Digium® Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant

According to Leading Analyst Firm’s Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony

Updated: January 05, 2011

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced it has been positioned in the Visionaries quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony report. The evaluation is recognition by one of the world’s most well-respected research firms. Digium considers this further proof of its leading role in the telecommunications industry.

“A key theme from the 2010 Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony is the interest in and adoption of unified communications,” said Danny Windham, chief executive officer of Digium. “As a provider of open source and open source-based products, we offer the type of open standards and flexibility that make UC a reality for SMBs and enterprises. We are pleased that Gartner has positioned Digium in the Visionaries quadrant. We believe this to be recognition of the innovation, value and strength of solutions that Digium and the Asterisk open source community bring to market.”

For more than 10 years, Digium has experienced steady growth providing a variety of phone systems and custom telephony solutions for small, medium and large businesses. During the past year, the company has enhanced all aspects of its business including a new version of its easy-to-use and easy-to-manage Switchvox unified communications phone system, expansion of its channel program with new partners and training and certification opportunities and an online community marketplace for Asterisk, the world’s most successful open source communications project.

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted August 3, 2010 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.

Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony; Steve Blood, Geoff Johnson, Jay Lassman; Aug. 3, 2010

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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