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USS Constitution Museum Reaches Into the Future to Preserve the Past

Deploys Unified Office's Total Connect Now(sm) to Future Proof Their Communications & Provide the Best Museum Visitor Experience

BOSTON, MA and PORTSMOUTH, NH -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/14 -- Unified Office, Inc., a leading provider of hybrid private cloud managed communications and virtual office services optimized for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced today that the USS Constitution Museum has selected and deployed their suite of communications services as part of the museum's strategic initiative to modernize their infrastructure and provide a stronger technological foundation for an even more engaging visitor experience.

"We selected Unified Office because we wanted to partner with an innovative managed service provider that would support our developing business needs as we begin to realize our longer-term vision of a more immersive, multimedia-rich visitor experience," said Jackie Hibbard, Director of Finance and Administration, USS Constitution Museum. "Unified Office stood out with an entirely unique solution from the many other vendors we considered to replace our aging communications infrastructure. They've also helped us refine our 5-year plan through a consultative approach to the Museum. We now enjoy the peace of mind of having a partner that is capable of continuing to adapt with us. "

USS Constitution is America's "Ship of State" and the Museum serves as its memory and educational voice. In carrying out its mission, the museum has always provided a hands-on and participatory learning experience. When USS Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," goes into dry dock next year, the Museum plans to utilize technology to make the restoration accessible to visitors. The Museum is building a more robust communications infrastructure to be able to serve guests and Unified Office plays a key role in the process.

"We are honored that Unified Office's Total Connect Now communications platform has been chosen by the USS Constitution Museum as they begin to create a strong technology foundation that will take them well into the next decade," said Ray Pasquale, CEO & Founder of Unified Office. "The USS Constitution Museum has an ambitious multi-year plan that includes many innovative projects leveraging technology to enhance their visitors' experience, and Unified Office is delighted to play an important role in the Museum's ongoing mission of education and preservation of such an important part of our American heritage."

About the USS Constitution Museum
The USS Constitution Museum is located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, across from USS Constitution and on the Freedom Trail. The USS Constitution Museum is a non-profit, educational institution whose mission is to serve as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution, by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of "Old Ironsides" and the people associated with her. The Museum is part of Boston's Trails to Freedom -- A Proud Partner of Boston National Historical Park and honored to be rated a prestigious 4 stars on Charity Navigator and a recent recipient of a Parent's Choice Award. The USS Constitution Museum is also a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate. www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org

About Unified Office
Unified Office, Inc. is a leading provider of SDN-based hybrid private cloud managed Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and Unified Communications services to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Our Total Connect Now service architecture was purpose-built from the ground up to deliver the highest quality of experience and availability, leveraging the latest in extensible VoIP communications technology and cloud-based infrastructure to enhance productivity. It enables a variety of channel partners, MSPs, resellers, and integrators, to bring innovative and differentiated services to the SMB market.

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