CallTower Acquires ConnectSolution's Skype for Business

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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Bret L. England, President and CEO, CallTower

Bret L. England, President and CEO, CallTower

SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH: Leading cloud-based unified communication solution provider CallTower has acquired ConnectSolution’s Skype for Business Assets marking its second acquisition for the year. ConnectSolution, an Adobe Gold Solution Partner, is the private-cloud solutions provider for Adobe Connect, providing expert managed, professional services and eLearning and virtual classroom solutions with custom integration support for large distributed enterprises, U.S. government agencies, and professional eLearning organizations. Earlier this year, CallTower overtook SoundConnect for creating a technology and innovation driven global unified communications company.

CallTower, the company best-known for its ability to deliver business communication solutions on top of Microsoft Skype for Business and Cisco hosted PBX platform, will integrate ConnectSolution’s Skype for Business customers into its existing platform. The development will enhance its Salesforce integration ability, provide better call recording, contact center solutions and additional round-the-clock U.S. based support. “With many businesses developing a cloud first mentality, providers like CallTower offer value differentiated services to increase addressable market, improve relevance, and enhance monetization opportunities,” says William Rubio, Chief Revenue Office, CallTower. “Our Skype for Business solution delivers the World’s most dynamic hosted communications solution,” says Bret England, President and CEO. The company offers a wide range of best-of-breed hosted communication services that includes, Hosted Microsoft Products like Skype for Business with Voice Communication Suite of Products, Office 365, and Hosted Exchange.

While talking about the CallTower acquisition, ConnectSolutions' CEO Glen D. Vondrick says, “With this transaction, we are happy that our CoSo Microsoft customers and Team Up customers will receive service and support from CallTower going forward.” He further adds, “We will continue focusing on our core strengths in private managed cloud services for virtual classroom and eLearning with Adobe Connect as over 400 customers today continue to depend on ConnectSolutions for the highest levels of security, reliability, and scalability in their business-critical use cases.