Digium® Positioned in Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications

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Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced it has been included by Gartner, Inc., in the “Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications” report.* The report notes, “in 2011, unified communications portfolios have begun to mature with the emergence of integrated UC suites. This represents a shift from the previous years, when broad communication portfolios were not seamlessly integrated. Leaders maintain their positions, although challengers are emerging.” Digium is positioned as a “Niche” player.

“We’re proud that our UC family of Switchvox solutions has been recognized by Gartner,” said Danny Windham, CEO of Digium. “We’ve created a product that offers the functionality of expensive UC solutions, but at a price that smaller businesses can afford. As we continue to advance our Switchvox business phone systems, we know their appeal will continue to grow.”

To learn more about Digium’s Switchvox unified communications solution, see demos and read about how the product has helped Digium customers transform the way they communicate, visit http://www.digium.com/switchvox.

  • Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications” by Bern Elliot and Steve Blood; August 22, 2011

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted August 22, 2011, by Gartner, Inc., and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Digium
Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, created, owns and is the innovative force behind Asterisk, the most widely used open source telephony software. Since its founding in 1999, Digium has become the open source alternative to proprietary communication providers, with offerings that cost as much as 80 percent less. Digium offers Asterisk software free to the open source community and offers Switchvox IP PBX software to power a broad family of products for small, medium and large businesses. The company’s product line includes a wide range of hardware and software to enable resellers and customers to implement turnkey VoIP systems or to design their own custom telephony solutions. More information is available at http://www.digium.com.

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