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Net Insight expands partner network in Asia

Net Insight increases its footprint in Asia

by partnering with HBE, Mediatech, Sogitec, and City Team

Stockholm, Sweden– May 11, 2009 – Net Insight, a leading developer of efficient and scalable optical transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, today announced that its network of business partners and resellers has lately been extended by four new channels in Asia: Horizon Broadcast Electronics (HBE) in India, Mediatech in Hong Kong, Sogitec in Vietnam, and City Team in Malaysia. With this latest expansion Net Insight now collaborates

with 14 partners in the Asia Pacific region, covering most major markets.

Horizon Broadcast Electronics (HBE) will be representing Net Insight in the growing Indian market.

HBE focuses on delivering state of the art broadcast solutions and is a partner of choice for all leading broadcasters and service providers in India. Market segments addressed by HBE include Broadcast & Media networks, DVB-T/DVB-H and CATV/IPTV.

Mediatech (International) Limited is a new Net Insight partner in Hong Kong. Mediatech is a systems integrator and equipment solution provider for the professional video, audio and data markets. Target customers include terrestrial TV stations, cable operators, cable headends, satellite broadcasters, and government departments.

In South East Asia, Net Insight has broadened its presence through Sogitec in Vietnam and City Team in Malaysia. Headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, Sogitec has a nationwide network of local sales and support personnel addressing the Vietnamese broadcast and media market. City Team is focused on getting new business for Net Insight in Malaysia, bringing long experience and good knowledge of the Malaysian media industry.

“We see increasing opportunities for our products in Asia and are expanding our partnerships according to plan”, said Fredrik TrägÃ¥rdh, CEO of Net Insight.

About Net Insight

Net Insight delivers the world’s most efficient and scaleable optical transport solution for Broadcast and Media, Digital Terrestrial TV, Mobile TV and IPTV/CATV networks.

Net Insight products truly deliver 100 percent Quality of Service with three times improvement in utilization of bandwidth for a converged transport infrastructure. Net Insight’s Nimbra(TM) platform is the industry solution for video, voice and data, reducing operational costs by 50 percent and enhancing competitiveness in delivery of existing and new media services.

World class customers run mission critical video services over Net Insight products for more than 100 million people in more than 35 countries. Net Insight is quoted on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. For more information, visit


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Agito Networks and Joint Avaya Customer Selected to Present an FMC Case Study at InAAU 2009 International Conference

CTO from Anthony Marano Company, Agito Networks Chief Marketing Officer to Present a Case Study on Extending Avaya Communications Capabilities to Mobile Workers Using Agito’s RoamAnywhere

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – May 12, 2009 – Agito Networks, Inc., the company delivering innovative solutions in enterprise mobility, today announced that it has been selected, along with joint-Avaya FMC customer Anthony Marano Company, to present at the International Alliance of Avaya Users, Inc., (InAAU) 2009 International Conference, being held in Orlando May 17 – 21.

Anthony Marano Company CTO Chris Nowak and Agito Networks Chief Marketing Officer Pejman Roshan will jointly present “A Customer Case Study on Extending Avaya Enterprise Communications to Mobile Workers, Anywhere!” on May 18 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

“Agito Networks and Anthony Marano Company will discuss how Anthony Marano Company works with Avaya and Agito to keep its mobile workforce connected, delivering timely service to the many customers buying its fresh produce,” said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations and technical alliances, Avaya. “By working with innovative DevConnect members like Agito Networks, Avaya is able to expand the options companies like Anthony Marano Company have to integrate communications into, and enhance, their business operations.”

Located near downtown Chicago, Anthony Marano Company serves the Midwest with fine fresh produce from its state-of-the-art distribution center. The 400,000 square foot facility contains 73 docks to receive and ship more than 1,400 types of fresh produce. With its key buyers and sales staff mobile inside and outside the facilities, it needed a means to keep them connected to the critical Avaya unified communications capabilities that ensure its buyers and sales staff are connected to customers at all times. According to Nowak, a missed call could easily cost the company thousands of dollars.

Avaya’s 8710 provides a highly flexible system addressing Anthony Marano Company’s demanding telephony needs, including high call capacity. Now, extending the Avaya capabilities to mobile users with Agito’s RoamAnywhere Mobility Router, Anthony Marano Company staff members stay in even more immediate in touch with customers.

Agito Networks is a Gold-level member of the Avaya DevConnect program – an initiative to develop, market and sell innovative third-party products that interoperate with Avaya technology and extend the value of a company’s investment in its network.

“As a Gold-level member of the Avaya DevConnect program, Agito has been working closely with Avaya since before the company launched to deliver compliance-tested Unified Communications solutions to joint customers,” said Roshan. “Joint customers such as Anthony Marano Company benefit from Avaya’s market-leading mid-call control features delivered to users’ handsets via RoamAnywhere, enabling mobile users to be more accessible and productive, while reducing enterprise telecommunications costs. We are pleased to jointly present their success story.”

Agito Networks’ award-winning RoamAnywhere Mobility Router uniquely fuses WiFi, cellular, IP telephony, and location information, improving the accessibility and responsiveness of mobile workers, while drastically reducing mobile costs ( RoamAnywhere mobilizes voice and unified communications for enterprises of all sizes, extending PBX and deskphone features to mobile phones. In addition, RoamAnywhere provides industry-leading handover between WiFi and cellular networks to reduce cellular costs and improve in-building coverage. Purpose-built for the enterprise, RoamAnywhere uniquely offers high availability, redundancy, security, enterprise scalability, and the industry’s broadest mobile handset and IP-PBX support. It works with all cellular network technology, and natively integrates with enterprises’ existing equipment, including WLAN infrastructure and directory stores.

The InAAU 2009 International Conference, themed “The Art of Evolution…Pursuing Excellence Through Technology,” is being held at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, Fla., from May 17 – 21. For more information, please see .

About Agito Networks

Agito Networks is the award-winning technology leader in enterprise mobility. Its product, the RoamAnywhere Mobility Router, is an innovative enterprise fixed mobile convergence (eFMC) platform enabling enterprises to extend voice and Unified Communications to cell phones. RoamAnywhere is the first and only network appliance that fuses enterprise wireless LANs, carrier cellular networks, IP telephony and location technology to mobilize voice and data applications, while remaining agnostic to customers’ choices of carrier and equipment vendors. Agito enables low-cost in-building voice coverage, reduced cellular costs, improved enterprise visibility and control over cellular usage, and better accessibility and responsiveness for mobile workers. With Corporate Headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., and European presence in Reading, England, the company is venture backed by Battery Ventures, Castile Ventures and ITX International. Go to for more information.


Agito Networks and RoamAnywhere are trademarks of Agito Networks, Inc.

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IntelePeer Teams With Telx to Offer Hosted Voice and Rich Media Applications to Colocation Customers

IntelePeer ReachSuite Allows Service Providers at Telx to Quickly Roll Out High-margin Advanced Voice and Telecommunications Services

SAN MATEO, Calif. – May 12, 2009 – IntelePeer Inc., a leader in hosted on-demand rich media communications, today announced a partnership with Telx, one of the largest North American providers of network-neutral colocation and interconnection services. IntelePeer will offer ReachSuiteâ„¢-hosted voice and rich media applications that allow Telx customers to quickly roll out new, high-margin voice and telecommunications services while avoiding up-front capital costs.

“Telx customers include leading service providers, content providers and enterprises that demand premium performance and reliability to meet the demands of their business and consumer customers,” said John Hart, senior vice president of business development and marketing for IntelePeer. “IntelePeer ReachSuite applications offer the value these Telx customers need to stand apart from competitors in a crowded market, while delivering the carrier-grade performance they require. With our ReachSuite, they can quickly roll out new high-margin services that drive new productivity while reducing operational and telecommunications costs for their customers.”

IntelePeer ReachSuite applications also reduce telecommunications costs by routing communications through IntelePeer’s high-quality, carrier-grade global peering fabric. IntelePeer uses this global infrastructure to offer ReachSuite applications through a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model. This eliminates most up-front costs, while ensuring carrier-grade quality and communications cost savings that are so valuable in today’s financial environment.

“Telx is committed to offering customers the very latest in communications services offered in a cloud computing, or Communications-as-a-Service (CaaS) model in order to facilitate technology adoption without the cost or service disruption of a forklift upgrade,” said Rose Klimovich, Telx vice president of product development and management. “IntelePeer offers our customers such turnkey communications solutions that help integrate phone, conferencing and electronic communication within familiar interfaces and in a cost-effective way.”

Telx offers rich connectivity and service options in the most secure and reliable colocation facilities to meet the requirements of the most demanding mission-critical operations. Telx colocation centers offer premier conditioned space, state-of-the-art access control and surveillance systems. To expand their business opportunities, Telx also provides their customers access to a global marketplace of services providers like IntelePeer.

About Telx

Telx is a world-class leader in providing interconnectivity solutions through their network-neutral and network rich, co-location facilities. With fifteen facilities in North America, Telx offers cost effective networking solutions for customers to seamlessly access diverse global networks and exchange information in a secure and reliable environment. Over 600 leading telecommunications carriers, ISP’s, content providers and enterprises rely on Telx’s world-class team to support their mission-critical global infrastructure needs and to create a global connectivity marketplace to dramatically expand their business growth opportunities. Telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City with facilities in New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Miami, Phoenix, Charlotte, Weehawken, and Clifton, N.J. For more information about Telx, visit

About IntelePeer

IntelePeer,, a leader in hosted on-demand rich media communications, enables carriers, businesses and software vendors to easily deliver voice and multimedia capabilities to any phone or network-connected device – without incurring up-front capital costs. Through our innovative, communications-as-a-service (CaaS) platform, IntelePeer AppworXâ„¢, our SuperRegistryâ„¢ and our extensive peering grid, we provide our customers with the platform to offer high-quality interactive voice, video, SMS, data and other rich-media services while providing significant cost savings for their telecommunication expenditures. Through intuitive APIs, Web Services, and brandable widgets and applets, IntelePeer removes the complexity of telecom and opens network functions to mainstream developers who are creating voice-Web “mashups” and communications-enabled business processes embedded into enterprise, webcasting, social networking, entertainment and e-commerce applications. Business professionals who use customer relationship management (CRM) software and common desktop applications such as calendaring and contact management also rely on us for instant access to bridge-to-services, voice blast, video blast, text-to-speech, conferencing and other features that enable communications-enhanced business processes that drive efficiency and deliver cost savings. Based in San Mateo, Calif., we operate our own carrier-grade network carrying more than 6 billion minutes, with worldwide coverage delivered through an IP and TDM peering grid with over 50 leading service provider peering partners. IntelePeer is privately held and is backed by venture capital firms VantagePoint Venture Partners, Kennet Venture Partners, NorthCap Partners and EDF Ventures.

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IntelePeer, IntelePeer AppworX, SuperRegistry and ReachSuite are trademarks of IntelePeer, Inc. All rights reserved worldwide. Other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners.

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