January 20, 2008 22:30 ET

Sangoma Announces First Distribution Partner in India

Partnership with PeopleTech to Expand Sangoma's Global Footprint

MARKHAM, ONTARIO and CHENNAI, INDIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2008) - Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), the premium provider of PC-based telephony hardware and software products for proprietary and open source based networking and telephony solutions, announced today that they have partnered with PeopleTech, a provider of open source technology services and solutions, to expand distribution of Sangoma's premium telephony and data cards throughout India. Through this partnership, PeopleTech will provide a valuable sales channel and first line of support for Sangoma's Indian customers.

This distribution agreement is an integral part of Sangoma's strategy to offer customers high-quality open source voice and data solutions in telecommunications and information technology investment territories of India- including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan. PeopleTech is recognized in India as a leader in providing technology services and solutions that improve business performance. The company has years of experience in the integration and deployment of enterprise solutions based on open source technology.

"Sangoma's PCI cards are regarded as the most reliable in the industry, and together, we will be able to provide a product line that is robust, proven and able to provide cost effective solutions for the Indian market, an area where open source technology is in high demand," said G.Imthiyaz Ahmed, CEO of PeopleTech. "With Sangoma's strong development, support and marketing backup, we are also looking forward to developing complete Unified Communications solutions, which are expected to be a key market in this region."

"With Sangoma's products, we are able to embed the latest features and enhance the performance of our CTI applications, WAN router, and firewall, at an affordable cost to SMBs and large enterprises," said A. N. Gopal Krishnan, CTO of PeopleTech. "Our application development, open source integration and quality support, combined with Sangoma's premium hardware is a definite win-win situation."

Sangoma's PC-based products empower the deployment of IP telephony, helping PeopleTech make the implementation and deployment of open source solutions a smooth and successful process for businesses. By integrating Sangoma hardware with PeopleTech's solutions and software, the companies will be able to build high-speed, standards compliant, plug-and-play products. Together, the companies are committed to bringing the most reliable and flexible solutions to the Indian market.

"India is a fast growing market for VoIP applications and we expect to be part of that significant expansion," says Sangoma president and CEO David Mandelstam. "Together our objective is to build a strong customer base that will help us to serve the Indian market like no other vendor in this region."

About Sangoma Technologies Corporation

Sangoma Technologies Corporation is the premium provider of PC-based hardware and software for proprietary and open source based data and telephony transport solutions. The company develops and manufactures voice and data communication products including the most scalable and reliable Advanced Flexible Telecommunications (AFT) PCI cards in the industry. 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:

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