May 8, 2006
REDWOOD SHORES, CA — (MARKET WIRE) — May 8, 2006 — LiteScape Technologies, Inc. (www.litescape.com) today announced a key strategic partnership with Bell Canada (www.bell.ca) in which the large Canadian telecommunications company will be selling LiteScape applications across Canada and major US cities. Bell Canada has selected LiteScape as a key partner in its overall strategy to market and deployment of IP solutions throughout its customer base.
“The Stars have aligned! Bringing LiteScape together with Bell Canada makes our position with customers even stronger,” said Rod Scotland, Cisco Canada’s voice business development manager. “Organizations both large and small are looking at LiteScape applications to deliver more value to their IP Infrastructure by improving and tying key business processes to their existing environment — all truly complementing the Cisco Unified Communications Strategies and Solutions. Bell Canada, among many very strong capabilities, has the coverage and expertise to provide seamless installation and integration services along with the ‘Day 2 support.’ It’s a win-win-win situation for Cisco Systems Canada and our customers.”
Bell Canada now offers LiteScape applications that cover three key areas: Collaboration, Identity Management and Converged CRM.
-- Collaboration products include OnCast™ for multi-media broadcasts and collaboration across multiple domains; Secure DISA for connecting calls from outside the office to reduce or eliminate the cost of international calls; and Collaboration Server, a complete turnkey solution for applications on a LiteScape appliance. -- Identity Management products include: Secure Profile Management -- secure, authenticated and personalized access to information with a device for smart card, biometric and/or RFID reader. -- Converged CRM products include LS ServicePoint™ solutions for various vertical markets: Retail, Legal, Healthcare, Hospitality, Financial and Government.
“I have worked extensively with Bell Canada in the past and appreciate the impact they will bring to the marketplace for us,” said Rod Hamlin, executive vice president of sales and marketing at LiteScape. “I’m very excited about this new partnership which will facilitate bringing additional value to their enterprise customers looking for VoIP solutions.”
LiteScape’s applications are built on the company’s Multi-modal Application Platform™ (MAP), which enables the real-time management of interactive sessions comprised of voice, data, and image streams that can be coordinated and simultaneously delivered to various IP phones and devices. An enhanced version of MAP was announced in March at VoiceCon Spring.
About LiteScape Technologies Inc.
LiteScape Technologies, Inc. markets enterprise software that enhances the value of IP Telephony by integrating business applications with VoIP and wireless devices. By communications-enabling telephones with interactive voice, text and image capabilities, LiteScape solutions improve business processes, employee productivity and the customer experience. The company’s products provide VoIP solutions for collaboration, converged CRM and secure identity management. LiteScape markets its products globally through value-added resellers and strategic partners including Cisco, Polycom and Microsoft. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., LiteScape is privately held and funded by top tier investors.
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