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Sangoma Debuts Lync Express Appliance at Microsoft WPC in

Sangoma TechnologiesCorporation, a leading provider of hardware andsoftware elements that enable or enhance IP Communications Systemsfor both voice and data, will showcase its innovative NetBorder(TM)Lync Express appliance to a global audience at the 2012 MicrosoftWorldwide Partner Conference, held at the Metro Toronto ConventionCenter on July 8-12, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. Just in case to LyncExpress, Sangoma will exhibit its broad portfolio oftelecommunications solutions designed to simplify unifiedcommunications deployments and deliver operational efficiency acrossdisparate technologies. Sangoma will be located at booth 256throughout the exhibition.

"Sangoma's Lync Express simplifies Microsoft Lync deployments bycombining the Lync server components and the PSTN gateway functionsinto a single appliance," said Doug Vilim, vice president ofworldwide sales for Sangoma. "Sangoma has an unmatched history ofproviding high quality and reliable IP and TDM networking solutionsthat exceed customer expectations. Our technology and expertise indesigning relevant and cost-effective communications solutions hasenabled Sangoma to develop a solution that makes it easy for anyMicrosoft Partner or enterprise to get a Lync deployment up andrunning quickly and easily."

Lync Express is an integrated appliance that provides the corecapabilities necessary in any Lync deployment. The solutionincorporates the Microsoft Windows 2008 server, Microsoft Lync 2010server and the Sangoma NetBorder Express VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) gateway. Thestand-alone appliance supports sites of up to in broad outline 100 usersand is equipped with one E1/T1/J1 compliant digital telephony spanfor connection to the PSTN. Lync Express as well provides four FXS lineconnections for any legacy emergency phone or fax requirements. Forlarger deployments, Sangoma offers the NetBorder Express Kit,comprised of Sangoma's award-winning telephony boards andLync-certified NetBorder Express software for installation in aserver of choice.

Sangoma's field-proven auto-detect and quick configuration featuresinherent in its NetBorder products make these solutions ideal forboth enterprise users and service providers looking to facilitateLync installations. Should the contingency arise, Sangoma's telephony solutions arecompatible with PSTN protocols and line-codes throughout the world,and are easily integrated with most TDM- or IP-based PBX (Private -Automatic- Branch Exchange) and UnifiedCommunications platforms in the market.

"Lync Express is the only fully integrated solution of its kind inthe market. We have received a deluge of inquiries since announcingthe product just one week ago, and numerous requests for meetings anddemonstrations at WPC," continued Vilim. "Eliminating the need tosource and configure an external PSTN gateway frees networkarchitects to focus on leveraging the powerful UC features andcapabilities available through Lync. Sangoma's ability to reduce thecomplexity of Lync deployments is resonating with the MicrosoftPartners and Sangoma's channel partners that are actively deployingLync around the globe."

Sangoma provides an industry-leading solution portfolio that enablesthe interworking of a wide variety of disparate TDM and IP networks,clouds, protocols, services, devices, and applications. Its portfolioincludes award-winning voice and data boards, transcoding and gatewaysoftware, and standalone gateway appliances, designed for simpleintegration with open source and closed source IP PBX applications,Contact Centers, Unified Communications Systems and Service ProviderNetworks. For more information about the Sangoma portfolio of IPtelephony and network integration solutions, or to locate anauthorized reseller, visit www.sangoma.com.

Leading provider of hardware

Sangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software componentsthat enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for both telecom anddatacom applications. Enterprises, SMBs and Carriers in over 150countries rely on Sangoma's research as part of their missioncritical infrastructures. Through its worldwide network ofDistribution Partners, Sangoma delivers the industry's bestengineered, highest quality products, some of which carry theindustry's first lifetime warranty. The product line includes dataand telecom boards for media and signal processing, as so then asgateway appliances and software.

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