SOURCE: Ingate Systems AB

December 17, 2007 08:00 ET

Ingate Presents "SIP Trunking: Everything You Need to Know" Seminars at INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & Expo East 2008

Co-Sponsored With BroadSoft; New Tracks on Shattering the Myths of SIP; Featuring Live SIP Trunk Deployments On-Site

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN--(Marketwire - December 17, 2007) - Educating end users, resellers, distributors and systems integrators about SIP trunking is on the agenda at INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & Expo East 2008, as Ingate® Systems ( partners with BroadSoft, TMC, leading IP-PBX vendors, SIP trunking service providers and industry thought leaders to offer "SIP Trunking: Everything You Need to Know" seminars at the show.

These seminars will provide a comprehensive overview of SIP trunking, and include general information panels and technical insight sessions from both the service provider and enterprise perspectives. In addition to Ingate's leading vendor and service provider partners, speakers from VOIPSA, ENUM/IETF and the SIP Forum will be participating.

"SIP trunking has become one of the technologies to watch for 2008, as SIP trunks can reduce communications costs quickly. They have also become the catalyst for enterprises of all sizes to adopt Internet-based communications for their primary voice service," said Olle Westerberg, Chief Executive Officer, Ingate Systems. "These seminars will provide vital information from the perspective of IP-PBX vendors, SIP trunking service providers and other distinguished voices in the industry. We are delighted to have such a strong group of panelists to provide their unique perspectives on SIP trunking."

New tracks on "Shattering the Myths of SIP Communications" will delve into issues critical for successful deployments, including VoIP security and simplifying enterprise deployments. In addition, a SIPconnect Compliance Workshop, presented by the SIP Forum, will provide an overview of SIPconnect and its value proposition, a step-by-step SIPconnect compliance tutorial and lessons learned from actual SIPconnect deployments.

Live demonstrations, during which participants will set up a SIP trunk in 20 minutes or less on-site, will also be featured.

Attendees can earn a SIP Trunking Professional Certificate by participating in the Professional Development Program on the first day of the Show.

"Ingate's SIP Trunking seminar series is a unique opportunity for ITEXPO attendees to get a crash course on SIP trunking from the experts," said Rich Tehrani, President and Group Editor-in-Chief, TMCnet. "We are proud to once again work with Ingate Systems in providing these educational SIP trunking seminars at ITEXPO."

Seminar Schedule:

Wednesday, January 23
SIP Trunking Professional Development Program
10:00am          Introduction to SIP Trunking
                 ** Live demo of a SIP Trunk deployment to be featured **

12:30pm          The Service Provider Perspective

2:30pm           The Enterprise Infrastructure

Thursday, January 24
Shattering the Myths of SIP Communications
8:30am           Myth: VoIP is Not Secure

1:15pm           Myth: Enterprise VoIP is Difficult to Deploy
                 ** Live demo of a SIP Trunk deployment to be featured **

3:00pm           Myth: SIP Trunking is a Dead End

Friday, January 25
10:00am          SIP Forum SIPconnect Compliance Workshop

Speakers include:

   -- IP-PBX vendors Avaya, Bluesocket, BroadSoft, Objectworld, ShoreTel
   -- SIP trunking service providers BandTel,, Broadvox,
   -- Thought leaders from the SIP Forum, VoIP Security Alliance
      (VOIPSA) and NeuStar/ENUM IETF

All seminars will be held in room B114/115 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Admission is free for ITEXPO attendees.

For more information and a detailed schedule, visit

Attendees can pre-register at

About Ingate® Systems

Ingate® Systems develops firewall technology and products that enable SIP-based live communication for the enterprise while maintaining control and security at the network edge. Ingate has a long history of developing next-generation firewall technology that solves the NAT/firewall traversal issue with SIP communications. In addition to an extensive line of Ingate Firewalls®, the company also produces the award-winning Ingate SIParator®, a device that connects to an existing network firewall to seamlessly enable SIP communications. Ingate products currently protect the networks of retail companies, financial institutions, industrial firms, government agencies and small-to-large enterprises throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Additionally, Ingate has established the SIP Trunking Network at, an educational resource that aggregates information from throughout the SIP trunking community in an industry-wide effort to educate enterprises about SIP trunking, to help simplify deployments.

Ingate Systems AB is headquartered in Sweden with offices in Stockholm and Linköping. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Ingate Systems Inc., is located in Hollis, New Hampshire. For more information on Ingate Systems, visit

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Hillary Call
    Public Relations Manager
    Ingate Systems
    (917) 414-9262
    SIP and email: Email Contact