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"Trade Up with Toshiba" Lets Users Trade in Legacy Toshiba Business Telephone Systems for New IP and Cloud Systems at Significant Savings

Companies mentioned in this article: Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/14 -- Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba -- www.telecom.toshiba.com) today announced its new "Trade Up with Toshiba" program, enabling trade-in of legacy Toshiba business telephone systems for new Toshiba IP and cloud business telephone solutions at significant savings. Users of Toshiba's legacy Strata® DK, Strata CTX and Strata CIX™ systems can trade up to Toshiba's VIPedge® cloud-based business telephone solution as well as Toshiba's IPedge® and Strata CIX670/100 on-premises business telephone systems. Available through select Authorized Toshiba Dealers, the "Trade Up with Toshiba" promotion runs through Sept. 30, 2014.

"The 'Trade Up with Toshiba' program gives existing Toshiba customers the opportunity to trade in their legacy Toshiba business telephone systems for affordable new systems, empowering them to choose newer, application-rich systems that are even better suited for them today," said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division.

Toshiba is offering four "Trade Up" programs:

1. Trade Up to VIPedge Cloud-based Telephone Solution
When users trade up to Toshiba's VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution, they get free IP telephones for each Toshiba EKT, DKT or IPT1000/2000 series phone traded in. New VIPedge customers can get model IP5531 telephone at just $49.99.

2. Trade Up to IPedge On-premises, Pure-IP Telephone System
When users trade up to Toshiba's IPedge on-premises business telephone system, they get up to 50 percent off the purchase price of an IPedge user license with Toshiba's award-winning Call Manager unified communications solution for each Toshiba EKT, DKT or IP1000/2000 series telephone traded in.

3. Trade Up to Strata CIX670 On-premises, Converged-IP Telephone System
Users of legacy Strata CTX systems can trade up to Toshiba's Strata CIX670 on-premises, converged IP business telephone system and receive $50 Trade-In credit for each Toshiba EKT, DKT or IPT1000/2000 series phone traded in towards the purchase of a new Toshiba 10- or 20-button DP5000 business telephone.

4. Trade Up to Strata CIX100 On-premises Converged-IP Telephone System
Users of legacy Strata CTX systems can trade up to Toshiba's Strata CIX100 on-premises, converged IP business telephone system and receive $25 Trade-In credit for each Toshiba EKT, DKT or IPT1000/2000 series phone traded in.

"Toshiba's telephone promotions gives users the benefit of an affordable, business telephone solution with a significant savings on telephone costs," Metherell added.

Get Five New IP5000 Phones for the Price of Four

Toshiba has made it simple to get the latest in IP technology by offering five IP phones for the price of four. For use with IPedge and Strata CIX business telephone systems, telephone models available for this promotion are IP-5531-SDL-SPC5, IP-5531-SDC-LIC5, IP5622-SD-SPC5 and IP5622-SD-LIC5. The telephone promotions are available through Sept. 30, 2014.

For more information, visit: http://www.telecom.toshiba.com/tradeup/

Among the Industry's Longest Business Phone System Warranties

Toshiba offers one of the longest manufacturer's warranties in the business telephone industry. Toshiba's Value Plus warranty program offers a two-, three- or five-year manufacturer's warranty on Toshiba's IPedge systems plus up to seven-year warranties on Toshiba's IP5000 series telephones. Toshiba also offers up to seven-year warranties on Strata CIX business telephone systems.

Recycling of Old Systems

Systems that are traded in become the property of the Authorized Toshiba Dealer. Authorized Toshiba Dealers are responsible for having systems recycled in a timely manner in accordance with all applicable laws, including using R2 or e-Steward certified recyclers.

About Toshiba America Information Systems Inc.
Telecommunication Systems Division (TSD)
Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division is one of the four business units of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. (TAIS) and offers business communication solutions for SMB enterprises and enterprises with multi-site or regional locations. Toshiba's VIPedge cloud-based business telephone solution supports up to 500 users, and the IPedge and Strata CIX systems support from 8 to 1,000 users and offer Voice over IP, voice mail and unified messaging, conferencing and collaboration, unified communications applications, networking, mobility and more. Together with Toshiba's PCs, tablets, copiers, and surveillance video cameras/recorders, Toshiba's Telecommunication Systems Division helps enterprises maximize business efficiency in communications and mobility. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information, visit www.Telecom.Toshiba.com.

About Toshiba
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, "Committed to People, Committed to the Future," Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing "Growth Through Creativity and Innovation," and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today's Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

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