Sunnyvale, California – (The Hosting News) – June 20, 2006 – Service enablement and automation software for hosted IP and application services, Ensim Corporation, and its system integrator partner, Fivefront Corporation, have announced that PSC, Inc. has selected Ensim Unify as its platform to be the first to deliver and promote hosting services for small and medium-sized businesses in Japan.
According to the company,
using a suite of Microsoft products, the new P-BERRY service is the first in Japan to offer Hosted Messaging and Collaboration (HMC) v3.5-based hosting services including messaging, collaboration and full Outlook functionality supporting Windows mobile device.
Daiji Okano, Vice President of Sales at PSC commented, ”Small and medium-sized businesses want access to the same types of IP and application services that large enterprises enjoy today, but the investment and resources required to manage those services have traditionally been out of their reach. With Ensim Unify, we can make this a reality for our customers. We’ll be able to provide SMBs with powerful, yet easy-to-use mobile and desktop capabilities.”
Ensim Unify is the industry’s first widely deployed and proven service delivery platform. Developed in close collaboration with Microsoft, it enables service providers to centrally create, control and deliver hosted IP and application services. Pre-integrated and packaged with over fifteen IP and application services, the Unify platform is designed to allow revenue-generating hosted services to be rapidly delivered, bundled and differentiated at lower cost and with unmatched reliability, flexibility and speed.
Noboru Sugiyama, Director of Communication Sector at Microsoft Japan K.K. added, ”PSC is selecting the right combination of platform and services to present powerful value-added, differentiated offerings to customers. The unique P-BERRY service gives customers the applications they need most, and the Ensim Unify platform makes it easy for both PSC and customers to manage their services.”
P-BERRY service is designed to allow customers to use Exchange Server 2003 functionality without requiring technical expertise to manage the server. It also solves issues on asset and security management by providing security options. PSC will add more ASP services on P-BERRY that meet customer needs and satisfaction through ASP-DIRECT.NET.
David Wippich, President and CEO of Ensim added, ”PSC has demonstrated its leadership and understanding of the industry by offering the most popular hosted services for small and medium-sized businesses. We are proud to help PSC create the framework for an advanced offering with Microsoft, with room to offer even more services as they grow.”
Hiroaki Nagare, CEO of Fivefront Corporation offered, ”Ensuring functionality, reliability and productivity for business communications systems is a critical issue for any size company. P-BERRY is a unique solution that enables customers to introduce an ideal and robust system that can be launched in a short period of time with low risk. Fivefront will contribute to the P-BERRY service growth by optimizing Ensim Unify.”
PSC is an advanced IT company that provides IT services and outsourcing, security solutions, including data center operation and management with Microsoft solutions, and media communications, which supports web branding and e-commerce site operations.
Fivefront is an integrator partner of Ensim Corporation and a master reseller of Ensim Unify in Japan. The objective of Fivefront is to help people leverage cutting-edge communication technologies that deliver security and automation.
Ensim is the a supplier of service enablement and automation software for hosted IP and application services. With over 250 service provider customers worldwide, Ensim’s clients include Belgacom, Earthlink, Telus, and Siemens Communications. Ensim is Microsoft Gold Certified, and also has strategic partnerships with leading infrastructure vendors, including BroadSoft, HP and Sylantro, to enable joint customers the opportunity to take advantage of the rapidly growing hosted web, VoIP, messaging and collaboration services industry.
To learn more about For more information about PSC, please visit: www.psc-inc.co.jp.
For more information about Fivefront, please visit: www.fivefront.com.
To learm more about Ensim, please visit: www.ensim.com.