News | August 13, 2012

ESI Rises Into SMB Cloud Services

Ron Owens ESI

ESI Names Ron Owens Vice President of Cloud Solutions

Plano, Texas – Estech Systems, Inc. (ESI) (, an innovative designer and manufacturer of high-performance, easy-to-use communications systems for small- and medium-sized businesses, announced today the appointment of Ron Owens as Vice President of Cloud Solutions. This marks ESI’s entry into the hosted or cloud solutions market.

In this newly created position, Owens will focus on cloud-based recurring revenue solutions designed to work with a full array of communications solutions such as the iPhone and Android-based mobile devices, as well as the soon-to-be released ESI 250 Smartphone. The initial solution will help professionals in the legal industry improve their revenue and billing efficiency with minimum effort. 

“Ron and his team will make an invaluable contribution to ESI’s continued growth and expansion,” said George Platt, President and Chief Operating Officer of ESI. “Having worked closely with Ron for a number of years, I’m confident that his experience and expertise will enable ESI to be successful. We are delighted to welcome him and look forward to further enhancing our cloud solutions activities under his leadership.”

Owens brings more than 22 years of professional services and business solutions experience to ESI. Prior to joining ESI, Owens led the professional services and support teams for ARIA Solutions as the Vice President of Client Solutions. His previous experience also includes time at Nortel Networks, First Data, and Convergys/Intervoice.

“Cloud solutions are top-of-mind among enterprises who want to focus on their core business. Solutions in the cloud allow them to take advantage of getting their communications systems and applications up and running faster, with improved manageability and less maintenance, while meeting fluctuating and unpredictable business demand. ESI is well positioned in this growing market,” said Ron Owens. “I’m excited to work alongside such a talented team to provide essential cloud solutions to customers and expand our strategic alliances.”

About Estech Systems, Inc.
Estech Systems, Inc. (ESI) designs and manufactures high-performance phone systems and cloud services for businesses and organizations. ESI uses advanced technology to design IP and digital communications systems that integrate built-in capabilities, advanced features, and highly differentiated applications into flexible products that are easy-to-use and keep employees productive. ESI has sold over 250,000 business communications systems through hundreds of factory-trained Certified Resellers. Founded in 1987, ESI is a privately held corporation with headquarters in Plano, Texas. ESI communications systems are protected by various U.S. patents, granted and pending. For more information about ESI and its products, visit Follow ESI on Twitter at

SOURCE: Estech Systems, Inc.