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The leading integrated softphone developer iscoord announces new Microsoft version, website solution and video integration at VoiceCon 2008

(PresseBox) (Zürich, ) iscoord ag, developer of the award winning integrated softphone technology is-phone, announces the is-phone communicator 2.0 for Microsoft Outlook and Windows Live Messenger, the instant call feature is-phone click2connect and the video integration for its softphone portfolio. The new products and features are presented at VoiceCon 2008 in Orlando, booth #1037. is-phone s software-based approach is a real, proven and available alternative to other announced solutions from UC platform providers which require additional server infrastructure to run IP telephony.

The is-phone communicator version 2.0 is an OEM offering for SIP providers and IP telephony suppliers. is-phone is integrated into Microsoft Outlook 2003/2007 and Microsoft Windows Live Messenger and can be operated without additional servers e.g. by using SIP-based IP PBXs or SIP accounts. A branded version of the is-phone communicator is offered by the leading business SIP provider in Switzerland, e-fon. "There are many announcements these days from leading UC providers, but our solution is the only one that is available today as an integrated solution that perfectly fits the demand of SMEs", says Markus Sieger, CEO of iscoord. "Our solution is the right choice, giving customers a very fast ROI without the need to invest into backend infrastructure." More information about is-phone communicator:

is-phone click2connect enables every website owner to offer free, anonymous phone calls to its website visitors by integrating a short piece of HTML code, enabling calls from the visitors own PC directly to any fixed line (PSTN) or mobile phone. This feature is based on the is-phone softphone technology and is offering perfect sound quality. "We used our profound softphone integration know how and the rocksolid is-phone technology to offer anonymous calls directly from any PC", says Chris Peter, VP Marketing iscoord. "Businesses using is-phone click2connect neither need to change or upgrade their existing telephony infrastructure nor to install additional software to allow website visitors to call in directly to their fixed line or mobile phone, whereas the caller does not need to register or pay to call. There is no need to change any call flows or existing communication infrastructure, because the normal business phone is ringing." is-phone click2connect is available as an online service and will be operational starting Q2/2008. More details:

Responding to the high market demand for communication solutions that include video capabilities, iscoord has integrated video functionality including multi-point video-conferencing into their product line. Rolf Kuster, Head of Development and Support: "The is-phone softphones for IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.1 and IBM Lotus Sametime 8 already feature video and we have planned to upgrade the is-phone communicator in the next release. Our customers are looking for an easy to use and fast to implement communication solution covering voice & video, and we can deliver it today at no additional cost."

iscoord will showcase the full is-phone softphone product range at VoiceCon 2008 (March 17-20, 2008, booth #1037) in Orlando.

iscoord ag

iscoord ag, an independent and privately owned company in Zurich/Switzerland, is developing and distributing together with a worldwide partner network the is-phone® softphone technology integrated into IBM (IBM Lotus® Notes®, IBM Lotus® Sametime®) and Microsoft (white label OEM version for Outlook® 2003/2007, Windows® Live Messenger) Unified Communications software or enabling anonymous calls from any website (is-phone® click2connect). is-phone® is SIP compliant, ready to use with any SIP carrier and received certifications of compatibility for IP PBXs from 3Com, Avaya, Nortel and Siemens (others tested or in certification process). iscoord has won 7 awards: DNUG Award 2007, Lotus ADVISOR Editor's Choice Award 2007, IBM Lotus Award "Best in Showcase 2006", VoIPGermany Award 2006, IBM Lotus Award "Best Messaging Solution 2005", Lotus ADVISOR Editor's Choice Award 2005 Silver medal and the IBM CTO Award 2005. More information: