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July 25, 2011 09:30 ET

Panasonic Leads Telephone Systems Category in CE Pro's Brand Survey for Eighth Consecutive Year

Custom Electronics Industry's Top 100 Integrators Rank Panasonic Business Phone Systems Well Ahead of Competing Brands

SECAUCUS, NJ--(Marketwire - Jul 25, 2011) - For the eighth year in a row, CE Pro Magazine's Brand Analysis Survey shows that Panasonic business telephone systems are being used by the vast majority of the CE Pro Top 100 Integrators*. The survey was confined to the elite group of top revenue-generating custom integrators who were asked to cite the brands they use in each of 41 categories, ranging from audio and video components to lighting and control systems to computers and telecommunications.

The CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis shows that 66% of the installers reported using Panasonic telephone products, with a 60 point lead over the next closest competitor. The magazine noted that the next closest brand, NEC, garnered 6% of the total share, while Cisco captured 5%.

"It is a great honor to be recognized once again as the leading telephone systems brand among this elite group of custom installers," said Bill Taylor, President of Panasonic System Networks Company of America. "Their continued confidence and support help make us the number one brand year after year."

More information on Panasonic business telephone systems is available at www.panasonic.com/bts.

About Panasonic System Networks Company of America
Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic System Networks Company of America is a unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC). A comprehensive business-to-business solutions provider, the company develops and delivers reliable, affordable, and flexible solutions for communication, collaboration, security and productivity. The complete suite of solutions addresses home and business communications, security and surveillance systems, retail information systems, office productivity solutions, and high definition visual conferencing, keeping Panasonic customers connected, informed, accessible and secure. Information is available at www.panasonic.com/psna. Additional company information for journalists is available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.

*CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis, published June 2011 by EH Publishing.

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