ULTATEL Receives 2021 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award

ULTATEL Teams SBC Honored for Exceptional Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 3, 2021 – ULTATEL, a leading provider of cloud-based phone systems for businesses of all sizes, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, has named ULTATEL Teams SBC as a 2021 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award winner.

The award honors the most innovative unified communications products and solutions available over the past twelve months as judged by the editors of TMC’s INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. Each winner submitted a thorough application, nominating the selected solution. Winners will be announced online and highlighted in INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine online.

ULTATEL recently launched an integration with Microsoft Teams. ULTATEL’s Teams SBC is a Microsoft-certified Session Border Controller (SBC) for Teams Direct Routing and allows organizations to deliver secure, real-time communications on almost any private or public cloud environment without compromising scale and performance. At the same time, it provides the convenience of being able to continuously control and monitor communications, regardless of location.

“While we anticipated a shift in a work-from-home environment, the pandemic certainly escalated this change,” said ULTATEL Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Amr Ibrahim.  “This integration with Microsoft presents a significant market opportunity for ULTATEL customers and partners to achieve business growth and maximize their collaborative communications during a time when this is more important than ever before.”

“We’re proud to have our solution certified for Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams and we remain committed to supporting and building the workplace of the future,” said ULTATEL Director of Marketing, Tim Phelps. “Thanks to the advanced technology of today; we may not all be in the same place, but we can work closer than ever before.”

“It gives me great pleasure to honor ULTATEL as a 2021 recipient of TMC’s Unified Communications Product of the Year Award for their innovative solution, ULTATEL Teams SBC,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Our judges were very impressed with the ingenuity and excellence displayed by ULTATEL in their groundbreaking work on ULTATEL Teams SBC.”


ULTATEL is a leading provider of cloud-based phone solutions. Through its Clarity unified communications platform, companies can have all of their voice, video, fax, SMS and audio-conferencing services on one affordable system. The platform includes more than 40 enterprise-grade features, helping companies operate from single or multiple locations seamlessly using desktop phones, softphones or mobile apps while integrating with Microsoft Teams, contact centers and CRMs.

ULTATEL’s vision is to completely change how companies conduct business by delivering the most comprehensive suite of unified cloud-based telephony services, dramatically improving responsiveness, increasing productivity, enhancing globalization efficiencies, and reducing operating costs so that businesses can most effectively compete both today and in the future. Visit ultatel.com.


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ULTATEL Media Contact:
Noe Sacoco
Trust Relations

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