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Cyclix and Cantata Team to Provide High-Volume Service Providers With A Reliable IP Voice Solution

ISPs and Carriers Receive the Benefit of a Fully Integrated SIP Trunking Solution, a High-Density, Scalable
Architecture and 100% Uptime

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., and NEEDHAM, Mass. – December 13, 2006–CyclixTM, a leading worldwide provider of SIP Trunking services, and Cantata Technology, one of the world’s leading independent providers of enabling communications technology, today announced the companies have entered into a strategic partnership to enable high-volume service providers, such as ISPs and long distance and domestic carriers, to take advantage of a combination of Cyclix’s fail-safe, broad-reaching ITSP network and Cantata’s high-performance Integrated Media and Signaling Gateway 1010 (IMG 1010™). It also allows global carriers to seamlessly upgrade to VoIP enablement services.

"High-volume telephony carriers require a scalable, reliable, cost-effective solution that will easily allow them to move from traditional phone services and offer next-generation IP voice services,” stated Chris Dunk, CEO of Cyclix. “Cantata is an ideal partner. Its IMG 1010 is specifically designed for this high density market, which nicely complements Cyclix's ability to stand-up to this market's immense network demands. Together, we are offering a flexible, dependable and cost-effective solution, which allows carriers and ISPs to seamlessly migrate to a SIP-based IP telephony service, and to offer their customers the cost benefits associated with VoIP."

"Cyclix, like Cantata Technology, is focused on delivering technology that enables customers to transition their networks from TDM to IP and converge their voice and data onto a single IP network," said Marc Zionts, CEO at Cantata Technology. "Cantata's IMG 1010 combined with Cyclix's N-Plus SIP Trunking architecture allows customers to easily create next-gen applications such as virtual call centers while providing a flexible platform that can be easily scaled without any hardware changes."

Cyclix is the only SIP Trunking provider that can natively handle extremely high call volumes and provide 99.999% uptime. With its fail-safe architecture, high Quality of Service (QoS) and complete echo cancellation, Cyclix ensures complete call integrity and toll-quality VoIP calls worldwide. Its dialing plans are designed for any network and budget, and include both flat rate and minute usage agreements.

Cantata Technology's IMG 1010 is an integrated media and signaling gateway that provides any-to-any network connectivity, enabling delivery of SIP services into legacy SS7/PRI networks, as well as IP-to-IP transcoding for network peering applications. The IMG 1010 offers the widest range of network interfaces in a compact, high density 1U package, allowing service providers to deploy applications across fixed and mobile networks worldwide. When combined with Cyclix’s enhanced reliability and extensive footprint, service providers can offer their customers a fault-tolerant, scalable architecture, which reduces telecommunications costs and improves service quality.

About Cantata Technology

Cantata Technology, established in 2006 through the combination of Brooktrout Technology and Excel Switching Corporation, provides enabling communications hardware and software that empowers the creation and delivery of anytime, anywhere IP-based communications applications. Leveraging more than 20 years of experience, Cantata offers the broadest range of products, along with a worldwide network of partners that allows service provider and enterprise customers to develop new products, introduce new services and cost-effectively transition networks to IP. Headquartered in Needham, Mass., Cantata maintains multiple locations worldwide in North America, Asia and Europe. For more information, visit www.cantata.com.

About Cyclix

Cyclix is a leading worldwide provider of SIP Trunking services. The company is dedicated to ensuring its customers and partners alike have access to the most reliable, end-to-end VoIP service available on the market today. Its N-Plus™ architecture is designed to solve the throughput and redundancy problems on high-capacity SIP-based networks and eliminate any single point of failure. Cyclix continues to develop strong partnerships with leading carriers and telecommunications companies such as: Global Crossing, XO Communications, Level 3, Qwest Communications, Verizon Business, and Primus. Cyclix is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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Michelle Liro
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