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February 2007
Volume 10 / Number 2

2006 Product of the Year Award


You see before you the list of Internet Telephony magazine’s 2006 Product of the Year award winners. Each year, the editors of Internet Telephony pore over hundreds of applications submitted over the course of the preceding several months. And each year we are treated to seeing the very best of what the industry has to offer.

The list, in our view, has never been about selecting a single product. It is an impossible task to choose one product across multiple categories and multiple target audiences that should be considered “the best.” For example how does one compare an IP telephony headset with a softswitch with an operator’s console with a development toolkit...?

There are too many different categories and classes of product. For us the list has always been about providing our readers with a group of products that merit their consideration. Pure and simple. If one of our readers is in the market for an enterprise IP telephony solution, then there will appear among this list of vendors several providers of such a solution. The purpose of this list is to provide a starting point for individuals seeking solutions that will help them achieve their goals, be it to save money, grow their business, or embrace the hottest telecommunications technology out there.

And so, we present to you the best of 2006. While hardly exhaustive, this list is a great place to begin your search for the solution that will ultimately serve to fill your unique needs. We remind everyone to do their homework, research these companies thoroughly, follow up, and most importantly: Check out those customer references!

– The Editors

3Com 3Com NBX IP Telephony Release 6.0
911 Enable Enterprise 911 Solution
AccessLine Communications SmartVoicePlus
Aculab Prosody S
Alliance Systems EX-6000 Expansion Chassis
Allworx 6x
AltiGen Communications, Inc IP 705 VoIP Telephone
Aperto Networks PacketMAX 5000 Base Station
ASC telecom AG EVOip for Windows
AudioCodes Transcoding Resource Blade (TRB)
AVAYA Avaya One-X Deskphone for 9600 Series IP Telephones
BlueNote Networks, Inc. SessionSuite SOA Edition
Brekeke Software, Inc. Brekeke JTAPI SDK
Brix Networks BrixVision
BroadSoft Inc. BroadWorks Call Center
Cantata Technology IMG 1010
Carrier Access Corporation Adit® 3500 Trunk Gateway and Router with Release 1.4
Centillium Communications ARION family (CO and CPE chipsets)
Cisco Cisco Unified Personal Communicator
Citel Technologies EXTender IP6000
Citrix Systems, Inc. Citrix Application Gateway™ with the Citrix® Voice Office Application Suite
ClearMesh Networks The ClearMesh Metro Grid
Codian MCU 4500
CommuniGate Systems CommuniGate Pro 5.1
Convergin Wireline SCIM Solution.
CopperCom Content Manager
CosmoCom CosmoCall Universe 4.6
CounterPath Solutions eyeBeam 1.5
Covad Communications Group, Inc. Covad ClearEdge Integrated Access
Covergence, Inc Eclipse™ model CXC-50
Critical Links edgeBOX
CTI Group SmartRecord IP
cylogistics Trueline Billing Solution
deltathree, Inc. Hosted Consumer VoIP Solution
Dialexia Communications Dial-Centrex
Dialogic Corporation Dialogic® Multimedia Platform for AdvancedTCA®
Dirigosoft Telecommunications, Inc. Dirigo iQueue™
EdenTree Technologies EdenTree Lab Manager 5.0
Emerson Network Power NterpriseIP™ Solution
Empirix Inc. Hammer FX-Blade
Engate Technology Corporation Engate MailSentinel™
Ensim Corporation Unify 3.0
Envox Worldwide Envox 6.3 Communications Development Platform
Espial IPTV Evo IPTV Service Platform
Extricom Inc. Extricom Wireless LAN System
F5 Networks BIG-IP LTM (Local Traffic Manager) SIP Load Balancing Solution
FacetCorp FacetPhone
FaxCore FaxCore Integration Server (FIS)
FirstHand Technologies FirstHand Enterprise Mobility Solution
Fonality HUD for PBXtra
Forum Communications International Consortium VIP
Global Crossing VoIP On-Net Plus
GlobalTouch Telecom ASP VoIP Solution
Grandstream Networks, Inc GXW-410xv Analog IP Gateway
HBF / 911 Services i-911
HelloSoft, Inc. HelloDual-Mode
I.S. Associates, Inc. TeleCount Billing
iBasis DirectVoIP Transcoding
IBM IBM System i IP Telephony
IDT Telecom - Net2Phone SAMSUNG SMT-W6100 Wi-Fi Phone
Ingate Systems Ingate SIP Trunking Software Module
Intelliverse Talking Planet Business
Interactive Intelligence, Inc. Vonexus Enterprise Interaction Center
Inter-Tel, Incorporated Inter-Tel 7000
Intertex Intertex IX68
iotum inc. IOTUM ’s Pronto Conferencing
Iperia IperiaVX
Ixia Ixia triple Play test Solution
JDSU QT-50 Software Agent
Jungo LTD OpenRG/OpenSMB - JPBX
Juniper Networks MX960 Ethernet Services Router
KoolSpan, Inc. SecurEdge
Legerity Legerity VeriVoice Test Suite Software
Lucent Technologies Lucent Subscriber Data Optimization Solution
Mediatrix Telecom Mediatrix 3531 / 3532
Mera Systems Inc MERA VoIP Transit Softswitch II
Mitel Mitel Live Business Gateway
Network Instruments Expert Observer® and the GigaStor Probe Appliance
NewStep Networks CSN 30
NexTone Communications Dynamic Policy Management™ (DPM)
Nominum Nominum Navitas
Nortel Business Communications Manager 50/200/400
Objectworld Communications Objectworld Unified Communications Server (UC Server)
Pactolus Communications Software and RapidSTART SIP Services Suite
Pangean Technologies insta-REACT!
Paradial AS RealTunnel FW/NAT traversal 2.0
Patton Electronics SmartNode™ Model SN4960
Performance Technologies ATC6640
Personeta Personeta Mobile Office (PMO)
Plantronics Voyager 510-USB
Protus IP Solutions MyFax
Psytechnics Unified Comunications Experience Manager
pulse pulsescp
Qwest Qwest Wholesale IP Voice Solutions
Reef Point Systems Universal Convergence Gateway
RightNow Technologies RightNow Voice™
RingCentral RingCentral Online
RNK Communications SubjectTalk
Ruckus Wireless Ruckus MediaFlex NG
Sagem-Interstar Inc. XMediusFAX SP Release 5.0
Samsung BCS OfficeServ 7400
Seawolf Technologies, Inc. XRainbow
ShoreTel, Inc. ShoreTel 6.1
Shunra Shunra Virtual Enterprise (Shunra VE)
Siemens Communications Inc. Siemens OpenStage
SightSpeed SightSpeed 5.0
SignalSys, Inc. SP400
Simton Technologies Inc. Simton IPX H500
Sipera Systems Sipera IPCS 310
SITEL SystemOne
snom technology AG snom 320
Solegy LLC Solegy ServicePDQ
Sphere Communications Sphericall
Spirent Communications Spirent Protocol Tester
SPIRIT DSP TeamSpirit™ Mobile 2.0
Strix Systems Strix Systems Edge Wireless System (EWS 100)
Super Technologies, Inc./DIDXchange DIDXchange
Switchvox Switchvox SMB
SyChip, Inc. SyVoiceTM SV1000
Sylantro Systems Synergy 4.1
SysMaster Corporation Tornado M10 Digital Media Center
Tekelec Tekelec 7000 Enhanced VoIP Solution (T7000 EVS)
Tektronix Canada, Inc. (formerly Minacom) MTA Loopback VoIP Test
Telco Systems Access500
Teleformix LLC ECHO Digital Call Recorder
Telenity Canvas LES, Location Enabling Server (based on Canvas CSP, Converged Services Platform)
TeleTech TeleTech OnDemand Retail Voice Portal
Toshiba America Information Systems, Telecommunication Systems Division Strata CIX40
Trolltech Qtopia 4.2.0
Truphone Truphone
UCN, Inc. inContact/Workforce Management
Unimax Systems Corp. 2nd Nature, Rel. 6.2
VoiceObjects, Inc. VoiceObjects 6
Voxpath Networks Harmonica Connect
VozTelecom Sistemas SL Outsourced Hosted VoIP Applications
Whaleback Systems Whaleback Systems CrystalBlue Voice Service
WildPackets Inc. OmniAnalysis Platform v4.0
XConnect XConnect Direct Route Outbound & Inbound
Yahoo! Yahoo Messenger with Voice 8.1


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