Xten Networks, publisher of the award winning X-PRO SIP-based softphone, announced today that it has been selected for inclusion in the 2003 pulver100 list. The list, which is compiled by pulver.com, recognizes the top 100 privately held companies that are driving the growth of the VoIP industry and represent the future of the communications ecosystem.
"The pulver100 includes private companies in the communications sector that have substantial real-world deployments and enjoy significant growth rates," said Jeff Pulver, President and CEO of pulver.com. "Over the past year, Xten has demonstrated that it meets those criteria, so we are pleased to include them in the pulver100."
"Being recognized by one of the VoIP industry's original visionaries, Jeff Pulver, helps to confirm our position as an upcoming leader in communications' technologies," stated Mark Bruk, Co-Founder & CEO of Xten Networks, Inc. "Both our development and sales & marketing teams thrive on challenges, and receiving recognition from industry leaders like Jeff just drives them even harder to be the best, thanks Jeff."
X-PRO is a business-grade softphone which delivers the quality of service and features found in a business-class telephone. Some of the extensive features found in X-PRO include; 6 lines, 10-party conferencing, hold, transfer, do not disturb, call forwarding, inbound call ignore, inbound call to voicemail, auto-answer, and auto-conference. X-PRO is available for both the Windows (Windows 98SE/ME/NT4/2000/XP/CE) and MAC OS X operating systems. X-PRO is fully RFC3261 (Session Initiation Protocol - SIP) compliant and recently added RFC3515 (SIP REFER) compliancy, adding blind and monitored transfer to X-PRO's list of features.
Jeff Pulver founded pulver.com at the end of 1994. In addition to producing the highly successful VON conferences, pulver.com is engaged in many activities that promote the growth of communication technology. The pulver.com website (http://www.pulver.com) is a key source of information for those in the IP Communications industry and The Pulver Report (http://pulver.com/reports) has over 45,000 subscribers for whom it is a primary source of news and information on the latest developments in emerging net technologies. Mr. Pulver is the founder of: Free World Dialup, The VON Coalition, RevUp Records and co-founder of: Vonage and WHP Wireless.
The pulver100 was introduced in September, 2002 and includes private companies in the communications sector that have substantial real-world deployments and enjoy significant growth rates. The list seeks to include the companies that represent the future of the communications ecosystem. The value chain characterized by the companies listed below differs substantially from the vertically integrated telecom model of the last century. The companies prospering in the new environment have followed the computer and networking industry model with open interfaces, connectivity decoupled from services, and software decoupled from hardware.
Xten Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of high-quality SIP Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) software. Xten provides IP Telephony products directly to end users, the Enterprise market, Next-Gen Service Providers (ITSPs & Tier 2), Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs), Telephone Companies (TELCOs), and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).
Xten Networks, Inc. (http://www.xten.com) is a private Nevada company located in Vancouver, Canada.