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Virtual PBX® Receives Unified Communications® Magazine’s 2008 Product of the Year Award

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Virtual PBX® Receives Unified Communications® Magazine’s 2008 Product of the Year Award

company’s open voip peering solution wins key honor

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (March 23, 2009) – VirtualPBX, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC®) Unified Communications magazine ( has named Virtual PBX’s Open VoIP Peering as a recipient of its 2008 Product of the Year Award.

The company’s Open VoIP Peering solution leverages the benefits of traditional hosted PBX services and VoIP technology by allowing customers to mix-and-match their current Virtual PBX hosted PBX plan with any SIP-compliant VoIP phone. This approach enables customers to keep costs down by using IP-based calling within the high-quality Virtual PBX environment.

“It’s great to see the efforts of our technology development team recognized by Unified Communications magazine,” said Paul Hammond, president and CEO of Virtual PBX. “At Virtual PBX, we’re always looking for ways to help our customers do more for less, and this award further confirms that dedication. Our unique Open VoIP Peering service gives users the ability to select the technologies that best meet their needs.”

Rich Tehrani, TMC president and editor-in-chief of Unified Communications magazine, commented, “Virtual PBX has proven it is committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. Unified Communications is pleased to grant a 2008 Product of the Year Award to Virtual PBX’s Open VoIP Peering. We’re proud to honor the company’s hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from Virtual PBX in the future.”

A full list of Product of the Year winners will be published in the March/April, 2009 issue of Unified Communications magazine, For more information about TMC, please visit

about virtual pbx

Virtual PBX believes you never get a second chance to make a good first impression especially when it comes to serving your customers. Our hosted PBX phone service gives small and growing businesses a professional, fully automated call answering and routing solution that can be up and running in a matter of minutes. Forget the hassles and costs of buying and maintaining your own PBX hardware. With Virtual PBX, your employees, whether in one location or far-flung, can focus on serving your customers while we provide the advanced features and responsiveness that give you a competitive edge. We also offer a backup phone service to ensure your business stays up and running should disaster strike. For more information on how your business can benefit from our innovation and passionate commitment to great customer service, visit us on the Web at

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

about tmc

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in-person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine. TMCnet, TMC’s Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. Ranked 2,724 by Quantcast, TMCnet is in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference, Digium|Asterisk World and Communications Developer Conference. TMC also recently launched new industry-specific Web sites:,,, >, For more information about TMC, visit®, Virtual PBX®, VirtualPBX®, TrueACD, and SmartID are registered trademarks of, Inc.

Media Contacts:

Jan Pierret
(203) 852-6800 x228

Kari Ramirez
The Hoffman Agency

Greg Brashier
COO, Inc.
(888) 825-0800 x333

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