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Uniden and 3Com work together to provide enterprise-class cordless internet telephony phones

  • 15 June, 2005 11:01

<p>3Com® NBX® IP Telephony System and Uniden Phones to Offer Industry’s First Cordless IP Offerings for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses.</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia 15 June 2005 – Uniden America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wireless consumer electronics, and 3Com Corporation, a leader in providing secure, converged networking solutions, today announced an agreement to deliver the first Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) cordless multi-line phones for enterprises. Available today, the 3Com® 3106C cordless phone and 3Com 3107C cordless phone can seamlessly be used with the 3Com® NBX® IP telephony system to deliver complete and cost-effective IP offerings to business owners.</p>
<p>Featuring Uniden’s cordless technology and 3Com IP telephony technology, these multi-line IP phones offer an extended range of up to 1,000 feet or 305 metres from the base unit. The joint development assures tight integration with the 3Com NBX IP telephony system, providing mobile access to hundreds of system features. The 3Com NBX IP telephony system has always been designed to offer a cost-effective solution with advanced features for small and medium-sized enterprises. Leveraging Uniden’s wireless expertise, customers are now assured that their business communications will move with them.</p>
<p>“Recent studies estimate that nearly 50 per cent of small to mid-sized enterprises will adopt VoIP telephony in the workplace over the next several years,” said Brett Morrison, national sales manager in charge of IP products and business communications at Uniden. “Uniden understands that innovative mobility solutions will be a substantial driver for this transition, and we are pleased to work with 3Com Corporation to offer mobile IP solutions that will expedite this transition.”</p>
<p>“The 3Com NBX IP telephony system has a history of leading the market with cost effective solutions for small and mid-sized businesses,” said Greg Zweig, 3Com senior product manager. “By marrying Uniden’s expertise in the cordless arena with the 3Com IP platform, we are offering the industry’s first multi-line cordless IP phone for small and medium-sized businesses. Our combined expertise offers our customers a more productive working environment. 3Com continues to take steps towards delivering secure, converged networking solutions for communications platforms and business operations.”</p>
<p>About Uniden</p>
<p>Uniden America Corporation, the North American subsidiary of Japan-based Uniden Corporation, manufactures and markets wireless consumer electronic products including cordless telephones, business telecommunications systems, networking and data products, Bearcat® scanners, FRS/GMRS radios, marine radios and other wireless personal communications products. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Uniden sells its products through dealers and distributors throughout North, Central and South America. For more information on Uniden’s IP products, please contact Brett Morrison at bmorrison@uniden.com.</p>
<p>About 3Com Corporation</p>
<p>3Com Corporation (NASDAQ: COMS) is a leading provider of secure, converged voice and data networking solutions for enterprises of all sizes. 3Com offers a broad line of innovative products backed by world class sales, service and support, which excel at delivering business value for its customers. Through its TippingPoint division, 3Com is the leading provider of network-based intrusion prevention systems that deliver in-depth application protection, infrastructure protection, and performance protection for corporate enterprises, government agencies, service providers and academic institutions. For further information, please visit www.3com.com, or the press site www.3com.com/pressbox.</p>
<p>Copyright © 2005 3Com Corporation. 3Com, the 3Com logo and NBX are registered trademarks and TippingPoint is a trademark of 3Com Corporation. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective holders.</p>
<p>For further information, please contact:</p>
<p>Felicity Harrigan
Red Agency
(+61) 02 9955 7877
felicity.harrigan@redagency.com.au</p>

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