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Monday, October 31, 2005

Release: Signate Adds T1 Interface to Telephony Server 5000

SAN FRANCISCO, CA/TORONTO, ON, October 31, 2005 - Signate, the leading provider of VoIP telephony solutions that combine high performance hardware and open source software, and Sangoma Technologies Corporation a leading provider of connectivity hardware and software products for VoIP, TDM voice, WANs and Internet infrastructure, today announced that Signate has certified Sangoma's A104 AFT T1/E/J1 card for use in Signate's Telephony Server 5000.

"A single module of Signate's Telephony Server 5000 easily handles 276 calls from a dozen T1s with three of our A104 AFT T1/E/J1 voice/data cards," said David Mandelstam, president and Chief Executive Officer of Sangoma Technologies. "That leaves plenty of horsepower for SIP calls and other Class 5 services."

"Our engineering capabilities with this card and others to shortly follow raises the bar for our competitors, and offers a new price/performance standard unparalleled in our industry," adds Mandelstam. "We continue to take major steps into the Open Source VoIP arena, bringing new products to market and setting solid examples others are now following. Having Signate certify our hardware demonstrates real industry trust."

Signate's Telephony Server 5000 is the industry's first high performance PBX or softswitch built for the open source PBX environment, rated at 2500 simultaneous SIP calls per module. Sangoma's A104 provides full speed 132 Mbps PCI bus transfer with hardware echo cancellation to unload the host CPU in demanding PBX/IVR voice applications.

"We chose Sangoma's product because they are best in class, with enterprise grade cards that are engineered to share interrupts properly between themselves and other PCI compatible devices, so we can use multiple cards in each chassis," said William Boehlke, Signate's Chief Executive Officer