Groundbreaking Technologies to Be Unveiled by Industry Leaders at Voicecon Fall 2006

Vendors to Make Product, News Announcements at Premier Event for Enterprise Voice, IP Telephony and Convergence

Aug 14, 2006

VoiceCon® Fall 2006, produced by CMP Technology, today unveiled the product and market announcements that will be made at this year's event by leading vendors and suppliers in enterprise IP Telephony and converged networks. VoiceCon Fall (, which brings together a cross section of industry leaders and dynamic start-ups in the enterprise communications industry, will be held August 21-24, 2006 at the Moscone North Convention Center in San Francisco.

"We are gratified by the incredible demand for exhibition space at VoiceCon Fall, which affirms our track record of attracting high level enterprise network buyers and decision-makers," said Fred Knight, VoiceCon General Manager. "Equipment and service providers recognize VoiceCon as the venue to launch their latest product offerings and network with partners, peers and analysts. These announcements at VoiceCon enable attendees to make the smartest and most strategic buying decisions for their organizations."

Over two days -- Monday, August 21, and Tuesday, August 22 -- VoiceCon sponsors will present 30-minute real-time product demonstrations and insight into each company's strategic direction. The list of participating companies includes:

  --  3Com
  --  Adomo
  --  Aastra Intecom
  --  AT&T
  --  Avaya
  --  Cisco Systems
  --  Citrix
  --  Ericsson
  --  Extreme Networks
  --  Foundry Networks
  --  IBM
  --  Inter-Tel
  --  Microsoft
  --  Motorola
  --  NEC Unified Solutions
  --  Nokia
  --  Nortel
  --  SecureLogix
  --  ShoreTel
  --  Siemens
  --  Sprint
  --  Toshiba

In addition, the VoiceCon Fall 2006 exhibitors who will be making announcements or demonstrating products for the first time includes:

-- Aastra Intecom is introducing Aastra Intecom Strategic Alliance Program for CVCC™, an Agency program to allow VARs and strategic partners to offer its Hosted Contact Center solution, Centergy® Virtual Contact Center, to their customers as a value-added service with no capital investment.

-- Alcatel is introducing new features for WLAN, multi-site SMBs, and a SIP network interface on the Alcatel OmniPCX Office IP communication server; plus MyTeamwork LMRCC solution enabling Land Mobile Radio networks to interoperate with any telephony device on any network.

-- Apparent Networks will launch AppCritical SME™, a network performance system for SME-focused solution providers and the small-to-medium enterprise market. Designed specifically to simplify pre-deployment assessments, troubleshooting and maintenance, AppCritical SME provides comprehensive easy-to-understand evaluations in minutes.

-- Aspen Networks Inc. -- first announcement and display of 365-VOIP, a multi-link WAN switch that provides high availability and peak performance for VoIP and other mission-critical applications. The 365-VOIP is ideal for managed providers, enabling them to deliver more reliable, secure and cost- effective services.

-- AVST will announce the V2000 server, an all-new server platform with a rack-mount form factor and the CallXpress Turnkey™ solution, offering CallXpress software pre-loaded on the T2000, V2000, I4000, I6000 model servers.

-- Clarus Systems, Inc. will announce its newest version of ClarusIPC® Operations software which features improved automated testing of large IP telephony deployments to maximize system performance and now delivers enhanced security reporting to prevent critical IP telephony security risks.

-- FaxCore, Inc. will announce the award winning FaxCore® fax server, built on Microsoft® .NET, which allows organizations to fax enable applications and users without installing software on the desktop or the Exchange Server.

-- Fluke Networks will be demonstrating new aspects of its VoIP Lifecycle Management solution, which include the Visual UpTime Select and its VoIP Planner module with Fluke's NetTool Inline Tester, OptiView Link Analyzer and Protocol Expert, and the OptiView Integrated Network Analyzer.

-- NEC Unified Solutions, Inc. will launch its Managed IP Telephony Service offering; an integrated solution combining leased NEC equipment with maintenance services. NEC will also launch its eTHOS® Contact Center offering, which provides users with an open development platform that delivers scalability, customization and investment protection for customers' unique environments.

-- NetQoS will demonstrate the newly available NetQoS Performance Center 2.0 providing a unified view into critical VoIP statistics.

-- PacketBase, Inc., will officially launch on August 21st, 2006. The Services Oriented Provider will unveil the company's "PacketBase Client Evolution Program" designed to help clients achieve market differentiation and competitive advantages as they create IP Communications strategies.

-- Sagem Interstar will unveil the latest software release of its field- proven XMediusFAX SP, the world's only multi-tenant, boardless T.38 Fax over IP (FoIP) fax server, targeting service providers and large enterprises.

-- Sprint and Avaya Inc. will announce a joint agreement for development and delivery of hosted Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony wireline and wireless services for the North American marketplace.

-- SyncVoice Communications, a leading provider of unified management solutions for hybrid communications, will be announcing release 4.2 of VXTracker and a channel partner program at VoiceCon Fall 2006.

-- Toshiba will launch the Strata CIX40 IP business communication system for small companies, supporting up to 16 station ports and eight IP channels. The launch of Strata CIX40 completes Toshiba's transition of its entire product line to Voice over IP.

-- Unimax -- 2nd Nature® will be publicly demonstrated for the first time. 2nd Nature offers secure, unified administration of multi-vendor voice network systems, audit trails and data consistency between enterprise databases.

-- XRoads Networks is launching the EdgeVoIP® product line provides assured VoIP reliability and QoS prioritization for branch office and central office environments by multihoming two or more WAN connections from diverse service providers.

About VoiceCon®

VoiceCon®, now in its 16th year, is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise voice, IP Telephony and convergence in North America. VoiceCon® brings decision makers together with the industry's pioneering end users, vendors, and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise voice networks and the migration to IP telephony and convergence. As the momentum toward IP telephony and convergence has grown, VoiceCon has expanded to include two yearly shows: VoiceCon Fall 2006, taking place August 21-24 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, and VoiceCon Spring 2007, taking place March 5-8 in Orlando. The VoiceCon portfolio also includes the VoiceCon Implementation Tour, which take place in Fall 2006. 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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