Karel Partners with eZuce to Deliver Advanced Unified Communications

Karel signs OEM partnership with eZuce to offer fully integrated unified communications solutions worldwide

Newburyport, MA, December 08, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Karel Electronics today announced that it has signed an OEM agreement to license eZuce’s openUC software and build integrated unified communications solutions for worldwide enterprise markets.

The agreement grants Karel rights to license eZuce’s openUC software for inclusion in its upcoming unified communications (UC) solutions - fully-integrated along with its own branded PBXs, phones, servers, and media gateways. Karel will market its UC solutions worldwide under its own brand. Additionally Karel will have exclusive licensing and reseller rights to openUC within the Turkish marketplace.

Founded by the creators of SIPfoundry, eZuce is the first provider of open source based unified communications challenging the status quo in the enterprise communications. eZuce’s openUC 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.

“Our collaboration with eZuce will enable Karel to offer our existing clients a smooth path for crossing the chasm to unified communications while protecting their investment in legacy PBXs,” said Osman Duman, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Karel. “They will be able to move forward on their own schedule and with no service interruption to their customers. Unified Communications will in turn help our clients blend and integrate communications to their business and customer relationship management processes, resulting in higher customer satisfaction and business volume.

”eZuce is pleased to work with Karel Electronics as they introduce our open communication solutions portfolio within their marketplaces to expand our presence globally. We value our business partnership as Karel successfully delivers a fully integrated unified communications solution that enterprises can rely upon to move their business forward and deliver an enhanced user experience every time,” added Martin Steinmann, CEO and Co-Founder, eZuce, Inc.

About Karel Electronics
Karel Electronics (ISE: KAREL; www.karel-electronics.com) is a leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer and provider of electronics manufacturing services. It is ranked among the top 15 manufacturers of PBX systems in the world. Established in 1986 and headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, Karel ships and supports its products in over 30 countries within Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South Asia.

About eZuce, Inc.
eZuce, Inc. delivers open enterprise communications based on the standards established by the SIPfoundry community. It is the first company to provide a 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 http://www.ezuce.com

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eZuce, Inc.

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Connect2 Communications, for eZuce, Inc.

eZuce Inc.
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