Sangoma Introduces New Express for Lync Platform

Powerful new platform now supports Skype for Business Edition

MARKHAM, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 30, 2015) – Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC), a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP communications systems for both voice and data, announced today a new Express for Lync product. The new and enhanced platform enables small and medium businesses to take full advantage of powerful cloud-based services such as Lync 2013 and Skype for Business Editions.

To fully leverage the power of Unified Communications (UC) hosted and cloud services businesses have frequently faced the challenge of building and maintaining “multi-box” solutions. Express for Lync eliminates the challenge by providing flexible, robust and fully integrated on-premises platform for main sites and branch offices that addresses almost any UC requirement.

Integrated into a single, easy-to-deploy platform, Express for Lync includes:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Hyper V server
  • Skype for Business Edition server – optional Lync 2013 image
  • On-board Session Border Controller (SBC) for SIP trunking
  • On-board PSTN connectivity including ISDN PRI and BRI and analog lines
  • Mediation Server
  • Edge Server
  • Reverse Proxy
  • Active Directory and DirSync
  • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) and ADFS Proxy
  • Failover support

“Sangoma is committed to bringing the power of UC to all types of businesses and markets,” said Frederic Dickey, Vice President of Product Management, Marketing and Services. “We’ve made significant investments in research and development, global partnerships, along with certifications in order to deliver Express for Lync.”

Express for Lync also resolves the complexities associated with support of hybrid topologies of Skype for Business and survivable branch solutions. The company’s customer-centric approach, product innovation strategies and Microsoft Silver Communications Partner competency help businesses of all types access the benefits of UC and cloud services.

About Sangoma Technologies Corporation
Sangoma Technologies is a trusted leader in delivering value-based Communications as a Service (CaaS) solutions for businesses of all sizes. Sangoma’s cloud-based Services include Unified Communication (UCaaS) business communications, Meetings as a Service (MaaS), Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS), Trunking as a Service (TaaS), Fax as a Service (FaaS), Device as a Service (DaaS), and Access Control as a Service (ACaaS), Managed Internet Access, Managed Security, Managed SD-WAN. In addition, Sangoma offers a complete line of communications Products, including premise-based UC systems, a full line of desk phones and headsets, and a complete connectivity suite (gateways/SBCs/telephony cards). Sangoma’s products and services are used worldwide in leading UC, PBX, IVR, contact centers, carrier networks, office productivity, and data communication applications. Sangoma is also the primary developer and sponsor of Asterisk and FreePBX, the world’s two most widely used open-source communication software projects.
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Sangoma Technologies Corporation

David Moore
Chief Financial Officer
(905) 474-1990 Ext. 4107
dsmoore@sangoma.com
www.sangoma.com

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