September 10, 2009 08:01 ET

CudaTel and Sangoma Partner to Deliver All-In-One IP-PBX

Upcoming CudaTel Communication Server Combines the Power of Open Source Software and Best-in-Class Telephony Interface Cards

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN and TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2009) - CudaTel, a provider of next-generation phone systems for businesses, and Sangoma(R) Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading supplier of hardware and software enabling server-based voice and data communication applications, today announced they have joined forces to deliver the new CudaTel Communication Server IP-PBX appliance.

CudaTel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of California-based Barracuda Networks, delivers innovative office phone systems by integrating software from the open source FreeSWITCH project, along with Sangoma's award-winning telephony interface cards, in an appliance designed for ease-of-use and cost effectiveness. The all-in-one IP-PBX appliance will support a range of configurations to connect to traditional telephony networks, from 4-port analog connections all the way to 120-port digital interfaces

"When it was time to select which voice cards we would use to launch our new IP-PBX offering, it was natural for us to consider Sangoma, a recognized leader in providing high-quality telephony interface cards," said Sean Heiney, CudaTel Product Manager and Director of New Product Initiatives for Barracuda Networks. "Sangoma's compact form factor, completeness of telephony protocol support and FreeSWITCH software compatibility allows us to deliver a tightly integrated, cost-effective and easy-to-use appliance, that closely mirrors the design and affordability of heritage Barracuda Networks' products."

Sangoma builds its telephony interface boards specifically to enable software-based communication applications to run more efficiently and more cost effectively on a host computer.

"Everything we do at Sangoma is aimed at enhancing and completing software-based communication applications," said Serge Forest, Vice President of Marketing at Sangoma. "With Barracuda Networks' well-known expertise in designing, manufacturing and marketing high-quality, easy-to-use appliances, we believe CudaTel is poised for great success in the enterprise, and we are proud to be along for the ride."

About Sangoma Technologies Corporation

Sangoma is the premium provider of voice and data connectivity components for software-based communication applications. Sangoma's data cards, voice cards, gateways and connectivity software are used in leading PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications worldwide. The product line represents a comprehensive toolset for deploying cost-effective, powerful, and flexible software communication applications.

Founded in 1984, Sangoma Technologies Corporation is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:STC). Additional information on Sangoma can be found at:

About CudaTel

With the vision of creating the next-generation phone system, CudaTel is a collaboration between Barracuda Networks and FreeSWITCH. A wholly owned subsidiary of Barracuda Networks, CudaTel operates out of its Ann Arbor, Michigan research center. For more information please visit

About the CudaTel Communication Server

The CudaTel Communication Server is an easy-to-use, affordable, next-generation phone system for businesses. CudaTel Communication Server's expansive feature set includes Voice over IP (VoIP) PBX services, conferencing, follow-me, automated attendant services, and more, controlled by an easy-to-use Web interface. CudaTel Communication Server is compatible with any SIP device and provider, and can be pre-configured for use with both analog and digital telephone networks.

About Barracuda Networks Inc.

Barracuda Networks Inc. built its reputation as the worldwide leader in content security appliances by offering easy to use and affordable products that protect organizations from email, Web and IM threats. Barracuda Networks has leveraged its success in the security market to offer networking products that improve application delivery and network access as well as world-class solutions for message archiving, backup and data protection. Coca-Cola, FedEx, Harvard University, IBM, L'Oreal, and Europcar are amongst the more than 85,000 organizations protecting their networks with Barracuda Networks' solutions. Barracuda Networks' success is due to its ability to deliver easy to use, comprehensive solutions that solve the most serious issues facing customer networks without unnecessary add-ons, maintenance, lengthy installations or per user license fees. Barracuda Networks is privately held with its headquarters in Campbell, Calif. Barracuda Networks has offices in 10 international locations and distributors in more than 80 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit

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