February 26, 2007 10:30 ET

QoVox Appoints Jim Kristof as Vice President of Engineering

Hiring Rounds Out QoVox Senior Leadership Team

RALEIGH, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 26, 2007 --QoVox, a wholly owned subsidiary of Datameg Corporation (OTCBB: DTMG), today announced that Jim Kristof has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. Kristof has 27 years experience in systems and software development, specializing in data communications, telecommunications, security and network management systems. Kristof rounds out a QoVox's new senior management team lead by Roger Lingle, President; Jay Stewart, Chief Technology Officer; Bob Shireman; Vice President of Sales and Marketing; and Dan Ference, Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining QoVox, Kristof served as Senior Director of Software Development for the network and information security company, Hifn Inc., where he led the development of flow-through security for VoIP protocols. Kristof is also an experienced entrepreneur, having co-founded several companies: Orologic (purchased by Vitesse) and NetOctave (purchased by Hifn, Inc. and CyberGuard Corporation). Additionally, Kristof has held leadership roles in the development organizations of FORE Systems, FiberCom and Cabletron. He has been a contributing editor to various networking standards and is a past member of both the IEEE and the ACM. Jim holds a BSCS and BSBA with honors from Franklin Pierce College.

"Jim brings a wealth of experience and strong Engineering leadership to QoVox," said Roger Lingle, President of QoVox. "The leadership team we have assembled is made up of proven leaders in their respective fields, with expertise that complement one another. The QoVox management team now has deep expertise in the areas of IP Networking / Analysis & Troubleshooting, VoIP management, Security, and Wireless Networking / Devices & Applications. These are the areas required for QoVox to emerge as the leader in Service Assurance for Next Generation Networks."

About Datameg

Datameg Corporation (OTCBB: DTMG) is an emerging company focused on supplying products and related services that support critical network performance requirements in the rapidly converging voice, data and video communications industry. Specifically, through Datameg's wholly owned subsidiary QoVox Corporation, the company designs, develops and offers network-wide fault identification, fault isolation and voice quality assurance products and critical real-time network health and performance monitoring services for both providers and end-users of Internet telephony, now commonly referred to as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). The VoIP industry critically depends on the ability to deliver voice service over the Internet infrastructure with the high quality that end-users have grown to expect with traditional telephony services. The company believes network monitoring for voice quality is a vital function for the successful commercial future of IP telephony. For more information, please visit

About QoVox

QoVox Corporation is pioneering the development of network monitoring and fault isolation tools and services for next generation network services. QoVox's solutions include network-wide fault identification, fault isolation and voice quality assurance products and services. With QoVox, service providers can deliver new applications, such as VoIP, with the reliability and quality that end-users have grown to expect from traditional circuit-switched telephony. QoVox is a wholly owned subsidiary of Datameg Corporation and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, please visit

Certain statements contained herein are forward-looking. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause actual results to differ significantly from these statements, including our history of operating losses, our need for additional financing, a failure of our products to perform as expected, introduction of competing products by other companies, pressures on prices from competitors and/or customers, regulatory obstacles to new product introductions, lack of acceptance of our products, and changes in the VoIP industry. These risks, uncertainties and assumptions are detailed in documents filed by us with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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