Innovative Technology and Channel-Ready Solutions for social businees and collaboration land eZuce Inc. on annual list as 2011 CRN Emerging Technology Vendor

Newburyport, MA. August 24, 2011- eZuce Inc., the leading provider of open unified communications for the enterprise market enabling social business and collaboration, today announced it has been selected by Everything Channel as a 2011 CRN Emerging Technology Vendor. The annual list features the most innovative vendors who not only deliver technology that is easy to use, but can generate the high margins solution providers require. eZuce Inc. was selected by CRN as an emerging technology vendor given their successful completion of customer deployments totaling more than 30,000 seats worldwide of openUCTM software in the previous 9 months. In addition, eZuce has introduced new technology innovations within openUC (now Uniteme) Enterprise V4.4 that enhance the user experience by delivering full unified communications and telephony support for email messaging platforms including Microsoft Outlook 2010.

eZuce’s openUC enterprise software delivers a fully functional and interoperable enterprise communications solution integrating voice, video, instant messaging, presence, conferencing, collaboration, unified messaging, and mobility capabilities implemented in native SIP to provide an improved user experience.

The eZuce EZ Partner Program delivers customized tools, resources, and support for partners that focus on the enterprise marketplace, offer consulting services to deliver technology and solution recommendations, along with value-added service offerings to provide end-to-end technical support and implementation services.

“Enabling customers with the tools and strategies to solve real business problems has always been a priority to solution providers. As the market has grown increasingly competitive, so too has the demand for innovative, channel-friendly technologies,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. “From the cloud to semantic technology, this year’s list of Emerging Technology Vendors highlights the emphasis on innovation and ease of use that has been the hallmark of any successful channel offering.”

The vendors that make up the CRN Emerging Technology Vendor list were founded in 2005 or later, have revenue under $1 billion and have an active U.S. channel strategy. Final selection to the Emerging Technology Vendor list was made by the CRN editorial team after a review of submitted information. To view a sample of the list and read the editorial accompaniment visit www.CRN.com.

“eZuce is pleased to be recognized by CRN Magazine for our technology advancements in the unified communications marketplace. We have successfully enabled enterprises to transition from their legacy IP PBX systems to the eZuce openUC platform resulting in lower communication costs and an enhanced user experience enabling reliable social business and collaboration.”
David Grazio, VP of Product Marketing, eZuce Inc.

About eZuce, Inc.

eZuce, Inc. delivers open communications enabling social business and collaboration designed for mid to large enterprises. eZuce serves as the commercial support entity and primary contributor sponsoring SIPfoundry and the sipXecs open source project. It is the first company to provide a SIP-based software only solution to enable Unified Communications-as-a-Service as the platform for next-generation, open UC architecture. For more information about eZuce, please visit our Web site at www.ezuce.com.

About Everything Channel

Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.

About UBM plc

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com