HGC, Microsoft team up on unified communications solutions

Staff writer
Telco SDN/NFV Asia

Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) and Microsoft Hong Kong have announced a collaborative move to offer one-stop unified communications (UC) solutions for enterprises based on Office 365.

According to the companies, the launch will be in two phases to introduce the new solution to enterprises of all sizes.

The first phase commences will offer mainly project-based services, while the second phase will provide small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) with an option to choose flexible monthly plans with minimal capital outlay for establishing a network.

One-stop solution facilitates email and voice migration and integration.

The proposition includes hassle-free migration of enterprise’s emails and voice capabilities to Office 365, with technology supported by HGC in partnership with Expert Systems IVR.

HGC provides WiseNET CloudConnect for ExpressRoute, a private link between enterprises and Office 365, and IP-based voice connectivity in the form of SIP trunking – a VoIP based on the

Session Initiation Protocol – which enables enterprises to benefit from voice-over-IP telephony.

Enterprise users of HGC-Microsoft UC solutions also benefit from the fact that HGC offers a single point of contact for mobile and fixed-line services, thanks to close collaboration with sister company 3 Hong Kong. With this revolutionary solution, employees can make phone calls and join audio/video conferences with the utmost ease, using mobile devices.

The companies further said Office 365 Enterprise E5 delivers the most comprehensive and secure solution for enterprises using Office Suite as well as the new Office 2016 apps for PC and Mac.

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