News release

Date: 20th April 2010

Unified Communications from CommuniGate Systems: Keeping Businesses in Business in the wake of the Icelandic volcano eruption

CommuniGate Systems' products are assuring business continuity across Europe in the wake of the Iceland volcanic ash cloud

London, 20 April 2010 – CommuniGate Systems, the leader in carrier-grade Unified Communications for business users, today proudly acknowledges how its Unified Communications technology is helping assure the continuity of thousands of European businesses in the wake of the Icelandic volcano eruption.

As travel systems grind to a halt across Europe, CommuniGate Systems’ products are helping thousands of European businesses remain productive and effective. The company’s advanced IP based Unified Communication solutions are assuring business continuity as key staff are finding themselves stranded away from the office or unable to make customer meetings.

“Today, virtually all businesses rely on real-time communication to keep their business moving,” says Scott Stonham, Vice President Marketing, CommuniGate Systems. ”With the chaos spawned by the ash of Eiyafiatdaiokudl, we are hearing many stories from our customers about employees making sales meetings from train stations, finalizing contracts in airports and even submitting proposals on ferries. We are very proud that our products are helping them through these unexpected difficulties.”

CommuniGate Systems provide Unified Communication solutions for the business user that enable mobile messaging, team collaboration, High Definition (HD) Voice VoIP, video telephony and spontaneous conference calls, in even the most remote locations. Built on the award winning CommuniGate Pro technology platform, over 12,000 businesses worldwide are today benefiting from the reassurance that the company’s exceptional real-time communication products deliver to both their office based and mobile workforce.

Try the CommuniGate Systems Web 2.0 desktop client Pronto! for free at Built on Adobe’s Flash/Flex framework, Pronto! is the powerful and highly integrated desktop communication tool that runs in the browser of virtually any desktop, laptop or netbook in any airport, ferry port or train station. By registering for a free account at, you can take the exceptional communications features of the CommuniGate Systems products for a complete test drive. Try out the HD Voice features, conference calling and even the mobile synchronization features with AirSync® for the iPhone and other Smartphones - all for free at

For more information on CommuniGate Systems’ products and how they can help your business prepare for the unexpected, visit

About CommuniGate Systems
Founded in 1991 and based in Mill Valley, California, CommuniGate Systems develops carrier-class Unified Communications and media delivery software for broadband and mobile operators to deliver value-added services and SaaS solutions. CommuniGate Systems delivers powerful mash-ups of Unified Communications technology mixed with media and entertainment applications for portals, social networks, enterprises and mobile communities. CommuniGate Systems is revolutionizing the Unified Communications industry with a unique Flash-based client framework Pronto! bringing together all forms of communication and breaking the leash to the desktop with Web 2.0 mobility.

CommuniGate Systems is the first choice in technology solutions for over 12,000 customers with over 150 million subscribers unifying e-mail, collaboration, IM, presence and VoIP with a single identity. The Unified Communications platform provides flexibility, performance, and scalability with benchmark proven architecture remaining unchallenged in the industry. Our technology powers OEM partner products ranging from embedded real time systems to powerful unified messaging platforms at top tier global network operators. The open development environment's simple APIs deliver extensible flexibility with a unique clustering technology for 99.999% uptime for the most demanding application environments.

The company is a trusted and financially stable vendor, maintaining the highest customer satisfaction levels in the Unified Communications industry with over 175 members in its partner network worldwide.

Press Contacts:
Scott Stonham
CommuniGate Systems
(415) 383-7164

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