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Grandstream and Friendly Technologies Announce Successful TR-069 IOT Collaboration

Brookline, MA, December 19, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Service providers can now provision and manage Grandstream’s VoIP phones using Friendly Technologies’ TR-069 device and customer experience management solutions.

Grandstream Networks, a leading manufacturer of IP video and voice telephony solutions, today announced that its Linux-based IP phones successfully completed TR-069 interoperability testing (IOT) with Friendly Technologies’ TR-069 device management solutions. Deployed together, the two product lines provide an answer to broadband service providers, who seek to reduce the time-to-market for launching next-generation services.

Friendly’s solution provides complete and unified service life cycle management for Grandstream IP phones, including Zero Touch provisioning, quick fix and troubleshooting for support centers, and VoIP performance monitoring – all from a centralized web-based console.

Grandstream’s Linux-based IP phones include the GXP11xx, 14xx, and 21xx Series as well as the GXV3175 and GXV3140 IP Multimedia Phones. Grandstream’s IP Phones provide affordability, best-in-class HD audio, a comprehensive set of advanced call features, multi-language support, security protection, simplified management and automated provisioning with TR-069 or HTTPS, advanced XML customization and more. The GXP-series includes over a dozen models to choose from ranging from single line to executive 6-line HD phones with integrated PoE, while the GXV-series IP Multimedia Phones feature HD video, an integrated web browser, and popular applications including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, RSS News Feed, Internet Radio, etc.

Friendly Technologies has completed IOT tests with over 100 device manufacturers. Friendly’s unique Smart Layer technology facilitates the introduction and management of new types of TR-069 devices quickly and automatically, eliminating the need to build customized scripts for each device type.

“We are delighted to complete interoperability certification with Friendly Technologies,” said David Li, CEO of Grandstream. “We believe that reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is key, and it’s an area where Grandstream has always seen success. Through our new partnership with Friendly’s, we will offer service providers even lower deployment costs.”

“We are excited about our new alliance with Grandstream,” said Nir Ezer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Friendly Technologies. “As a leading device and home management solution provider, we put a special focus on maintaining a close working relationship with device manufactures, enabling Friendly to present a unified, open and standards-based approach for managing IP voice & video services.”

About Grandstream Networks
Founded in 2002, Grandstream Networks is the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions. Grandstream serves the SMB and consumer markets with innovative products that lower communication costs, increase security protection, and enhance productivity. Our open standard SIP-based products offer broad interoperability in the industry, unrivaled features, flexibility, and price-performance competitiveness. Visit www.grandstream.com for more information or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

About Friendly Technologies
Friendly Technologies provides optimized device management and customer experience solutions for fixed and mobile operators. Our Friendly solutions streamline and simplify the entire broadband service life cycle, enabling operators to gain higher customer satisfaction while reducing operational costs.

www.friendly-tech.com

Contact:
Friendly Technologies:
Ms. Edith Grassiani
Marketing coordinator
[email protected]
www.friendly-tech.com

Grandstream Networks
Phil Bowers
Marketing Communications
[email protected]
www.grandstream.com

Contact Information:
Friendly Technology
Ms. Edith Grassiani
00972 3 7539000
Contact via Email
www.friendly-tech.com
Ms. Yona cymerman
[email protected]

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