Sennheiser Communications

Press release


01.06.2011 - Copenhagen

Sennheiser Communications announces full headset support for IBM™ Sametime™

Copenhagen, June 1, 2011 – Sennheiser Communications, a leading provider of premium headset solutions is offering a complete range of solutions for IBM Sametime customers. The use of IBM Sametime together with Sennheiser Communications headsets is designed to deliver a very high level of comfort and sound quality to the IBM Sametime communication experience.


Most of IBM Sametime call features can now be controlled directly from the Sennheiser Communications headset. This is the case for answering and ending the calls as well as adjusting the volume or muting the call. In addition to this, Sennheiser Communications DW Series wireless headsets will add a total unparalleled mobility freedom to the end user with no compromise on sound quality.

With the introduction of the Sennheiser Sametime Validation Program, IBM Sametime customers can also benefit from a new customer satisfaction service. Specially designed for Sametime customers, this Program entitles them to “test prior purchase” the Sennheiser Communications headset that suits them best. Not only does Sennheiser Communications abide by “hearing is believing”, but is now bringing a new level to its service philosophy through this new service.

“By cleverly integrating Sennheiser Communications headsets with IBM Sametime, we are providing our mutual customers a fully integrated Unified Communications and collaboration solution,” says Lars Riis Rasmussen, Strategic Alliance Manager for Sennheiser Communications.
“Also, with our Sennheiser Sametime Validation Program, we are fully supporting Sametime customers – letting them decide which of our headset solutions they prefer based on their needs and requirements.” This value proposition associated with Sennheiser Communications’ very high standards in sound quality, comfort and hearing protection is designed to bring the best of IBM Sametime communication experience to the most demanding customers.

About Sennheiser Communications
Sennheiser Communications A/S is a joint venture between the electro acoustics specialist Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co. KG and the hearing healthcare specialist William Demant Holding Group. The company manufactures wireless and wired headsets for mobile phones, call centers, offices and Unified Communications, as well as PC and Mac computer headsets for VoIP, entertainment and gaming. Sennheiser Communications offers both single- and double-sided headsets to suit individual needs and has a wide range of solutions.

For more information about Sennheiser Communications, please visit or contact:

Sennheiser Communications A/S   
Lars Riis Rasmussen     
Strategic Alliance Manager    
Langager 6 – 2680 Solrød Strand
Tel. +45 56 18 00 15
Fax +45 56 18 00 95

About the Sennheiser Sametime Validation Program
The Sennheiser Sametime Validation Program has been established for you to test our headset solutions before deciding which solution you would like for your Sametime Unified Communications deployment. We think that “hearing is believing”, which is why we would like you to validate our headsets together with IBM Sametime. For more information or to enroll in the Program, please write to:

About IBM PartnerWorld
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Caption: The DW Series wireless headset is just one of the many Sennheiser Communications headsets that are fully compatible with IBM Sametime

IBM and Sametime are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the U.S. and other countries

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