Deltapath Bridging Solutions Extends Collaboration of Skype for Business with External Team, Increase Productivity and Bring Life to Work

Deltapath® frSIP® Skype for Business Gateway enables “any-to-any” seamless communications between the industry-leading Microsoft Lync, Office 365 and Skype for Business to open SIP.

19 August 2015

Deltapath, the leading video focused unified communications solutions provider, announced today the release of Deltapath® frSIP® Skype for Business Gateway that offers extended communication solutions for all Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft® Lync®) users to interact via video with their external counterparts such as customers, partners, and suppliers in the open SIP world.

Skype for Business“Deltapath frSIP Skype for Business Gateway is the ubiquitous transcoder between Microsoft Lync, or Skype for Business to virtually any enterprise videoconferencing endpoints. It enables all Skype for Business customers to connect to their extended teams using open SIP and legacy H.323 videoconferencing endpoints, mobile devices, computers with web browsers, and SIP phones, vice versa,” said Andy Chan, Director of Solutions Architecture at Deltapath.

“Any to any” seamless communications connecting Microsoft Office 365 / Skype for Business and external team

“One of the main reasons for Deltapath to develop the Deltapath® frSIP® Skype for Business Gateway is to help customers to protect their communication infrastructure investment on videoconferencing rooms and IP phones.  A lot of the Microsoft customers are facing a dilemma choosing between throwing away their existing room-based conferencing systems and replace with Microsoft Lync compatible room systems in order to collaborate with their customers, vendors or business partners on Skype for Business / Lync, or keeping their existing videoconferencing rooms isolated from the Microsoft world. Deltapath’s frSIP Skype for Business Gateway enables “any-to-any” seamless communications between all SIP and legacy H.323 videoconferencing endpoints, and all on Skype for Business / Lync clients with high definition video, audio, content sharing, and instant messaging,” Andy continued.

Deltapath frSIP Skype for Business Gateway transcodes between different codecs and translates between different protocols that supports numerous codecs such as H.263, H.263++, H.264, H.264 SVC (UCIF Profiles 0, 1), VP8, and RTVideo and call signaling protocols such as H.323, SIP, WebRTC, and Microsoft Lync.

Naturally extends Microsoft Office 365 capabilities by adding Enterprise Telephony features for everyone in the organization

Besides interacting via video, the Gateway enables Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise E1 and E3 customers to enjoy a preview of enterprise telephony on Skype for Business client by connecting their telephone circuits to the Deltapath® frSIP® Unified Communications Platform.  “Users can make and receive traditional phone calls on their business phone lines using the Skype for Business client at anytime,” said Andy.  Meanwhile, Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise E4 customers can enjoy additional enterprise-grade telephony features such as contact center, video and voice call recording as well as industry specific features such as serviced office, property management, retail, and healthcare.

About Deltapath® frSIP® Skype for Business Gateway

Endpoints and systems in open SIP communication environment cannot talk to Microsoft Lync and Office 365 simply because of differences in signaling protocols and codecs. Deltapath® frSIP® Skype for Business Gateway is a ubiquitous transcoder that seamlessly unite Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync) and other vendors communications infrastructure with enterprise-grade security, compliance and control.  It offers “any-to-any” audio and video communications from Anybody inside and outside the organisation who are running Lync and Skype, to Anyone on the SIP and H.323 world.  It further extends Microsoft Skype for Business deployment with features such as one-time meeting codes, recordings of meetings, call recordings, contact center features, call billing, push-to-talk, and more.

For more details of Deltapath® frSIP® Skype for Business Gateway, please visit http://www.deltapath.com/products/skype-for-business-gateway/


About Deltapath

Deltapath designs and develops fully integrated and multi-vendor compatible enterprise unified communications products and services that can intelligently addresses the unique needs of various vertical markets.  Deltapath has successfully deployed solutions in 277 cities spanning across 94 countries, with the support from customers in healthcare, educations, contact centres, serviced office, telecommunications, retail and wholesale, media and broadcasting, enterprises and the public sector.  Supporting communication across multiple communication infrastructure, Deltapath line of products are holistic and flexible business communications platforms that improve business communications, productivity, and bring life to work.  For more information, visit www.deltapath.com.


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