AltiGen® Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, is pleased to announce Boport Tele-Communication BV as AltiGen's 2009 European distributor of the year. Boport Tele-Communication BV is a leading distributor of communications products and services in the Benelux countries -- Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.
In 2008, AltiGen forged a master distribution agreement with Boport Tele-Communication BV in an effort to increase their European market presence. Boport committed to offer their channel partners specialized sales, marketing and technical training in order to quickly ramp up and support new AltiGen resellers. Boport's efforts were met with great success; just over a year later, Boport now has 52 resellers offering the AltiGen solution.
"We are more than honored," said Jeroen Andre de la Porte, CEO of Boport Tele-communication. "We market the AltiGen proposition under our new Boport division, AltiGen Benelux, and have appointed over 50 resellers in record time. The AltiGen proposition is fully featured and separates itself from the rest by offering non-proprietary, software-based solutions that seamlessly integrate with any existing IT infrastructure. The software-based proposition is easy to understand for resellers and adds value in more ways than one. Recently, Telecom Services BV joined our reseller network with offices in Amsterdam and Almelo. The first system was sold within 48 hours from signing the contract."
"We are proud to announce Boport as our 2009 European distributor of the year," said Jerry Fleming, president and COO of AltiGen. "The success Boport is experiencing with sales and resellers attests to the strength of our strong value proposition of software-based Microsoft UC solutions not only in the US, but in the European market as well. Boport has been, and will continue to be, a foundation for AltiGen's success throughout the Benelux region."
Boport Tele-communication, headquartered in the Netherlands and operational since 1992, and is a leading importer, producer and distributor of Voice Processing systems and server based IP Telephony platforms for small, medium and large commercial business environments, government and institutions. Boport's main objective is to lead the market in offering progressive, feature rich and affordable Microsoft & Intel based Voice Processing and Voice over IP Telephony products and concepts. Boport sells its solutions in the Benelux via sub-distributors and dealers / VARs for telecommunications and IT. For more information, call +31.346552333 or visit the web site at www.Boport.com.
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATGN) is a leading provider of VoIP business phone systems and Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), including companies with multiple distributed locations, branch offices and call centers. AltiGen's scalable, integrated, and easy to manage all-in-one unified communications solutions enable an array of applications like standards based SIP VoIP phones and servers, unified messaging, voicemail, call recording, conferencing, call activity reporting and mobility solutions that leverage both the Internet and the public telephone network to take advantage of the convergence of voice and data communications. AltiGen's systems are designed with an open architecture and are built on an industry standard platform. This adherence to widely used standards allows products to integrate with and leverage the existing technology investment of partners and customers. For more information, call 1-888-ALTIGEN or visit the web site at www.altigen.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including, without limitation, statements regarding the continued market acceptance of our Voice over IP telephone systems, and a continuation of our successful partnership with a leading importer/distributor in the Netherlands. These statements reflect management's current expectation. However, actual results could differ materially as a result of unknown risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, risks related to AltiGen's limited operating history. For a more detailed description of these and other risks and uncertainties affecting AltiGen's performance, please refer to AltiGen's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2009 and all subsequent current reports on Form 8-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to AltiGen as of the date hereof and AltiGen assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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