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Nextiva Wins 2008 Product of the Year Award from Unified Communications Magazine

March 27, 2009

By Patrick Barnard - Group Managing Editor, Virtual PBX

Virtual PBX solutions provider Nextiva Inc. has won a 2008 Product of the Year award from Unified Communications magazine, a Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publication.

Nextiva won for its Connect360 hosted PBX service. Designed for small businesses, this virtual PBX delivers features and capabilities found on enterprise phone systems, including an advanced auto attendant that can make your small business sound like Fortune 500 company when customers call. The system also offers 3-way conferencing, cell phone/softphone integration, voicemail with greeting options, and a host of other features.
“We are honored to win such a prestigious award,” said T. Griffin Conrad, CEO and president of Nextiva. “Receiving this award reinforces the principles of our mission of providing innovative communication solutions for Small Businesses at affordable prices. Nextiva has always been committed to helping its customers get the most out of their phone system.”
“Nextiva has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace,” added Rich Tehrani, TMC president and editor-in-chief of Unified Communications magazine. “Unified Communications is pleased to grant a 2008 Product of the Year Award to their Nextiva Hosted PBX Connect 360. We’re proud to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from Nextiva in the future.”

In January, Nextiva won a Product of the Year Award from Internet Telephony magazine, also a TMC publication.
About Nextiva
Nextiva, Inc., founded in 2005, is one of the country's leading providers of Business VoIP communication solutions and Hosted PBX for small business. Nextiva, Inc. is transforming the way SMB communicates. The Nextiva Complete Digital Phone System is a next-generation communications platform providing Small Businesses with Big Business Phone Features at Small Business Prices. Each product and service we offer is engineered to give small business owners advantages previously only available to large enterprises. Nextiva serves thousands of customers in over 85 markets nationwide. For more information call 800-983-4289 or visit
About Unified Communications magazine
Launched in July 2007, Unified Communications magazine is devoted to educating enterprise decision makers on why and how they need to deploy unified communications (UC) solutions. Every issue of Unified Communications magazine features a comprehensive news section; case studies of successful deployments and lessons learned; interviews with leading hardware and software companies; and an 'industry' section, featuring analysis of important mergers and acquisition, partnerships and a Wall Street perspective on the unified communications market. Unified Communications has a readership of 100,000. For more information, please visit
About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online.  TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine.  virtual-pbx, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. virtual-pbx is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends.  Ranked 2,724 by Quantcast, virtual-pbx is in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference, Digium|Asterisk World and Communications Developer Conference.

Patrick Barnard is a contributing writer for virtual-pbx. To read more of Patrick’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Patrick Barnard



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