SOURCE: Iwatsu Voice Networks

February 20, 2006 16:17 ET

Iwatsu Voice Networks Awarded "Best of Show" at INTERNET TELEPHONY® Conference & EXPO East 2006

Enterprise-CS 2.0 Singled Out for Innovation and Quality at Leading VoIP Event Last Month

IRVING, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 20, 2006 -- Iwatsu Voice Networks (IVN) announced today that its Enterprise-CS 2.0 has been named a winner of a "Best of Show" Award at Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®)'s INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference and EXPO East 2006. TMC reports that the conference, attended by over 8,000 people last month at the Ft. Lauderdale/Broward Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, was the best-attended VoIP conference ever held.

The Enterprise-CS 2.0 impressed judges with a converged platform that utilizes QuadFusion™ Technology to merge four predominant protocols. This enables the Enterprise-CS 2.0 to be the only telephony system available that offers VoIP, TDM, SIP, and H.323 on one seamless platform. With the ability to scale from 10 to 1000 ports, the Enterprise-CS 2.0 provides advanced features like Unified Communications using text to speech and automatic speech recognition, in building wireless, seamless campus networking and other cost-saving and productivity-enhancing tools.

"We are thrilled to be recognized amongst such important innovators in our industry," said Kevin Kelleher, Executive Vice President of Iwatsu Voice Networks. "The Enterprise-CS 2.0 platform provides enormous value for small to medium-sized businesses that need the flexibility to adjust their communications infrastructure as their business needs change."

"Iwatsu and their innovative Enterprise-CS 2.0 platform are a standout indication of why so many enterprise buyers, developers, resellers and service providers flock to INTERNET TELEPHONY® Conference & EXPO," said TMC President and Conference Chairman, Rich Tehrani. "Their innovation and commitment to quality attract serious prospects to their booth. Attendees know they'll find solutions in the Iwatsu booth that can help them in their businesses today."

The Best of Show awards are presented to companies unveiling the most impressive new products or new releases at the show. Each winner displayed and demonstrated their product on the INTERNET TELEPHONY Expo show floor.

A full list of the winners appears on the TMC Web site, www.tmcnet.com, and will be published in the March 2006 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY® magazine.

The next INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO will take place October 10-13, 2006 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. For information, visit www.itexpo.com. Or call (203) 852-6800 ext. 146.

About Iwatsu Voice Networks

Iwatsu Voice Networks (IVN) provides leading-edge business communications solutions to small and medium-sized business (SMB). Enterprise 2.0, powered by QuadFusion™ Technology provides SMBs the flexibility to grow to over 1000 ports -- seamlessly. QuadFusion™ Technology was developed by Iwatsu to provide end-users a cost-effective platform that accommodates applications utilizing SIP, H.323, TDM and VoIP technology. The Enterprise platform provides cost-effective unified communications, speech recognition, call reporting, in-building wireless, campus networking and text-to-speech applications.22 Iwatsu Voice Networks (IVN) is a subsidiary company of Tokyo-based Iwatsu Electric, a 70-year industry leader and pioneer of many firsts in the telecommunications industry, doing business in North America through over 250 authorized dealers.

About TMC®

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes four print magazines: Customer Interaction Solutions, Internet Telephony, SIP Magazine and IMS Magazine; as well as the digital publications, Speech-World, WiFI Telephony Magazine, VoIP Developer, IPTV Magazine and WiMAX Magazine. TMC also produces TMCnet, the world's leading communications and technology Web site. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, The VoIP Developer Conference, Speech-World Conference, IP Contact Center Summit and The Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit. TMCnet, ranked among the top 1,900 Web sites in the World by Alexa.com, publishes more than 20 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit http://www.tmcnet.com.

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