October 18, 2006 11:07 ET

Wildix, Signate and Core Telecom Innovations Commit to Sangoma Hardware

Major Open Source Telephony Customers Migrate Asterisk'R'-based Businesses for Better Performance

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 18, 2006) - Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC) (, a leading provider of connectivity hardware and software products for VoIP, TDM voice, WANs and Internet infrastructure, announced today that industry-respected Asterisk and Open Source Telephony business leaders, Wildix, Signate and Core Telecom Innovations have joined the movement to standardize on Sangoma PCI and PCI-Express hardware to support their requirements for PSTN access.

Sangoma has spent more than 20 years supporting data transport applications in military, aerospace, medical and other mission-critical applications. "There has been a clear trend for businesses whose bread and butter depends on stability to move to Sangoma hardware because of our outstanding reliability, improved system performance, enhanced system compatibility and superior customer support," says Sangoma Technologies president and CEO David Mandelstam. "Over the past two and a half years, we have been able to apply our manufacturing and design expertise in the voice and telephony market to the Asterisk space."

Wilix is the largest distributor of leading VoIP products in Italy, as well as the manufacturer of a range of Asterisk-based PBX systems. "We take our supplier partnerships very seriously because our international reputation is clearly at stake," says Wildix's CEO Stefano Osler, one of the authors of the first Italian book about Asterisk: Asterisk e Dintorni - The Guide to VoIP Open Source in Italian.

"The Wildix range of Asterisk-based PBX systems is based on components of the highest quality and reliability as demanded by our European customers. We have selected Sangoma as our connectivity partner because of their product quality, reliability and performance. As our business continues to grow, Sangoma's hardware will be used exclusively as the analog and E1 PCI card of choice."

Signate is the leading provider of large scale and highly-available VoIP systems for enterprises and providers based on open source technologies. "We are excited to standardize on Sangoma hardware because we have been extremely pleased with their products and service for many years," says Paul Mahler, Signate CEO and author of the book: VoIP Telephony with Asterisk. "As the leading provider of large scale and highly-available VoIP systems for enterprises and providers based on open source technologies, Sangoma hardware continues to be a key component of our reliable and scalable solutions."

"Sangoma's commitment to the entire emerging telecom industry fits very well with our software-neutral vision for the future of this industry," adds Jim Van Meggelen, president and CTO of Core Telecom Innovations and one of the authors of the O'Reilly book: Asterisk-The Future of Telephony. "Sangoma always delivers products that exceed our expectations for support, quality and price. Their personalized attention to our sales, distribution and technology needs allow us to quickly and confidently respond to opportunities our customers place before us."

About Sangoma Technologies Corporation

Founded in 1984, Sangoma Technologies Corporation is a leading provider of connectivity hardware and software products for VoIP, TDM voice, WANs and Internet infrastructure. The company develops and manufactures voice and data communication products including the industry- leading series of Advanced Flexible Telecommunications (AFT) PCI cards. Sangoma Technologies Corporation is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV: STC - News).

About Wildix

Based in Italy, Wildix provides extensive experience in Open Source software and VoIP. It strongly believes in the value of partnership that establishes important relations with the most important companies and brands of software and hardware for VoIP technology and Asterisk platform. Visit Wildix

About Signate

Signate provides VoIP telephony solutions for telephone service providers, contact centers and enterprises. Signate's foundation of industry standard hardware and open source software enables state-of-the-art capabilities and the best price/performance in the industry. For more information, visit Signate at

About Core Telecom Innovations

Core Telecom Innovations provides organizations and industries with vendor-neutral telecommunications solutions. We believe in the promise of open-source telephony, and the fact that it is now possible for any company to have access to the telecom integration and VoIP solutions they require. For more information, visit Core Telecom at http://

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