SOURCE: PanTerra Networks

November 12, 2009 09:30 ET

PanTerra Networks Receives a 2009 Unified Communications Excellence Award

WorldSmart™ Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2009) - PanTerra Networks (www.panterranetworks.com), a leading provider of cloud-based Unified Communications Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for small and mid-sized enterprises, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®) has named WorldSmart as a recipient of its 2009 Unified Communications Excellence Award.

PanTerra Networks brings a complete set of unified communications delivered as a service that small and medium enterprises use every day. Whether voice, email, instant message, SMS, fax, or collaborative web meetings, WorldSmart users experience increased collaboration, accessibility and productivity from its mixed media conversion options enabling all communications to be dynamically routed anywhere, any time. Being completely cloud-based, WorldSmart not only eliminates costly capital expenditures, but also significantly reduces administrative headaches by providing a single interface for all locations, users and communications.

"This award is a testament of our commitment to providing the most complete cloud-based unified communications SaaS offering on the market," said Mr. Chang, CEO, PanTerra Networks. "I am honored to receive such an esteemed award from TMC."

"PanTerra Networks has demonstrated a commitment to excellence while addressing real needs in the UC marketplace. We are pleased to grant a 2009 Unified Communications Excellence Award to WorldSmart," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "Congratulations to PanTerra Networks on receiving this award and we look forward to future innovations."

The complete list of Unified Communications Excellence Award winners is published in the December 2009/January 2010 issue of Unified Communications magazine, www.uc-mag.com. Unified Communications magazine is devoted to educating readers on employing unified communications (UC) solutions.

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About PanTerra Networks

PanTerra Networks is a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for small and medium sized enterprises. The Company's WorldSmart provides unified communication for voice, fax, chat, and email with presence, for a variety of business applications including call centers, multisite, remote employees, high touch operations, and fast growing companies. WorldSmart also includes web collaboration for online meetings, desktop sharing and remote desktop access with a single administration and user interface. WorldSmart tightly integrates with other business SaaS applications like Salesforce creating additional value. PanTerra's cloud-based services ensure future proof communications with infinite scaling, lifetime support, and included updates for subscribers. WorldSmart is co-branded and re-sold exclusively through service providers, distributors and resellers. The Company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit http://www.panterranetworks.com or call +1 408.702.2200.

About Unified Communications magazine

Launched in July 2007, Unified Communications magazine is devoted to educating enterprise decision makers on why and how they need to deploy unified communications (UC) solutions. Every issue of Unified Communications magazine features a comprehensive news section; case studies of successful deployments and lessons learned; interviews with leading hardware and software companies; and an 'industry' section, featuring analysis of important mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and a Wall Street perspective on the unified communications market. Unified Communications has a readership of 100,000.

About TMC

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 Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet is ranked as 2,921 in Quantcast's Top U.S. Sites placing TMCnet in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference, Digium|Asterisk World and Communications Developer Conference.

TMC's Green Blog has been ranked on the "100 Best Blogs for Those Who Want to Change the World."

TMC also recently launched new industry-specific Web sites: IT.TMCnet.com, Cable.TMCnet.com, Robotics.TMCnet.com, Satellite.TMCnet.com, Green.TMCnet.com.

New services offered by TMCnet include the Tech Jobs site and TMCnet iPhone News.

For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

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