*astTECS expands global presence to South Africa
INDUSTRYBy BiztechAfrica - Oct. 9, 2012, 9:28 a.m.
*astTECS, specialising in end-to-end unified communication, and enterprise mobility products based on Asterisk open source telephony solution, has announced that the company is expanding operations in South Africa and has partnered with Johannesburg based Allgent Communications to offer complete portfolio of *astTECS product line and a comprehensive Training Programme on Asterisk solutions to Asterisk users, customers and organizations in South Africa.
"We are increasingly seeing a large demand for Asterisk based open source telephony solution coming in from emerging markets like South Africa. Partnering with Allgent Communications is an important part of our strategy as we plan to serve our customers and partners throughout South African Region.
“With common values and objectives, we look forward to leverage Allgent Communications expertise and provide clients with continued excellence and enhanced product line while offering complete Asterisk Training courses with a clear mission to help customers reduce costs, gain access to capabilities and increased efficiency across all industry verticals," said Levis Wilson, COO, *astTECS.
*astTECS product range caters to the Small and Medium Call Centre operations to enterprise wide applications.*astTECS IP-PBX today is a step ahead than the traditional PBXs, since it offers a wireless infrastructure, has GSM integration capabilities and offers features like: IVR, ACD, Voice Logger, Multiparty conference, Voice mail & Inbuilt Video Conferencing system, the company says.
*astTECS solutions are tailored for enterprises across all categories and these can be easily scaled up. The verticals include: IT & ITES, Large enterprises, BFSI, Hospitality, Railways, Airlines, Logistics, Retail and Manufacturing apart from small and mid size companies.
“As part of the global expansion strategy, *astTECS is extending its presence and commitment in recognition of the huge potential of the South African market and the role of smarter Asterisk based Open source Telephony Products and Training Courses in transforming businesses in that region”, Said Mr. Binish VJ, International Business Manager – South Africa Operations,*astTECS.
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