(Norwalk, CT – April 16, 2008) Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC (News - Alert)) today announced that the VoIP Testing and Monitoring channel, sponsored by Empirix (News - Alert), has been launched as the newest addition to the TMCnet channel program. The channel promotes the importance and relevance of VoIP testing and monitoring for Network Equipment Manufacturers (NEMs), Service Providers and Enterprise Contact Centers.
Empirix is the leading provider of voice application testing and monitoring solutions. All of the world’s top ten Network Equipment Manufacturers, nine of the top ten Service Providers and most of the Fortune 100 companies depend on Empirix solutions to help them transition to and adopt new voice technologies with confidence.
The company helps these businesses to successfully transition to new technologies including Unified Communications (News - Alert), IP Contact Centers, VoIP, NGN, and IMS-based networks.
The channels can be found at: http://www.tmcnet.com/channels/voip-testing-and-monitoring/

TMCnet’s channels are micro-targeted information portals where readers can find topic-specific news, articles, feature stories and product reviews. TMCnet has over 70 channels covering important topics in the IP Communications, VoIP, IP Telephony, CRM, Call Center and Information Technology industries.

“Empirix is pleased to join forces with TMC, the leader of communications and technology media,” said Gordon Eddy (News - Alert), senior director of product management and marketing at Empirix. “Taking advantage of TMCnet’s credibility and expertise in driving traffic will reinforce our branding and distinguish Empirix’s position as the leading provider of testing and monitoring solutions for voice-based applications in carrier-class environments and enterprise-class contact centers.”
A recognized market share leader for VoIP and IMS testing and monitoring, Empirix also offers the only suite of automated testing and monitoring solutions designed specifically for contact centers. The company has won numerous awards for its product innovation and thought leadership. Moreover, Empirix plays an active role with industry forums, alliances and interoperability groups, including the IMS Forum; SIP Forum; Multiservice Forum (MSF); CableLabs; and a variety of additional consortiums focused on quality assurance for enterprises and service providers.
“TMCnet welcomes Empirix channel to our program,” said Dave Rodriguez (News - Alert), vice president of Publications and Conferences at TMC. “They are a well-respected leader in the voice application testing and monitoring solutions market that shares our vision in the advancement of new technologies. Our channel program is a community-building vehicle assisting our partners in building their brand, while contributing to the vast array of valuable content which drives traffic to TMCnet, the most-visited communications and technology Web site in the world.”

TMCnet the leading Web site for communications and technology professionals.  TMCnet achieved a record breaking 3 million visitors and 30 million page views in July 2007 according to Webtrends.

For information on TMCnet’s channels program, please contact Tim Goins at (203) 852-6800, ext. 229 or e-mail: tgoins@tmcnet.com

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes Customer Inter@ction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and IMS Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. Ranked in the top 5,200 most visited Web sites in the world by alexa.com*, TMCnet serves three million unique visitors each month. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, and Call Center 2.0 Conference and Green Technology World Conference. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com. (*alexa.com is an amazon.com company that ranks Web sites by their traffic levels. Neither alexa.com nor amazon.com is affiliated with TMCnet.) For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

About Empirix

Empirix helps organizations adopt complex communications solutions with confidence. We combine the industry’s deepest knowledge of telecommunications and self-service applications with award-winning testing and monitoring solutions to ensure our customers realize the promise of their technology investments. Empirix is the only company with expertise that spans the evolution of these advanced technologies across multiple markets from testing in R&D labs through monitoring the end-user experience. For over a decade, thousands of quality-conscious network equipment manufacturers, service providers and enterprises worldwide have trusted Empirix to reduce the time and cost of integrating new technologies into existing environments.

TMC Contact:
Tim Gray
Tel: 203-852-6800
Fax: 203-853-2845