ShoreTel continues to lead mobile UC innovation, with support for the latest wearable from Apple
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – April 24, 2015 – ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions, today announced that ShoreTel Mobility is among the first UC applications available for the Apple Watch™. ShoreTel Mobility is a proven software application that enables businesses to integrate iPhones® and iPads® with their existing enterprise phone systems, bringing mobile workers the same productivity-boosting features that unify communications for workers in the office.
“Wearable technology is a fascinating frontier for the mobile professional. ShoreTel is leading the way by delivering the extensive UC capabilities of ShoreTel Mobility via its new app for the Apple Watch,” said Pejman Roshan, vice president of product management at ShoreTel. “By extending ShoreTel Mobility to the wrist, accessing your enterprise UC system is literally as simple as checking the time. This is emblematic of our commitment to providing an unrivaled experience to our users.”
Apple Watch owners can stay connected with ShoreTel Mobility on the go, without taking their iPhone from their pocket. The smartly designed ShoreTel Mobility home screen on the watch allows users to access commonly used UC functions, such as viewing any unread instant messages, accessing favorites, and joining a meeting. For instance, when weaving through a crowded airport, the app will deliver a notification on the user’s wrist for when a conference call is about to begin, and with one simple tap, the user is automatically dialed-in, authenticated and ready to participate on the call or video.
The Glance view reveals ShoreTel Availability State, missed call and IM indicators, as well as Notifications alerts, and allows the user to act on incoming calls and messages.
ShoreTel Mobility on the Apple Watch allows users to:
- Easily access their corporate favorite contacts with initiation of an enterprise call across WiFi, cellular or cellular data
- Re-dial a missed enterprise call
- View and respond to secure corporate instant messaging lightning-fast by selecting from a predefined set of responses or by speaking into the Apple Watch
- Answer or reject an incoming enterprise call
- View and update enterprise presence
- One tap join a ShoreTel collaboration session
ShoreTel Mobility users can download the latest update to receive the beta version of the app for the Apple Watch, available now from the Apple app store.