Panasonic Announces Interoperability Certification for Its SIP Telephones With Virtual PBX

  Panasonic Announces Interoperability Certification for Its SIP Telephones
  With Virtual PBX

Business Wire

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- December 12, 2012

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, the leader in
business telephone systems^1, today announced that Virtual PBX has certified
nearly all Panasonic SIP Business Phones^2 for use with all Virtual PBX
services. This alliance brings together Panasonic’s award winning SIP Phones
and Virtual PBX’s award winning hosted PBX phone system, to provide a
comprehensive, full-featured hosted phone service for small and medium-sized
businesses.

Panasonic’s SIP phones offer flexible, cost-effective communications solutions
for all types of business environments. Plug and play simplicity allows for
businesses to be up and running right away, while expandable system options
provide immediate cost-saving benefits and flexible configuration options.
Combining state-of-the-art telephony with business-friendly features,
Panasonic’s SIP phones boast outstanding voice quality for crystal clear
business communication.

Virtual PBX Complete with VoIP Anywhere is a business VoIP telephony solution
that incorporates IP-PBX and open SIP peering in a full-featured, scalable,
easy-to-use package. The hosted PBX phone service gives small and growing
businesses a professional, fully automated call answering and routing solution
that can be up and running in a matter of minutes. Virtual PBX will offer
Panasonic SIP Business Phones to customers as part of their complete
end-to-end integrated communication solution.

With flexible configuration options, it is easy to deploy Panasonic SIP phones
with Virtual PBX solutions. By leveraging Voice over IP technology, customers
can reduce their hardware costs and utilize the internet to route calls, all
of which adds up to significant savings on monthly telephone bills. This
enables small businesses to take advantage of a larger variety of
business-class features such as call forwarding, call recording, conferencing,
voicemail to email, fax to email, and many more unified communications tools
once available only to large businesses.

Panasonic Solutions for Business

Built on a celebrated engineering foundation, Panasonic architects business
technology solutions that help build a better world. Customers in government,
healthcare, production, education and a wide variety of commercial
enterprises, large and small, depend on integrated solutions from Panasonic to
help them acquire, manage and interpret the information that drives
innovation. The complete suite of Panasonic solutions addresses unified
business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance, retail
point-of-sale, office productivity, high definition visual conferencing,
visual communications (professional projectors, displays, digital signage) and
HD and 3D video production. As a result of its commitment to R&D,
manufacturing and quality control, Panasonic engineers reliable and
long-lasting solutions as a partner for continuous improvement. Panasonic
solutions for business are delivered by Panasonic System Communications
Company of North America, which is a division of Panasonic Corporation of
North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic
Corporation (NYSE: PC).

All brand and company/product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
the respective companies. All specifications are subject to change without
notice. Information on Panasonic solutions for business can be obtained by
calling 877-803-8492 or at www.panasonic.com/business-solutions.

About Panasonic Corporation of North America

Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad
line of digital and other electronics products and services for consumer,
business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American
subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC), and the hub
of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D
operations.Panasonic is committed to becoming the electronics industry's
leader in green innovation by its one-hundredth anniversary in 2018. In the
2012 Interbrand Annual Best Global Green Brands ranking, the Panasonic brand
jumped four spots to number six:
http://www.interbrand.com/en/best-global-brands/Best-Global-Green-Brands/2012-Report.aspx.As
part of its continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Panasonic
Corporation of North America will relocate its operations to a new
eco-efficient office tower adjacent to a mass transit hub in Newark, NJ in
2013. Information about Panasonic Eco Ideas initiatives is available at
http://panasonic.net/eco/ecoideas. Information about Panasonic and its
products is available at www.panasonic.com. Additional company information for
journalists is also available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.

About Virtual PBX

Virtual PBX believes you never get a second chance to make a good first
impression especially when it comes to serving your customers. Our hosted PBX
phone service gives small and growing businesses a professional, fully
automated call answering and routing solution that can be up and running in a
matter of minutes. Forget the hassles and costs of buying and maintaining your
own PBX hardware. With Virtual PBX, your employees, whether in one location or
far-flung, can focus on serving your customers while we provide the advanced
features and responsiveness that give you a competitive edge. We also offer a
backup phone service to ensure your business stays up and running should
disaster strike. For more information on how your business can benefit from
our innovation and passionate commitment to great customer service, visit us
on the Web athttp://www.virtualpbx.com.

^1 For full calendar year of 2011 in North America. By the Parsippany, NJ
based information technology market research firm T3i Group. Defined by T3i
Group as the sum of key/hybrid, PBX, and IP-PBX business phone systems with
2-40 extensions.

^2 Certified for all Panasonic SIP Business Phones, except the KX-UT670

Contact:

Cohn & Wolfe for Panasonic
Holly Luka, 415-365-8539 (direct)
Holly.Luka@cohnwolfe.com
PanasonicB2B.PR@cohnwolfe.com
or
Virtual PBX
Greg Brashier, 888-825-0800 ext. 333
Greg.Brashier@virtualpbx.com
 
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