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 Integra Telecom Earns SIP Interoperability Certifications with Digium's Switchvox SMB

PORTLAND, Ore., July 12, 2011 Integra Telecom Inc., a provider of enterprise grade networking and communications solutions running across a highly reliable 3,000 mile metro fiber network, has earned Digium’s Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking Interoperability certification with Digium’s Switchvox SMB unified communications (UC) solution.

This certification enables the Digium UC solution to work seamlessly with Integra’s SIP Trunking. Integra is expanding the number of business phone systems certified to operate with its SIP Trunking service so its business customers can benefit in the following ways:

  • Gain more efficient use of bandwidth by combining voice and data networks into a single service
  • Receive dynamic bandwidth allocation so that voice is prioritized over data, meaning Internet bandwidth will increase when voice sessions are not in use
  • Maximize capacity through multiple compression options that place more calls over the same bandwidth with no need for additional circuits

“Integra is pleased to offer enhanced features and productivity to our business customers through our SIP Trunking Interoperability certification with Digium’s Switchvox SMB,” said Brian Gregory, director of voice and data services at Integra Telecom. “Through this certification, Integra will work even more closely with Digium dealers and businesses with a Switchvox IP-PBX as well as build our portfolio of SIP Trunking services.”

Integra will support Digium’s Switchvox SMB 65, 305 and 355 models.

“Digium’s Switchvox SMB coupled with Integra’s SIP Trunking Service provides a strong basis for unified communications while remaining affordable and easy to use,” said David Hardy, director of business development at Digium.

Through Integra Telecom, businesses can utilize Internet, MPLS, SIP services and other voice lines integrated with state-of-the-art VoIP systems, data services and unified communication applications. Additional information is available by calling 1-866-INTEGRA or visiting Integra's SIP page.

About Digium
Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, created, owns and is the innovative force behind Asterisk, the most widely used open source telephony software. Since its founding in 1999, Digium has become the open source alternative to proprietary communication providers, with offerings that cost as much as 80 percent less. Digium offers Asterisk software free to the open source community and offers Asterisk Business Edition and Switchvox IP PBX Software to power a broad family of products for small, medium and large businesses. The company’s product line includes a wide range of hardware to enable resellers and customers to implement turnkey solutions or to design their own voice over IP (VoIP) systems. More information is available at

About Integra SIP Solutions - SIP Trunking
Integra’s SIP Solutions enables businesses to combine voice and Internet over a single connection to take full advantage of high speed bandwidth through innovative service options. Integra ensures reliable voice quality for customers to leverage their IP-PBX with Integra’s SIP Trunking for a simple voice call or enhanced voice services. SIP Solutions is a flexible and carrier-grade voice service utilizing private Internet connections.

About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. provides voice, data and Internet communications to thousands of business and carrier customers in 11 Western states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. The company owns and operates a best-in-class fiber-optic network comprising metropolitan access networks, a nationally acclaimed Internet and data network, and a 4,700-mile high-speed long haul network. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Integra Telecom is a registered trademark of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information, visit

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