Vertical Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's 2010 Excellence Award
Wave IP Honored for Delivering Exceptional IP Communications Solutions
SANTA CLARA, California, November 16, 2010 – Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation IP-based phone systems and voice applications announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named the Wave IP converged telephony system for branch and small offices as a recipient of its 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine Excellence Award.
The Wave IP Business Communications System is a comprehensive IP business phone system family designed for enterprises of all sizes. Cost-sensitive small- to medium-sized businesses, and larger distributed organizations seeking to reduce overhead associated with managing business communications can easily transform their legacy telephony infrastructure into an application-rich, next-generation VoIP solution by deploying Wave IP. As a fully integrated solution, Wave IP offers customers ultimate flexibility and features unified communications, contact center, call recording, reporting, networking, management, custom call routing applications and IVR in a single system.
"Today's award for delivering exceptional IP Communications Solutions is validation of the power of Wave IP's Application Ready architecture – the ability to deliver high-value voice applications integrated with VoIP telephony as a single system", said Peter Bailey, President and COO for Vertical Communications. "Wave IP offers customers a full portfolio of voice applications that can enhance business operations, increase productivity through best practices, and drive savings in operational and management costs. As a fully integrated "on-the-box" solution, these capabilities do not require any additional infrastructure investment and can be deployed and managed through Wave IP's Global Administrator console."
"The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY were pleased to grant Vertical Communications with an INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award for their achievements in advancing IP communications and providing genuine solutions in the marketplace. Wave IP has proven its outstanding contribution to IP communications and delivered winning solutions for its customers," said Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director of INTERNET TELEPHONY.
According to Bailey, "We have an aggressive product development strategy in place for Wave IP and our approach to Unifying Communications will continue to set the standard in the telephony industry, as part of this strategy we recently released a major software update that introduced Mobile Extension, offering the ability to use any device on any network as a PBX extension, an integrated Softphone in our award winning ViewPoint desktop application and secure corporate Instant Messaging."
"Vertical Communications has been recognized with a 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award for proving their dedication and excellence in advancing IP communications," stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.
About INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine
INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit www.itmag.com.
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation's top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO); 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners). TMC also serves technology professionals with industry-specific Web sites: IT.TMCnet.com, 4G-wirelessevolution.TMCnet.com, M2M Evolution.com, Smart-Grid.TMCnet.com, Smart Products Ecosystem, Robotics.TMCnet.com, Cable.TMCnet.com, Satellite.TMCnet.com, Green.TMCnet.com, Healthcare.TMCnet.com, and Education.TMCnet.com. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
About Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications is one of the largest telephony vendors in North America and a global leader in next-generation IP-based voice and data and digital communications systems for business, with a current installed base of over 200,000 customers. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions that enhance customer service and business productivity. Vertical’s customers are leading companies of all sizes, from small to large and distributed, and include CVS/pharmacy, Staples and Apria Healthcare. Vertical delivers its solutions through a worldwide network of over 1800 business partners. With headquarters in Santa Clara CA, Vertical has sales, engineering and operations facilities in Charlottesville VA, Phoenix AZ, Munich Germany and Hyderabad India. For more information about Vertical, please call 877-VERTICAL or visit www.vertical.com.
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