Metaswitch Certifies Grandstream IP Phones, Gateways and ATAs for Hosted UC Solutions

Hosted VoIP Service Providers Using the Metaswitch Platform Can Automatically Provision Grandstream Endpoints For Enhanced User Experience, Cost Benefits and Improved Productivity

Boston, MA (March 25, 2014) – Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP telephony and video surveillance solutions, today announced that Metaswitch has tested andPartner certified Certified a number of Grandstream’s SIP endpoint products for the Enterprise, SMB and residential markets.  Service providers using the Metaswitch hosted IP telephony platform can now automatically and securely provision Grandstream’s broad array of award-winning products for mass deployment. The Grandstream products certified by Metaswitch include the GXP11xx series, GXP14xx series and GXP21xx series IP Phones, GXW400x & GXW42xx Analog Gateways and HT502 & HT70x Analog Telephone Adapters (ATAs).  These phone families have a Metaswitch Provisioning Server endpoint pack available for download from the Metaswitch Communities Mosaic website to enable service providers to easily configure these devices in the field."

“Our ongoing partnership relationship with Grandstream gives our resellers and service providers additional reach into the Enterprise, SMB & consumer markets.  We’re very happy pleased to certify their new products as well as have them as a member of our Mosaic Partner Network,” said [Name], [Title]Brandon Harper, vice president of business development and channels at Metaswitch.

“We’re excited to partner with Metaswitch to deliver high quality, fully interoperable, and cost-effective UC solutions to our common customers,” said David Li, CEO of Grandstream Networks. “The combination of Grandstream’s market-leading endpoint SIP products and Metaswitch’s powerful VoIP platform presents a compelling end-to-end solution to the rapidly growing hosted VoIP service market.”

The Metaswitch certified Grandsteam GXP series of SIP phones feature superior HD voice quality, advance IP telephony functionality, XML customization, and a number of integrated productivity applications. Some newer models of the GXP series, such as the GXP2140 and GXP2160, offer leading edge features including color LCD, dual Gigabit network ports with PoE, and integrated Bluetooth, at very competitive price points.

For business customers who want to preserve investment in analog devices and still take full advantage of IP, the Metaswitch certified Grandstream GXW400x & GXW42xx FXS gateways are ideal and very competitive solutions to VoIP-enable a traditional PBX or analog phone system with 4, 8, 16, 24, 32 or 48 analog ports. For home office & road warriors, the HT50x and HT70x series of Analog Telephone Adapters (ATAs) are available that offer rich telephony functionality, compactness and unrivaled affordability.

For more information on Grandstream and Metaswitch partnershiprelationship, visit the Metaswitch Mosaic Community website.

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 Metaswitch Networks

Metaswitch is powering the transformationition of communication networks into a cloud-based, software-centric future. The company develops openly programmable solutions that run on standard hardware or in virtualized environments and act as the key control points in elastic voice, video and data networks. In its 30-year history, Metaswitch has helped hundreds of service providers worldwide advance their infrastructures, retain their customers, extend their brands and reduce their costs through every major network transformation. For more information, please visit http://www.metaswitch.com.