Canada-based leading unified communications software solutions provider Mitel on Wednesday tied up with Accord Communications Ltd to provide its latest solutions that will help businesses across India to communicate and collaborate in new and innovative ways, on any device.

As per the agreement, Accord will deliver solutions and services to market using the Mitel's ‘Freedom Architecture', which provides a single, cloud-ready software stream that delivers an array of communications options for businesses looking to integrate a voice solution into best-in-class networks and applications.

“Under the strategic alliance, Accord would bring Mitel unified communications into verticals such as healthcare, IT/ITeS, education, hospitality, retail, financial services, government, defense establishments and manufacturing, in addition to providing a pan-India presence, installation, maintenance support and training,” Accord Communications Director P. K. Mohta told journalists here.

“Our solutions help businesses reduce their operating costs by 45 percent in corporate mobility and by as much as 85 per cent on communications servers,” said Mitel Asia Pacific Managing Director and Vice-President Gwilym Funnell. Mitel is at present world's No.2 in the IP telephony market. “Indian businesses will now have the choice to migrate from legacy analog voice to unified communications or vault themselves into the latest cloud-based solutions.

At Mitel we understand the importance and expectation of customers to provide a pan-India reach and support which Accord can provide to Mitel and its customers,” he added.

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