Unified Communications Manufacturer ESTOS WINS INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT 2010

The middleware ESTOS ECSTA for snom achieved the first place of Starnberg in the VoIP category, 11 March 2010 the initiative has awarded 2010 SME the INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT at this year’s CeBIT. The middleware ECSTA for snom by ESTOS is one of the best innovations of the year in the VoIP category. The product allows the PBX-independent use of TAPI-enabled applications (for example for unified communications and computer telephony integration) with the snom devices. Overall, the winner prevailed against around 2,000 competitors. With the IT INNOVATION Prize, the initiative promotes SME annual trend-setting products and solutions that give impetus to improve their competitiveness of medium-sized companies.

Already for the seventh time the ceremony took place, which was for the first time this year under the auspices of the Fraunhofer ICT group. ESTOS with the middleware ECSTA for snom is among the winners. The product provides the seamless use of all medium-sized enterprises TAPI-enabled focused independently by the respective PBX or the respective SIP provider (so-called telephone system in the network or IP Centrix model). Here, the snom CTI interface protocol is implemented in the Microsoft TAPI standard. Professional TAPI-based unified communications and computer telephony integration solutions can be so with the snom SIP devices. The product is available both as a standalone network variant. For the award, the ESTOS product was taken by an 80-strong jury with regard to the criteria of innovation, practical relevance and suitability for SMEs under the magnifying glass. Rainer Kolmel, Managing Director of the Initiative Mittelstand congratulates on the excellent result: congratulations to the entire team.

The ECSTA for snom has a special coup really ESTOS. We see ourselves as a bridge between the solution vendors and the company. To we advise in finding a suitable infrastructure to the page. The middleware ESTOS ECSTA is suitable due to the independence of the respective PBX infrastructure ideal for snom for the middle class. The product offers flexibility due to the usage possibilities in different TK scenarios that can represent both an in-house PBX and a provider model. Glad that our jury has recognised these benefits for the middle class.” The middleware ESTOS ECSTA for snom can be tested for 45 days free of charge and without registration. Downloads at. ESTOS since 1997 the ESTOS GmbH develops innovative standard software and is now a leading manufacturer of unified communications products. The CTI – and SIP-based solutions are used to optimize the workflow in communication-intense areas of business. Numerous strategic technology and sales partners in Europe and has today more than 200,000 customers benefit from the know-how of ESTOS. The independent producer is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and has its headquarters in Starnberg near Munich. For more information see. Press contact ESTOS GmbH Hille Vogel of Inc. str. 3a 82319 Starnberg Tel.: + 49 8151 368 56 132 email: