Mitel Launch 3300 6.1

Mitel is set to make the the second release in the 6.x series of software releases for the Mitel 3300 Integrated Communications Platform (ICP). Mitel say this second release focuses on three key areas:

Innovation and Ease of Use – Release 6.1 provides support for three new IP desk phones and the Mitel Navigator phone. This release also supports a new Mitel Wireless LAN Stand and Mitel Gigabit Ethernet Stand – enhancing Mitel’s desktop offering.

Reducing Cost – In order to make Mitel 3300 ICP solutions more price attractive, the vendor has embedded the Digital Private Networking Signaling System (DPNSS) networking feature onto one of the existing 3300 ICP embedded modules, This significantly reduces the cost of rolling out a Private Network for the medium to large enterprise.

Open Standards – Release 6.1 sees the support via the Mitel Applications and Services Gateway and the Microsoft Office Live Communications Server, supporting real-time multi-modal communications. Mitel provides via the Applications and Services Gateway, the signaling and media that adds the voice element to Microsoft applications such as Microsoft Office suite, allowing those applications to access Mitel call control, devices and applications.

Release 6.1 focuses on the needs of businesses that require solutions and applications that are simple to manage and flexible to deploy, but at the same time, deliver value for money. Some of the enhancements to the 3300 ICP core software see improvements to the embedded networking options for the 3300 ICP, further geographic expansion with the addition of new IP phone prompts and support for the new Mitel 5212 IP Phone, Mitel 5224 IP Phone, and Mitel Navigator.

Along with the new Mitel phones is the support for a new hospitality phone called the Telematrix 3000IP Phone, and support for two new IP phone accessories.

If that’s not enough, Release 6.1 supports via the Applications and Services Gateway and the Microsoft Office Live Communications Server, real-time multi-modal communications. Mitel provides via the Applications and Services Gateway, the signaling and media that adds the voice element to Microsoft applications (such as the Microsoft Office suite), allowing those applications to access Mitel call control, devices and applications.