TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 27, 2010) - Sangoma® Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading supplier of hardware and software enabling server-based voice and data communication applications, announced that it has entered into an OEM relationship with a major computer and networking equipment supplier. As part of the agreement, Sangoma will supply its NetBorder™ Express Gateway for integration into the OEM's networking products, enabling seamless Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) connectivity to unified communication applications running in the enterprise.
The integrated product is expected to become generally available in the second half of 2010. The OEM contract is expected to generate several millions of dollars in revenue for Sangoma over the coming years. It should be noted however that at the current time, there are no significant binding purchase orders for any of these products.
The red-hot unified communications market is expected to grow to more than $1 billion dollars by 2013, according to a recent study by Infonetics Research. Sangoma's NetBorder Express Gateway, with its modular approach, low-profile form factor and proven interoperability with all major SIP devices and applications, is an ideal product that is helping drive market demand. This VoIP gateway component integrates flawlessly into OEM servers, data switches and other telecom devices.
"Our media gateway product allows our OEM customers to easily integrate into existing computer-based networking equipment such as a telecom server, a data switch or other device, and deliver an all-in-one networking solution that includes PSTN connectivity," said Frederic Dickey, Director of Product Management at Sangoma." Ultimately, end-users get a single, cost-effective device that can meet a wide range of their telecom needs, especially as it pertains to unified communications."
NetBorder Express Gateway supports both the Windows and Linux operating systems. The product further supports a variety of telephony interfaces from simple analog connections to multiple digital T1/E1 ports supporting hundreds of channels. It converts these telephony protocols into VoIP traffic, providing straightforward compatibility between the PSTN and a wide variety of unified communication applications.
About Sangoma Technologies Corporation
Sangoma is the premium provider of voice and data connectivity components for software-based communication applications. Sangoma's data cards, voice cards, gateways and connectivity software are used in leading PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications worldwide. The product line represents a comprehensive toolset for deploying cost-effective, powerful, and flexible software communication applications.
Founded in 1984, Sangoma Technologies Corporation is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:STC). Additional information on Sangoma can be found at: www.sangoma.com.