GRANDSTREAM IP VIDEO PHONES RECEIVE 2014 LYNC PIONEER AWARD

GXV3240 & GXV3275 IP Video Phones offer full integration with Lync 2013 Mobile 2013 and include native Lync Video Calling

Boston, MA (November 13, 2014)  – Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded the GXV32xx GXV3240 & GXV3275 IP Video Phones for Android™ a the 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Lync Pioneer Award. 

Grandstream’s revolutionary GXV3240 and GXV3275 IP Video Phones for Android™ have beenare fully integrated with the Microsoft Lync® Mobile 2013 via its Android app Android app. They These are the first and currently the only desk video phones within the Lync ecosystem that to support native Lync video calling and video conferencing,  (without needing requiring an external USB extensioncamera). These powerful IP Video phonesThe two models offer different two  feature multiple touchscreen sizes options (4. 3” andor 7” tablet), offer provide access to a wide variety of business productivity apps (including, but not limited to, Skype®, Microsoft Office Mobile®, and SalesForce1®a) and are comparatively priced price comparable to non-video enabled, basic Lync IP phones. The Lync 2013 Android app run by the GXV3275 and GXV3240 offers the same Lync look and functionality that users receive from the Lync desktop client and/or Lync mobile apps. Users can view all their contacts, view others presence and change their own presence, make a voice call, make a video call, send and receive instant messages, participate in Lync group chats/calls, and check Lync calendars.

Grandstream has gone the extra step in directly integrating the Lync 2013 Android app into the GXV3240 and GXV3275 to allow these phones to function as dedicated Lync-only devices, as the user’s Lync accounts can automaticallybecome become one the primary line ( of the 6 SIP lines available)accounts on the phones and are is added to the homepageintegrated into the phone’s  and dialenative dialer, for audio callsr to allow the main dial pad to be used to make Lync calls through the Lync 2013 Android app. The GXV3240 and GXV3275 IP Video Phones for Android offer a powerful Lync video deskphone that is not currently available within from any other vendor.the Lync ecosystem.

In addition to their integration with the Lync 2013 Android app, the GXV3240 and GXV3275 combine three devices into one powerful unified communications endpoint: an Android tablet with full access to the hundreds of thousands of apps in the Google Play Store, a multi-platform, multi-party video conferencing endpoint and a powerful 6-line IP phone.

“Congratulations to Grandstream for receiving this 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Lync Pioneer Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “The GXV32xx IP Video Phones enable businesses of all sizes to leverage the Lync platform to create enhanced communications and collaboration experiences for their users. I look forward to seeing Grandstream’s future endeavors.

Winners of the 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY Lync Pioneer Awards will be published in the December issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

About Grandstream Networks  

Founded in 2002, Grandstream Networks is the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions. Grandstream serves the SMB and consumer markets with innovative products that lower communication costs, increase security protection, and enhance productivity. Our open standard SIP-based products offer broad interoperability in the industry, unrivaled features, flexibility, and price-performance competitiveness.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes multiple magazines including CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is read by more than 1.5 million unique visitors each month, and is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is also the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; Super Wi-Fi Summit, CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp, and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.