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2009 Unified Communications TMC Labs Innovation Award Winners Announced
[May 21, 2009]

2009 Unified Communications TMC Labs Innovation Award Winners Announced

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For Immediate Release
Norwalk, CT (May 21, 2009) —Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), an integrated global media company, today announced winners of the 2009 TMC Labs Innovation Awards, presented by its publication, Unified Communications.

This TMC Labs Innovation Award honors ground-breaking products that have helped advance unified communications. While innovation is frequently a question of firsts, often it involves taking an existing idea and improving it. Challenging established standards and introducing different approaches often signify innovation within the industry.
Unified Communications (News - Alert) has seen tremendous growth. Because of major advances in UC technologies and the number of new entries in this market, TMC Labs honors only those who made significant strides in advancing UC solutions with this Innovation Award,” said Tom Keating, chief technology officer and executive technology editor for TMC Labs. “There were many entries, and while all entries should be commended for their efforts in the advancement of UC technologies, only a select few showed the most advanced innovations.”
Company revenue or number of products sold is not a factor in determining winners. The TMC Labs Innovation Award is based on the concept that the product or service demonstrates raw innovation and represents a significant contribution to the industry.
"TMC Labs has honored those companies that proved they upheld the highest standards in advancing unified communications solutions. Trend-setting companies that launched a new product or made an outstanding improvement to an existing application were singled out,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC president and group editor-in-chief. “The TMC Labs engineers have extensive knowledge of the UC market and selected only those companies that proved their out-of-box thinking to transform the industry. My congratulations to all the winners."
TMC Labs is the communications industry’s only in-house testing lab providing objective testing and reviews. 
TMC Labs Innovation Award winners will be published with individual in-depth reviews in Unified Communications magazine’s May/June 2009 issue.
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2009 Unified Communications TMC Labs Innovation Award Winners
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Bradon Technologies Ltd.
BTAC - Bradon Technologies Audio Codec
CHAT 170
Cypress Communications (News - Alert)
Switchvox (News - Alert)
Hammer Edge
Interactive Intelligence
Interaction Process Automation
Mitel (News - Alert)
Mitel Dynamic Extension
Movius Automated Presence
ooma (News - Alert), Inc.
ooma Hub and Scout
Plantronics Inc
Savi Office
Voiceserve-Voipswitch Inc
Vippie Mobile SIP softphone
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 100,000.
About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet is ranked as 2,921 in Quantcast's (News - Alert) Top U.S. Sites placing TMCnet in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference, Digium|Asterisk World and Communications Developer Conference.

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