West To Pay $120M For Cloud Communications Co.

Law360, New York (April 20, 2011, 6:28 PM EDT) -- Call center operator and debt collection company West Corp. announced Wednesday that it would pay $120 million for Smoothstone IP Communications, which makes cloud computing-based communications software.

Todd Strubbe, president of West’s Unified Communications operations, said in a statement that Smoothstone’s cloud-based communications expertise was unrivaled.

“By leveraging Smoothstone’s unique solution portfolio and the benefits of the cloud-based services delivery model, our clients will be able to focus on business initiatives that help drive their competitive advantage rather than on evolving IT infrastructure,” Strubbe said....
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