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Special Focus
September 2000

Greg Galitzine  

Make No Mistake: More Is More


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iMerge Partners Pavilion At IT Expo

Exhibitor Descriptions

Some people would have you believe that "less is more." Obviously, that's because they have less to offer. At Technology Marketing Corporation, we are firm believers in the theory that more is more, especially when it comes to educational opportunities. In keeping with this theory, we are proud to present the all-new INTERNET TELEPHONY CONFERENCE & EXPO, which takes place this October 4�6 at the world renowned Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, CA.

This year's event has grown to twice the size of last year's. Double the booths, double the products -- that's TWICE the show it was in 1999. And as for educational opportunities, our conference program has grown as well. There are nearly 50 percent more sessions to choose from, within the following tracks: Corporate/Enterprise; Service Providers; Developers/Resellers; and General & Special Interest. Conceived and developed by the editors of TMC's industry-leading publications -- Internet Telephony�, Communications Solutions�, and C@ll Center CRM Solutions� -- with help from the engineers of TMC Labs, the conference program at this year's Internet Telephony Conference and EXPO is truly the most comprehensive, most complete learning experience being offered in the industry today.

As mentioned, the "more is more" philosophy extends to the Exhibit Hall at Internet Telephony Conference and EXPO as well. With well over 100 vendors exhibiting at this year's event, we've doubled the amount of products and services available for you to check out. There's simply no better place to come "kick the tires" or just learn about the wealth of new offerings from the industry's leading vendors such as Alcatel, Quicknet Technologies, Tundo, Cisco, 3Com, Odin TeleSystems, Lucent, Motorola, Marconi, Ericsson, APC, AG Communication Systems, Natural MicroSystems... and that's just scratching the surface! The list goes on and on.

There will also be several special features and attractions going on inside the Exhibit Hall at this year's Internet Telephony Conference and EXPO. Leading the charge will be AG Communication Systems, which will anchor the AGCS iMerge Partner Pavilion. For more information on this special attraction, check out the sidebar entitled "iMerge Partners Pavilion At IT Expo."

Making its return to the Internet Telephony Conference and EXPO lineup is ConvergeNET, the industry's first and largest multi-vendor interoperability proving ground.

ConvergeNET is a live, on-site network, which participants connect to, showcasing their IP telephony standards compliance. It consists of a TCP/IP-based network that brings IP telephony clients, gateways, and gatekeepers together in a proof-of-concept environment -- right on the Exhibit Hall floor. TMC's ConvergeNET allows each exhibitor to connect their products with the products of other exhibitors to prove that their Internet telephony products do in fact interoperate.

In its continuing effort to provide EXPO attendees with real-world demonstrations of technologies and services in action, ConvergeNET is where attendees can truly be educated about VoIP interoperability -- not just in theory, but in practice. Interoperability demonstrations that can be represented at ConvergeNET include -- but are not limited to -- direct VoIP calls using the H.323, SIP, or MGCP protocols, VoIP calls through a gatekeeper, fax over IP, video conferencing using NetMeeting and/or other applications, SS7 signaling with a VoIP solution, support for iNOW!, and Linux interoperability using the Opensource technique.

Currently the longest-running IP telephony interoperability event in the industry, ConvergeNET promises even greater interoperability success this year at Internet Telephony Conference and EXPO. Don't miss this unique opportunity!

Once again, we have lined up a fascinating group to deliver the keynote addresses at the show. Following an introduction by Rich Tehrani, TMC's President, Conference Chairman, and group Editor in Chief, attendees will have the opportunity to hear visionary keynotes from Mr. Stacey Reinneccius, President and CEO of Quicknet Technologies; Mr. Gordon Payne, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Tundo Corporation; Mr. Peter Alexander, VP Enterprise Marketing of Cisco Systems; and high-level executives of Alcatel and AG Communication Systems (TBD).

What can be a more fitting end to a day of conferences and exhibits than an oceanfront, poolside networking reception at this majestic locale? Each day at Internet Telephony Conference and EXPO concludes with a focused networking reception held outside on the exquisite grounds of the Hotel del Coronado (Wednesday 10/4 at 6:30pm; Thursday 10/5 at 7:30pm). These receptions are the ideal setting for cementing existing relationships -- and generating profitable new ones with new partners or new vendors. The receptions at Internet Telephony Conference and EXPO are forever distinguished by the partnerships spawned there overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

If you haven't yet done so, please register now for the fastest growing Conference and EXPO in this dynamic industry. Visit our Web site for more details. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to experience a world-class conference, explore an unparalleled trade show Exhibit Hall, and network with the industry's best and brightest -- all at one of America's premiere resort locations. Trust me. More is definitely more. I'll see you there.

3Com Corporation
Award-winning 3Com NBX 100 Communications System Business telephone system delivers quality and productivity: Unified Messaging/IMAP4, CTI/TAPI, AA, easy-to-use Web browser-based remote administration, call center solutions, H.323, T1, IP, multi-line or analog. Converged infrastructure reduces cost, increases power of your scalable, multi-site voice/data network.

3Com SIP Solutions (25)
Differentiate your broadband service offering and grow revenues with a cost-effective solution that provides easy entry into the telephony marketplace. 3Com SIPSolutions is a feature-rich, end-to-end Internet communications solution based on the pure-IP architecture of the SIP RFC2543 protocol. Its pure-IP design and robust, highly scalable platform simplify the development and deployment of next-generation telephony services. Visit us at booth 25 or at www.3com.com/technology/sip.

AccessLine Communications (85)
AccessLine services include hosted, scalable communications services solutions for large enterprises, emerging businesses, RBOCs, and ISP companies, including hosted PBX, messaging, and voice mail services. These services enable companies to deploy new communications services quickly and cost-effectively without any additional capital equipment or infrastructure investments.

Actiontec Electronics (80)
Actiontec Electronics, Inc. is a significant global player in the data communications marketplace. Actiontec's newest product, the InternetPhoneWizard, turns your phone into an Internet phone. Use the InternetPhoneWizard to make free long-distance calls to anywhere in the United States and Canada.

Active Voice (4)
Active Voice is a world leader in unified messaging and computer telephony software solutions. Unity, Active Voice's family of award-winning Windows NT-based communications servers, offers a range of powerful messaging solutions for businesses of every size. Unity functions in PBX, IP, and combined PBX/IP environments.

Aculab USA (58)
Through a customer-focused approach to development, Aculab has produced a computer telephony (CT) product portfolio that satisfies the speech resource and global digital connectivity requirements of developers and system integrators. Collectively through supporting a broad range of industry standards and operating systems, Aculab can provide the products needed when quality and performance cannot be compromised.

AG Communications (125, 131)
AG Communication Systems develops, manufactures, installs, and maintains advanced computerized switching systems for telephone companies' central offices across North America. We also offer a broad range of new communication solutions and services like Client Care Solutions for CO-based call applications centers, electronic manufacturing of cables, printed circuit boards, thick film and hybrid circuits, as well as gateway products for high-speed data access. The iMerge Centrex Feature Gateway combines voice, data and Centrex features into a single next-generation IP network leveraging the existing Class 5 circuit switch infrastructure. AG also offers the ROAMEO in-building wireless telephone, and SuperLine Access System for up to three fully featured phone lines and Internet data over a single copper pair.

Agilent Technologies (76)
Agilent Technologies, Inc., is a diversified technology company. The Network Systems Test Division is one of eleven divisions within Agilent's Communication Solutions Group that develops and markets leading-edge test equipment for the telecommunications industry. Agilent Offers Solutions for WAN, LAN, and ATM network testing and troubleshooting, advanced protocol analysis, voice and fax quality testing, automated service verification for PSTN and IP networks, and VoIP network troubleshooting.

Alcatel (16)
Alcatel builds next-generation networks, delivering integrated end-to-end voice and data communications solutions to established and new carriers, as well as enterprises and consumers worldwide. With 120,000 employees and sales of EURO 23 billion in 1999, Alcatel operates in more than 130 countries. For more information, visit Alcatel on the Internet at www.alcatel.com.

American Power Conversion (55)
American Power Conversion is the worldwide leader in the designing, manufacturing, and marketing of power protection and management solutions for Nonstop Networking. APC's comprehensive range of products includes surge suppressors, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), power conditioning equipment, and related software for computer and computer related equipment. Visit APC at www.apcc.com or call 800-877-4080.

Anatel Communications (120)
Anatel Communications, newly spun out of Analogic Corporation, has been manufacturing Voice-over-IP DSP resource boards and computer telephony boards since 1995. They offer 24-120 ports of VoIP on CompactPCI, PCI, ISA Quad T1/E1, and DS-3 interfaces.

Aravox Technologies, Inc. (94)
Aravox SP5000 & SP9000 VoIP firewall.

Artisoft (22)
Artisoft will be demonstrating its award winning TeleVantage: A software-based phone system designed specifically for small to medium-sized businesses. With Tele-Vantage, you will have all the functionality of a standalone PBX, plus unprecedented call management that lets you maximize your productivity while controlling costs. TeleVantage provides intelligent call management and messaging features for up to 96 trunk lines and 264 extentions.

AVAYA Communication (40)
IP Exchange Systems -- Avaya Communication (former Enterprise Networks Group of Lucent Technologies). With IP Exchange Systems (IPES), Avaya Communication brings an easy-to-install and cost-efficient integrated communications product family for small and mid-sized businesses' LANs and WANs. IPES seamlessly converges all communications -- voice calls, fax, e-mail, data, the Internet, and more -- over a single IP network. The scalable, standards-based software platform of IP Exchange Systems empowers businesses to facilitate the rapid development of business-specific desktop applications. By integrating a business' existing equipment over an IP network, Avaya's IP Exchange Systems solution set delivers distributed capabilities and resources that can be shared among all business locations and users resulting in a powerful, unified voice and data network.

Belle Systems (66)
Belle Systems is a leading global software producer specializing in advanced service provisioning, management, and billing systems. Belle's technology partnerships with Cisco Systems, Sun, HP, and Oracle insure that Internet Management System (IMS) is rapidly implemented, reliable, and robust. Belle Systems -- defining the future of IP services.

Broadmedia, Inc. (81)
Broadmedia, Inc. is a privately held corporation offering VoIP equipment and services that allow businesses to use the Internet for simple and inexpensive telecommunications. The company's G-Phone equipment freeTone solution is available in an expanding number of countries throughout the world. The company also supplies OEM partners with technology to address consumer Internet telephony as well as other Internet markets. Broadmedia has headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, and offices in Hsin-Chu Science Park in Taiwan.

Brooktrout Technology (45)
Brooktrout Technology delivers innovative hardware and software platforms that enable applications for the New Network ranging from Voice over DSL and embedded voice mail to wireless messaging. The Company's strategy is to collaborate with its partners to help them increase existing business, expand into new markets, and accelerate the delivery of new applications.

CIDCO (129)
CIDCO designs/manufactures a line of feature-rich IP telephones for enterprise businesses with cost-effective and improved system capabilities including multi-protocol compatibility (H.323, MGCP, and SIP), calling line identification, multiple-line appearances, and full-duplex speakerphone. Supports advanced PBX functions for various IP applications, allowing businesses to take advantage of next-generation telephony services.

Cirilium (2)
Cirilium Corporation provides turnkey IP telephony solutions for service providers and enterprises. Cirilium's Power~Suite solution combines the most advanced gateway systems with a cutting edge back office package that manages call accounting, pre-paid calling card applications and a family of enhanced IP services including unified messaging, soft phone, touch-to-talk, and Web phone technologies.

Cisco Systems (31)
Cisco Systems, Inc., is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create Internet solutions so that individuals, companies, and countries have seamless access to information regardless of differences in time and place. New product information is available at www.cisco.com.

City Reach International (96)
CRI is the premier European provider of co-location and tele-housing options with their (Secure Internet Exchange) Facilities. These facilities have the highest levels of security, power, technology and environmental controls available. Each facility is a standalone structure specifically designed for the housing of the mission-critical equipment.

Computer Protocol (70)
CpIP Voice Gateway, a complete turnkey solution with FXS, FXO, and T1/E1 for IP telephony systems and Voice-over-IP enables voice and fax transmission over the Internet or Intranet. CpIP Voice Billing Software is a comprehensive billing tool for the Internet telephony service provider. This software enables ITSPs to manage subscriber billing, phone cards, and also ITSP bills for intergateway billing.

congruency, Inc (133)
congruency, Inc. is a Communications Application Service Provider (CASP) that has developed a next-generation Voice-over-IP network enabling the delivery of traditional and advanced VoIP application services via broadband data networks. The congruency Communications Network offers premium telephone capabilities, such as IP Centrex, directed content, and enhanced IP applications, for resale by highly competitive communication carriers.

Connex International (11)
Connex International is one of the most experienced teleconferencing providers in the teleconferencing marketplace. Connex specializes in audio, video, and Internet services, ranging from audio conferencing to customized multimedia events. With products such as automated conferencing and Connex Presents, for Internet multimedia communications, Connex's services are complemented by broadcast voice and fax, e-Messaging, and IVR. Teleconference...and Get More Done!

Continuous Computing Corporation (101)
Continuous Computing Corporation is the leading provider of voice-over-packet platform solutions for telecom equipment manufacturers. CCPU also provides custom hardware and software development in combination with a sophisticated suite of ISO 900 manufacturing services.

Crystal Group (47)
Crystal Group, Inc., specializes in the Manufacturing Integration (Mi) of high-density computer and server systems for Internet and telephony applications. Crystal's Mi services offer manufacturing and integration expertise to help design complete end-to-end systems or improve existing configurations. Crystal brings together the security of a quality product and supplier relationship to enhance customers' performance and assure long-term success of their business. For more information about Crystal Group products, visit www.crystalpc.com

Dialogic Corporation (60)
Dialogic, an Intel company, provides the critical building blocks and technical services that enable its customers to develop solutions serving the converging Internet and telecommunications market segments. Dialogic products are used in voice, fax, data, speech recognition and synthesis, call center management, and Internet Protocol (IP) telephony applications in both enterprise and public network environments.

Digital Software International (24)
Using the latest communications technology, DSI integrates the telephony, Internet, and database worlds to design efficient, scalable customer contact center solutions. DSI partners with industry leaders Rockwell, PRIMA, and Mitel to seamlessly blend telephone calls with Internet contacts, and deliver them along with real-time customer information to the agent's desktop.

dynamicsoft (5)
dynamicsoft, Inc., offers a suite of Internet infrastructure products and professional services that provide open scalable solutions for delivering next-generation communications services. dynamicsoft's solutions enable Web-based and telecommunications service providers to rapidly create and deliver compelling, differentiated services, applications, and networking solutions to their customers. dynamicsoft can be reached at www.dynamicsoft.com.

e-tel Corporation (128)
e-tel's family of FreeRide VoIP telephones brings the first broad, H.323 standards compliant line of IP telephones to the market. Models range from a simple, single line telephone to a multi-featured screen phone. Each model includes advanced features such as local and remote configuration, Web and CTI device management interfaces, and multiple CODEC support.

Earnware Corporation (122)
Earnware is The Automatic Marketing Company, a Web-based computer-telephony integration end-user service bureau. Featuring high-end Web design with telephony integration and a powerful suite of automated tools that take companies from obsolete brochure-ware to high-tech automated marketing campaigns. Earnware develops end-to-end Web Marketing Strategies or licenses toolsets to existing developers.

Emkay Innovative Products (87)
Emkay Innovative Products, Knowles Electronics LLC, offers high-quality micro-transducer and acoustic expertise. Emkay has established itself as a major supplier of accessories and components for OEMs in the telecommunications, computer, and telephony industries. Emkay will exhibit wired and wireless headsets, microphones, and speakers.

empowerTel Networks, Inc. (106)
EmpowerTel's Unified Services Exchange (USX1000) is a complete carrier-grade VoIP switching system for next-generation communication service providers. The USX1000 is the first integrated Carrier-Class 5 or 4 VoIP switch that fully enables convergence over IP networks without losing the benefits of the existing Intelligent Network (IN) infrastructure.

Ericsson (63)
Ericsson Enterprise Systems, a division of Ericsson, markets enterprise-level, IP-based mobility and Internet Protocol PBX solutions that interconnect traditional PBX-based networks to IP-based networks. Ericsson's WebSwitch product family is a full-featured voice platform that delivers an organization's telephony needs in a single box, and allows customers to use their installed data communications network as the delivery mechanism for voice as well as data.

Exacom, Inc. (7)
EXACOM, Inc., is a manufacturer of microprocessor-based telecommunication products, systems, and peripherals; featuring the "Hindsight-Net" series of digital call recorders, the "Harmony" series of telecom interfaces for DID, E&M, and PBX Integration plus the "Simon" series of telephone call accounting for international applications. New for 2000, EXACOM is proud to introduce the "Evolution" series of telecommunication servers as an integration of a PC-PBX engine to the EXACOM product line to offer additional features such as unified messaging, Voice over IP, Web-compatible voice/fax mail, and CTI screen pops. With corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Concord, NH, and sales offices strategically located in the Europe (UK) and Asia (Hong Kong), EXACOM is positioned to serve a global telecommunication industry.

FastComm Communications (38)
FastComm Communications is a complete signaling, voice and data system solution provider, offering innovative signaling interoperability solutions that include support for SS7, C7, ISDN, C5, R1, R2, and DTMF. FastComm also provides advanced IP and data solutions over frame relay and xDSL such as voice/data Integrated Access Devices (IADs), IBM data center products, and protocol converters specifically designed for Unisys environments.

Franklin Telecom (78)
Franklin Telecommunications Corp. is a maker of high-speed IP and VoIP telephony equipment, which enables high-quality transmissions of data, voice, fax, and video over the Internet. Franklin's next-generation telephone company subsidiary, FNet, provides global IP networking services and complete business solutions utilizing Franklin equipment and IP/VoIP technology.

Fujitsu Business Communications Systems (103)
Fujitsu Business Commuications Systems, Inc., provides Worry Free Communications solutions for the e-world, helping organizations optimize communications with their customers, employees, and suppliers. Combining solutions-oriented technology with a nationwide service and support network, Fujitsu is dedicated to continuing its 60-year tradition of quality products and commitment to excellence.

Genesys (15)
Genesys Telecommunications Labora-tories, Inc., is the market-leader in Enterprise Interaction Management software. The company's open, scalable framework and interaction management applications enable the broadest range of contact solutions in the industry, including: Internet contact center, enterprise routing, workforce management, outbound contact, and network routing.

GlarNet Communications Services (21)
GlarNet offers Internet and telecommunications companies the most complete end-to-end billing and customer care services. Starting with Portal Software's Infranet, providing real-time customer management and billing for IP services, GlarNet offers the flexibility to support new and emerging markets, with enterprise-class scalability.

GRIC Communications (112)
GRIC Communications, Inc. empowers ISPs, telecommunications companies, and emerging communications providers to deploy and manage multiple IP-based services, IP telephony roaming, and corporate secure remote access on a global scale.

Hammer Technologies (90)
Hammer Technologies will be demonstrating their award-winning VoIP test system -- the first truly convergent VoIP testing tool. Hammer will also be demonstrating the Hammer H.323 Call Generator (recently awarded the Innovation Award by TMC Labs). Hammer's DS-3 test system, a fully integrated test platform with dual DS-3 interfaces will also be featured. For more detailed information on these products and other product offerings from Hammer please visit their Web site at www.hammer.com.

iBasis, Inc. (35)

I-Bus (88)
I-Bus/Phoenix is an ISO-9001 quality-certified world leader in the design, manufacture, and support of high-performance, industrial-grade power and computer systems. In addition, I-Bus/Phoenix offers customized, partnership-oriented services focused on meeting the needs of OEMs including purchasing partnerships, stable supply, configuration control, complete system integration, and test services.

ICS Advent (29)
ICS Advent, formerly Industrial Computer Source, the leader in mission-critical applied computing solutions, develops and manufactures PC rackmount solutions. They specialize in the development of customized CPU designs for the embedded market, single board computers, and system integration of rackmount computers with I/O, networking, computer telephony products, and technical support.

iFace.com (14)
iFace.com is one of the new breed of telephony application solutions companies providing a comprehensive suite of cross platform telephony Web applications. iFace's Gateway/Switch, telephony, and telephony enabled Web applications allow Incumbent and Competitive Local Exchange Carriers, Equipment Vendors, and Web Owners and Application Developers to extend their competitive reach with the intimacy of and the reach of the Web.

Indigo Software (97)
Indigo Software is blazing the trail in absolute Internet communications by marrying the power of SIP with the unlimited possibilities of Java. Designing and delivering communications software truly tailored to the Internet, Indigo offers unprecedented solutions to the exploding service provider market. Indigo products radically transform the end-user experience of integrated communications.

Info Directions, Inc. (123)
Info Directions is a software development company that manufactures, installs, and supports core rating, billing, and customer care solutions to the telecommunications and data marketplace. Delivering convergent Web-enabled solutions to ICPs, CLECs, and ISPs, Info Directions is the most installed billing solution in America.

InnoMedia (61)
For companies seeking to drive product innovation through partnerships, InnoMedia is the global Internet telephony company that provides a quality platform of products and services, which enhances the power of conversation for businesses, entertainment, and society, so all end-users can realize the full potential of voice communications.

inSORS Integrated Communications, Inc. (99)
inSORS provides its integration services in four tiers: Tier 0 -- Network assesment and preparation for convergence, Tier 1 -- Voice over Internet Protocol Integration, Tier 2 -- Off Network Traffic Implementation, Tier 3 -- Integrated Voice Services for Converged Communications Networks.

Intecom (71)

Integretel, Inc. (51)
Integretel and its Internet subsidiary, eBillit, provide outsourced ITSP and ISP billing solutions via the local phone bill, direct bill, and EBPP. With over 12 years of billing expertise, Integretel offers real-time Fraud Control, Advanced Funding, Online Reporting, Customer Care Inquiry, and In-house Collections. Pre-integrated solutions are available through Portal, XACCT, Clarent, and telecom technologies.

Inter-Tel (9)
Inter-Tel, the Voice of the Internet, understands how businesses need to communicate. They built their reputation on phone systems with the PBX features businesses want and need. To this foundation they added state-of-the-art IP telephony technology. The result? Powerful IP solutions that provide remote workers a phone extension with full-featured PBX capabilities, customers the ability to speak to an agent over their Web site, and traveling employees a cost-effective way to place and receive calls using a laptop.

IPeria (114)
IPeria is a leading IP telephony solutions and services company that delivers enhanced personal communications applications and a carrier-class IP service platform. For the next-gen telecoms, CLECs, wireless providers, and Internet service providers, IPeria's Service Node provides unified messaging, voice activated voice e-mail, and other enhanced service applications utilizing the convergence of voice and data network applications and is subscriber accessible through the a@ccount.

IP Unity (108)
IP Unity will demonstrate its carrier-class application delivery platform that allows service providers to deliver enhanced next-generation voice/data and Web-integrated services over both packet-based and traditional PSTN networks. The IP Unity platform provides both the application logic and the hardware resources to deliver enhanced next-generation network services.

IPVoice.com (84)
IPVoice.com, Inc., provides turnkey solutions for IP telephony systems. Products include: SuperConnect Gateway systems; MultiCom business management software integrating customer/agent management, call routing, gatekeeping, billing and invoicing; and AuditRite carrier verification system. Additionally, IPVoice's TruePartner Program allows qualified corporations and entrepreneurs to participate in the growing IP telephony market.

iSoftel, Inc. (8)
iSoftel Telecommunications offers Millenia Prepaid/Postpaid Management system, based on True Switching and Open Architecture platform, enabling service providers to deliver new, revenue-generating pre- and post-paid services; long distance resale; international callback; and enhanced services all with real-time billing and fraud control capabilities. VisitSoftel Telecom's Web site at www.softel.com.sg.

ITXC Corporation (48)
ITXC Corp. is the service provider's service provider for Internet telephony. ITXC's WWeXchange Service provides high-quality phone-to-phone wholesale call completion for carriers and resellers. ITXC webtalkNOW! Service is an outsourced solution for portals, ISPs, and other Internet companies offering high-quality Web-based PC-to-phone calling to their customers.

Marconi (12)
Marconi's innovative technologies and advanced communications solutions for service provider and enterprise networks, and the world's Internet Infrastructure, empower customers in more than 100 countries to grow market presence, generate new revenue streams, and support new applications and services. Marconi [London Stock Exchange: MNI] employs 45,000 people worldwide.

MCK Communications (28)
MCK's remote voice and data solutions provide off-premises workers with seamless connectivity to corporate PBXs and data networks, including four-digit dialing, intercom, conferencing, voice mail, and full ACD features. MCK's products include single- and multi-user remote and gateway products for analog, ISDN, xDSL, cable, and T1.

Motorola (53)
Motorola, Inc. is a global leader in providing integrated communications solutions and embedded electronic solutions. These include: Software-enhanced wireless telephone, two-way radio, messaging and satellite communications products and systems, as well as networking and Internet-access products for consumers, network operators, and commercial, government and industrial customers; digital and analog systems and set-top terminals for broadband cable television operators; embedded semiconductor solutions for customers in the networking and computing, transportation, wireless communications and imaging, and entertainment industries; and embedded electronic systems for automotive, communications, imaging, manufacturing systems, computer, consumer, and industrial markets.

Motorola Computer Group (57)
Motorola Computer Group (MCG), is the world's leading supplier of embedded computing platforms to OEMs for use in telecommunications, imaging, and industrial automation applications worldwide. MCG provides best-in-class solutions by combining advanced design engineering capability with responsive, world-class manufacturing operations. Additional information about MCG is available at www.motorola.com/computer.

Natural MicroSystems (36)
Natural MicroSystems is the leading provider of open, DSP-based hardware (PCI, CompactPCI) and software components to developers of voice and fax over packet data networks and for IP call centers and IP-PBXs in the enterprise; SS7 and media server technology for enhanced services and for wireless MSC/BSCs. Natural MicroSystems -- accelerating the New Network buildout.

Net2Speak.com, Inc. (3)
Net2Speak.com provides high quality PC to PC, PC to telephone, telephone to PC, telephone to telephone, video, fax, instant messaging and other valuable IP Services. The company's premier product is "Babelcast," an instant messaging/instant chat product that allows Internet users to communicate in different languages instantaneously.

NetCentrex (116)
NetCentrex provides service providers (e-business companies, ISPs, and telecom carriers) with a platform that enables them to rapidly build VoIP applications and deploy IP Centrex telephony services to incrementally reap the benefits of the VoIP revolution with minimal up-front investments.

Netergy Networks, Ltd. (91, 127)
Netergy Networks is the leading provider of highly integrated IP telephony solutions to telephone service providers and telecommunication equipment manufacturers. Netergy Networks IP telephony solutions include network software, systems, and embedded technology. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with offices in France and the United Kingdom.

Netsentinel, Inc. (96)
Netsentintel is a global security service provider (SSP) that specializes in safeguarding information resources. Whether the information resides on a network, on the Internet or in a Netsentinel Secure Operations Center (SOC), Netsentinel provides maximum defense for the electronic age.

Nexbell Communications (77)
Nexbell Communications maintains a growing nationwide packet telephony network for delivery of IP-based voice/fax services. A Cisco Powered Network, Nexbell offers competitive toll-quality voice transport services comparable to long-distance providers and ILECs. Services include Nexbell's local access origination service, METS, available nationwide. Visit them at www.nexbell.com.

Noesis, Inc. (113)
V34 Cellular Modem device that provides laptop computers with wireless connectivity to the Internet and voice communications.

Nuera (10)
Nuera Communications, a top-rated provider of IP telephony solutions, develops award-winning packet-voice telephony systems and technology for carrier, corporate, and OEM customers. More than 35,000 Nuera voice/fax networks are in operation in over 80 carrier networks worldwide.

Nx Networks (26)
Nx Networks, an award-winning provider of innovative Internet telephony solutions, offers a robust suite of tools and applications that harnesses the full potential of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateways, softswitch technology, and virtual private networking (VPN). Nx Networks provides secure, seamless, end-to-end interoperability and voice service products to service providers, corporations, and carriers in more than 60 countries.

Odin TeleSystems Inc. (33)
Odin TeleSystems Inc. specializes in telecommunications and computer telephony subsystems for IP, ISDN, frame relay, ATM, and SS7 networks and systems. Odin's product line includes a modular telecom adapter family for PCI/H.100 and CompactPCI/H.100 systems, and a software development platform for IP, ISDN, and SS7-based networks.

Packetport.com (82)
Packetport.com is a worldwide provider of carrier-grade Sun Solaris-based phone-to-phone IP telephony solutions and a new class of VoDSL and VoCable Internet appliances. Packetport.com's products are sold to international carriers, ISPs, and next-generation Telcos.

Phillips Corporation (59)
Phillips Corporation, Integration Technology Division is the single-source solution provider of nonstandard computing platforms. We solve the problems of identifying, sourcing, and configuring unique computer design for corporate, government, and educational clients. Our Voice over Internet Protocol hardware and software services include, but are not limited to: standard and custom VoIP platform integration, onsite warranty and maintenance service, VoIP software sourcing, loading, and testing.

QUALCOMM, Inc. (93)
QUALCOMM, Inc. is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the company's CDMA digital technology. The company's business areas include integrated CDMA chipsets and system software; technology licensing; Eudora e-mail software for Windows and Macintosh computing platforms; fleet management systems including OmniTRACS and OmniExpress, and portions of the Globalstar system. QUALCOMM owns patents, which are essential to all CDMA wireless telecommunications standards that have been adopted or proposed for adoption by standards-setting bodies worldwide. QUALCOMM has licensed its essential CDMA patent portfolio to more than 75 telecommunications equipment manufacturers worldwide.

Quicknet Technologies, Inc. (41)
Quicknet Technologies, Inc., is the leading innovator in low-density Internet telephony hardware and software. Quicknet designs and manufactures award-winning IT products for small businesses, in use today in over 175 countries worldwide. Our products enable users to effectively boost their Internet telephone call quality. HEAR THE DIFFERENCE... www.quicknet.net.

SBS Technologies Industrial Computers (46)
SBS Technologies Industrial Computers is the leader in providing fast, low-priced custom fault tolerant PC and CompactPCI designs and integration solutions for applications where quality and performance come first.

ShelCad Communications (1)
ShelCad develops innovative CTI, Internet telephony, and VoIP products. Shelcad's vanguard products link PCs to any analog phone to support IP calls and added value features. Its plug-and-play CTI solutions are unique in the market for integrating existing networks, computers, and PSTNs with standard telephone sets. ShelCad's technological developments include VoIP, network CTI, PCMCIA, Ethernet, and ASIC products.

Shomiti Systems (23)
Shomiti Systems, Inc. headquartered in San Jose, California, is the technology leader in Network QoS (Quality Of Service). Based on award-winning silicon accelerated and software technologies, Shomiti's fully distributed, full line rate VoIP and Ethernet analysis products deliver unrivaled scalability, performance, accuracy, and value to customers worldwide.

Sound Advantage (19)
Sound Advantage is the producer of Sandi, the award winning voice activated call processing system. Sandi lets you use your voice to control your PBX, voice mail, e-mail, and now your Web site with our "Voice activated web assistant." Sandi has won "Best Of Show" at every single major trade show event it has attended.

SS8 Networks (115)
SS8 Networks is the leader in developing Internet signaling and IP-AIN Services solutions enabling service providers to deliver high-performance data, telephony, and video services over the Internet. The company's flagship product is the SS8 ServiceSwitch, a carrier-class product designed to provide reliable, scalable, secure, and high-performance Internet signaling and IP-AIN solutions. SS8 Networks is headquartered in San Jose, California and has R&D in Kanata, Canada. For more information call (408) 501-2100 or visit us on the Web at www.ss8networks.com.

TEDAS (109)
TEDAS is a leading international developer of software communications products for distributed corporate enterprises and ISPs in the area of computer telephony. Our products offer a true one-wire standards-based solution. A full complement of H.323 appliances allows total flexibility in the workplace.

Tierra Telecom (34)
Tierra Telecom provides the most competitive, comprehensive domestic and international prepaid and carrier termination services in the industry. Tierra's service offerings are based on a proprietary internally-developed VoIP platform that offers the broadest and most flexible range of turnkey options for provisioning, billing, reporting, accounts payable and enhanced services.

Tundo (49)
Tundo specializes in delivering high-end packet telephony system to enterprises, call centers, and service providers, Tundo's open and standards-based architecture provides customers with price performance advantages, high reliability, and unlimited scalability. As a result, Tundo's customers can dramatically increase the functionality of their telephony system, and preserve their investment in legacy equipment and applications.

Ubiquity Software Corporation (118)
Ubiquity Software Corporation has developed the Helmsman Application Services Platform to enable service providers to build next-generation services that bind tightly with customers' business applications. The software suite comprises servers, intelligent clients, and a comprehensive service development capability.

UniData Communications Systems (124)
Unidata is leading the way in providing a next generation communications portal system that will provide a total solution for VoIP networks and call servers managing Internet communication and communication portal service.

VegaStream (104)
VegaStream is the world leader in producing award winning IP telephony products that combine price with outstanding performance. Based on full adherence to open standards (H.323v2 and SIP), the Vega gateways are industry-renowned for scaling from eight to 60 voice channels whilst still maintaining unbeatable sound quality and absolute reliability.

Vocal Technologies (100)
Vocal Technologies, Ltd., is the only single stop for complete modem/facsimile/-telephony/voice/multimedia communications source code. Support for the latest standards includes voice-over-IP, fax-over-IP, V.90, V.34FAX, T.38 real-time fax, H.323, G.711/G.723/G.728/G.729a, and DTMF/fax/data/voice detectors.

VoiceIn VoiceOut Corporation (73)
VoiceIn VoiceOut Corporation (VIVO) is developing enhanced Voice Portal technology, which will understand full, conversational speech, creating a fundamentally new way of structuring interactions between humans and computers. VIVO's voice portal (launch date January 2001), will include services information, entertainment, and e-commerce realms.

Vovida Networks (17)
Vovida Networks, a founding member of the International Softswitch Consortium, is a Linux-based communications infrastructure company and the global pioneer of open source telephony. Vovida is a global provider of communications software products that enable advanced telephony features, applications and services on packet-switched networks.

VXI Corporation (111)
VXI Corporation is a leading manufacturer of precision headset systems and electronics for telephone, voice-over-the-Internet, and speech-based computer applications. The VXI Voice It Division develops and markets Voice IT recorders, a full line of digital, handheld voice recorders and software programs that use new voice technologies to simplify communications. VXI R&D engineers developed the Parrott line of voice interface hardware products including: Parrott headsets; the Parrott Translator (patent pending), that made Parrott the first and only universally compatible with any PC, soundcard, or laptop; and the Parrott Switch 60V, a unique device that enables the user to switch between the PC and a standard telephone. 

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iMerge Partners Pavilion At IT Expo

AG Communication Systems is bringing together a group of vendors that make the best voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) endpoints in the industry to its iMerge Partners Pavilion at Internet Telephony Conference and EXPO. The demonstration will show how the 7R/E iMerge Centrex Feature Gateway offers more value to users while being easier to deploy and manage. The companies participating with AG Communication Systems in the iMerge Partners Pavilion are Netergy Networks, e-tel corporation, CIDCO, and congruency, Inc. (others not yet confirmed are UniData, Symbol and Quicknet).

The iMerge CFG -- developed by AG Communication Systems and available today as part of Lucent Technologies' 7R/E Packet Solutions portfolio -- extends office Centrex features over packet networks, giving users the ultimate VoIP service. The product combines the inherent reliability of the public switched telephone network with the cost-saving advantages of the packet network. Most important, however, are the revenue-generating applications that make employees more effective and enterprises more competitive.

AG Communication Systems is linking its Partner Pavilion booths in a local-area network to the iMerge CFG. Attendees will be able to call from booth to booth and vendor to vendor. More than that, they will be able to see demos of hundreds of local calling features, such as three-way calling, call transfer, call forward, etc. This fully featured, multi-vendor environment has never before been demonstrated in the VoIP industry.

Most exciting, however, will be the demonstration of various iMerge applications, including multi-location Centrex, virtual office for road warriors, seamless work environments for teleworkers, and virtual call centers. These applications are powerful new ways to communicate that have been promised from many vendors for more than a year, but never rolled out.

AG Communication Systems, a subsidiary of Lucent Technologies, offers service providers advanced network-based solutions, including circuit and packet switching, VoIP and IP Centrex, call center, integrated access, and wireless office system products. The Phoenix-based company develops end-user applications that maximize revenue opportunities for service providers. AG Communication Systems also provides a full range of enhanced services, including installation, engineering, consulting, project management and technical support, to help customers manage their networks from beginning to end. Additional information is available at www.agcs.com

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