Smoothstone and Sprint to Offer Enterprise Class Converged Communications Solutions from the Cloud

By Smoothstone Ip Communications, PRNE
Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Companies collaborate to extend the reach of Smoothstone's powerful cloud-based enterprise communications applications and services to Sprint business customers.

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky and OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 6, 2011 - Smoothstone, the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise communication
applications and services, and Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced the
availability of Smoothstone's cloud-based voice solutions combined with
Mobile Integration delivered over the Sprint Global MPLS network to provide
unprecedented flexibility and performance for the most dynamic and demanding

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For enterprises needing PBX functionality from the cloud extended to
Sprint mobile phones, providing mobility, accessibility, and enhanced
productivity for employees, the integrated solution from Smoothstone and
Sprint delivers converged technology without the significant capital
investment of on-premise PBX systems. Users benefit from having a single
number where they can be reached in or out of the office, a single voice
mail, abbreviated dialing plans and sophisticated group and personal call
controls. The integration of Smoothstone's cloud-based applications and
services platform with Sprint's award winning Global MPLS network and full
Quality of Service (QoS) management, creates a powerful suite of Smoothstone
tools that provide real-time monitoring of call quality and application

"Smoothstone's unique portfolio of cloud-based voice solutions go way
beyond the capabilities of a standard on-premise IP-PBX," said Jon Jorgl,
Smoothstone's Chief Development Officer. "We deliver all the functionality
you would expect from a cloud based IP-PBX along with full disaster recovery
and survivability features, advanced corporate governance tools including
real-time call reporting and comprehensive call recording options, and
optional contact center applications that meet the needs of centralized or
distributed agents."

Smoothstone's applications and services can be fully integrated with a
customer's existing IP or legacy TDM infrastructure where required,
preserving investments already made in telephony infrastructure and providing
a seamless enterprise-wide solution.

"The flexibility of deployment that Smoothstone offers is a big advantage
for our business customers," said Monnie McGaffigan, vice president of
wireline, international and strategic alliances Sprint. "The largest
enterprises see the value of converged IP communications with full mobile
integration, but many do not have the resources or budgets to completely
replace their existing infrastructure. Our combined solution enables a
complex enterprise to migrate to a fully converged solution at a pace that
makes sense for their business."

Smoothstone's application and services are available to Sprint customers

Sprint Global MPLS, Mobile Integration and other converged solutions are
available through Sprint Business, which is composed of sales, support,
marketing and operations personnel solely dedicated to enterprise, small and
medium-sized business and public sector customers. Sprint delivers wireless,
wireline and converged solutions for companies, drawing on its 3G and 4G
wireless capabilities, push-to-talk network, Global IP network and growing
portfolio of M2M partners and solutions. To join in the latest discussions
and learn more about business solutions available through convergence, visit or

About Smoothstone

Smoothstone IP Communications is the leading provider of cloud based
communications for the enterprise - including MPLS-based application network
management, enterprise voice, unified threat management, advanced contact
center solutions, unified messaging and collaboration tools-all delivered as
a unified suite of cloud-based applications. Smoothstone's scalable,
on-demand applications and services can be integrated with a customer's
existing network and telecommunications infrastructure, operational
processes, and employee activities, enabling a customer to migrate to unified
IP communications as their business requirements dictate. For more
information, visit or call 800-773-3037.

About Sprint Nextel

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline
communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers,
businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 48.8 million
customers at the end of the third quarter of 2010 and is widely recognized
for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including
the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States;
offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands
including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, Common Cents Mobile and Assurance
Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a
global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010
Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation's greenest companies, the
highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit
Sprint at or and

Bill Yackey, Manager of Marketing Communications, Smoothstone IP Communications, +1-502-315-5129, wyackey at; Stephanie Greenwood, Sprint, +1-913-315-1612, Stephanie.greenwood at

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