TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 25, 2013) - Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both voice and data, announced that the Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) Labs team and the editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY have selected the Sangoma Lync Express all-in-one Microsoft Lync appliance to receive the 2013 TMC Labs Innovation Award. Now in its fourteenth year, the TMC Labs Innovations Award honors products and services that display true innovation and have advanced the IP Communications industry.
"Sangoma has delivered a truly unique solution that represents major breakthroughs in communications technology," said Tom Keating, TMC Labs founder and TMC chief technology officer. "The company has once again proven itself as an IP Communications leader with a commitment to quality and innovation that is evident in the Lync Express solution."
The Lync Express solution integrates all the hardware and software elements necessary for a complete deployment of Microsoft® Lync™ as a PBX replacement, or a wide range of other use cases, including Continuous Branch Exchange, Office 365™ telephony support, and legacy PBX integration. Lync Express models easily scale to serve up to 1000 Lync seats, include certification with Lync 2013, and incorporate a full-featured Session Border Controller (SBC) for deployments using SIP trunks. The versatile Lync Express appliance can be configured with a variety of PSTN interface types and a VoIP gateway, as an IP only device with an integrated SBC, or with both gateway and SBC capabilities in the same unit.
"Lync Express is the only all-in-one Lync solution in a marketplace that is clamoring for Unified Communications (UC) capabilities that can have a direct impact on efficiency, productivity, and profitability," said Mark Wagner, Sangoma's vice president of carrier and UC sales. "We are honored that TMC Labs and INTERNET TELEPHONY have recognized the value that a comprehensive and easily deployed solution such as Lync Express brings to the market."
"I would like to congratulate Sangoma for winning the prestigious TMC Labs Innovation Award," said Rich Tehrani, chief executive officer of TMC. "Lync Express marks a major breakthrough and I look forward to seeing what Sangoma comes up with next."
Lync Express and other Sangoma solutions will be on display at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference taking place July 7 through 11, 2013 in Houston, Texas. Sangoma will be participating in the Social Enterprise section of the exhibit hall in booth #240. To request a meeting or product demonstration, please contact Mark Wagner at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 800-388-2475 x154.
Sangoma's industry-leading solution portfolio enables the interworking of a wide variety of disparate TDM and IP networks, clouds, protocols, services, devices, and applications. Its portfolio includes award-winning voice and data boards, transcoding and gateway software, standalone gateway appliances for SS7 and TDM-to-SIP, wireless boards, multiplexers, Microsoft Lync gateways, and session border controllers. These products are designed for simple integration with open source and closed source IP PBX applications, contact centers, unified communications systems and service provider networks.
For more information about the Sangoma portfolio of IP telephony and network integration solutions, or to locate an authorized reseller, visit www.sangoma.com.
About Sangoma Technologies Corporation
Sangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both telecom and datacom applications. Enterprises, SMBs and Carriers in over 150 countries rely on Sangoma's technology as part of their mission critical infrastructures. Through its worldwide network of Distribution Partners, Sangoma delivers the industry's best engineered, highest quality products, some of which carry the industry's first lifetime warranty. The product line includes data and telecom boards for media and signal processing, as well as gateway appliances and software.
Founded in 1984, Sangoma Technologies Corporation is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:STC). Additional information on Sangoma can be found at www.sangoma.com.
About INTERNET TELEPHONY
INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 350,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit www.itmag.com.
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: 3D Printing Conference & Expo; Asterisk World; AstriCon; (CVx) ChannelVision Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developers Conference; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Commerce Zone Conference & Expo; SecureIT; StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.
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