SARASOTA, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teltronics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TELT), a leading supplier of voice and data communication solutions and services, today announces it was selected by GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprises Solutions (NYSE: GE), to provide StarCall iPLUS, a powerful IP-based, SIP-compliant multimedia platform and the next generation of its StarCall intercommunication and timekeeping solution.
SARASOTA, Fla., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Teltronics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TELT), a leading supplier of voice and data communication solutions and services, today announces it was selected by GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprises Solutions (NYSE: GE), to provide StarCall iPLUS, a powerful IP-based, SIP-compliant multimedia platform and the next generation of its StarCall intercommunication and timekeeping solution.
GE Security will private label the Teltronics Cerato IP system to give customers a fully integrated, Linux-based solution created to protect customers' communications investment, reduce communications costs and improve productivity through advanced applications. GE Security plans to distribute the new offering, StarCall iPLUS, through its sound and communications partners.
Teltronics' Ewen Cameron states, "This relationship not only provides an extra level of comfort in support of on-site safety for educational institutions but increases productivity and efficiency — saving time and money. We believe that Teltronics' four decades of communications industry experience and the strength and reliability found in our Cerato voice communications solutions provide GE Security's StarCall iPLUS a new level of sophistication and convenience to accommodate the required needs in a school setting."
"Collaboration with Teltronics has resulted in our StarCall iPLUS offering — the best-in-class solution for improving communications within educational facilities," declares Steve Hein, general manager, fire and life safety products, GE Security. "Teltronics' industry knowledge and commitment to working with us has resulted in a solid, non-proprietary application that is fully integrated with our StarCall product."
The StarCall iPLUS empowers communications and security processes at educational institutions with a package of cost-effective features designed to maximize efficiency, including robust intercom and paging, reliable timekeeping control, flexible program source distribution, powerful event processing, intuitive software tools and a fully integrated mass communication system. With an additional suite of productivity-enhancing offerings such as in-class phones, unified messaging, absence reporting, emergency reporting, call routing control, homework hotline, mass recall and mass notification, StarCall iPLUS enhances the learning experience and fosters a collaborative school environment for school staff, parents and students.
Teltronics, Inc. is a leading, global provider of innovative communications solutions that enable our customers to increase revenues, decrease costs and improve productivity. The Company designs, develops and manufactures electronic equipment and applications software systems that enhance the performance of communications networks. Teltronics develops VoIP and digital voice communications platforms and software and contact center solutions for small-to-large size businesses and government facilities. Teltronics is also recognized as a leading provider of network management solutions enabling enterprises and service providers to effectively monitor and maintain voice and data networks. All products are manufactured in an ISO 9001:2000 certified factory and the Company serves as a contract manufacturing partner to customers nationwide. Further information regarding Teltronics is available at the web site, www.teltronics.com .
About GE's Security Business
GE Security, Inc., a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is a leading supplier of security and life safety technologies, with operations in more than 35 countries and $1.8 billion in annual sales. GE Security offers one of the industry's broadest product portfolios, including access control, explosives and narcotics detection, fire detection, intrusion, key management and video surveillance. GE Security's products are used to protect people and property across a wide range of industries, including aviation, banking and finance, education, government and military, healthcare, law enforcement, residential, retail, stadiums and event venues, and transportation.
GE Security was honored with Frost & Sullivan's 2008 North American Video Surveillance Solutions Company of the Year Award for its industry leading video portfolio and integration strategy vision and execution. For more information about GE Security, please visit www.gesecurity.com .
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