SOURCE: Alteva


October 25, 2012 09:00 ET

Alteva Vice President of Product Management to Speak at 2012 Cloud Services Summit

Panel Focuses on Most In-Demand Cloud Enabled Applications

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Oct 25, 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 its Vice President of Product Management, Mike Timar, has been invited to participate in an industry panel at the upcoming Cloud Services Summit, Friday, October 26, in Las Vegas, NV. The summit is co-located with the Telco TV 2012 Conference and Expo. Mr. Timar will speak on the panel titled, "Cloud Applications with Promise," from 4:15 - 5:15 pm.

Alteva is cloud-based UC services pioneer with an extensive and continuously evolving suite of products, including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence, and advanced voice applications for the desktop.

The Cloud Services Summit explores insights into the rise of cloud and managed services technologies and their respective business opportunities, from a broadband carrier's point of view. The event is a central forum for educational, networking and business development opportunities for broadband carriers as well as network operators and builders, equipment vendors and content providers.

"Increased cloud awareness in the market, as well as understanding key applications and why they are most in-demand is critical for broadband carriers as next-generation solutions have become the standard for business communications," said Timar. "I look forward to offering my perspective on leveraging the most promising cloud-based communications applications."

The panel will discuss "Cloud Applications with Promise," reviewing favorable cloud-enabled applications for broadband carriers. The panel is focused on the experts' perspectives on the applications that are in demand and that offer the best ROI covering hosted IP voice, disaster recovery services and UC.

As Vice President of Product Management at WVT Communications Group, Timar guides tactical and strategic direction for Alteva's product offering. Timar has extensive experience in both the consumer and B2B segments of Telecommunications, bringing vision and simplification to the delivery of UC. Prior to joining WVT Communications Group, Timar held executive positions with Panasonic and Olympus.

In addition to leadership in Product Management, Timar also heads Alteva's first-ever Innovation Center, launched in September 2012. The grand opening marked one year since the August 2011 acquisition of Alteva by WVT Communications Group. Alteva continues to sustain a long track record of high growth, being named the ninth largest hosted IP Telephony and UC provider by Frost and Sullivan. Designed to help customers and partners understand the technology that is rapidly becoming the standard for business communications, Alteva's Innovation Center is a hands-on, interactive channel for the business community to see and touch the cloud and to learn how UC delivered from the cloud can enhance business productivity while driving down the cost of ownership.

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, the Alteva YouTube channel at, follow us on Twitter @AltevaInc or call 1-877-258-3821.

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