Optimum Business Adds SPS (Strategic Products And Services) As Authorized Agent For Optimum Voice SIP Trunking Service

August 24, 2011

SPS Bundles Optimum Voice SIP Trunking with Avaya IP Office Offering Enterprise-level Service and Access to Small Business Customers

Bethpage, New York (PRWEB) August 24, 2011

Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced that Optimum Business has selected Strategic Products and Services (SPS), based in Parsippany, New Jersey, for the distribution of Optimum Voice Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking to small businesses. The next-generation voice product is a high-quality, reliable service delivered over a converged voice and data network that can scale to serve up to 100 employees.

SPS specializes in unified communications, contact center, network convergence, Voice over IP (VoIP), telecom expense management, video, consultative planning and monitoring services and is a Platinum certified Avaya Connect channel partner. The systems integrator is the latest addition to the growing number of partners working with Optimum Business to deploy an affordable, easy-to-manage communications system.

âœWe are thrilled to work with SPS as an added channel for our small and midsized business customers,â said Stephanie Anderson, Cablevisionâs vice president of marketing for commercial services. âœAs one of the major suppliers in the New York Metropolitan area, SPS has a broad reach across our service area and is offering Optimum Voice SIP Trunking with Avaya IP Office for a converged voice solution. This strategic relationship helps to extend the reach of Cablevisionâs direct sales channels and additional third-party resellers.â

âœOptimum Voice SIP Trunking is an ideal solution for small and mid-sized customers looking to consolidate separate T-1s currently operated across multiple locations,â said Jim Maynard, SPS vice president of sales. âœAs a systems integrator, we build relationships with our customers and provide a total communications solution. We package Optimum Voice SIP Trunking with Avaya IP Office and offer enterprise-grade communication services at an affordable price.â

With unbeatable flat-rate value pricing, Optimum Voice SIP Trunking offers significant savings over traditional T-1 solutions. Specifically, each simultaneous inbound/outbound call session is priced at $29.95 per month, and business customers can select to purchase anywhere from four to 24 sessions. The first block of 10 DIDs is included. Up to 90 additional DIDs are available per customer and are sold in blocks of 10 for $1.95 per block, per month. The flat rate calling area includes the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. SIP Trunking is exclusive to Optimum Online customers and is available for $29.95 per month for the first year.

The complete list of partners and configuration guides are available online at http://www.optimumbusiness.com/sip.

About Cablevision

Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation’s leading media and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations provide a full suite of advanced communications services that include iO TV® digital television, Optimum Online® high-speed Internet, and Optimum Voice® digital voice, all over state-of-the-art cable systems that pass nearly 6 million households and businesses across the New York tri-state area and throughout four Western states. Cablevisionâs telecommunications properties also include its Optimum WiFi® wireless Internet, and its Optimum Lightpath® integrated business communications solutions. Cablevision serves the New York area with compelling local content through News 12 Networks, a local news leader; MSG Varsity, a suite of television and online services covering high school activities; and, Newsday Media Group, a business unit that includes Newsday, Long Island’s leading daily newspaper, and amNewYork, the nation’s most widely circulated free daily serving New York City. The company also owns and operates Clearview Cinemas throughout the New York tri-state area including the famed Ziegfeld Theatre, a frequent and historic venue for film premieres and events. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.

About SPS

As a systems integrator, Strategic Products and Services (SPS) has helped companies across the globe boost revenues, overcome business obstacles and gain an edge on the competition. With over 20 years of profitable growth and offices in more than 25 North American cities, SPS designs and implements technology solutions to help customers be more efficient and competitive in their markets. SPS is a Platinum Certified Avaya Connect channel partner with the prestigious Services Delivery Specialization (SDS) for both implementation and support.

SPS specializes in Voice over IP (VoIP), contact center, network convergence, messaging, telecom expense management, consultative planning, and monitoring services. In addition to Avaya, Microsoft, HP, Extreme Networks and Juniper Networks, SPS holds many authorizations and certifications with the partners that enable SPS to provide powerful solutions to businesses. (For a full partner listing, please visit http://www.spscom.com.)

To support multi-nationals, SPS is a founding partner of the Intelligent Communications Alliance. The Alliance provides a consistent global approach to pricing, design, installation and support of Avaya and Avaya DevConnect Partner solutions. Alliance founding members serve over 9000 customers across more than 60 countries. As a specialized systems integrator, the Alliance holds over 336 Avaya certifications with expertise in IP telephony, contact center, messaging and unified communications.

For the past five consecutive years, SPS was ranked in the top 300 of the VAR500, a listing of the largest information technology solution providers, integrators and service companies in North America. Additionally, SPS has earned numerous awards and recognition from their strategic partners and suppliers.

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