CBTS announces partnership with N.J. based Edge

CBTS partners with N.J.-based Edge

March 30, 2020

CINCINNATI, Ohio – CBTS, a leading technology provider that delivers communications, cloud, infrastructure, and consulting solutions to clients across North America, is pleased to announce a partnership with Edge, the New Jersey-based nonprofit research and education network and technology partner.

The partnership will allow CBTS to provide Webex Calling to Edge’s consortium of academic and research institutions, school districts, government entities, and healthcare providers. Cisco’s Webex Calling is an industry leading collaboration solution that provides enterprise organizations with a full suite of applications telephony, collaboration tools, mobility features, and Cisco IP handsets.

This solution will support Edge’s role as a nonprofit technology solutions partner that leverages high- performance optical networking, innovative solutions development, thought leadership, consortium purchasing, and industry alliances to aid its members in demystifying and accelerating their digital transformations.

“Managing legacy VOIP, telephony, and related unified communications solutions is an ongoing challenge for our member institutions,” said Gregg Chottiner, CIO and VP for Technology Advancement. “Existing systems can be a drain on IT resources, tedious and costly to maintain and manage, and offer a limited feature set. As we continue to advocate for and actively enable our members’ digital transformation journeys, providing a path to a cloud-based solution that delivers cutting edge UC features and functionality while minimizing the burden on IT staff is a no brainer.”

“This Webex Calling solution from CBTS will allow Edge member institutions to communicate and collaborate more efficiently in order to drive business outcomes,” said Tony King, Senior Director of Solutions for CBTS.””

For more information about Webex Calling from CBTS, please click on this link.

About CBTS 

CBTS serves enterprise and midmarket clients in all industries across the United States and Canada. From Unified Communications to Cloud Services and beyond, CBTS combines deep technical expertise with a full suite of flexible technology solutions that drive business outcomes, improve operational efficiency, mitigate risk, and reduce costs for its clients. For more information, please visit www.cbts.com.

About Edge 

Founded in 2000, Edge, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, serves as a purpose-built research and education wide area network and technology solutions partner. Edge connects members with affordable, easy access to high-performance optical networking, commodity Internet and Internet2 services, and a variety of technology-powered products, solutions, and services. The Edge member consortium consists of colleges and universities, K-12 schools and districts, government entities, healthcare networks, and businesses spread throughout the continental US. The group is governed by New Jersey’s Presidents’ Council with offices in Newark, Princeton, and Wall Township, NJ. For more information, please visit: www.njedge.net.



Adam Scarzafava
AVP for Marketing and Communications, Edge 855-832-3343

Josh Pichler
Senior Manager of Communications and Media Relations, Cincinnati Bell 513-565-0310
E-mail: Josh.Pichler@cinbell.com

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