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Press Release -- April 26th, 2010
Source: Megapath
Tags: Merger, MPLS, VoIP

MEGAPATH’S DUET WITH MPLS AND MANAGED SECURITY RECEIVES 2009 UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS’ PRODUCT OF THE YEAR AWARD

Company's Integrated Access Service Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

COSTA MESA, CA, April 26, 2010 - MegaPath Inc., the leading provider of managed IP data, voice and security services in North America, today announced that the company's Duet℠ with MPLS and Managed Security service has received the 2009 Product of the Year award from Unified Communications magazine.

"Organizations today need access solutions that provide them with enterprise-level quality and performance, but without the Fortune 100 price tag," said Beth Tyebjee, SVP of Products and Project Management, MegaPath. "MegaPath's Duet with MPLS and Managed Security gives our customers the peace of mind that their voice and data communications are both reliable and secure. We are proud to receive this recognition from Unified Communications."

MegaPath's Duet with MPLS and Managed Security service enables businesses to consolidate all of their voice and data communications over a single high-quality and performance private network. With this service, businesses can control and secure remote access to corporate IT resources, enhancing employee productivity and reducing the risk of lost data. MegaPath leverages its all-optical nationwide network and MPLS routing infrastructure to ensure Quality of Service (QoS), so business-critical applications like VoIP and enterprise solutions are prioritized for the highest level of quality. In addition, MegaPath tailors its SSL VPN service offerings to meet customer needs with the company's Corporate Access SSL, Retail Access SSL and Business Continuity SSL services.

"It is an honor to recognize MegaPath with a 2009 Product of the Year Award for its Duet with MPLS and Managed Security service. MegaPath has proven their dedication to quality and excellence while supporting the needs in the marketplace," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We look forward to seeing continued advancement in technology solutions from MegaPath in the future."

MegaPath's services are consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership. Most recently, the Company's Managed SSL VPN service received 2009 Product of the Year awards from Internet Telephony and Customer Inter@ction Solutions magazines. In addition, MegaPath's DuetSM service was recognized as Internet Telephony's 2008 Product of the Year for the second consecutive year and Unified Communications recognized the company's Site-to-Site MPLS VPN as its 2008 Product of the Year.

MegaPath Contact:
Kristine Gager
Welz & Weisel Communications
(703) 218-3555
kristine@w2comm.com

TMC Contact:
Jan Pierret
203-852-6800, ext. 228
jpierret@tmcnet.com

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. For more information, please visit www.uc-mag.com.

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 magazines. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation's top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO); 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners).

About MegaPath Inc.
MegaPath is the leading provider of managed IP communications services in North America. MegaPath leverages its wide selection of broadband connectivity, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Voice over IP (VoIP) and security technologies to enable businesses to lower costs, increase security and enhance productivity. Businesses of all sizes can easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, branch offices, retail locations, mobile workers, and business partners. To learn more about why 19,000 companies have chosen MegaPath's managed IP data, voice and security services to improve their business communications, visit www.megapath.com or call 1-877-MegaPath (634-2728).

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