LANSDALE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ProtonMedia today announced the company has achieved Microsoft’s Silver Unified Communications competency, making it the first and only virtual immersive environment software provider to achieve this certification from Microsoft. This certification affirms ProtonMedia has met Microsoft’s silver competency credentials and customer evidence requirements. As a Microsoft partner with silver Unified Communications competency, ProtonMedia gains additional technical and service resources to help customers maximize their investment in Microsoft Unified Communications technologies. This includes Microsoft Lync, which is now integrated into ProtoSphere Lync Edition.
“This certification reflects our commitment to Microsoft customers and Microsoft Unified Communications,” says Ron Burns, CEO of ProtonMedia. “We believe there’s no better platform for unified communications than Microsoft Lync, and we’ve proven that by integrating Lync into our ProtoSphere platform. There’s never been a better way for companies to get more out of their Microsoft Unified Communications investment than with ProtoSphere Lync Edition.”
ProtoSphere is the only virtual collaboration environment built on the Microsoft stack, and the #1 virtual collaboration platform in life sciences today. ProtoSphere Lync Edition uses Microsoft Lync Server 2010, and integrates with The Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft Active Directory. ProtoSphere Lync Edition gives global teams a virtual environment with the highest quality voice and visuals they need to work together efficiently. ProtonMedia began development on the integration of ProtoSphere and Lync Server 2010 while participating in Microsoft’s UC Developer Platform Technology Adoption Program (TAP).
ProtonMedia is the developer of ProtoSphere, the market-leading virtual collaboration environment for the high-performance workplace, and a leading virtual environment for collaborative PLM in life sciences. ProtoSphere’s virtual environment provides an arsenal of business-focused collaboration and communication tools that help companies accelerate decision-making and raise productivity, improving workplace performance overall. The company is a Gartner “Cool Vendor in the High-Performance Workplace” for 2010. Its customers include some of the world’s most respected brands, including AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, DePuy, Merck, Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, American Express, BP, Chevron, Duke University, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing. A trial version of ProtoSphere can be downloaded at http://protonmedia.com/trial-download/. For more information, visit www.ProtonMedia.com.