SOURCE: AltiGen Communications

AltiGen Communications

March 25, 2010 06:30 ET

4COM Joins AltiGen's Growing European Reseller Partner Network

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) -  AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of 4COM, Inc., to its European partner network. 4COM will formally operate under their new AltiGen division -- AltiGen UK Ltd. Utilizing a decade of award-winning telecommunications expertise, AltiGen UK Ltd. will continue to expand AltiGen's existing reseller base in the United Kingdom as well as provide sales and support for strategic accounts.

"We are excited to have the opportunity to be an integral part of AltiGen's presence in the UK," stated Paul Fullman, Managing Director of AltiGen UK Ltd. "As a true software-based Microsoft UC solution, MAXCS, AltiGen's flagship Unified Communications product, will attract resellers from a wider range of core skill sets and in particular, Microsoft VARs looking to get into voice or already selling legacy voice systems. In addition, the flexibility and scalability of the AltiGen solution allows us to attract large strategic customers in need of a communications platform that both scales with their business needs and leverages existing IT infrastructure investments."

"AltiGen UK Ltd is already well under way in growing both our existing European customer and reseller base," stated Bill Glau, AltiGen's Director of Channels. "As an award-winning reseller of Siemens for the past 10 years, 4COM brings years of expertise and market presence to AltiGen UK Ltd. We are already realizing the benefits of our new UK division and are eager to continue to grow our success abroad."

"Over the last couple years, we have made vast progress establishing a presence in the European market," stated Jerry Fleming, AltiGen's President & COO. "Establishing AltiGen UK Ltd. fortifies this objective and will serve as the primary point of contact for distribution and large enterprise accounts in the UK."

About AltiGen Communications
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) is a leading provider of 100 percent Microsoft-based VoIP business phone systems and Unified Communications solutions. Having more than 10,000 customers around the world, AltiGen solutions are designed for high reliability, ease of use, seamless integration to Microsoft infrastructure technologies, and are built on a scalable, open standards platform. AltiGen's worldwide headquarters is in Silicon Valley, California, with international operations based in Shanghai, China. Local sales, service and support are provided by AltiGen's worldwide network of over 300 certified partners. For more information, call 1-888-ALTIGEN or visit the web site at

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including, without limitation, statements regarding the continued market acceptance of our Voice over IP telephone systems, and AltiGen's ability to successfully grow its value added reseller channel. These statements reflect management's current expectation. However, actual results could differ materially as a result of unknown risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, risks related to AltiGen's limited operating history. For a more detailed description of these and other risks and uncertainties affecting AltiGen's performance, please refer to AltiGen's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2009 and all subsequent current reports on Form 8-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to AltiGen as of the date hereof and AltiGen assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.