PanTerra Networks Receives Unified Communications(R) Magazine's 2008 Product of the Year Award

WorldSmart(TM) Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - March 16, 2009) - PanTerra Networks (, a leading provider of on-demand unified communications services for small and mid-sized businesses, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) Unified Communications magazine ( has named PanTerra Networks' WorldSmart (WS-Suite) as a recipient of its 2008 Product of the Year Award.

PanTerra Networks brings all the business communications services a company needs into a single unified user experience with a single easy to use and administer on-demand offering. With WorldSmart, buying CAPEX is eliminated. WorldSmart services run in a reliable cloud-based datacenter and are delivered to businesses on-demand through their existing data network. With WorldSmart, businesses not only get all the PBX voice services, but many more communications and collaboration services they already depend on, like Email, company-wide Calendar and Contacts, Audio Conferencing, Web Collaboration, Desktop Share, Inbound Call Center, Business Secure IM and SMS Messaging, as well as Unified Presence and Mobility with a presence-based intelligent message routing among multiple messaging systems, saving over 75% in monthly expenses over separately priced service offerings.

"PanTerra Networks has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. Unified Communications is pleased to grant a 2008 Product of the Year Award to their WorldSmart suites," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Editor-in-Chief of Unified Communications magazine. "We're proud to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from PanTerra Networks in the future."

A full list of Product of the Year winners will be published in the March/April, 2009 issue of Unified Communications magazine,

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About PanTerra Networks

PanTerra Networks is a leading provider of on-demand unified communications Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for small and medium sized businesses. The Company's WorldSmart Suites provide a complete set of communication, collaboration, call center and messaging services including unlimited voice, web meeting and conference, secure instant messaging, multimedia conferencing, remote desktop sharing and ACD/call center services delivered in a single easy to provision and easy to use and administer interface. WorldSmart Suites have the ability to tightly integrate with other business applications like Salesforce automation, which makes it an ideal productivity tool. PanTerra's WorldSmart on-demand services keep capital investment low and align operating expense to business value. WorldSmart is co-branded and re-sold exclusively through service providers, distributors and resellers. The Company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit or call +1 408.702.2200.

About Unified Communications magazine

Launched in July 2007, Unified Communications magazine is devoted to educating enterprise decision makers on why and how they need to deploy unified communications (UC) solutions. Every issue of Unified Communications magazine features a comprehensive news section; case studies of successful deployments and lessons learned; interviews with leading hardware and software companies; and an 'industry' section, featuring analysis of important mergers and acquisition, partnerships and a Wall Street perspective on the unified communications market. Unified Communications has a readership of 100,000. For more information, please visit

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 Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. Ranked 2,724 by Quantcast, TMCnet is in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference, Digium|Asterisk World and Communications Developer Conference. TMC also recently launched new industry-specific Web sites:,,,, For more information about TMC, visit

Contact Information: Contact: Ming Shao Director of Marketing PanTerra Networks, Inc. +1 408.702.2233 TMC Contact: Jan Pierret 203-852-6800, ext. 228