “Toshiba’s UC Suite gives Strata® CIX™ VoIP system users of all sizes a full suite of unified communications applications on a single server. It also gives SMB users an affordable entry to unified communications with all the tools they need at their fingertips.”

March 16, 2010 - Toshiba and AireSpring Certify Interoperability of Strata CIX VoIP Systems and AireSpring
SIP Trunking

“With this certification, AireSpring SIP Trunking services are now available to Toshiba Strata CIX customers nationwide via Authorized Toshiba Dealers,” said Shahin Hatamian, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

March 3, 2010 - Toshiba and SoTel Systems Certify Interoperability of Strata CIX VoIP Systems and SoTel SIP Trunking
“With this certification, SoTel SIP Trunking services are now available to Toshiba Strata CIX customers nationwide via Authorized Toshiba Dealers,” said Shahin Hatamian, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

February 23, 2010 - Toshiba and Smart Choice Communications Certify Interoperability of Strata CIX VoIP Systems and Smart Choice SIP Trunking
“With this certification, Smart Choice Communications now brings its SIP Trunking capabilities to Toshiba Strata CIX customers nationwide via Authorized Toshiba Dealers,” said Shahin Hatamian, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

February 10, 2010 - Toshiba UC Suite Receives 2009 Product of the Year Award Presented by Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine
“We are very pleased to receive the CIS Product of the Year award for Toshiba’s UC Suite, which gives Strata® CIX™ VoIP system users a full suite of unified communications applications on a single server and provides an affordable entry to unified communications,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division.

January 20, 2010 - Toshiba’s New Strata Call Manager Brings Powerful Unified Communications Capabilities to Enterprise and SMB Users
“Toshiba’s New Strata Call Manager gives enterprise and SMB users a highly effective unified communications solution that delivers the capabilities they want in a friendly graphical user interface,” said Shahin Hatamian, vice president of Product Management for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.