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Esnatech and Iwatsu Voice Networks introduce Unified Communications for the SMB marketplace with their new Iwatsu Enterprise Communication Suite
[March 29, 2007]

Esnatech and Iwatsu Voice Networks introduce Unified Communications for the SMB marketplace with their new Iwatsu Enterprise Communication Suite

New Unified Communications (News - Alert) platform for SMB market place will change the way small and medium size businesses communicate with the unification of mobility, presence & messaging in a consolidated communications platform.

Richmond Hill, ON Canada and Irving, TX USA - March 20, 2007 -- Esna Technologies Inc. (Esnatech) & Iwatsu Voice Networks (IVN) today announced they have merged Esna’s Telephony office-LinX Unified communications solution with the ECS IP telephony Platform from Iwatsu to deliver the new Enterprise Communication Suite for small and medium size companies. The new Enterprise Communication Suite provides the unification of telephony, mobility, messaging, and enterprise presence to allow SMB companies to cost effectively change they way they communicate from latent “inbox” response to proactive real time live communications.

A leading provider of unified communications solutions, Esnatech has long been a leader in IP integrations. The company will be expanding its complete product portfolio compatibility with the market leading and most advanced IP communications systems by focusing on SIP (Session Initiation Protocol (News - Alert)), a leading IETF signaling protocol for voice over IP (VoIP) solutions. Iwatsu Voice Networks is a global leader in IP voice communications with it’s market leading Enterprise Communications (News - Alert) Server telephony solution that delivers QuadFusion technology to it’s customers by providing integration of four (4) different communication protocols into one integrated solution. ECS has dynamic support for SIP, H.323, TDM, & VoIP in one platform.

The merger of the Enterprise communication suite allows Iwatsu and Esnatech to be the first enterprise telephony provider to seamlessly integrate a unified communication suite as part of it’s core telephony offering. Don Gant, VP Marketing for IVN says “we deliver tremendous value for organizations from 25 to 500 users and can seamlessly work with any email/group ware environment as well as integrate any wireless device into the IP telephony infrastructure”.

The merger of these products through SIP integration reduces the cost of hardware, provides flexibility in terms of deployment location and remote site support, as well as support for high availability and resiliency initiatives. "SIP is a very important protocol for IP telephony, video, instant messaging and presence. It is the ideal protocol for Esnatech/Iwatsu to leverage their collective future development for unified communications solutions like the enterprise communication suite" said 'Esnatech’s CEO/CTO, Mohammad Nezarati. "The enterprise communication suite will allow us to provide seamless integration into different business applications and deliver real time availability of content from any access point to our customers."

The Iwatsu Enterprise CommunicationSuite is already tightly integrated with Microsoft (News - Alert) Windows, Exchange, Office, Terminal Services and Outlook. It can be administered directly from an organization’s Microsoft Management Console or through Terminal Services over the web. Users can be managed through Active Directory and Group Policy.

About Esnatech
Founded in 1989, Esnatech’s mission is to provide communication solutions that are simply the best way to communicate! Esnatech solutions empower organizations by giving them the flexibility to conduct business at any time, from anywhere, so they can manage the information they need, when they need it. Esnatech markets and distributes their products through OEM and VAR partners in 28 countries worldwide.

Iwatsu Voice Networks (IVN) provides leading edge business communications solutions
to small and medium sized business (SMB). The Iwatsu Enterprise Communications Suite platform provides cost effective unified communications, speech recognition, call reporting, in-building wireless, campus networking and text-to-speech applications that are typically used by Fortune 1000 companies. IVN is a subsidiary company of Tokyo-based Iwatsu Electric, a 70-year industry leader and pioneer of many firsts in the telecommunications industry, doing business in North America through over 250 authorized business partners.


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