May. 23, 2007
"WSI to Deliver Hosted VoIP through Global Network of Internet Consultants"
TORONTO, Canada and New York City, NY -- Personal Cloud Communications, a business enabler, along with Cohere Communications, a telecommunications carrier and WSI, a leading provider of Internet Consulting and Education services to small and medium enterprise (SME) sized businesses, announced their new partnership.
Cohere Communications, a leading managed VoIP service provider, is headquartered in New York City and utilizes the BroadSoft soft switch platform in its managed IP-PBX services.
Through this partnership, WSI, which operates in 87 countries and is ranked the No. 1 Internet and Technology Services Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine, will offer WSI VoIP leveraging Cohere Communication’s carrier class VoIP access services. WSI’s portfolio of Internet-related services and technologies are tailored to the unique requirements of each client and designed to offer business solutions that help customers leverage the Internet to improve profitability.
Voice over IP or “VoIP” is the hottest telecommunications technology to hit the marketplace since the cell phone. This relationship will enable WSI Consultants to offer Hosted, Managed VoIP to businesses that wish to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and image of corporate communications.
WSI chose Cohere Communications because of its comprehensive and scalable platform for creating, managing and delivering enterprise grade telephony services. Its promise to deliver significant cost savings and increased functionality has incited the curiosity of business executives from coast to coast, and it is a natural fit for us to continue to bring real value to the SME business markets, which has been typically neglected by the major Telcos.
“WSI has demonstrated great success in delivering cutting edge solutions to a business segment that has been poised to take advantage of this next-generation of VoIP telephone services,” said Steve Francesco, CEO of Cohere Communications. “We’re pleased to partner with WSI to help them improve the business communications for their customers.”
“Cohere’s ability to open up the benefits of converged communication and collaboration to business users makes them a natural fit for WSI,” said Lou Zalany, CEO of WSI. “By offering WSI VoIP powered by Cohere Communications through our consultants, we ensure that they are better armed to be able to solve the communications needs of their customers.”
About Cohere Communications:
Cohere Communications primarily serves small-to-medium sized enterprises located within the borders of North America. Our current customers are realizing minimum savings of 20-30% or more over their previous phone bills. In addition, Cohere provides the highest quality of service, with fully inter-connected technologies between our network providers and Cohere's VoIP application servers, as well as support via our fully monitored 7-by-24 network operation center. Cohere currently provides services on a fixed costs basis, inclusive of unlimited local and long distance usage, with minimal incremental costs for group services, such as auto-attendants and hunt groups.
WSI, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is ranked the #1 Internet services business in the world and the 4th fastest growing International franchise. With systems that have been developed, utilized and proven by over 1500 Internet Consultants in 87 countries worldwide, WSI delivers thousands of solutions to small and medium sized businesses annually.