snom and Pingtel Announce Certified End -to -End Enter -prise Communications Solution

snom and Pingtel Announce Certified End-to-End Enter-prise Communications Solution Partnership Provides a Complete VoIP Telephony Solution to VARs and Enter-prise Customers that is Fully Certified and Supported

snom and Pingtel Announce Certified End -to -End Enter -prise Communications Solution

Partnership Provides a Complete VoIP Telephony Solution to VARs and Enter -prise Customers that is Fully Certified and Supported

BERLIN, GERMANY and WOBURN, MA, USA - November 7, 2006 - snom technology AG, developer and manufacturer of Voice -over -IP (VoIP) telephones, today announced a strategic partnership with Pingtel Corp., the leading provider of SIP -based Enterprise Communications Systems (ECS). Through this partner -ship, snom and Pingtel will offer customers and VARs a complete, certified, and supported voice -over -Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system based completely on the SIP standard.

"Our customers benefit from snom's rich feature set, interoperability and flexibil -ity," said Michael Knieling, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales for snom. "Together snom and Pingtel provide the market with a feature -rich and fully standards -based solution that cannot be matched for quality and value."

The fully integrated solution consisting of Pingtel's SIPxchange ECS SIP IP PBX and snom's SIP phones is pre -packaged, certified and fully supported, providing users with the flexibility and value of open standards combined with management and quality customers require. In addition to full certification, the entire line of snom IP phones (snom 300, snom 320 and snom 360) is managed by the SIPxchange ECS plug -and -play, graphical management system, and Pingtel will offer full support to customers and VARs that deploy the certified snom -Pingtel solution.

"Provisioning and managing snom phones becomes a breeze as all configuration is automatically generated, backed -up, and distributed by the SIPxchange IP PBX server," said Martin Steinmann, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Ping -tel. "The technical excellence and standards compliance on both ends provides a best -of -breed solution for VARs and customers without compromising usability. Moreover, users can expect to pay 50% less than the cost of other VoIP sys -tems."

Pingtel's SIPxchange ECS -the professional open source IP PBX for Linux -is a full featured, easy to install and use, enterprise -class SIP PBX solution. It is the only product based wholly on the SIP standard and is fully interoperable with SIP phones, gateways, and SIP trunking services. snom telephones support the full range of enterprise PBX features as well as many advanced capabilities. The combination of snom telephones and the Pingtel SIPxchange IP PBX creates a new highly differentiated solution at a very attractive price.

About snom
snom technology AG develops and manufactures Voice -over -IP (VoIP) tele -phones and related equipment based on the IETF open standard, SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). Recognized for its high quality, customizable and cost -effective business solutions, snom is also differentiated by the company's ten -year history in the VoIP industry, and its dedication to high security standards. All of snom's software exists in the firmware on the phones - making it easier for us -ers to download updates and new features. snom customers benefit from the in -teroperability and flexibility that the snom telephones offer, including plug and play integration and universal compatibility with any SIP -based telephony plat -form.

About Pingtel
Pingtel is reshaping the communications market by delivering the only 100% SIP -based enterprise class communications platforms that support the features and functionality required by business markets. Pingtel combines the best attributes of open source development -low cost, adaptability and flexibility -with the reli -able solutions and support enterprises require for voice applications. For more in -formation visit www.pingtel.com and www.sipxpbx.org.

snom and the snom logo are registered trademarks of snom technology AG. Pingtel and SIPxchange are registered trademarks of Pingtel Corp. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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Shannon Gotthelf
MRB Public Relations
Tel: 732.758.1100
sgotthelf@mrb -pr.com

Martin Steinmann
Pingtel Corp.
Tel: +1 908 -416 -5663
martin@pingtel.com


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