Convedia Corporation

Convedia Corporation

March 07, 2005 09:01 ET

Convedia and Sylantro Enjoy Customer Success with Integrated IP Communications Solution


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MARCH 7, 2005 - 09:01 ET

Convedia and Sylantro Enjoy Customer Success with
Integrated IP Communications Solution

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Mar 7, 2005) -

Sylantro to Resell Convedia Media Servers; Convedia Certified as
Sylantro Premier Partner

Convedia Corporation and Sylantro Systems Corporation announced today a
growing list of IP communication service providers who have purchased
and deployed integrated IP communication solutions based on Sylantro's
IP communications software and Convedia's media servers. The companies
today also announced that Sylantro is now a globally certified reseller
of Convedia's media server products, while Convedia is now recognized as
a Sylantro Premier Partner.

Convedia and Sylantro, who began working together in late 2003, are
enjoying a growing commercial relationship, as numerous service
providers around the globe have selected their fully integrated IP
communications solution. Service providers who have purchased and
deployed the integrated Convedia/Sylantro IP communications solution
include Elitel, Covad, SunRocket, Lightyear, PowerNet Global, STS
Telecom, and VoEx. Additional unannounced customers include major
incumbent carriers in Asia, North America, and Europe.

The commercial success is reflective of the synergistic relationship
between Convedia and Sylantro -- two best-in-class suppliers of
complementary VoIP communication products. Sylantro is the leading
supplier of IP communication software platforms, which provide
feature-rich call processing, signaling, and management interfaces for a
broad range of IP Centrex and VoIP applications. Convedia is the leading
supplier of IP media servers, which provide the underlying IP media
packet processing required for carrier-class operational deployment of
IP communication services. The products are certified interoperable
using open, standards-based interfaces such as SIP, VoiceXML, and
MSML/MOML. Together, the integrated solution delivers competitive
advantage for IP communication service providers looking to offer
differentiated communication services using an economical IP-based
service delivery infrastructure.

"Our service-provider customers require business and consumer VoIP
solutions capable of growing from thousands to millions of users," said
David Illing, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Marketing,
and Operations. "Convedia is a proven Sylantro Premier Partner who
consistently delivers carrier-class IP media servers essential for
reliable and scalable deployments of Sylantro's communications software
platform. A significant portion of our installed customer base involves
Sylantro solutions seamlessly integrated with Convedia media servers."

"Sylantro's agreement to resell Convedia products formalizes a business
arrangement which is already achieving commercial success for both our
companies," said Grant Henderson, Convedia's Executive Vice President of
Marketing and Strategy. "Sylantro's IP Communications Software, powered
by Convedia Media Servers, together deliver a flexible IP service
delivery solution already proven in many customer deployments. We look
forward to ongoing growth in our relationship, as service providers
accelerate their migration to IP-based voice and video communications."

About Convedia

Convedia Corporation is the leading supplier of next-generation IP media
servers that enable telecommunication service providers to reduce
service delivery costs and increase revenues through new approaches to
enhanced services. Convedia's award-winning family of products includes
the CMS-6000 Media Server, a carrier-class media server capable of
scaling to 18,000 ports per shelf, and the CMS-1000 Media Server, a
low-cost, entry-level media server. Convedia is a privately held company
headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with regional offices in Asia and
the United States. For additional information about Convedia, its
products, or the role of media servers in Softswitch, Packet Cable, or
2.5G and 3G/IMS wireless architectures, visit www.convedia.com.

About Sylantro

Sylantro Systems provides the premier software platform for advanced IP
Centrex and hosted communications services for business, residential,
wireless and other applications. The company leads the market in
deployments, with carriers such as SBC, PTTs such as TeliaSonera, and
next-generation service providers such as Lightyear Communcations and
Covad using the Sylantro platform. With a unique combination of advanced
applications, a carrier-class platform, and proven go-to-market
services, Sylantro allows service providers to rapidly deliver
high-value, high-margin managed telephony services. These award-winning
solutions offer business users sophisticated communications services
without the cost and complexity of today's in-house PBX and key systems,
and give consumers new flexibility in their communications services.
Sylantro is a privately held company backed by premier investors. On the
Web: www.sylantro.com

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