Fg Microtec To Provide FMC Client Technology To Siemens Enterprise Communications

fg microtec's Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) client technology delivers one mobile experience for FMC and UC to Siemens OpenScape MobileConnect users

September 29, 2009

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Munich, 29 September 09 -- fg microtec, provider of FMC and UC client technology, has today announced a worldwide partnership with Siemens Enterprise Communications Group (SEN), a leader in Unified Communications Solutions for the enterprise, to further develop Siemens' successful OpenScape MobileConnect platform. 

SEN's OpenScape product family includes open IP telephony, fixed mobile convergence (FMC) and IP-based unified communications (UC) solutions. fg microtec's FMC client is part of Siemens FMC offering, and its integration allows Siemens customers to use their mobile phones intuitively with the OpenScape MobileConnect platform.

By choosing fg microtec's FMC client, Siemens' is bringing FMC and unified communication tools such as messaging, voice, presence and location-based communication simply via a mobile phone to its customers. 

In addition, since fg microtec's Fixed Mobile Convergence client also behaves as a mobile extension for the HiPath family of telephony systems, it supports the seamless handover between a Wireless LAN (VoIP) or cellular network, and users can take their office phones with them wherever they go. 

The partnership aims to cover a wide range of mobile platforms based on fg microtec's expertise, including Windows Mobile, RIM BlackBerry to Nokia S60 platforms."As mobility becomes universal throughout the enterprise, we must identify ways to deliver the advantages of UC to an increasing number of mobile devices. Working in partnership with fg microtec, we can offer a mobile client to our customers, which will enable them to access their OpenScape solution wherever they are," said Marcus Birkl, Vice President Mobility Solutions, Siemens Enterprise Communications Group.

"We are excited to be part of the OpenScape success story. As our products are used by more and more Siemens customers, we receive valuable feedback from a large installed base. Our focus is to improve the quality of our client and support Siemens' customers in cutting mobile costs and improving efficiency," said Robert Mirbaha, CEO, fg microtec.
About Openscape MobileConnect:
OpenScape includes open IP telephony, fixed mobile convergence (FMC) and IP-based unified communications (UC) solutions. Based on the OpenScape UC Server, Openscape MobileConnect removes the barriers between traditionally separate voice, video and data systems to create a comprehensive suite of UC applications. This suite includes enterprise grade voice with carrier grade scalability and reliability, IP least cost routing, video conferencing and role-based UC applications.
About fg microtec:
Founded in 2001, fg microtec products combine converged SIP based VoIP solutions dual and single mode handsets with unprecedented speech quality and usability. Our team is dedicated to providing enterprise class applications based on open standards. We have accumulated extensive experience in IMS interoperability testing with leading infrastructure vendors.

Customers include service providers, enterprises and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). The company's mission is to provide enterprise customers with increased productivity and more efficient communication while lowering mobile telephony costs.
About Siemens Enterprise Communications:
The SEN Group is a premier provider of enterprise communications solutions. More than 14,000 employees in 80 countries carry on the tradition of voice and data excellence started more than 160 years ago with Werner von Siemens and the invention of the pointer telegraph.

Today the company leads the market with its "Open Communications" approach that enables teams working within any IT infrastructure to improve productivity through a unified collaboration experience. In 2008, The SEN Group generated revenues of approximately 3.21 billion Euros

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