P2 telecom, LLC a provider of cost competitive, integrated telecommunications products and services on behalf of network carriers, today announced a Partnership Agreement with NextStep Technology Solutions, LLC, the Samsung Master Distributor of VoIP and Unified Communications (UC) product and software solutions for carrier grade applications. The Agreement creates a Partnership between P2 and NextStep to provide Carriers with the full range of Samsung products, including Routers, Switches and End Points.

Under the Agreement Bill Patchett, CEO of P2 telecom has been appointed President of NextStep, with primary responsibility for marketing Samsung’s network product solutions into the carrier market. “Samsung product offerings and support will allow us to introduce their superior equipment to the benefit of the carrier market.  In addition to P2 utilizing the technology in our own switching centers, the use of the Samsung solutions will be a compelling option for P2’s network partners” said Mr. Patchett.Sean O’Connor, P2’s Chief Operating Officer has been appointed to that position for NextStep, where he will be primarily responsible for the technical interface with carrier customers.

David Lyons, CEO of NextStep said “the Partnership with P2 aligns the powerful Samsung solutions and brand with  a team  of some  of the most respected  veterans  in the  industry. The relationship will broaden the reach of Samsung’s voice, data, wireless and internet technologies products and solutions to the target market”.

About Samsung Business Communication Systems

Samsung Business Communication  Systems (BCS), (www.samsungbcs.com)  a Dallas-based division of Samsung  Telecommunications America,  LLC (STA),  is the  distribution  arm for the  company’s  line  of business communications solutions. Targeting small- to medium-sized businesses, Samsung BCS offers an elite line of telephony-based customer premise equipment (CPE) with dynamic architecture that can accommodate tremendous growth at low incremental costs to meet a variety of communications needs. As  an  innovator  in  convergence technology,  Samsung’s  business  communications systems  combine traditional voice and data capabilities with wireline and wireless technologies providing fully integrated, converged communications platforms and applications. In addition to CPE, Samsung BCS also offers a comprehensive line of voice processing equipment, CTI applications, and wireless solutions.

About P2 telecom

Founded in 2005, P2 telecom offers a full set of cost competitive, integrated communications products  designed to streamline business operations and increase profitability.  P2 is recognized throughout the  industry as an innovator with a strong customer service focus. Its customers across the country count on  P2 to  deliver the  best, most  cost-effective solutions for their  unique situation.  From  creating  new  products to offering network access through the nation’s top carriers, P2 is committed to finding new  ways to meet the ever-changing needs of its customers.

About NextStep Technology Solutions

NextStep  Technology  Solutions,  LLC, was founded on the premise that  carriers  and network service  providers are the critical link to providing business end-users a single source for network design and  engineering solutions,  customer  premise  equipment  (CPE)  and service, support  and training  in the  deployment  of VoIP  and Unified  Communications (UC) solutions to  SMB’s. NextStep  distributes the  Samsung Total Telecommunications Product Portfolio to the LECs and resellers in North America under a  Master Distribution Agreement between Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC and the Company.

CONTACTS:
P2 telecom
Bill Patchett
P2 telecom
203-388-7250
bpatchett@nextstepts.com

NextStep Technology Solutions
David Lyons
NextStep Technology Solutions
203.322.6407
dlyons@nextstepts.com