Frost & Sullivan Commends Quintum Technologies' Product Development-Backed Success in the Enterprise Media Gateway Market


Frost & Sullivan selected Quintum Technologies as the recipient of the 2007 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation

Palo Alto, Calif. - May 8th, 2007
Frost & Sullivan selected Quintum Technologies as the recipient of the 2007 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation in the enterprise media gateway market. This award lauds the company's development of the Tenor series gateway, which features Quintum's 'MultiPath' architecture to aid easy deployment and minimum disruptions in the enterprise network.

Whether supporting legacy infrastructure, IP PBXs, unified communications, or integrating legacy equipment with VoIP communication systems, the Tenor series has been widely successful among enterprises.

Some features that make this series ideal for enterprises deploying VoIP include the 'MultiPath' switch design, dynamic call routing with a universal programmable dial plan, survivability of voice services, auto-provisioning, easy management, and a broad product line with multiple configurations.

The unique switching design of Quintum's gateways makes them very simple to deploy. The Tenor series can be connected to any existing legacy network even without any PBX modification or reprogramming. It features various sizes and configurations to meet any business VoIP infrastructure requirements.

The Tenors allow integration of legacy telephony equipment with VoIP networks using line-side ports, connections to the PSTN for local presence and back-up 911 services using trunk-side ports, and provision of intelligent call routing between legacy and VoIP connections.

"Unlike ordinary gateways, Quintum's Tenor products allow calls to be routed not just between sites but to any device or network, whether it is legacy or VoIP," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst, Laura Devoto. "This capability allows calls to be intelligently routed among legacy analog devices, VoIP end points, and the PSTN in a branch office deployment."

Furthermore, the Tenor series features a local SIP proxy to provide survivability. This SIP proxy enables basic essential calling functions even when the connection to the central or hosted IP PBX is lost assuring business continuity in the branch office.

The Tenor also simplifies VoIP deployment for service providers offering gateways to enterprise customers. Quintum's auto-provisioning capability allows the Tenor to connect to a provisioning server to acquire the configuration information simplifying installation.

The Tenor series features a remote manager session server (RMSS), which allows Tenors to be managed anytime, anywhere, even behind customers' NAT/firewalls. These features make Quintum's solution extremely appealing to service providers as it connects the office systems with the equipment deployed in the field.

Quintum's solutions have gained considerable popularity among multi-site businesses, as they offer them the quality of service and reliability needed on a daily basis for highly demanding environments.

"Our solutions have been gaining popularity worldwide because our products uniquely address concerns faced by enterprises and service providers who want to deploy VoIP and we are proud of Frost and Sullivan's recognition," said Charles Rutledge, Vice President of Marketing for Quintum. "Tenor VoIP products are designed to allow companies to integrate new VoIP systems to their existing voice network allowing them to migrate to VoIP at the pace they makes sense for their business."

Each year Frost & Sullivan presents this Award to the company that has best demonstrated the ability to develop and/or advance products with more innovative capabilities than competing vendors and products. The Award recognizes the company's successful adoption of new or existing technology that has become a part of its well-designed product family. Such innovation is expected to significantly contribute to the industry in terms of product performance and degree of technological change.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, has been partnering with clients to support the development of innovative strategies for more than 40 years. The company's industry expertise integrates growth consulting, growth partnership services, and corporate management training to identify and develop opportunities. Frost & Sullivan serves an extensive clientele that includes Global 1000 companies, emerging companies, and the investment community by providing comprehensive industry coverage that reflects a unique global perspective and combines ongoing analysis of markets, technologies, econometrics, and demographics. For more information, visit awards.frost.com.

About Quintum

Headquartered in Eatontown, NJ, Quintum delivers VoIP solutions that bring the reliability and voice clarity of public telephone networks to Internet telephony. Quintum's intelligent VoIP access solutions integrate easily into existing PBX and IP infrastructures, making them the ideal choice for service providers and enterprises alike.

According to InStat/MDR, Quintum has the second-largest marketshare in the low density VoIP market. The company was picked by Forbes for its "Top Ten To Watch in 2005" list of top privately-held technology companies and was ranked number 205 on the INC 500 list of fastest growing private companies. Quintum is also a Nortel Developer Partner and an Avaya DevConnect Partner.

Quintum sells its switches worldwide through its direct sales force and a network of resellers and distributors.

For more information, call 1-877-SPEAK IP (1-877-773-2547), 1-732-460-9000 outside the US, or visit: www.quintum.com

Company Name: Quintum Technologies, Inc.
Address 1: 71 james way
Address 2:
City: Eatontown
State: NJ
Zip: 07724
Country: USA
Phone: 732 460 9000
URL: www.quintum.com

Contact Name: Joanne Lowy
Organization:
Title: Marcom Manager
E-mail: joanne_lowy@quintum.com

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