Broadview Integrates with Skype for Business



Broadview Networks, a provider of cloud-based business communications and information technology services, has integrated its cloud-based unified communications solution, OfficeSuite Phone, with Microsoft Skype for Business.

Broadview's OfficeSuite Phone service delivers a complete cloud-based phone system with unlimited nationwide calling and many of advanced calling and mobile features. This new integration will provide Skype for Business and Microsoft Lync ;2013 users with a unified communications experience, including click-to-call dialing from any location using their business phone numbers, call routing, auto attendants, and call groups.

"Software applications, especially unified communications (UC) solutions, need to adapt to the modern user, matching both their preferences in technology and digital, mobile lifestyle," said Stephen Farkouh, Broadview's executive vice president, in a statement. "We saw an opportunity to enrich the Skype for Business experience with an award-winning hosted phone system that has clearly become the people's choice."

Users of Microsoft's Office 365 subscription bundle of Office software and other services will also benefit from Broadview's new integration, which will allow Office 365 customers to use its enterprise-grade phone system to make cloud-based business calls.


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