SUNNYVALE, CA, June 10, 2002 - 1NS is pleased to announce that Shoreline Communications, a premier provider of Voice over IP solutions, has been added to the 1NS family of core partners. They join a very select group, which includes Extreme Networks, NetScreen Technologies, and Cisco Systems as a key platform across the 1NS membership. "Shoreline consistently exceeded our expectations during the review and due diligence process," said Tom Varga, president of 1NS. "They are a quality organization with a killer product and the right team at all levels within their organization to penetrate the exploding VoIP market. Shoreline's commitment provides 1NS the opportunity to develop several levels of recurring revenue based services for maintenance, support and training in addition to the initial design, and installation opportunities," continued Varga.
"Shoreline's business is built with satisfied customers. The 1Nservice partners have the same level of commitment to customer satisfaction," said Shoreline President and CEO Thomas van Overbeek. "Our goal is to help resellers become even more successful by providing them with a system that was designed with reliability, straightforward multi-site management and a rich user interface. 1NService provides a unique opportunity for us to build a quality distribution channel for Shoreline. By working closely with 1NS, we achieve a standard set of services and quality distribution for our products. The 1Nservice group has the combination of technical excellence and customer focus we need in channel partners. I know of no other organization in North America that exceeds INService in these critical attributes."
1NS is a North American based technology solutions alliance with over thirty locations in 19 states and Canada. Originally formed in 1998 by a group of regional technology integrators, 1NS has grown to $115 million in member combined revenue with over 400 professionals delivering technology enabled business solutions nationwide. Specific core competencies are delivered in networking design and installation, security solutions, professional and managed services, and E-business solutions.
About Shoreline Communications
Shoreline Communications Inc. has been shipping IP phone systems since October 1998, with more than 71,000 IP voice stations installed. The award-winning Shoreline IP Voice Communications System is a platform based on Shoreline's Distributed Internet Voice Architecture, designed to meet enterprise requirements for scalability, reliability, and manageability. In addition, the Shoreline system provides both a rich set of integrated voice services as well as standards-based interfaces to 3 rd party voice applications that enhance personal and organizational productivity. For more information, visit www.goshoreline.com or call 1-877-80SHORE.