New Companies and Products Debut at VoiceCon San Francisco 2007

Leading Vendors to Introduce Cutting-Edge Services for Enterprise IP Telephony and Converged Communications

Aug 13, 2007

VoiceCon®, produced by CMP Technology, today announced the extensive product and market announcements that will be made at VoiceCon San Francisco 2007. This year's event, which will address critical issues around unifying enterprise communications, is the premier venue for enterprise IP Telephony, Converged Network and Unified Communications technologies, products, systems and services. VoiceCon San Francisco 2007 ( will be held August 20-23 at the Moscone North Convention Center in San Francisco.

"With this impressive lineup of companies publicly unveiling their latest technologies at VoiceCon San Francisco, attendees have the rare chance to be the first to see the products and solutions shaping the future of IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications," said Fred Knight, VoiceCon General Manager. "These exhibitors have chosen VoiceCon to debut products and company news, and will provide VoiceCon attendees with an unparalleled opportunity to interact with an extensive range of enterprise communications solutions."

The list of exhibitors who will make announcements or debut products at VoiceCon San Francisco 2007 will continue to grow as the event nears. The list of current announcements is as follows:

  -- 8x8 will introduce the Packet8 Complete Contact Center, a multimedia
     call center distribution and management platform that works with any
     broadband Internet service and provides enterprise-class contact center
     functionality combined with Virtual Office hosted iPBX calling features
     and Packet8's cost efficient business VoIP calling plans.

  -- Active Voice will unveil Kinesis Unified Messaging System 3.0 --
     uniting voicemail, videomail, email, and faxes. Messages can easily be
     retrieved anywhere, anytime, using practically any convenient device.
     For larger enterprise organizations, Kinesis Unified Messaging System
     3.0 provides the ability to move from current messaging solutions to
     the next generation of Unified Messaging.

  -- Broadvox will announce Broadvox GO! SIP Trunking, an enterprise-class
     VoIP telecommunications solution that delivers unlimited local,
     toll-free, and reduced rate domestic and international long distance
     service. LNP, E911, 411 and DID are supported.

  -- Clarus Systems, Inc. will introduce ClarusIPC®, a new solution that
     maximizes system availability and performance through automated,
     end-to-end testing, certification, reporting, troubleshooting, and
     operations management.

  -- Communicado (formerly SyncVoice Communications) will make its public
     debut at VoiceCon. The company changed its name to reflect the fact
     that managing convergence has gone beyond dealing with the impact of
     voice migrating to data networks. Communicado will unveil a full-scope
     Management-as-a-service (Maas) for real-time communication

  -- Covergence will unveil a new SIP session management solution for
     communication-enabled applications. By transforming Eclipse into a
     platform for the dynamic management of SIP sessions, Covergence helps
     organizations deliver secure, high-quality real-time services.

  -- Data Track Technology will showcase PM-VPQ, an application assessing
     enterprise networks preparing for VoIP against the DiffServ QoS
     standards. PM-VPQ is a high-performance application that plugs into
     Hewlett-Packard's OpenView and reports QoS of VoIP as a function of the
     performance of all devices in the call path.

  -- EMC will introduce Smarts VoIP Manager -- a service management
     solution for achieving required service levels and return on
     investment for critical VoIP telephony deployments.  The solution
     leverages the modeling and cross-domain correlation technology of
     EMC Smarts to deliver an end-to-end view of VoIP across the telephony
     and network infrastructure.

  -- General Dynamics presents the Sectera® Edge™ (SME PED), the
     world's first Type 1 ruggedized Smartphone. The Sectera Edge is a
     handheld, compact device that secures wireless classified and
     unclassified voice and data communication including, access to
     SIPRNet/NIPRNet, e-mail, web-browsing, instant messaging and features
     Data-at-Rest encryption.

  -- Keynote Systems will be announcing Keynote Voice Perspective 2.0 --
     the latest version of Keynote's VoIP quality test and measurement
     service -- specifically targeted at contact centers and enterprise
     companies moving to VoIP systems. Keynote will also announce the
     results of the latest competitive benchmarking study of leading VoIP

  -- NetQoS, Inc. will announce a new network-based call setup and call
     quality monitoring solution that provides data about network issues
     impacting the Quality of User Experience. The product will alert on
     call performance problems and identify the location and cause of
     network impairments.

  -- OnState will announce new live chat services for OnState ACD for Skype.
     These real-time customer-conversation management tools are embedded
     into OnState's Skype-enabled call center management solution.

  -- RedSky Technologies will announce Broadcast Alert™, a new solution
     that provides enterprise with the ability to quickly send emergency and
     alert notifications to employees via messages to their cell phones or

  -- Sipera Systems will unveil the Sipera LAVA (Load Analysis and
     Vulnerability Assessment) Tool. Sipera LAVA is capable of detecting and
     emulating threat-centric attacks from any access point in the network
     including floods, session anomalies and spam. It is designed
     specifically for VoIP and UC security.

  -- snom will launch its Wireless Headset Adapter for VoIP phones. The
     adapter provides professionals using VoIP telephony systems with
     increased office mobility.  It allows for electronic reception of calls
     on the headset itself, offering users the convenience of using a
     stationary phone while roaming freely throughout the home or office.

  -- Toshiba will preview new and larger capacities for the Strata CIX40
     small office/branch office IP communication system, Hot Desk
     enhancements with IP Mobility, SIP Trunk support, SoftIPT soft phone
     enhancements, and a new unified messaging client GUI in
     Internet Explorer 7 browser format that is device independent.

  -- vertico will announce STARFACE, an entirely software-based,
     platform-independent VoIP telephone system, designed specifically for
     SMBs; STARFACE PBX, a convenient software solution compatible with
     preferred OS; STARFACE APPLIANCE, a complete package -- precisely
     matched hardware with preinstalled STARFACE software; and STARFACE
     HOSTED PBX, a hosted solution for professional telephony at fixed
     monthly rates.

For more information on these companies and all the exhibitors at VoiceCon San Francisco go to The VoiceCon Exhibition is the only place to see all of the major system suppliers, service providers and integrators in one location, including VoiceCon Diamond Sponsor, Avaya, and Cisco, Verizon Business, Extreme Networks, Sprint, Foundry Networks, IBM, Microsoft, Siemens, ShoreTel, Toshiba Telecommunications Systems and many, many others.

VoiceCon San Francisco 2007 continues the VoiceCon heritage of delivering in-depth technical sessions, prominent speakers and strategy discussions. VoiceCon attracts high-level enterprise decision makers to review the latest products and maximize the opportunity to network with potential partners, consultants and analysts. For 17 years, VoiceCon has delivered practical, forward-thinking, objective information and education focused on products, services, management and market trends focused on enterprise voice, IP Telephony, Unified Communications and Converged Networks.

About VoiceCon®

VoiceCon® is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP Telephony, convergence and Unified Communications in North America. VoiceCon® brings enterprise decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise networks and communications. As the momentum toward IP telephony and convergence has grown, VoiceCon has expanded to include two yearly shows: VoiceCon San Francisco 2007, returning to the Moscone North Convention Center in San Francisco, August 20-23, and VoiceCon Orlando 2008, set for March 17-20 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel. The VoiceCon portfolio also includes the VoiceCon Tour, which will take place in Fall 2007 in New York, Anaheim, Toronto, San Francisco and Chicago. VoiceCon also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter that is circulated to approximately 28,000 subscribers-VoiceCon eNews (; VoIP Loop ( ), a news, information and opinion site that features thought leaders in VoIP and enterprise IP Telephony and convergence; and the VoiceCon Webinar Series. For more information, visit

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