Alteva Senior Channel Manager to Speak at The Socie of Telecommunications tyConsultants’ 35th Anniversary Fall Conference

Bridging the Divide between Premise-based and Hosted Solutions

PHILADELPHIA, PA & ORLANDO, FL - October 24, 2011 - Alteva, a subsidiary of Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY) referred to as WVT Communications Group, and cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, today announced that its Senior Channel Manager Guy Yasika, will present at The Society of Telecommunications Consultants' (STC) 2011 Fall Conference, October 25-28 in Orlando, FL. The session titled, "How to Write an Effective RFP that Bridges the Divide between Premise-based and Hosted Solutions," will take place October 28th, 10:00-10:50am.


"Consultants working with premise-based equipment know how to write a premise RFP, but with the rise of cloud-based technologies, it's important that the RFP encompasses both technologies," said Yasika. "There IS a difference between these solutions and it's not as simple as comparing apples to oranges since they have different associated costs, benefits and are delivered in different ways." Attendees will learn how to evaluate hosted solutions, enabling them to provide their customer with all available options to help them make an informed decision about which solution best fits their organization.

Yasika will also present an Alteva customer case study during Vendor Day Presentations on Wednesday, October 26th from 9:45-10:05am. Implementing a communications program in advance ensures that best practices and the right technologies are in place. Alteva provided The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Red Cross with a "call center in a box" - on-demand call center solution - that allows remote agents to provide the whereabouts of disaster victims to relatives and friends. Yasika will discuss utilizing hosted UC solutions for creative uses in an organization's communication efforts.

The STC Fall conference event features industry leader presentations on emerging technologies, client applications and practice management. The participation of consultant members, leading telecommunications and networking companies and major end users forms a powerful nexus for the exchange of critical information.

About Guy Yasika:
Guy Yasika is a Senior Channel Manager at Alteva, where he has worked since 2007. He is both an evangelist and sales person for UC and an advocate for cloud-based services since 1999. Prior to joining Alteva, Yasika acted as a business consultant, systems analyst and programmer. He has spoken at a number of NY and NJ Oracle Users group events from 1992-2001 and several PA Technology Council events in 2009, presenting on topics including, "How to Think about Disaster Recovery and Your Phone System," and "How You Can Be More Effective Using Cloud Technologies."

About Alteva:
Alteva, a WVT Communications Group company, and cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, offers the most reliable network, the most responsive and proactive customer service and the best value to its customers. It delivers cloud-based UC solutions including Voice over IP phone systems and service (VoIP PBX), hosted Microsoft Communication Services, fixed mobile convergence, and advanced voice applications for the desktop. Alteva's service requires minimal installation and configuration while eliminating monthly phone and on-premise system maintenance charges, reducing overall communication costs and enabling organizations to improve productivity. By combining Alteva's voice service with Microsoft Communication Services products, including Microsoft Exchange, Office Communication Server (OCS), and SharePoint, Alteva's customers receive a true, high-quality, voice-enabled UC solution that easily integrates with existing business applications. Alteva is North America's largest provider of enterprise hosted VoIP, and provides hosted UC solutions to businesses in all 50 states and four continents. For more information, visit http://www.altevatel.com or call 1-877-258-3821.

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