Skype for Business

Skype for Business Integration: Enabling Anytime Anywhere Mobile Voice for Skype for Business Users

Enterprises have largely migrated to cloud-based, fixed unified communication services, such as Skype for Business. With more than 37% of workers globally poised to become a mobile workforce by 2015 (Source: IDC), migrating to Mobile IP is the next practical step for enterprises and SMEs looking for more than just fixed, unified communication.

Horizon Globex provides a rich end-to-end rich IP communications solution designed to easily interconnect with Skype for Business services, turning smartphones into enterprise mobile endpoints enabled for inbound and outbound calls.  The company’s SmartPacket™ technology optimizes mobile voice for the Skype for Business enterprise user as it manages silence and packet flow enabling mobile VoIP at only 5.7 kbps compared to 237 kbps for Skype for Business Mobile.  The improved efficiency results in reduced latency and minimized call dropping rates for calls over any mobile data network include EDGE, 3G, 4G/LTE, WIFi and WiMax.  The company’s technology also enables significant cost savings where Horizon Globex app users get up to 32 minutes of call for 1 MB of data usage, compared with 0.5 minutes when using Skype for Business Mobile, translating into a significant mobile data cost reduction compared to using Skype for Business Mobile.

For WiFi users,  Horizon Globex enables to place 40 times more concurrent calls than Skype for Business Mobile, optimizing existing telecommunications investments. Horizon Globex adds substantial value to Skype for Business users and provides cloud service providers with a solution to differentiate from the competition, to attract a new set of customers and to generate high-margin revenues.

Horizon Globex has been designed for portioned, cloud services.  It is a highly scalable turnkey platform that integrates with any standard-based network.  Horizon Globex platforms are pre-configured for service providers to deploy in the cloud, allowing very rapid service launch and easy maintenance.