SOURCE: CallTower

June 22, 2005 13:00 ET

CallTower Launches Enterprise Class VoIP Service for Customers in New England

CallTower Joins Cisco Powered Network Program to Deliver VoIP Services

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 22, 2005 -- CallTower, Inc. today announced it is offering enterprise-class Voice over IP (VoIP) services based on a Cisco Systems network to business customers in New England. In addition, CallTower's VoIP service has earned the Cisco Powered Network designation.

Businesses nationwide depend on CallTower for outsourced communication services built on the same Cisco CallManager IP Private Branch Exchange (PBX) platform that is running mission critical communications for the world's largest companies. CallTower consolidates all communications and messaging for customers and includes productivity-enhancing features such as talking e-mail, Cisco IP telephones, advanced unified messaging and Hosted Microsoft Exchange.

CallTower supplies the customer-premise equipment and CallTower's service requires no upfront capital expenditure. CallTower handles all aspects of vendor and system management, service contracts and internal overhead and support, relieving its customers of these burdens.

"Cisco shares our vision that the IP network is the foundation for delivering business solutions," said Mark Harris, executive vice president of CallTower. "By deploying Cisco's market leading technology, we are able to deliver advanced voice, data and applications previously available to only the largest New England-based businesses."

"CallTower and Cisco Systems share the same vision of using the network as a powerful tool to build customer benefits," said Kirt Jorgensen, director of service provider marketing for Cisco. "With a Cisco Powered Network designation for CallTower's VoIP service, and CallTower's use of the Cisco CallManager for its core intelligence, customers can have confidence in CallTower's industry-leading infrastructure."

CallTower's participation in the Cisco Powered Network program demonstrates to individuals and businesses its ability to provide industry-leading services that are based on Cisco solutions. The service provider also benefits from its Cisco Powered Network designation through joint marketing and technology sharing with Cisco.

About CallTower

CallTower is a leading Cisco Call Manager-based provider of hosted telecommunications for companies from 10 to 1000 seats. CallTower has deployed over 160 communications solutions for customers nationwide and is an experienced installer of Hosted Cisco VoIP in small and medium businesses in North America. CallTower is designated as a Cisco Powered Network.

The CallTower solution integrates technologies from Cisco, Microsoft and Good with CallTower's proprietary VoiceCube™ VXML engine. CallTower's enterprise-class VoIP solution provides all the communication needs for CallTower's business customers. The company's hosted IP PBX service delivers and manages business phones, email, voice and fax messaging, local and long distance, conferencing, mobile devices and more. The service is available for a fixed price per seat, including Cisco 7960 telephones.

CallTower is headquartered in San Francisco with operations in Salt Lake City and Oklahoma City, and sales offices throughout the United States. CallTower provides nationwide service. CallTower can be found on the Web at www.calltower.com.

Contact Information

  • For additional information please contact:

    Mark Harris
    VP Sales and Marketing
    CallTower Inc.
    415-869-8900
    Email Contact