SOURCE: Network Equipment Technologies

November 12, 2008 19:48 ET

Evangelyze Communications Announces SmartVoIP Solution That Utilizes NET Quintum VoIP Gateways to Enable Integration Between Microsoft® Response Point® and Microsoft Unified Communications Technologies

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2008) - Today, Evangelyze Communications announced the release of their SmartVoIP solution in collaboration with Quintum, now part of Network Equipment Technologies (NYSE: NWK). SmartVoIP provides integration of Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 for enterprise organizations with Microsoft Response Point, an IP phone system for small businesses. This pairing eliminates long-distance phone charges between branch and remote offices of enterprise organizations through an innovative VoIP integration solution with Microsoft Response Point. Leveraging NET Quintum telephony gateway products, both Quintum and Evangelyze offer customers a holistic Microsoft VoIP solution connecting remote and branch offices globally using direct extension dialing.

"We are incredibly proud of this achievement and the opportunity that this solution brings to organizations with remote and branch office communications needs. Through the power of VoIP and using our joint collaborative integration service, we are now able to connect offices globally in a scalable manner, leveraging our innovative services and Quintum's breadth of scalable gateway devices. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner who has achieved the Unified Communications competency Voice specialization, our customers are assured they are hiring a qualified vendor to deploy Microsoft's latest unified communications voice technologies," said Joe Schurman, Founder and CEO of Evangelyze Communications.

Evangelyze's new SmartVoIP solution is part of a new package release out of the Evangelyze Communications SmartUC offering that includes chat and web conference scheduling solutions for Office Communications Server 2007.

"Evangelyze has successfully packaged their Microsoft unified communications technologies and Response Point expertise with the NET Quintum VoIP switch and gateway technology to offer a compelling solution to support Response Point systems in a Microsoft unified communications deployment," said Chuck Rutledge, Vice President of Marketing for NET. "SmartVoIP broadens the scope of options available with Microsoft unified communications."

About Evangelyze Communications

Evangelyze Communications (EC) is a global marketing, research, development, and professional services organization that specializes in Microsoft Unified Communications and VoIP products and services. EC is comprised of award-winning and internationally-renowned experts, whose research, development, and publications have been widely distributed and highly regarded within the Information Technology industry, enabling the organization to become a leading global Microsoft Voice Specialized Partner (VSP) and Value Added Reseller (VAR). For more information, please visit Evangelyze.

About Network Equipment Technologies, Inc.

For a quarter of a century, Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NET) has provided voice and data communications equipment for multi-service networks requiring high degrees of versatility, interoperability, security and performance. NET's broad family of products are purpose-built for mixed-service, multi-protocol networks, bandwidth-sensitive site communications, high-performance, security-sensitive transmissions, and converged communications.

Quintum, now a part of NET, is a VoIP innovator whose solutions bring the reliability and voice clarity of public telephone networks to Internet Telephony and Unified Communications. The solutions integrate easily into existing PBX and IP infrastructures, making them the ideal choice for service providers and enterprises alike. The Quintum product lines offer feature-rich capabilities and greater scalability, providing a wide variety of solutions for integrating diverse communications systems.

NET sells their switches worldwide through its direct sales force and a network of resellers and distributors. For information on NET products, call Toll Free: 1-800-234-4638, 1 510-713-7300, outside the US and http://www.net.com. For information on Quintum products, call Toll Free: 1-877-SPEAK-IP (1-877-773-2547), 1-732-460-9000 outside the US, or visit http://www.quintum.com.

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