IRVINE, Calif., and NASHUA, N.H., November 13, 2012 — Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba — www.telecom.toshiba.com) and Jabra, a world leader in innovative headset solutions, today announced the certification of interoperability of the Jabra GO 6470 hands-free headset with Toshiba’s SoftIPT® softphone and desk phones that work with Toshiba’s IPedge® and Strata® CIX™ IP business telephone systems. Additionally, the Jabra GO 9470 is compatible with Toshiba’s VIPedge™ cloud-based business telephone solutions.
The Jabra GO 6470 can connect to three devices — desk, mobile and softphones — at the same time, enabling the use of one headset for all calls. A professional headset designed with mobile workers in mind, the GO 6470’s Bluetooth® wireless technology allows users to easily take the headset on the road and connect it to a mobile phone when traveling for business. The Jabra GO 6470 is part of the Jabra GO 6400 Series and features high-quality sound, Noise Blackout™ technology and three wearing styles for greater comfort.
“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.”
“We are pleased to expand our relationship with JABRA. The new certification of Jabra GO 6470 headset ensures our customers that it is compatible and well integrated with Toshiba’s IPedge, VIPedge and Strata CIX business telephone systems as well as Toshiba's desk telephones and softphone products,” said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.
Working together since 2007, this certification demonstrates Jabra’s and Toshiba’s continued commitment to work together to develop integrated unified communications solutions.
Jabra is the brand of GN Netcom, a subsidiary of GN Store Nord A/S (GN) - listed on NASDAQ OMX. Jabra employs approximately 850 people worldwide and in 2011 produced an annual revenue which amounted to DKK 2,106 million. Jabra is a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of a broad range of hands-free communications solutions. With a reputation for innovation, reliability, and ease of use that goes back more than two decades, Jabra’s consumer and business divisions produce corded and wireless headsets, plus mobile and in-office speakerphones that empower individuals and businesses through increased freedom of movement, comfort, and functionality.
About Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation.
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm
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