Tango Networks Forges Distribution Partnership With The VIA Group

Tango Networks™, the leader in seamless enterprise fixed-mobile convergence for unified communications and The VIA Group, a leading provider of message networking, unified communications and integration solutions, today announced a distribution partnership. Under the distribution agreement The VIA Group will market, sell and service Tango’s Abrazo, Fixed Mobile Convergence solution to enterprise and service provider markets. 

Tango Networks’ Abrazo™ solution enables any mobile phone, regardless of type, to become a true extension on the enterprise unified communications network. For the enterprise, true integration with the corporate unified communications system delivers increased employee productivity, accessibility, and customer satisfaction. Tango Abrazo allows a corporation to enhance its mobility policy by giving the organization increased control and management of its mobile assets, while leveraging current investments in UC/PBX systems, desk phones and mobile handsets. The highly customizable Tango Abrazo solution is easily deployed and facilitates regulatory compliance.

The Abrazo solution is based unique hybrid architecture with components in both the enterprise and mobile networks, which facilitates the transparent extension of the enterprise network to the mobile.  In addition the hybrid architecture facilitates extending mobile presence and location information to the enterprise presence servers such Microsoft OCS. 

The Abrazo converges fixed and mobile phone services, using licensed or unlicensed spectrum, on a foundation of either existing core network standards or an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) infrastructure. Tango Abrazo also facilitates customization of company-specific business applications, with an open platform and readily available application programming interfaces (APIs). 

“We very are pleased to have The VIA Group added to our partner ecosystem,” said Al Leo, vice president of sales and business development for Tango Networks. “The addition of the Tango Abrazo FMC solution to VIA Group’s broad family of systems allows them to have the most advanced mobile UC solutions for maximum customer value.” 

“With our customers focused on ways to become more profitable and competitive in today’s economy, we see a trend toward leveraging current infrastructure investments as the foundation to grow and expand their business,” said Donny Ward, Executive Vice President, The VIA Group. “The addition of Tango’s Abrazo FMC Solution to our portfolio is a natural complement to our existing offers of unified communication solutions from Avaya and Microsoft.” 

About The VIA Group
The VIA Group is a service led solutions provider of unified communications. Leveraging  strategic relationships with industry leaders, such as Avaya and Microsoft, the VIA Group  works with customers to create a comprehensive plan that builds upon and integrates existing  voice and data infrastructure investments. This methodology provides customers with cost  effective solutions that integrate multi-vendor systems and disparate data. Customers of all  sizes can collaborate with speed and accuracy, increase productivity, drive competitive advantage, improve business processes, operate more efficiently; and, realize a quick return on their investment. For more information call 281.716.1200 or visit http://www.theviagroup.com.

About Tango Networks
Tango Networks integrates mobile phones into the corporate enterprise, enabling any mobile phone to become a true extension on the enterprise unified communications, Centrex or PBX networks. With the award-winning Abrazo, enterprises benefit from cost savings and control over mobile service while enabling employees to be more responsive to business needs by providing advanced desk phone capabilities on any mobile device. Only Tango Networks’ Abrazo leverages the true power of fixed-mobile convergence, fixed-mobile substitution and unified communications to meet an enterprise’s continuously evolving business and technology needs. Two phones. One solution. That’s Tango. For more information, dance over to www.tango-networks.com

PR contacts:
Bill Young
Director, Marketing  
Tango Networks
+1 (469) 229-6019 

Kathy Innvar 
Director, Marketing 
The VIA Group 
+1 (631) 979-3726  

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