Jabra headsets interoperate with Cisco Jabber for a new user experience




Jabra is now offering integrated call control with the latest version of Cisco Jabber 9.2 for Windows in both traditional and virtual desktop environments. This unique feature has the potential to enhance the user experience for the more than 200,000 customers that have implemented a Cisco Unified Communications solution. As a Preferred Solution Developer in the Unified Communications category of the Cisco Developer Network, Jabra has completed interoperability verification testing required by Cisco.

The continued integration of Jabra audio devices and Cisco solutions helps businesses make an easier choice on communication infrastructure and increase the productivity of their end users. With the outstanding acoustics and ergonomic comfort of a Jabra headset and the increase in productivity and efficiency delivered by Cisco UC solutions, offices, contact centres, and mobile workers around the world have another tool to stay competitive.

The new version of Jabra PC Suite supports call control from Jabra audio devices with Cisco Jabber 9.2 for Windows. This allows users to answer/end, mute/unmute, and change volume directly from the Jabra headset, providing them with significant functionality through a wireless device. The Cisco IVT (Interoperability Verification Testing) has successfully validated the following Jabra devices with Cisco Jabber 9.2 for Windows:

Jabra is extending call control with Cisco Jabber for virtual environments as well through the VXME solution. Cisco IVT testing has been successfully completed on the devices below:

“Building on Cisco’s software and Jabra’s innovative product developments; business will have a broader portfolio of validated audio solutions designed to meet their individual needs and budget requirements,” said Chris Briglin, Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Jabra. “Jabra is dedicated to enhancing the user experience by developing audio devices that allow customers to appreciate the full collaborative value of Unified Communication; regardless of where they work or how they connect to the network.”

To view the complete list of Jabra devices, see the Jabra Cisco Compatibility Guide.

For more information on Jabra interoperability with Cisco solutions go to www.marketplace.cisco.com/catalog/companies/784.