January 22, 2008
AltiGen Communications Signs Techland Group as a New Distribution Partner in the United Kingdom
FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AltiGen(R) Communications, Inc. , a leading provider of VoIP business phone systems and Unified Communications solutions for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), including companies with multiple distributed locations, branch offices and call centers, has entered into a distribution agreement with Techland Group, a leading distributor of computer and communications products and services in the United Kingdom.
"We are extremely pleased to have Techland as our distribution partner in the UK," said AltiGen President and COO Jeremiah Fleming. "Techland brings a wealth of VoIP knowledge to the table and is ideally suited to recruit, train and develop UK reseller partners. With the local presence and VoIP expertise that Techland offers, we believe AltiGen will begin to realize a new revenue stream during 2008."
"We are excited to offer AltiGen's industry-leading VoIP and Unified Communications products," said Anurag Patel, CEO of Techland Group. "AltiGen has the right products and price points to give resellers a competitive edge in the growing VoIP market. Its focus on delivering a complete business communications solution is exactly what is needed in the UK SMB market."
Techland Group will offer AltiGen's complete line of VoIP business phone systems to its reseller channel, including branch office, enterprise and call center solutions. In addition, Techland will offer its channel partners specialized sales and technical training in order to quickly ramp-up and support new AltiGen resellers.
About Techland Group
Techland Group's mission is to deliver to the UK business community, public services and government departments 'best of breed' specialist electronic messaging and data communications solutions to satisfy current and future enterprise sized applications. Based within the UK's 'silicon corridor,' Techland Group has provided specialist messaging and data communications products and services to UK organisations since 1983. Techland business operates in four main areas:
-- Server control systems including digital extension products.
-- Converged voice and data communications software and hardware including
Voice over IP and computer-telephony integration solutions.
-- Network fax messaging solutions
-- Installation, development and support services.
About AltiGen Communications
AltiGen Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of VoIP business phone systems and Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), including companies with multiple distributed locations, branch offices and call centers. AltiGen's scalable, integrated, and easy to manage all-in-one unified communications solutions enable an array of applications like standards based SIP VoIP phones and servers, unified messaging, voicemail, call recording, conferencing, call activity reporting and mobility solutions that leverage both the Internet and the public telephone network to take advantage of the convergence of voice and data communications. AltiGen's systems are designed with an open architecture and are built on an industry standard platform. This adherence to widely used standards allows products to integrate with and leverage the existing technology investment of partners and customers. For more information, call 1-888-ALTIGEN or visit the web site at http://www.altigen.com/.
Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including, without limitation, statements regarding the continued market acceptance of our Voice over IP telephone systems, and a successful partnership with a leading distributor in the United Kingdom. These statements reflect management's current expectation. However, actual results could differ materially as a result of unknown risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, risks related to AltiGen's limited operating history. For a more detailed description of these and other risks and uncertainties affecting AltiGen's performance, please refer to AltiGen's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2007 and all subsequent current reports on Form 8-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to AltiGen as of the date hereof and AltiGen assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
AltiGen Contacts: Investor Relations:
Niel Levonius Christiane Pelz
Sr. Product Marketing Manager Lippert / Heilshorn & Associates
510-252-9712 x415 415-433-3777 x110
AltiGen Communications, Inc.
CONTACT: Niel Levonius, Sr. Product Marketing Manager of AltiGenCommunications, Inc., +1-510-252-9712, ext. 415, firstname.lastname@example.org; orinvestors, Christiane Pelz of Lippert|Heilshorn & Associates, +1-415-433-3777,ext. 110, email@example.com, for AltiGen Communications, Inc.
Web site: http://www.altigen.com/