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Soft-Ex Joins Aastra's A2P2 Partner Program

Monday, March 19, 2012

Soft-Ex Joins Aastra's A2P2 Partner Program01:00 EDT Monday, March 19, 2012DUBAI, ISTANBUL and JOHANNESBURG, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --After rigorous testing, Aastra is pleased to announce that Soft-Ex, developer of web-based Telecom Data Intelligence and Enterprise Communications Management tools for Corporate Enterprises, has been included as an Aastra Approval Partner Program (A2P2) qualified member.Aastra, a market leader in enterprise telephony and unified communications is strongly committed to open standards and interfaces and as such supports a variety of 3rd party application integrations with its communication managers.As an Aastra technology partner, Soft-Ex is now qualified to integrate and support its RingMaster and Optimiser 5.2 solutions on Aastra's MX-ONE v4.1 call manager.Analyzing and optimising telephone activity has never been easier. With RingMaster, reducing costs, improving customer service and increasing productivity is merely the short list of benefits that this certification now brings to the already extensive solution offering from Aastra.Optimiser from Soft-Ex provides complete visibility on voice and data activity through its flexible and secure fully hosted service or on-site solution and is able to provide advanced reporting modules assisting in efficiency and effectiveness of business processes. Producing an array of cost, efficiency and traffic reports including quality of service reports, its main goal is to protect your businesses costs and assist you to control expenses.The official partnership ensures that customers can be safe in the knowledge they are purchasing a reliable, validated and fully supported system."We are happy to add yet another vendor to the Aastra Approval Partner Program. Soft-Ex's Ringmaster and Optimiser are reliable and well-known telephone call accounting solutions which can now be used by our partners and customers with the Aastra MX-ONE" says Marcus Junthe', head of Product Management at Aastra Middle East and Africa.  "Soft-Ex has operated with the MX-ONE over many years, in all its guises and across EMEA and APAC. We have many installations and are happy to be associated with such a market leader as Aastra." concludes Ian Lindsay, head of sales, Soft-Ex.  About the Aastra Application Partner Program (A2P2)The Aastra A2P2 Partner Program helps enrich strategic partner's solutions by using the power of Aastra's communication platforms.This program is designed to:Provide all the necessary information required to integrate the partners' application with Aastra's communication platforms.Provide consulting on how to use the full functionality of Aastra's equipment.Validate (through testing and verification) the partners' solutions to assure that mutual customers have access to a reliable and stable solution.About Aastra Middle East and AfricaAastra Middle East and Africa is the regional market unit of Aastra Technologies Limited, (TSX:"AAH"), a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative communications products and applications for businesses. With a strong focus on open standards, Aastra enables enterprises to communicate and collaborate more efficiently. Aastra's operations are truly global with more than 50 million installed lines around the world and a direct and indirect presence in more than 100 countries. Aastra is entirely dedicated to enterprise communications and offers one of the most complete portfolios of unified communications solutions individually tailored to satisfy its customers' requirements. These range from feature-rich call managers for small and medium businesses and highly scalable ones for large enterprises, associated UC applications, integrated mobility, multimedia call center solutions and high definition video communications to a wide selection of deskphones and cordless terminals. For additional information on Aastra, visit our website at http://www.aastra.com/meaAbout Soft-ExSoft-Ex is a leading global provider of web-based Telecom Data Intelligence solutions for global enterprises. We develop and deliver innovative solutions that create competitive differentiators to provide centralised visibility and cost savings for enterprise clients, delivered via cloud services or as an on-site solution. We manage millions of ports in many countries around the globe. Our headquarters are in Ireland and we have offices in the UK, the Netherlands, Scandinavia and Latin America.For additional information, visit http://www.soft-ex.net.SOURCE Aastra Telecom Middle EastFor further information: Roger Hage, +971-4-438-0111