Grandstream Networks Awarded 2008 TMC LABS Innovation Award Presented by Unified Communications Magazine

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Grandstream's GXE502x All-in-1 IPPBX, honored for Outstanding Innovation.

Grandstream Networks announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) named the GXE502x as a 2008 TMC Labs Innovation Award winner presented by Unified Communications magazine. Grandstream Networks is a recognized lead manufacturer of high quality and affordable IP-PBX's, SIP trunking gateways, video and voice IP solutions for the worldwide VoIP market. The Innovation Award is the third award that the GXE502x all-in-one IPPBX has won this year.

The GXE502x IPPBX appliance is the next generation in converged business communications systems. It is a powerful all-in-one voice + fax + video + data communication solution for the small to medium sized business (SMB), especially companies with sub-30 seats per location. Designed from ground up to support IP communications, intelligent unified messaging, advanced application integration and popular PBX features, the GXE 502x also optimally integrates legacy PSTN trunk and telephone interfaces for fail-safe hybrid communication needs in all circumstances including situations of power or network loss. The GXE 502x raises the level of modern business communication systems for the SMB to a new height of innovation, quality, reliability, feature integration, user productivity, ease of deployment & administration and deployment.

"We are very pleased to be honored with this prestigious award for the GXE502x product which has so far received numerous awards and broad recognition in the market. The GXE502x all-in-1 IPPBX dramatically lowers the complexity and cost barrier for deploying advanced unified communication solution while at the same time offering unprecedented value proposition to SMB users. We are committed to continuing our efforts to bring more innovative products to the unified communications market in the future," said David Li, CEO of Grandstream Networks.

"The GXE502x is clearly deserving of recognition for its out-of-box innovation helping to transform the unified communications industry. We're proud to reward Grandstream Networks for their hard work with a Unified Communications' TMC Labs Innovation Award," said TMC President Rich Tehrani.

"Grandstream has demonstrated a commitment to quality, and a commitment to the further development of the unified communications industry through its GXE502x. Grandstream deserves this great honor, and I look forward to seeing other innovative solutions from them as they continue to contribute to the future of unified communications industry." According to Tom Keating, CTO and TMC Labs Editorial Director at TMC.

The TMC Labs Innovation Awards honor products that demonstrate raw innovation, unique features, and significant contributions toward improving communications technology. The TMC Labs Innovation Awards are not granted only to the best-selling products, but instead to those demonstrating representing a significant contribution to the industry.
2008 TMC Labs Innovation Award winners can be found in the May 2008 issue of Unified Communications magazine.

About Grandstream:
Grandstream Networks is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, affordable, and high quality IP voice and video products for the worldwide broadband telephony market. Our products are fully compatible with the SIP industry standard, field proven with large and rapidly growing deployed base, and have broad interoperability with the majority of 3rd party SIP products on the market today.

About Unified Communications magazine
Launched in July 2007, Unified Communications magazine is devoted to educating enterprise decision makers on why and how they need to deploy unified communications (UC) solutions. Every issue of Unified Communications magazine features a comprehensive news section; case studies of successful deployments and lessons learned; interviews with leading hardware and software companies; and an 'industry' section, featuring analysis of important mergers and acquisition, partnerships and a Wall Street perspective on the unified communications market. Unified Communications has a readership of 160,000.

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in-person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and IMS Magazine. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. According to Quantcast*, TMCnet reaches nearly one million U.S. unique visitors each month. TMCnet serves as many as three million unique visitors globally each month according to Webtrends. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELPHONY Conference & EXPO, Call Center 2.0 Conference and Communications Developer Conference. (*Quantcast is an independent Web site that monitors U.S. Web traffic) - New in May 2008

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