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INTELEPEER DELIVERS MICROSOFT UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CLOUD

Voice Peering Network Certified to Provide SIP Trunking for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2


SAN MATEO, Calif. – December 8, 2009 – IntelePeer Inc., a leader in hosted on-demand rich media communications, today announced that it is working with Microsoft Corp. to enable and accelerate deployment of hosted unified communications solutions delivered from “The Cloud” by Microsoft’s channel partners.


The IntelePeer Voice Peering Network has been qualified to provide SIP trunking for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 (R2), offering a seamless connection to IntelePeer’s global carrier-grade IP network to make high-quality voice calls. IntelePeer’s Cloud-based infrastructure is directly interoperable with any Office Communications Server 2007 R2 deployment, eliminating the need for additional vendor equipment to support SIP trunking.


The qualification allows IntelePeer, a Microsoft registered partner, to provide a turnkey solution, enabling Microsoft channel partners to offer a complete set of advanced voice more

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INTELEPEER EXPANDS SENIOR EXECUTIVE TEAM WITH APPOINTMENT OF INDUSTRY VETERAN TO LEAD APPWORX BUSINESS UNIT

Margaret Norton Brings More Than 20 Years of Telecommunications

And Software Industry Experience to Drive AppworX Revenues and Profitability


SAN MATEO, Calif. – October 1, 2009 – IntelePeer Inc., a leader in hosted on-demand rich media communications, today announced the appointment of Margaret Norton as the general manager of the AppworX Business Unit.


As AppworX continues to gain customer traction, Norton will apply her extensive industry experience to further scale the business unit while also accelerating revenue growth and profitability. Norton will focus on building a dedicated channel development organization to leverage the AppworX Open Communications Platform across new markets.


“Margaret has earned a reputation for strong leadership during periods of dynamic growth and change, qualities that make her the right choice to lead the AppworX Business Unit,” said Frank Fawzi, IntelePeer chairman and CEO. “With the addition of Margaret, we have all of more

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INTELEPEER LAUNCHES DEVELOPER PROGRAM TO ADDRESS PENT-UP DEMAND TO ENHANCE WEB AND ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS WITH VOICE

Timely New Developer Program Provides Tools, Forums and Resources to Unleash Creativity for Adding Voice to Applications Using the IntelePeer AppworX Open Communications Platform


SAN MATEO, Calif. – September 29, 2009 – IntelePeer Inc., a leader in hosted on-demand rich media communications, today launched a new program for developers to enable their applications with voice and communications features, hosted from “the cloud,” on the IntelePeer AppworX Open Communications Platform.


AppworX makes it easy for developers to create and deploy communications functionality, such as voice calling and text messaging, deeply integrated with other applications and workflows in the enterprise and on the Web. In as little as a few hours, developers can create powerful communications-enabled business processes (CEBP) and voice-Web mashups that leverage IntelePeer’s on-demand, Communications-as-a-Service infrastructure to deliver advanced capabilities such as media blasts, voice broadcasts and multi-party conferences.


The new Web site, http://developer.IntelePeer.com, provides more

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IntelePeer to Showcase Communications as a Service Innovations That Enhance Business Processes at ITExpo

IntelePeer Experts To Share Insights in Cloud Communications, HD Voice and Web 2.0 Panel Discussions


SAN MATEO, Calif. – September 1, 2009 – IntelePeer Inc., a leader in hosted on-demand rich media communications, will showcase Communications as a Service (CaaS) Voice 2.0 innovations that enhance business communications at the ITEXPO taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, September 1-3, 2009.


Show attendees can see the demonstrations in IntelePeer’s booth, No. 412, in the ITEXPO exhibit hall, which is open September 2, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and September 3, 11:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For conference attendees, IntelePeer experts will also share their insights and perspectives on conference panels exploring topics that include communications from the cloud, HD voice, and Web 2.0.


“Not surprisingly, the cost-benefits of CaaS services have fueled tremendous market growth over the past year, yet organizations are just beginning to understand more

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INTELEPEER AND TRANSERA TEAM TO OFFER VIRTUAL CONTACT CENTER SOLUTIONS WITH GLOBAL REACH

Transera’s Seratel On-demand Contact Center Software Uses IntelePeer AppworX; Global Peering Network Delivers Carrier-class Connections While Reducing Costs


SAN MATEO, Calif. – August 4, 2009 – IntelePeer Inc., a leader in hosted rich media communications, announced a partnership that combines Transera’s leading Seratel® on-demand contact center software with IntelePeer’s global carrier-grade infrastructure and next-generation voice and rich media capabilities.


The partnership provides hosted SIP trunking connections to any agent location combined with Seratel’s advanced routing capabilities. As a result, Transera customers can rapidly deploy virtual contact centers staffed by agents located anywhere in the world who are connected by IntelePeer’s carrier-class global voice peering network and SuperRegistryTM infrastructure. By routing all calls through this infrastructure, Transera ensures seamless worldwide connections to any traditional landline, mobile or VoIP soft phone while dramatically reducing telecommunications expenses.


Multi-channel contact center environments can simplify the integration and deployment of additional more

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IntelePeer Expands Next-Generation Voice Network With Sonus Networks

Sonus Networks, Inc. (SONS), providing network transformation through IP communications technology, today announced that IntelePeer, Inc., a leader in hosted on-demand rich media and IP communications, has expanded its Sonus based network to accommodate the growth of IP voice traffic. The expansion provides a significant increase in IP capacity across IntelePeer’s network nodes, doubling the number of sessions available for IP traffic. IntelePeer selected a Sonus based network to support its fully managed, hosted, on-demand voice peering infrastructure in 2006 and since then has seen IP traffic entering its network more than double.


IntelePeer’s continued growth is in large part due to their ability to be flexible and respond to market needs for high quality, cost effective communication services. To support their growth, IntelePeer has chosen the Sonus Network Border Switch as a standalone session border control (SBC) solution, for secure IP-peering, session control and media management. This will allow IntelePeer to offer additional services including media transcoding that extend the reach of its robust and scalable Voice Peering Network to both newer IP and legacy TDM connectivity.


“Today, IP voice traffic entering our network represents about 60% of all traffic and we expect an upward trend in IP-based traffic to continue for the foreseeable future as additional networks join our peering grid infrastructure,” said Phillip Bronsdon, senior vice president engineering and operations at IntelePeer. “The Sonus platform has proven to be robust, secure and scalable, and the support provided by the Sonus professional services team has enabled us to quickly respond to changing market needs and grow our business to offer new voice and IP services to our carrier and enterprise customers.”


“Like many service providers, IntelePeer needs to manage the changing mix of TDM and IP traffic seamlessly, efficiently and cost effectively within the same network,” said Shailin Sehgal, vice president, product management and marketing at Sonus Networks. “The Sonus solution is flexible and can be integrated with the media gateway function or used independently. In today’s cost conscious environment we believe that this approach provides a more cost effective way to transform carrier networks to all IP.”


The IntelePeer network began carrying live traffic on the Sonus platform in late 2006. It has deployed the full suite of Sonus solutions, including the GSX9000(TM) Media Gateway, the PSX(TM) Call Routing Server, the SGX(TM) Signaling Gateway, the Sonus Insight(TM) Management System and the Sonus Network Border Switch (NBS). It is now routing all traffic using the Sonus platform in conjunction with its SuperRegistry(TM) and Voice Peering Network services.


About IntelePeer


IntelePeer, www.IntelePeer.com, 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 AppworX(TM), our SuperRegistry(TM) and our extensive Voice Peering Network, 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 7 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.


About Sonus Networks


Sonus Networks Inc., providing network transformation through IP communications technology, is leading the evolution of communications networks to support the multi-device demands of today’s digital lifestyle. Sonus solutions and services enable fixed, mobile and cable operators to gain session awareness and deliver multi-media capabilities, essential to adding value and expanding their customer and subscriber base. Through standards based interoperable solutions and services, Sonus extends the investments made in traditional networks by enabling operators to seamlessly migrate to next generation technology and deliver the secure, reliable, scalable and cost-effective network needed to grow their business. For more information visit www.sonusnet.com.


This release may contain forward-looking statements regarding future events that involve risks and uncertainties. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future events or results. For a discussion of the risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2009. Risk factors include among others: the unpredictability of our quarterly financial results; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s previous restatement of its historical stock option granting practices and accounting including regulatory actions; actions that may be taken by significant shareholders; risks associated with our international expansion; and the impact the current global financial market conditions may have on the telecommunications industry. Any forward-looking statements represent Sonus’ views only as of today and should not be relied upon as representing Sonus’ views as of any subsequent date. While Sonus may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point, Sonus specifically disclaims any obligation to do so, except as required by law.


Sonus is a registered trademark of Sonus Networks, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

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IntelePeer Earns Microsoft 2009 Best Solution Design Award for Communications-as-a-Service Within Windows Live

IntelePeer’s ReachLive Application Honored for Ability to Harness Potential of Cloud Computing


SAN MATEO, Calif. — May 19, 2009 — IntelePeer Inc., a leader in hosted on-demand rich media communications, announced today that its ReachLive application has been recognized by Microsoft as a Best Solution Design for Communications as a Service within Microsoft® Windows® Live. IntelePeer received the award at the Seventh Annual Microsoft Enterprise Developer and Industry Solutions Conference 2009, held at the New York Marriott Marquis.


“IntelePeer ReachLive taps into the true power of Microsoft Windows Live Services and the IntelePeer AppworX Open Communications Platform, and this award illustrates that potential,” said Charles Studt, vice president of product management for IntelePeer. “IntelePeer AppworX strips away the complexities of telecom for developers. Applications like ReachLive allow Web developers to quickly bring communications-enabled business services to market that reduce operational costs, drive productivity and open new revenue opportunities.”


IntelePeer’s ReachLive application allows Windows LiveID users to reach their contacts by phone or SMS as quickly and intuitively as instant messaging. This Web-based communication mash-up extends the reach of Microsoft Live Services to business or personal groups in a familiar Live Messenger-like interface. Users reach their contacts using the phone of their choice, SMS text messaging or live chat, and the user includes media or other rich content. With the powerful IntelePeer network and open communications platform, ReachLive easily brings contacts together in an ad-hoc conference call or as recipients of a SMS message or voice blast.


“By demonstrating the ability to combine Web services from multiple providers and hosting the application on a dynamically scaling infrastructure, IntelePeer was able to show how cloud computing will impact communications enabled applications in the not- so-distant future,” said Joseph Hofstader, architect, Microsoft Communications Sector group.


ReachLive combines a scalable network capable of reaching thousands of users with existing contact lists from Windows Live Services. For ReachLive users, phone numbers are removed and the user decides which phone number of theirs to ring. Phone calls are initiated like chats, which enables instant notification or collaboration with individuals and offers many of the benefits of cloud computing, including cost savings, flexibility and speed of deployment.


IntelePeer was honored alongside three other companies at the awards ceremony, which focused on computing at the speed of the cloud as well as what cloud computing offers: flexibility, low entry costs, and access to services and applications beyond the traditional computer loaded with applications. Winners of Microsoft’s award were named visionaries, taking cloud computing and designing ways to harness its potential.


About IntelePeer


IntelePeer, www.IntelePeer.com, 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 7 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 and SuperRegistry are trademarks of IntelePeer, Inc. All rights reserved worldwide. Other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners.

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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 www.telx.com.


About IntelePeer

IntelePeer, www.IntelePeer.com, 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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IntelePeer and iS2 Team to Reduce Contact Center Telecom Costs, Improve Customer Service With Pre-Built Voice 2.0 Applications

IntelePeer and iS2 Team to Reduce Contact Center Telecom Costs, Improve Customer Service With Pre-Built Voice 2.0 Applications

Companies Are Jointly Developing, Marketing and Selling Hosted Call Center Services Based on IntelePeer AppworX Platform


SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwire - April 20, 2009) - IntelePeer Inc., a leader in cost-effective hosted on-demand rich media communications, today announced an agreement to integrate powerful Voice 2.0 features into corporate Web sites and contact centers with Integrated System Solutions, Inc. (iS2), an innovative professional services and software company.


Using the IntelePeer AppworXâ„¢ open communications platform, IntelePeer and iS2 have developed innovative Voice 2.0 services that will help customer contact centers reduce costs while improving customer service performance. Using the hosted AppworX platform and IntelePeer’s carrier-grade voice network as a foundation, iS2 has developed key plug-ins that will significantly reduce the time, up-front development costs and business risks typically involved in bringing powerful new business features to contact centers and Web platforms. This simultaneously reduces communications expenses and nearly eliminates up-front capital costs.


The jointly developed services allow iS2’s and IntelePeer’s customers to deploy new voice functionality within their existing applications. Features include: customer click2connect from the Web that provides the agent with associated customer data; call center agent click2connect, click2conference, and SMS or voice notifications. These advanced contact center Voice 2.0 features can also be easily deployed enterprise-wide, allowing iS2 vendor and service provider customers to improve their service while reducing costs.


“We offer a spectrum of pre-built solutions and services that focus on providing maximum business value while reducing operational costs,” said Viru Gupte, lead consultant and founder, Integrated Systems Solutions. “With IntelePeer’s voice network and services, we can bring innovative services into existing applications, while delivering carrier-grade reliability and performance that is vital for our customers. At the same time, we can offer our customers significant cost savings in their telecom expenditures.”


“IntelePeer’s relationship with iS2, an innovative and flexible systems integrator, shows the promise and value we offer for corporate contact centers,” said John Hart, senior vice president of business development and marketing for IntelePeer. “With iS2, we see tremendous opportunities to develop, integrate and deploy new business services that integrate Voice 2.0 features with Web and other customer-facing portals. By teaming together, we are driving new revenue opportunities while introducing new ways to reduce expenses for our customers.”


About Integrated Systems Solutions (iS2)

Integrated Systems Solutions (iS2) (www.is2corp.com) creates tools and business solutions that make customer interactions more effective and profitable. Their value-priced consulting services and best-in-class solutions such as hosted Click-2-Dial, Conferencing, Voice & SMS Blasts, Thin-client SoftPhone and Performance Tuning services reduces cost while providing exceptional customer service. iS2’s clients are top companies in the telecommunications, financial services, insurance, health care, and logistics industries.


About IntelePeer

IntelePeer, www.IntelePeer.com, 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.


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

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IntelePeer and Tekmark Team to Add Power of Voice and Rich Media to Business Applications

Companies are Jointly Developing, Marketing and Selling Unique Microsoft Live Services Applications Enhanced Using IntelePeer AppworX Platform


SAN MATEO, CA — March 31, 2009 — IntelePeer Inc., a leader in cost-effective hosted on-demand rich media communications, today announced an agreement to integrate powerful Voice 2.0 and rich media features into business applications with Tekmark® Global Solutions LLC, one of the nation’s largest privately held providers of information technology, communications and consulting services to companies worldwide.


Using the IntelePeer AppworXâ„¢ open communications platform, IntelePeer and Tekmark are co-developing applications based on Microsoft Windows Live Services that use voice, streaming video, communication and conferencing capabilities that drive new business process efficiencies and productivity. By using the hosted AppworX platform as a foundation, Tekmark will significantly reduce the time, up-front development costs and business risks typically involved in bringing powerful new business applications to market, while reducing communications and capital costs.


The jointly developed applications will allow Tekmark’s and IntelePeer’s customers to deploy new services, such as streamed video, click-to-call connections, automatic conferences, and SMS blast or voice blast messages. With these enhanced services, vendors and service providers can drive new revenue opportunities while streamlining operations.


“We serve a wide range of global corporations that look to Tekmark to provide communications and technology applications that will enhance productivity and give them a competitive advantage,” said David Donohue, vice president of telecom applications, Tekmark Global Solutions. “By working with IntelePeer, we can blend innovative voice and rich-media services into business applications and services, while delivering carrier-grade reliability and performance that is vital for our customers. At the same time, we can offer our customers significant cost savings in their telecom expenditures.”


In addition to joint development, IntelePeer and Tekmark will also collaborate on marketing and sales of the customized Web and enterprise applications. Joint projects include a wide range of business services, such as an emergency service notification system in the public safety sector enhanced with voice blast and SMS services. The joint offering provides the marketplace with a cost-effective means of providing telecom services that reduce their current operational expenses.


“This relationship with Tekmark, a world-class systems integrator, shows the promise and value we offer for global systems integrators,” said John Hart, senior vice president of business development and marketing for IntelePeer. “With Tekmark, we see tremendous opportunities to develop, integrate and deploy high-value new business services enhanced with powerful rich media and Voice 2.0 features. By teaming together, we are creating new cost savings for our customers while building value and driving new revenue opportunities.”


About Tekmark Global Solutions


Tekmark Global Solutions, LLC (www.tekmarkinc.com) provides information technology, telecom services, and business solutions to a broad range of Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Tekmark’s client list is comprised of top companies in the telecommunications, financial services, technology, insurance, health care, pharmaceutical, and logistics industries, as well as state and city government. Tekmark’s expertise lies in developing and integrating information systems, operating and improving technology and business processes, and helping clients evolve to the next generation of technologies. As one of the largest privately held technology and telecom solutions providers, Tekmark delivers innovative, cost-effective, results-driven solutions to help clients excel in their market place.


About IntelePeer

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

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