SOURCE: Alteva

Alteva

November 01, 2012 09:00 ET

Alteva Receives 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award

Alteva Hosted VoIP Communications Honored for Innovation

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2012) - Alteva, a leading cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider and subsidiary of Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY) (referred to as WVT Communications Group), today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Alteva's Hosted VoIP Communications as a 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner presented by Cloud Computing Magazine.

"Alteva is pleased to be recognized as a leading cloud service provider delivering best-in-class Unified Communications solutions," said Mike Timar, Vice President, Product Management, WVT Communications Group. "The 2012 Cloud Computing Excellence Award underscores Alteva's sustained record of delivering cost-cutting solutions and high touch service to enhance business communications."

With Alteva's cloud-based Voice over IP solution, hosted IP voice customers at companies of all sizes benefit from unparalleled telecommunications continuity, billing consolidation, scalability and premium VoIP equipment. Alteva's Enterprise VoIP clients reduce their total cost of ownership by 20% with a 70% reduction in startup expenses and no ongoing maintenance fees, as compared to premise-based PBX systems. In addition, hosted VoIP services from Alteva deliver flexibility and call control that is unavailable through traditional phone service, maximizing productivity and reducing overall business communications costs.

"Alteva has been recognized for their achievement in bringing innovation and excellence in the market while leveraging the latest technology trends to create an enriched user experience," said Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director, TMC.

"Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC is proud to announce Alteva as a recipient of the second annual Cloud Computing Excellence Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "Alteva's Hosted VoIP Communications has demonstrated innovation as well as the ability to improve the cloud."

The Cloud Computing Excellence Awards recognized companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market. Winners of the Cloud Computing Excellence Award are published in the October 2012 issue of Cloud Computing Magazine.

About Alteva
Alteva, a WVT Communications Group company and cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, offers the most reliable network, the most responsive and proactive customer service and the best value to its customers. It delivers cloud-based UC solutions including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence, and advanced voice applications for the desktop. Alteva's service requires minimal installation and configuration while eliminating monthly phone and on-premise system maintenance charges, reducing overall communication costs and enabling organizations to improve productivity. By combining Alteva's voice service with Microsoft Communication Services products, including Microsoft Exchange, Office Communication Server (OCS), and SharePoint, Alteva's customers receive a true, high-quality, voice-enabled UC solution that easily integrates with existing business applications. Based in Philadelphia, Alteva is North America's largest provider of enterprise hosted VoIP, and provides hosted UC solutions to businesses in all 50 states and four continents. For more information about Alteva, visit http://www.altevatel.com, the Alteva YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/AltevaLLC, follow us on Twitter @AltevaInc or call 1-877-258-3821.

About TMC
TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.TMC publishes the TMC's CUSTOMER Magazine (formerly Customer Interaction Solutions), INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, and Cloud Computing magazines. TMCnet.com, which is read by 1.5 million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events:  Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more.

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

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