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Press Release -- January 20th, 2010
Source: Megapath
Tags: MPLS, VoIP


New Relationship Offers Partners and Customers More Choices and Flexibility for Voice and Data

COSTA MESA, CA, January 20, 2010MegaPath, Inc., a leading provider of managed IP data, voice, and security services in North America, today announced during IT EXPO East it has partnered with Aastra USA , a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market, to provide more options for companies looking to implement enterprise-level voice and data solutions. This partnership will enable partners to bundle MegaPath’s Duet™ SIP Trunking with Aastra’s AastraLink Pro™ 160 IP PBX offerings. This combination provides small-to-medium sized businesses (with multiple branch offices) access to a business-class VoIP service that is both reliable and cost-effective.

“MegaPath and Aastra deliver complementary and affordable VoIP solutions, which can serve the needs of small-to-medium sized businesses,” said John Drolet, Vice President of Sales, Indirect Channels and Carriers USA, Aastra USA. “We believe that SIP Trunking is the gateway to larger VoIP adoption, so our hardware and MegaPath’s nationwide footprint provide companies a ‘one-stop shop’ for all their voice and data needs.”

Duet leverages MegaPath’s all-optical MPLS network to deliver a low-cost, high-speed Internet and full-featured voice service bundle that is ideal for small-to-medium sized businesses. Duet includes productivity features found in enterprise voice and data solutions without the staffing requirements or investment in network and telephony needed for customers to deploy their own infrastructure.

“We have a long standing commitment to providing small- to-medium sized businesses with affordable and reliable voice and data solutions that help keep them competitive,” said Dan Foster, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, MegaPath. “These underserved businesses still require enterprise-class solutions, and our partnership with Aastra USA is another way for us to continue providing additional value.”

To kick-off the partnership, MegaPath and Aastra are offering revenue incentives for current and prospective partners offering this bundled solution. To learn more about this solution, Aastra is hosting a Webinar on Thursday, February 4 at 11:30am EST. RSVPs should be sent to

MegaPath will showcase its award-winning Duet and MPLS services during IT EXPO EAST in Miami from January 20-22. To learn more, visit the MegaPath team at booth #326 in the Miami Beach Convention Center.

In addition, MegaPath is hosting a free “MegaPath University” for IT EXPO EAST attendees to learn more about MPLS VPNs on Thursday, January 21 in Room A106. Sessions include MPLS 101; Making Sense of the VPN Alphabet Soup – MPLS, SSL, IP Sec; Putting the Quality Back into Voice: Voice over MPLS + QoS; and Selling MPLS + Voice into the Distributed Enterprise. To sign-up for this educational program, visit

Kristine Gager
Welz & Weisel Communications (for MegaPath)
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