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Envox Acquires Show N Tel Business

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN and WESTBOROUGH, MA - Envox Groupannounced that it had acquired the Show N Tel business fromSonexis Inc.
Posted Apr 1, 2002
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STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN and WESTBOROUGH, MA - Envox Group a provider of open, standards-based communication software, announced that it had acquired the Show N Tel business from Sonexis Inc. The acquisition will enable Envox to reach a wider range of customers worldwide, including channel partners, enterprises and service providers. "This is an important step for our company," said Henrik Thomé, president and CEO of Envox Group. "The technology, products and services that make up the Show N Tel business will help us expand our market presence and product development capabilities in a dramatic way. This furthers our mission to provide our customers with the ability to communicate information and complete transactions anytime, using any communication device." "Envox's acquisition of the Show N Tel business combines two complementary and proven technologies," said Mindy Hiebert, Senior Analyst, Communications Network Infrastructure, The Yankee Group. "By acquiring the intellectual property and hiring key development, support, and marketing personnel, Envox has positioned itself to expand its current installed customer base in the short-term and provide the market with new voice services in the future." The products that Envox has acquired include Show N Tel and ActiveCall. Show N Tel is an open, standards-based software development environment for converged communication solutions that integrate standard and wireless phones with personal computers and the Internet. ActiveCall is an application development environment that extends Show N Tel features by including contact management capabilities such as computer telephony integration links, intelligent routing and screen-pops.
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