Toshiba Telecommunication Systems Division

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Toshiba TSD
Industry Telecommunications
Fate Dissolved March 21, 2017
Founded 1975
Area served
USA and Latin America
Key people
Brian Metherell, VP/GM
Products Business Telephone Systems [1]
Parent Toshiba America Information Systems (TAIS)

Founded in 1975, Toshiba Telecommunication Systems Division (TSD) was a division of Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. (TAIS). This, in turn, is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, TSD is a manufacturer of IP business telephone systems, designed for small to medium-sized businesses and larger enterprises with multiple locations. Its 'Strata CIX IP' business telephone systems and related applications are sold by a network of Authorized Toshiba Dealers throughout the United States and Latin America.


Some of Toshiba Telecommunications Systems Division's (TSD's) products include:

  • IPedge Pure IP Business Telephone System
  • VIPedge Cloud-based Business Telephone Solution
  • Strata CIX IP Business Telephone Systems
  • Unified Communications
  • Conferencing and Collaboration Solutions
  • Call Center Solutions
  • IP Business Telephones
  • Digital Business Telephones
  • Business Mobility Solutions
  • SIP Trunking
  • Voice Mail Systems


Frost & Sullivan - Toshiba Executive Q&A:

Gartner 2010 Unified Communications Magic Quadrant:

Gartner 2010 Corporate Telephony Magic Quadrant:

Nemertes 2010 Pilothouse Award Winner:

Phone Plus - Columbia Southern University Case Study:

2010 IP Contact Center Pioneer Award From Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine:

2009 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award:

Letter from Brian Metherell regarding wind-down of TAIS TSD:

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