SimpleSignal Inks New Edge AX Agreement

Updated: January 06, 2011

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- CHANNEL PARTNERS EXPO – New Edge Networks, the managed services business communications unit of EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), today announced that SimpleSignal Inc., a leading hosted PBX and Unified Communications service provider for small and mid-sized businesses, has established a direct connection to the New Edge AX ecosystem of business applications.

SimpleSignal's hosted VoIP platform is now directly linked to the New Edge nationwide MPLS network. By offering its services through New Edge AX, SimpleSignal is extending to its customers the Quality of Service (QoS) inherent in the New Edge Network with the ability to run business-critical applications over a private and secure network environment.

The New Edge network supports end-to-end traffic prioritization and application performance which will further enhance SimpleSignal's unique solutions which integrate advanced VoIP calling features with popular business applications, including CRM and outlook.

"SimpleSignal's connection to New Edge's MPLS network allows us to deliver private network capabilities coupled with our hosted voice service nationwide," said Michael Sterl, VP North American Sales for SimpleSignal. "With New Edge, our ability to deliver voice is enhanced with Quality of Service over a nationwide network. New Edge's footprint also expands our ability to provide private networks leveraging DSL into difficult to reach geographic areas."

"SimpleSignal's mission of focusing on tools and applications that make technology more accessible and affordable for businesses is gaining traction in the market," said New Edge Networks President Cardi Prinzi. "Like New Edge, SimpleSignal concentrates on providing value-added services to the Small and Medium Business (SMB) market. Our New Edge AX ecosystem enables application providers like SimpleSignal to more efficiently reach customers with the underlying reliability of a performance-driven cloud-computing environment."

Hilary Fox of Advoda, a master agent that represents SimpleSignal, added, "The ability to leverage SimpleSignal's carrier grade voice solutions via the New Edge AX ecosystem with underlying MPLS network allows us to design the optimum converged solution for multi-location clients. We can now offer MPLS with network firewall and diverse access options like DSL for clients with smaller locations. SimpleSignal's Hosted PBX and/or SIP Trunks now with QoS throughout the network, plus all of its killer voice apps and mobility features, add up to a solution you just can't get from a traditional phone service."

About SimpleSignal

SimpleSignal is a hosted PBX and cloud-based Unified Communications service provider. SimpleSignal provides IP phone applications and services to tens of thousands of satisfied business users throughout the US and Canada, with a growing list of multi-office clients in many International locations. SimpleSignal has created some of the most innovative and advanced voice "mashups" in the communications industry, leveraging voice technology for Facebook, LinkedIn, and Salesforce.com, among others. SimpleSignal has offices in Englewood, CO, and Dana Point, CA. Find us on the web at http://www.simplesignal.com. For sales, call 866-434-4404. Read our blog: http://www.simplesignal.com/blog/.

About New Edge Networks

New Edge Networks provides managed IP-based based networks through a mix of private and public connections to deliver secure, managed network solutions. Connecting business sites at virtually any address in the United States, New Edge allows businesses to choose any blend of available access technologies – from DSL and T1 lines to fiber-optic connections – for building private and secure MPLS networks with performance guarantees managed over an award-winning portal. New Edge is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based EarthLink Inc., (NASDAQ: ELNK). For more information visit www.newedgenetworks.com or call 1-360-693-9009.

SOURCE New Edge Networks

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