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Sonim buys Synergy Infotech to help quickly expand its new R&D center in Bangalore
June 20, 2005
SAN MATEO, Calif. and BANGALORE, India -- Sonim Technologies, a leader in enabling wireless data networks to deliver high margin Voice Over IP (VoIP) applications, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Synergy Infotech Private Limited, a Bangalore-based software development company that provides high-end solutions to global customers. The acquisition is expected to enable Sonim to quickly expand its newly opened R&D Center in Bangalore with the best and brightest engineering talent to ensure timely delivery of best-of-breed, innovative applications like Push-To-Talk to mobile operators worldwide.
"For the last five years, Sonim and Synergy have been successfully working together to build mobile VoIP solutions and we have decided to strengthen this relationship by bringing the Synergy team into the Sonim family," said Bob Plaschke, President and CEO of Sonim Technologies. "Synergy has a great repository of knowledge and experience in developing wireless VoIP products, a talent pool that is highly skilled and difficult to come by. We've seen demand for our VoIP products significantly increase over the last few months and as such we've decided we need to start significantly increasing our engineering capability."
The more than 50 engineers employed by Synergy will join Sonim's R&D Center in Bangalore to build next-generation, end-to-end VoIP solutions for mobile networks. Wireless operators and other VoIP providers around the world are driving stronger demand for new next-generation VoIP services, spurring Sonim's recruitment effort to create new positions in the India facility.
"We are privileged to become part of a well established company like Sonim Technologies," said Dr. R.K. Kulkarni, CEO, Synergy Infotech. "Sonim is well positioned to take advantage of developments in the field of mobile telephony and provide the world's best mobile VoIP solutions - we are delighted to be a part of this innovation and global evolution in next-generation networking."
Sonim Technologies Inc.
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