SOURCE: Empirix Inc.

November 08, 2006 09:15 ET

Empirix Named One of the "Fierce15" VoIP Companies of 2006

Voice Services Test and Monitoring Leader Earns FierceVoIP's Fierce 15 Distinction for the Second Year in a Row

BEDFORD, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 8, 2006 -- Empirix® Inc., which helps organizations adopt complex communications solutions with confidence, announced today that it has been named to FierceVoIP's annual Fierce15 list, honoring the 15 most innovative companies in the rapidly evolving VoIP industry. Winners were selected from among hundreds of organizations, and this is the second consecutive year Empirix has earned this distinction.

FierceVoIP is a bi-weekly email newsletter distributed by FierceMarkets that covers news and insights on the emerging VoIP industry, providing more than 32,000 subscribers with a quick, authoritative briefing on the week's top VoIP stories and marketplace developments.

"FierceVoIP congratulates Empirix on being named as one of the Fierce15 for the second consecutive year," said Dan Rosenbaum, editor of FierceVoIP. "Empirix's testing solutions are critical to helping companies feel confident about deploying new VoIP technology, and its monitoring solutions ensure the ongoing reliability and quality of next-generation services such as VoIP and IMS. The company continues to make an impact on the VoIP industry through its strong leadership and creative vision, and we're happy to have them back on the list again."

Over the past decade, Empirix has helped its customers successfully transition through every major communications technology wave, including TDM, IVR, CTI, VoIP and now IMS. Today, all of the world's Top 10 Network Equipment Manufacturers (NEMs) and virtually all major service providers use Empirix's Hammer solutions to ensure the performance of their devices, networks and services.

"FierceVoIP is an important source for delivering news and information on the VoIP industry," said Duane Sword, Vice President of Product Management at Empirix. "We are honored to be among the elite list of VoIP thought leaders included in the Fierce15, especially as VoIP continues to gain traction around the world."

The FierceVoIP Fierce15 awards represent the best companies in the VoIP space that are making significant strides in the delivery and continued improvement of VoIP on a global scale. The complete list of winning companies is available today in a special issue of FierceVoIP and on the FierceVoIP Web site at http://www.fiercevoip.com.

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About Empirix

Empirix helps organizations adopt complex communications solutions with confidence. We combine the industry's deepest knowledge of telecommunications and self-service applications with award-winning testing and monitoring solutions to ensure our customers realize the promise of their technology investments. Empirix is the only company with expertise that spans the evolution of these advanced technologies across multiple markets -- from testing in R&D labs through monitoring the end-user experience. For over a decade, thousands of quality-conscious network equipment manufacturers, service providers and enterprises worldwide have trusted Empirix to reduce the time and cost of integrating new technologies into existing environments. Visit www.empirix.com.

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