PanTerra Networks Receives 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

WorldSmart(TM) Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) - PanTerra Networks (, a leading provider of on-demand unified communications services for small and mid-sized businesses, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named PanTerra Networks' WorldSmart as a recipient of a 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.

PanTerra Networks brings all the business communications services a company needs together into a single unified user experience with a single easy to use and administer on-demand solution. 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 business class digital voice services, but many more communications and collaboration applications they already depend on, such as Email, company-wide Calendar and Contacts, Audio Conferencing, Web Meeting, Desktop Share, Inbound Call Center applications, Business Secure IM and SMS Messaging, as well as Unified Presence and Mobility with a presence-based intelligent message routing service that distributes messages among multiple messaging systems.

"PanTerra Networks has been recognized with a 2008 Product of the Year Award for their excellence in the advancement of voice, data and/or video communications," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief. "PanTerra Networks has proven they are committed to quality and excellence in solutions that benefit the customer experience as well as ROI for the companies that use them. I am pleased to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

The Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes the vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of the prestigious award. The most innovative products and services brought to market in 2008 were selected as recipients of this year's Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for their groundbreaking achievement.

The 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award winners can be found on the INTERNET TELEPHONY and Customer Interaction Solutions Web site.

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 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. TMCnet is ranked as 2,921 in Quantcast's Top U.S. Sites placing TMCnet 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's Green Blog has been ranked on the "100 Best Blogs for Those Who Want to Change the World." TMC also recently launched new industry-specific Web sites:,,,, New services offered by TMCnet include the Tech Jobs site, TMCnet iPhone News and Facebook connections. 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