Internet Telephony Magazine awards Callegra.UC as 2002 Product of the Year

Internet Telephony 2002 Callegra.UC Singled Out For Its Technological Excellence and Vision.


NORWALK, CT, January 10, 2003 – Callware Technologies announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC)s INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, named Callegra.UC as a Product of the Year winner for 2002. INTERNET TELEPHONY is the premier publication in the rapidly growing IP telephony industry.

Callegra.UC offers a powerful voice messaging and automated attendant solution that easily expands to include additional unified messaging advantages such as, integrated speech recognition, fax services, browser based voice and fax messaging and email integration including text-to-speech. Leveraging Microsoft’s .NET, SQL and Windows 2000 technologies, Callegra.UC was designed with an XML based N-tier, object-oriented, distributed architecture allowing it to scale from a full-featured 4 port voice mail system up to a very large network of unified communication installations capable of serving one million users. Client applications are supported on all the current desktop versions of Microsoft Windows with support for Microsoft Outlook, Novell GroupWise, Lotus Notes and Internet Explorer browser based access. Intuitive graphical interfaces ensure fast and easy system set-up and administration.

Callware Technologies Callegra.UC is a complete unified communication & messaging (UCM) solution and enterprise application integration development platform. The Callegra.UC XML Web Services SDK allows system integrators and other developers to rapidly add advanced voice, phone and fax functionality to other enterprise applications by using XML Web Services or COM enabled development environments to access client functions from the Callegra.UC servers. Callegra.UC-enabled companies confidently look toward the future knowing they have invested in a communications platform that is continually updated with all the growth potential their company could ever need.

Callware is honored to receive the recognition of TMCs INTERNET TELEPHONY with the Product of the Year Award for 2002, said Reino Kerttula, President and CEO of Callware Technologies. Our product development focus with Callegra.UC was to offer outstanding unified communications and messaging value across all business environments.

Callegra.UC is a clear leader in the Messaging sector of the IP telephony industry. We’re proud to reward their hard work and innovation with a Product of the Year Award for 2002, said Rich Tehrani, president of TMC and group editor-in-chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY.

According to INTERNET TELEPHONY editorial director Greg Galitzine, Callware Technologies deserved the honor of Product of the Year due to a proven commitment to producing quality products.

The Product of the Year award is meant not only to honor the outstanding teams who developed and manufactured the products and services on our winning list, but also to educate our readers on the vast array of offerings in this market. Choosing the winners was a difficult process, and we spent many hours studying the applications we received from vendors, as well as looking through materials we collected on our own over the past year, said Galitzine.

The INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Awards are an important tradition and the perfect way for us to honor companies developing cutting-edge products and services, added Marc Robins, TMCs Vice President of Publications and Trade Shows.

A full list of Product of the Year winners will appear in the January issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.