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PanTerra Networks Named Gold Winner for the Network Product Guide's 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Award

Company's SmartBox Cloud File-Sharing and Storage Service With Built-In Unified Communications Honored in the Innovations in Unified Communications Category

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/03/14 -- PanTerra Networks, the leading provider of unified cloud services for mid-market enterprises, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named the company's SmartBox as a Gold winner of the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards. The company's cloud file-sharing and storage service with built-in real-time unified communications was chosen as the top contender in the Innovations in Unified Communications category. The world's premier information technology awards from Network Products Guide honor achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

SmartBox significantly improves upon cloud store, sync and share services that have been available as separate offerings for several years by building-in real-time unified communications features such as audio/video calling and conferencing, secure IM/presence and full web meeting collaboration, and by providing consistent ultra-high service attributes. By deploying full end-to-end management of its cloud services, last-mile bandwidth and associated networking equipment, PanTerra Networks delivers superior service attributes far exceeding industry averages in availability, reliability, security, scalability, QoS, Service Level Agreement (SLA) and support. These attributes ensure optimal performance while guaranteeing complete IT peace of mind.

"Our customers find great value in their unified cloud platform especially with the combination of both unified communications and secure file sync and share," said Arthur Chang, CEO of PanTerra Networks. "This esteemed industry and peer award recognition of PanTerra's SmartBox by Network Products Guide further validates the need for a secure and unified file sync and share solution for mid-market enterprises."

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

The full list of winners for the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards can be found here.

About Network Products Guide Awards
As industry's leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com.

About PanTerra Networks
PanTerra Networks is a unified cloud service provider, delivering WorldSmart, its family of secure, ultra-reliable, future-proof unified cloud services. WorldSmart includes SmartBox, the world's first file sharing service that communicates. It also includes CloudUC, a complete unified communications service that can upgrade and replace an enterprise's existing communications infrastructure with a next-generation cloud-based communications service. With PanTerra's unified cloud service solution, enterprises gain the highest levels of security, scalability, reliability, availability, quality of service, service level agreement and support available while significantly lowering their total cost of operations and IT administration complexities. PanTerra Networks solutions are available through a global network of channel partners. For more information, call us at 1.800.805.0558 or visit www.panterranetworks.com.

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