snom Announces Interoperability of the snom 720 IP Phone with Metaswitch Networks Platform

snom 720 Business Phone Now Certified for Metaswitch Networks’ Platform


Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, FL, October 1, 2012 - snom technology AG, a leading developer of IP desktop phones and IP communications solutions, announced today the snom 720 IP phone has successfully completed interoperability testing and is now Mosaic Partner Certified with the Metaswitch Networks’ solution. The snom 720, part of the new snom 7xx series of IP business phones, will be showcased in snom’s booth #502 at the Metaswitch Forum in Orlando, Florida this week.

The snom 720, introduced in October 2011, features an easy to read, four-line monochrome graphical display and offers 18 fully configurable function keys and four variable keys, ideal for managing and contacting large groups of people.

The snom 720 also supports all standard VoIP calling features, including an address book with 1,000 possible entries, speed dialing, URL dialing, ringtone selection and LED call indication. In addition, the snom 720 also features wireless LAN (WLAN) connectivity via optional USB stick.

“The snom 720 IP phone addresses a key need in the market for an affordable enterprise-class phone with the capabilities and flexibility to fit businesses of any size,” said snom technology AG’s COO, Dr. Michael Knieling. “Certifying the phone through the Mosaic Partner Program for interoperability provides Metaswitch customers an endpoint with exceptional design, performance and advanced IP communications features while still retaining the utility of a traditional business phone.”   

Metaswitch Networks’ Mosaic Partner Program provides a framework for third-party vendors to ensure solutions are certified with the company’s platforms. To achieve certification, the snom 720 IP phone had to pass a rigorous set of interoperability tests, encompassing basic functionality, advanced calling features, scalability and reliability.  

“We are pleased that snom’s 720 IP phone has been certified,” said Ken Cavanaugh, director of business development at Metaswitch Networks. “Service providers will like this phone for their business customers – both for the appeal of the premium features for small to medium-sized business and the affordability, which will be very attractive to both SMB and enterprise organizations.” 

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About snom 

snom technology AG develops and manufactures VoIP telephones and related equipment based on the IETF open standard, SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). Recognized for its high-quality, customizable, and cost-effective business solutions, snom is also differentiated by the company’s history in the VoIP industry, and its dedication to high security standards. All of snom’s products, from desktop phones to IP PBXs, are designed to be fully interoperable with leading communications equipment vendors. snom customers benefit from the interoperability and flexibility that the snom telephones offer, including plug and play integration and universal compatibility with any SIP-based telephony platform. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Berlin, Germany, snom technology AG also has offices in Italy, France, the United Kingdom and the US. The company distributes its fourth generation SIP phones through its network of more than 60 authorized reseller partners in 200 countries worldwide. For more information on snom, please visit

About Metaswitch Forum 2012

The annual Metaswitch forum brings together communication service providers, technology vendors and expert speakers from around the world.  Presenting leading products, best practices, and innovative thinking, Metaswitch and our Mosaic partners are once again hosting more than 200 network operators at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, Orlando, FL, for in-depth discussions on customer premise, network infrastructure and cloud-based solutions.  This year’s event runs from October 1-4.  For more information, visit, search #MForum12 or follow @metaswitch.