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Empirix Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY ® Magazine's Twelfth Annual Product of the Year Award

Hammer Edge™ Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

Bedford, MA––March 24, 2010––Empirix™ Inc., the market leader of service quality assurance solutions for new IP communications, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has named Hammer Edge™ as a recipient of its 2009 Product of the Year Award.

Hammer Edge is the only tool in its class that can emulate realistic behavior of users, devices and network topology configurations to provide end-to-end network quality assurance. In the pre-deployment phase of new applications, Hammer Edge enables enterprises to emulate complex, unpredictable user behavior as well as multi-dimensional data traffic. These real world testing scenarios ensure that products and services are optimized for the way IP communications networks work today, especially with the increasing presence of unified communications.

"Convergence of data and voice has created a true, multiservice network," said Bob Hockman, director of marketing, Enterprise solutions for Empirix. "Hammer Edge is the only product that provides next generation testing to assure the quality of the network and, more importantly, ensure that the end-user has a high quality experience, every time. We are honored to receive this award from such a leading institution."

"INTERNET TELEPHONY is proud to grant Empirix a 2009 Product of the Year Award for Hammer Edge. Empirix has proven its commitment to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We're happy to recognize and honor Empirix for their development of IP communications technology. We look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

A complete list of Product of the Year winners is published in the February 2010 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, ( INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™.

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INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space.  INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs.  INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers.  For more information, please visit

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation's top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO); 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners). For more information about TMC, visit

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About Empirix Inc.
Empirix is the leading provider of service quality assurance solutions for new IP communications. Since 1992, Empirix has led the market in innovation and expertise for IP testing and application performance management. Its widely acclaimed Hammer Test Engine™, with more than 30 patents, is the acknowledged global standard for validating the quality of IP networks, systems and applications. The world's largest service providers, enterprise contact centers, and equipment manufacturers depend on Empirix's solutions to maintain the quality of the user experience for business-critical voice, data, video and mobile services. With Empirix, customers can increase revenues, reduce customer churn and cut support costs. Empirix is privately held and headquartered in Bedford, MA. For further information, please visit

Empirix, Hammer, and Hammer Edge are trademarks or registered trademarks of Empirix Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.