Cantata Launches

Excel Switching and Brooktrout Technology announced their new company name — Cantata Technology

March 15, 2006

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SAN JOSE, Calif. and NEEDHAM, Mass. -- Excel Switching and Brooktrout Technology, who combined operations in October 2005, today announced their new company name—Cantata Technology—accompanied by a corporate-wide re-branding initiative to present a unified approach to the market. Cantata Technology is the industry’s leading provider of standards-based enabling technology including media servers, media gateways and voice and fax platforms for the enterprise and service provider markets.

“Our new name, Cantata, is a word derived from a rich musical composition in which talents converge to create something truly unique. A cantata is a work far more innovative, integrated and engaging than the sum of its parts. This same synergy is embodied in Cantata Technology,” said Marc Zionts, CEO of Cantata Technology. “Our vision is to serve as the foundation for anytime, anywhere IP-based communications applications. While our company name and branding have changed, our customers and partners can be assured that we will continue to deliver the same reliable technology, service, and support that they’ve known us for over the years.”

In a separate release:

SAN JOSE, Calif. and NEEDHAM, Mass. -- Cantata Technology(TM), the world's leading independent provider of enabling communications technology, established through the combination of Excel Switching Corporation and Brooktrout Technology, today introduced a new version of its award-winning Cantata SnowShore IP Media Server(TM), optimized for 3G wireless and IMS applications.

The SnowShore IP Media Server provides the Media Resource Function (MRF), a key building block for advanced multimedia and interactive services within the emerging IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network architecture. The SnowShore IP Media Server is a software based SIP controlled media processing platform featuring advanced speech and multimedia processing capabilities to support new blended IMS voice and video applications.

"The SnowShore IP Media Server offers the industry's most advanced IP-based software architecture for the rapid deployment of current and evolving network architectures such as IMS," said Peter Vescuso, vice president, marketing, Cantata Technology, Inc. "In addition, the SnowShore IP Media Server is supported by a growing roster of industry-leading applications, accelerating deployment of a new generation of media-rich, high-value enhanced video and speech driven services."

Cantata Technology Inc.

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