05th Apr 2012

ThinkTel Launches Professional Services Practice

New Specialized Group Will Help Enterprise Customers and Partners Embrace Unified Communications

ThinkTel Communications, a Canadian leader in IP-based business telecommunications operating an advanced carrier network in over 1,000 cities across the country, announced today that it is launching a Professional Services practice. This new specialized group will assist Canadian enterprises in adopting and deploying unified communications technology delivered through a variety of platforms, with a particular focus on Microsoft Lync.

“ThinkTel’s expertise, country-wide network footprint and extensive unified communications experience makes us singularly well-equipped to meet the demanding needs of Canada’s leading enterprises,” said Dave Damer, President and CEO of ThinkTel. “We are delighted to be able to offer our Professional Services to both new and existing customers as well as regional and national partners.”

The Professional Services now offered by ThinkTel include proof of concept, planning and deployment services, advanced SIP Trunking configuration, managed Microsoft Lync offerings and custom solutions. For enterprise customers, ThinkTel’s Professional Service offering will provide a single source for buying equipment, planning and implementing deployments, PSTN connectivity and day-to-day support.

“Ultimately, we are leveraging our extensive experience to provide a range of solutions that will help our customers achieve and surpass their business objectives,” Mr. Damer added.

About ThinkTel

ThinkTel, a division of Distributel Communications, is a national provider of SIP-based voice, video, and data services catering to the SMB, enterprise and wholesale business segments. Backed by a carrier network footprint in over 1,000 cities across Canada, ThinkTel continually innovates to meet the demanding standards of some of Canada’s largest organizations such as Cancer Care Ontario and Subaru.

ThinkTel has been a proud Microsoft partner since 2008 and has earned a Gold Competency in Communications and Silver Competency in Hosting from the Microsoft Partner Network. ThinkTel is the first and only Canadian company independently qualified by Microsoft’s standards to deliver SIP trunking to Microsoft Lync & OCS R2.