Siemens Enterprise Communications Wins Best of VoiceCon Award

Judges Select Siemens as Leader in Innovation at VoiceCon Orlando 2010

PRNewswire
ORLANDO, Fla.
Mar 24, 2010

VoiceCon Orlando, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced that Siemens was selected as the winner of the 2010 Best of VoiceCon Award. The Best of VoiceCon program recognizes exhibitors who have made significant technological advancements within the enterprise communications industry and Siemens received the award for its OpenScape UC Server 2010. VoiceCon Orlando 2010 is taking place through March 25th at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, FL. For more information visit: www.voicecon.com/bestofvoicecon.

"We want to congratulate all participating companies and recognize each finalist for their continued innovation in the enterprise communications market," said Eric Krapf, VoiceCon Program Co-Chair. "The Best of VoiceCon award truly represents a gold standard of achievement in the industry and Siemens proved to be at the forefront."

To be eligible for the Best in VoiceCon award, entrants must be a VoiceCon Orlando 2010 exhibitor and clearly demonstrate technological innovation and value to market. From over 40 submissions received, the judging panel of industry experts selected Acme Packet, Avaya, Cisco, NET, Psytechnics, Siemens Enterprise Communications and Sipera as the seven finalists to compete for the Best of VoiceCon award. Presenting an innovative and creative solution with great scalability judges announced Siemens as the 2010 Best of VoiceCon award winner.

"We're pleased to be selected as the Best of VoiceCon winner this year for the OpenScape UC Server 2010," said Mark Straton, Senior Vice President, Voice & Application Solution at Siemens Enterprise Communications. "We've taken the market's first software-based voice and UC application and extended it with virtualization, subscription pricing, and packaged plug-ins that will put UC adoption within reach. Market acceptance of this product demonstrates that we are making the right choices for our customers."

Siemens OpenScape UC Server 2010 is a next-generation, software-based enterprise communications platform for voice, UC, contact center, video and mobility. Siemens Enterprise Communications is a provider of end-to-end enterprise communications, including voice, network infrastructure and security solutions that use open, standards-based architectures to unify communications and business applications for a seamless collaboration experience. For more information visit: www.siemens-enterprise.com.

About VoiceCon® (Enterprise Connect)

Now in its 20th year, VoiceCon® is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications in North America. VoiceCon® brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise networks and communications. In 2009, VoiceCon Orlando was named one of Tradeshow Week's Fastest 50, a distinguished award recognizing the fastest-growing tradeshows. 2009 is the third time since 2005 that VoiceCon has received this prestigious award. VoiceCon also launched an editorial website, No Jitter, (http://www.nojitter.com/), providing daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and it also serves the community with a weekly email newsletter -- VoiceCon eNews (http://www.voicecon.com/enews) -- the VoiceCon Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information, visit http://www.voicecon.com/. In order to serve the broader enterprise communications industry, this week VoiceCon announced a name change to Enterprise Connect. For more information, visit http://www.voicecon.com/is-enterpriseconnect/.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses - media solutions, marketing services and paid content - UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading magazines. UBM TechWeb is a UBM company, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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CONTACT: Joylyn Tanner of UBM TechWeb, +1-415-947-6319,
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Web Site: http://www.voicecon.com/
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