SOURCE: SOS (formerly Special Order Systems)

April 30, 2007 08:00 ET

Fifteen Years and Growing for Telephony Expert SOS

Company Gains More Than 60 New Customers in 2006; Continues Hiring

SACRAMENTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 30, 2007 -- As it prepares to celebrate its 15th year in business this year, SOS is adding to its string of successes as a provider of advanced communications technology.

--  The company gained more than 60 new customers in 2006. To meet this
    increased demand for its services, SOS has made several new hires in 2007
    and plans to continue expanding its staff throughout the year.

--  SOS was named one of 100 top women-owned businesses in California by

--  The SOS website at has been expanded with 25 free
    tools, white papers and case studies to help companies make smart choices
    for their telephony needs. Among the new free tools is Cisco Solution
    Designer, which demonstrates how Cisco solutions may be successfully
    deployed in organizations with up to 500 network users; an interactive
    Secure Business Advisor Tool that assesses a company's exposure to security
    threats and helps mitigate risk; and a Security Policy Builder, to help
    create a custom security policy.

--  The SOS website received 8,838 unique visits in March, demonstrating
    that it has become a widely used news and information resource.

--  SOS launched an additional version of its monthly Convergence
    newsletter especially for contact centers.

--  SOS has partnered with BenchmarkPortal to offer a RealityCheck Report
    that lets contact centers see in detail how they compare to hundreds of

--  Forty Sacramento executives attended a pair of April 11 seminars on IP
    communications, portions of which will be available for replay in May by
    registering at

--  The company earned Cisco Systems' security specialization, which
    recognizes SOS for its knowledge and expertise in selling, designing,
    installing, and supporting a comprehensive network security solution.

--  SOS has implemented a SmartLaunch system that helps customers
    implement VoIP solutions. The SmartLaunch package includes a simple
    marketing plan, a marketing timeline, promotional posters, a custom product
    brochure, quizzes, prizes, candy giveaways, a table tent promotional piece
    for the new phones, and Super User buttons to be worn by staff who have
    learned the system and can help coworkers.

SOS helps organizations choose and use advanced communications technology to serve customers better, work smarter, and increase profits. SOS is a nationwide expert in voice and data solutions for business, including Voice over IP (VoIP). Since 1992, hundreds of businesses including Trader Joe's and have chosen the SOS team for IP communications, call center technology, and network security solutions. Clients can experience 100% return on investment in 6 to 36 months from SOS's simple, smart, secure technology solutions. SOS is headquartered near Sacramento in Rocklin, California. For more information, visit the Company's website at or call 916-632-8800 x 1711.

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    Rebekah Donaldson
    Business Communications Group LLC
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