New is-phone Softphone V8.5 for IBM Lotus Notes/Sametime from iscoord

Improved features, Linux and Mac support

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iscoord ag, developer of the award-winning integrated softphone is-phone, launches the new plug-in version of the integrated softphone for IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 and Sametime 8.5. is-phone V8.5 Plug-In is now available for Windows and makes its debut for Linux, with the Mac OS X version scheduled for November 2009. is-phone V8.5 highlights include enhanced video/audio call and conferencing features, road warrior support, 3rd party applications integration toolkit, multi-language and multiple SIP account ability. The new release confirms iscoord's frontrunner role in the development of integrated corporate and OEM softphones.

iscoord launches is-phone V8.5 for the IBM Unified Communications platform, either integrated as plug-in into IBM Lotus Notes 8.5 and Lotus Sametime 8.5 or as stand-alone client into IBM Lotus Notes 6/7/8.

Highlights of is-phone V8.5 Plug-In

-Enhanced video and audio call and conferencing
-Linux (available) and Mac (November 2009) support
-Hook support for GN Netcom/Jabra and Plantronics devices
-Enhanced road warrior features
-Enhanced audio/video device handling and control
-Toolkit with APIs (enabling integration into 3rd party applications)
-Multilingual (available at launch: Dutch, English, French, German)
-Support of multiple SIP accounts

"is-phone V8.5 meets all the expectations of our customers and partners concerning a best in class softphone in line with industry standards and embedded in existing and upcoming UC environments", says Markus Sieger, CEO of iscoord ag. "The road warrior support increases employees' efficiency and flexibility. is-phone supports all major IP PBXs, operating systems and unified communications solutions, fully meeting managements' and users' expectations on ROI and integrated collaborative communication all at a fraction of the costs of a hardware based solution."

Rolf Kuster, CTO and Head of Development of iscoord ag, adds: "We achieved a modular setup with a lot of improvements in terms of performance and interoperability. The new API design feature enables IT departments and integrators to implement desktop VoIP fast and easy, without further investments into additional back-end infrastructure. Within is-phone even the video capabilities including video conferencing are fully integrated software-based functions."

Free trial downloads:

-is-phone for IBM Lotus Notes 8.5/Sametime 8.5 Plug-In (Windows/Linux):
-is-phone for IBM Lotus Notes 6/7/8 Stand-Alone (Windows):
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