SOURCE: Network Equipment Technologies

Network Equipment Technologies

February 19, 2010 12:57 ET

Network Equipment Technologies Selected as Finalist for Best of VoiceCon Award

Judges Pick NET as One of Six Companies to Compete at VoiceCon Orlando 2010

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - February 19, 2010) -  Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. ("NET") (NASDAQ: NWK), a leader in network and voice-over-IP solutions, today announced that it has been selected as one of six finalists for VoiceCon Orlando's Best of VoiceCon Award. NET will showcase its VX1200 with extended features (VXe) at this year's VoiceCon Orlando, to be held March 22-25, 2010.

"The Best of VoiceCon Award recognizes exhibitors who have made major technological advancements within the enterprise communications industry," said Eric Krapf, VoiceCon Program Co-Chair. "We believe that as a judged award chosen by industry experts, Best of VoiceCon will become the gold standard for achievement in this industry. We applaud all participating companies for their continued innovation and look forward to presenting the Best of VoiceCon award onsite at VoiceCon Orlando."

"We are excited to be picked as a finalist for the Best of VoiceCon Award" said Matthew Krueger, VP of Corporate Marketing at NET. "The VXe simplifies the network, improves audio quality, reduces total cost of ownership, and delivers branch office availability."

New this year, Best of VoiceCon is a juried award, in which Eric Krapf, VoiceCon program co-chair and Fred Knight, VoiceCon general manager and co-chair, joined a panel of five judges to review submissions. The preliminary round of voting chose six finalists, including NET. A final vote for the Best of VoiceCon winner will take place onsite and the winner will be announced Wednesday, March 24, 2010.

Judges for Best of VoiceCon include:

  • Eric Krapf, VoiceCon Program Co-Chair (Committee Chairman)
  • Fred Knight, VoiceCon Program Co-Chair
  • Michael Finneran, President, dBrn Associates
  • Marty Parker, Principal, UniComm Consulting
  • Sorell Slaymaker, Communications Architect, Unified IT Systems
  • David Stein, Principal, PlanNet Consulting
  • Allan Sulkin, President, TEQConsult Group

For more information visit: www.voicecon.com/bestofvoicecon/.

About Network Equipment Technologies:
Network Equipment Technologies, Inc. (NET) provides network and VoIP solutions to enterprises and government agencies that seek to reduce the cost to deploy next generation unified and secure communications applications. For a quarter of a century, NET has delivered solutions for multi-service networks requiring high degrees of versatility, security and performance. Today, the company's broad family of products enables interoperability and integration with existing networks for migration to secure IP-based communications. Broadening NET's voice solutions, Quintum Technologies, now a part of NET, is a VoIP innovator whose applications bring the reliability and clarity of public telephone networks to Internet telephony and unified communications. NET is headquartered in Fremont, CA and has 14 offices worldwide including the US, the UK, France, the Middle East, China, Japan, Australia, and Latin America. The company sells its solutions through a direct sales force and an international network of resellers and distributors.

About VoiceCon®
Now in its 20th year, VoiceCon® is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications in North America. VoiceCon® brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise networks and communications. In 2009, VoiceCon Orlando was named one of Tradeshow Week's Fastest 50, a distinguished award recognizing the fastest-growing tradeshows. 2009 is the third time since 2005 that VoiceCon has received this prestigious award. VoiceCon also has launched No Jitter, (http://www.nojitter.com/), providing daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter -- VoiceCon eNews (http://www.voicecon.com/enews) -- the VoiceCon Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit http://www.voicecon.com/.

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