Mitel Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's Twelfth Annual Product of the Year Award

OTTAWA, Ontario — February 24, 2010
Mitel Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's Twelfth Annual Product of the Year Award

Mitel Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's Twelfth Annual Product of the Year Award

Mitel Multi-Instance Communications Director Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

Mitelunified communicationsMitel Multi-Instance Communications Director

MICD is a scalable, high-density, and flexible communication services platform for enterprises and service providers that delivers multiple instances of the Mitel Communications Director (MCD) call control software on industry-standard servers.

"INTERNET TELEPHONY is proud to grant Mitel a 2009 Product of the Year Award for Mitel Multi-Instance Communications Director. Mitel has proven its commitment to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  "We're happy to recognize and honor Mitel for their development of IP communications technology.  We look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

MICD enables service providers to deliver cloud-based, enterprise-class unified communications services to their small and medium-size business customers and can help enterprises to reduce costs and simplify management by delivering centralized IP communications for large numbers of users and locations, while maintaining the flexibility of a distinct PBX for each customer.

MICD accommodates rich integrated unified communications (UC) feature set, including Mitel Unified Communicator® (UC) Express, Mitel Dynamic Extension, embedded conferencing, and embedded voicemail with standard unified messaging and can easily be complemented with other Mitel UC applications.

"This award is a strong endorsement of Mitel's innovation in bringing scalable, enterprise-class communications solutions to the cloud," said Ron Wellard, executive vice-president of product development, Mitel. "With MICD organizations can manage voice like any other application in their data center, directly improving service provider margins and reducing enterprise communication costs."

 A complete list of Product of the Year winners is published in the February 2010 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, (www.itmag.com).  INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™. For more information about TMC, please visit www.tmcnet.com.

About Mitel

Mitel delivers flexibility and simplicity in smart unified communications solutions and applications for organizations of all sizes. Combined with a full range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and attractive financing options, Mitel is reinventing how successful organizations gain competitive advantage by easily collaborating and communicating over distance and time with customers, colleagues and partners. Mitel's (www.mitel.com/) US headquarters are in Phoenix, Arizona. Global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, with offices, partners, and resellers worldwide.

About INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine
INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space.  INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs.  INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers.  For more information, please visit www.itmag.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). For more information about TMC, visit http://tmcnet.com/.

TMC also serves technology professionals with industry-specific Web sites: IT.TMCnet.com, 4G-wirelessevolution.TMCnet.com, M2M Evolution.com, Smart-Grid.TMCnet.com, Smart Products Ecosystem, Robotics.TMCnet.com, Cable.TMCnet.com, Satellite.TMCnet.com, Green.TMCnet.com, Healthcare.TMCnet.com, and Education.TMCnet.com. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

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