NBX Corporation's NBX 100 Communications System Wins Three Industry Awards.ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 1999--
Network-Based Telephony Solution Wins Best of Show,
Product of the Year, and Editors' Pick
NBX (Network Branch EXchange) A family of IP-based telephony systems from 3Com. The name was derived from "PBX," the traditional name for an enterprise telephone switch. Corporation, developer of the world's only reliable convergent business telephone system, the NBX 100(tm) Communications System In telecommunication, a communications system is a collection of individual communications networks, transmission systems, relay stations, tributary stations, and data terminal equipment (DTE) usually capable of interconnection and interoperation to form an integrated whole. , announced today the receipt of three telecommunications awards from industry trade publications and trade shows.
CTI (Computer Telephone Integration) Combining data with voice systems in order to enhance telephone services. For example, automatic number identification (ANI) allows a caller's records to be retrieved from the database while the call is routed to the appropriate party. Magazine made the first award, Product of the Year in the LAN Telephony An IP telephony system that is contained within a local area network (LAN). See IP telephony and voice capable Ethernet switch. category. Each year, CTI's editorial review board evaluates submittals from over 1000 companies in 150 different product categories. Of these, the top 5% are selected. "It is a privilege to be selected by CTI Magazine as providing the best network-based telephony solution for small- and medium-sized businesses, growing departments, and regional offices," said Daniel J. Massiello, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of NBX Corporation. "This is recognition of the progress we at NBX continue to make toward our goal: to be the industry's best overall developer and channel supporter of telephony solutions for growing businesses."
At the December 1998 CTI Expo in San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. , CA, the judges awarded the NBX 100 Communications System Best of Show in the Network-Based Telephony category (Network-based telephony provides a fully integrated voice and data solution). Participants were judged on technologic innovation, and the judges placed an emphasis on feature sets, the ability to work with existing standards, and contributions to the development of future CTI products and services.
NBX Corporation's third award, Editors' Choice in the Network-Based Telephony category, came from Internet Telephony Another term for IP telephony and VoIP. In the late 1990s, some people made a distinction between Internet Telephony and VoIP: Internet telephony referred to voice over the public Internet, while VoIP referred to voice over private IP networks. magazine. Greg Galitzine, Executive Editor, noted that "we created the award as a way to let people know that we feel a particular company is important. This is based partly on meeting with vendors at Trade shows, partly on product literature, and partly on what other folks are saying about a particular company or product. In the case of NBX, it was a no-brainer. We're just trying to generate some well-deserved awareness about companies that, in our opinion, have or will make a difference in our growing industry."
About NBX Corporation
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Andover, MA, NBX Corporation is the developer of the world's only reliable, high-quality, Network-Based Telephony System integrating voice and data communications over LANs and WANs. The NBX 100 delivers this feature-rich, cost-effective consolidation of voice and data on one network infrastructure, providing a single point of browser-based administration and management. At no extra cost, the NBX 100 delivers popular features built-in, such as Caller ID, Auto Attendant, Multimedia Messaging, LAN/WAN LAN/WAN Local Area Network/Wide Area Network connectivity, Web-based administration, and Computer Telephony Integration Computer Telephony Integration - Computer Telephone Integration (CTI). NBX markets and distributes the NBX 100 through an authorized reseller channel. To learn more about NBX Corporation and its products, call 888 NBX 0070 or 978 749 0000, send E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.nbxcorp.com.