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|Traded as||OTC Pink: VRCC|
|Headquarters||Santa Clara, California, United States|
|Key people||Bill Tauscher, CEO, CFO, and Chairman; Peter Bailey, President and COO; Scott Pickett, CTO|
|Products||Software PBX; business telephone systems; IP-PBX|
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a corporation that specializes in premise-based private branch exchanges, i.e., business telephone systems. Vertical Communications changed its name on January 1, 2005 from Artisoft, Inc. after acquiring Vertical Networks in September 2004. In September 2005, Vertical Communications acquired Comdial. In October 2006, Vodavi Technology agreed to be acquired by Vertical Communications.
Vertical offers an array of new telecommunications products, as well as products from legacy product lines including:
- Wave IP 500
- Wave IP 2500
- SBX IP 320
- Xcelerator IP
- FX II
- Vodavi Starplus STS
- Vodavi Tellenium IP
- Vodavi XTS IP
Vertical sells almost exclusively through a Value-Added Reseller (Value-added reseller) channel. Partners must meet certain minimum requirements to become a VAR, including purchasing a demo system and qualifying technical personnel by having them attend online training.