CounterPath Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: CTPS), a provider of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), Video over IP, Instant Messaging (IM), and Presence SIP softphones, and Antepo, Inc. (www.antepo.com), a pioneer of secure, scalable Enterprise Instant Messaging (EIM) and Presence technology, today announced that eyeBeam™ - CounterPath's feature-rich SIP Video over IP softphone with IM and Presence, interoperates and is certified for use with OPN System™, Antepo's award-winning EIM and Presence Management server.
With Antepo's upcoming OPN System release, code-named "Rivoli", in conjunction with CounterPath's eyeBeam, enterprises and service providers can seamlessly integrate a complete end-to-end solution for IP-based telephony delivering voice, video, Instant Messaging and enterprise-wide Presence management.
"As the market adoption for VoIP increases, businesses are seeing real benefits in having features and functionality at the endpoint. We are very excited that CounterPath's softphone has been certified for Presence and Instant Messaging integration with Antepo. When combined, eyeBeam and the OPN System can be utilized as another powerful platform to deliver availability-based converged communication services," said Donovan Jones, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of CounterPath. "We are looking forward to working together to deliver best-of-breed IM, voice and video-over-IP solutions for service providers."
"Organizations are not only saving money through IP-based or converged communications; they are seeing tangible business gains in collaboration and productivity," said Maxime Seguineau, Chairman and CEO of Antepo. "Like every enhancement to OPN System, Rivoli will reduce friction in business processes - in this case, delivering a scalable, reliable, and flexible platform for both enterprises and service providers to consolidate communications modes, and drive continued business growth."
For enterprises and service providers, Rivoli works with CounterPath's award-winning eyeBeam client to offer a robust, scalable Presence engine to deliver voice-centric communication offerings. This integrated solution facilitates availability-based voice and video calls between eyeBeam-powered desktops and mobile devices, while providing Presence management and IM capabilities via OPN System to end-users.
Additional information for Antepo is available at http://www.antepo.com/rivoli/. For a demonstration and availability, call 212-741-6653 or email email@example.com
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Antepo provides secure, scalable Enterprise Instant Messaging (EIM) and Presence capabilities to enterprises, carriers, developers, and SMBs through its innovative Open Presence Network (OPN) System™. OPN System enables real-time communication and collaboration between employees, customers, suppliers, and partners, while meeting critical requirements for control, security, integration, and compliance. As an official AOL Enterprise Federation Partner, Antepo also provides OPN System enterprises with seamless connectivity to business contacts on the AOL Instant Messenger™ (AIM®) network, in addition to supporting interoperability and server federation between EIM solutions based on XMPP or SIP/SIMPLE industry-standard protocols. OPN System is used by over 200 customers, including leading financial institutions such as Merrill Lynch, Calyon, Man Financial, Rabobank, and Goldenberg, Hehmeyer & Co.. Antepo is a FIMA (Financial Services Instant Messaging Association) affiliated vendor, and the recipient of the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award in EIM software. For more information, visit www.antepo.com.
Statements in this news release, which are not purely historical, are forward-looking statements, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Forward-looking statements in this news release are marked by an asterisk (*) and include statements regarding management's belief that: CounterPath expects to see additional realization of the Company's goals around customer acquisition, product and solution enhancement, revenues and profitability. It is important to note that actual outcomes and CounterPath's actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include risks and uncertainties such as CounterPath's ability to remain competitive as other parties develop and release competitive products, CounterPath's ability to retain the employees necessary to continue research and development of CounterPath's software products, the success by CounterPath of the sales of its products, the impact of competitive products on the sales of CounterPath's products, the impact of technology changes on CounterPath's software products and on the VoIP industry, the compatibility of CounterPath's software products with new computer operating systems, the rate of adoption by service providers and the general public of VoIP as a replacement for regular and cellular phone service, general economic conditions as they affect CounterPath's prospective customers, the ability of CounterPath to control costs operating, general administrative and other expenses, and insufficient investor interest in CounterPath's securities which may impact on CounterPath's ability to raise additional financing as required. Readers should also refer to the risk disclosures outlined in CounterPath's quarterly reports on Form 10-QSB, annual reports on Form 10-KSB and CounterPath's other disclosure documents filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.