SOURCE: CallTower, Inc.

February 28, 2007 10:30 ET

CallTower Demonstrates Business Productivity and Partner Recurring Revenue Benefits at Industry Conference

CallTower Provides Microsoft® Exchange and Live Communication Server Integrated With Hosted, Disaster-Proof Cisco®-Based IP Communications at Las Vegas Channel Partner Conference and Expo

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 28, 2007 -- CallTower, Inc., the leading provider of hosted communications and collaboration solutions, today announced that the company will present information on increased business productivity, communication and collaboration and Channel Partner monthly recurring revenues, as a result of companies using hosted CallTower's IP Communications services that include the Microsoft® Live Communication Server (LCS) integrated with the Cisco® CallManager.

The information will be presented in company sessions at booth number 506, and interactive conference sessions throughout the Channel Partners Conference and Expo, from March 4-6 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Convention Center.

CallTower executives will present success stories and information gathered from successful CallTower Partners and their business customers who are now using CallTower's hosted, advanced voice and data suite with true Unified Communications to achieve higher levels of productivity, communication and customer support.

CallTower Delivers Significant Business Productivity Increases with Unified Communications

In a study conducted by Sage Research, it was estimated that an average business user can save at least 43 minutes per day, and a mobile business user can save up to 55 minutes per day, when utilizing Unified Communications. Companies that combine Unified Communications with presence management, integrated with a leading softswitch such as the Cisco CallManager, achieve even higher productivity and collaboration benefits.

In order to meet this demand and provide businesses with advanced collaboration and communication applications and services, CallTower developed the industry's first and only scalable, outsourced voice and data solution that includes the Microsoft® Live Communications Server with the Cisco® CallManager into one convenient, secure suite for growing businesses.

CallTower's Live Communications Management Suite™ extends the rich capabilities of presence and people-centric communications to encompass voice, and applies the power of desktop software and software platforms to improve and advance communications.

"The success of CallTower and our Partners is a reflection of the market demand for advanced voice and data services and applications that can help growing businesses communicate, collaborate and service customers better. More and more businesses are looking for effective ways to achieve new levels of improved service and business communication," said Harris. "CallTower delivers disaster-proof voice and data services and applications to businesses that require features which can make their company more competitive and in turn increase their revenue, while reducing overhead and capital expense."

CallTower provides businesses with an advanced set of hosted voice, data and application capabilities that eliminates the ongoing maintenance and service costs of managing on-premise telephony, Internet service, and data systems. The CallTower suite includes: Internet access, secure T-1-based telephony, email and fax messaging, calling plans, network administration, single-wire connectivity, call center functions, Cisco CallManager (softswitch) provisioning, Microsoft Exchange integration, presence management, disaster-proof access to all data and voicemail, 24/7 customer support and full integration of multiple offices and remote users.

About The Channel Partners Conference and Expo

The Channel Partners Conference & Expo is the communications industry's only event devoted exclusively to solutions providers -- agents, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects, wireless dealers and consultants. The spring event is expected to draw more than 3,000 participants and more than 140 exhibitors. For up-to-date information on the show, visit

About CallTower

CallTower, Inc. is the leading provider of hosted enterprise-class communications and collaboration applications and services for growing businesses nationwide. CallTower's solutions enable companies to conduct process transformation and to leverage their voice and data communications into a strategic competitive advantage in today's market.

CallTower's secure, Always-On voice and data services provide companies with enterprise-class reliability, a single point of support, productivity-enhancing features, a comprehensive scalable suite of vertical market applications, and 24/7 service for a fixed monthly fee. By using CallTower's solutions, growing businesses -- companies with multiple offices and from 20-10,000 users -- can now receive the same class of communications reliability and service traditionally reserved for Global 100 corporations.

Headquartered in San Francisco, CallTower has operations in Salt Lake City and Oklahoma City, and sales offices throughout the United States. More information on CallTower can be found on the Internet at or by calling toll-free 888-586-5900.

CallTower is a trademark of CallTower, Inc. All other product and firm names mentioned are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only.

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