July 9, 2008

AltiGen Communications and SYNNEX Corporation to Offer a Complete Microsoft-Based Unified Communications Solution

HOUSTON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AltiGen(R) Communications, Inc. , a leading provider of VoIP business telephone systems and unified communications solutions for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), including companies with multiple distributed locations, and SYNNEX Corporation , a leading business process services company announce their intent to offer a complete Microsoft-based unified communications solution.

Through new product bundles, AltiGen and SYNNEX will offer a complete Microsoft-based unified communications solution consisting of AltiGen's recently announced next generation unified communications solution MAX Communications Server 6.0 (MAXCS 6.0), Microsoft's Exchange Server 2007, and Microsoft Windows Server running on Intel(R) based servers.

"Through AltiGen's recently announced MAXCS 6.0, SYNNEX can now offer a complete Microsoft-based unified communications solution to our SMB partners," said Bob Stegner, Senior Vice President, Marketing, North America at SYNNEX Corporation. "With integration services available through SYNNEX, we provide convenient one stop shopping for preconfigured unified communications solutions and a compelling reason for companies to upgrade to Exchange Server 2007."

Some of the key benefits of this complete Microsoft-based unified messaging solution include:

   --  Microsoft Windows Server-based IP PBX running on Intel based servers   --  Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging Native Integration       --  Voicemail delivery/management via Outlook 2007       --  Voice access to your Exchange calendar, contacts, and notes   --  Automatic Call Distribution with Robust Call Center features   --  .NET based Windows Telephony Client   --  Simple Windows-based Administration    

"By offering a complete Microsoft-based unified communications solution with SYNNEX, AltiGen will gain access to a large base of Microsoft software resellers and customers that are looking for an all-in-one unified communications solution," said Jeff Kays, Vice President of Business Development at AltiGen Communications. "This initiative plays a vital role in furthering AltiGen's growth by driving new system sales while expanding our reseller channel."


General availability and pricing of the new Microsoft-based unified communications bundle featuring MAX Communications Server 6.0 and Exchange Server 2007 is expected to be released calendar third quarter of 2008.

About AltiGen Communications

AltiGen Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of VoIP business phone systems and Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), including companies with multiple distributed locations, branch offices and call centers. AltiGen's scalable, integrated, and easy to manage all-in-one unified communications solutions enable an array of applications like standards based SIP VoIP phones and servers, unified messaging, voicemail, call recording, conferencing, call activity reporting and mobility solutions that leverage both the Internet and the public telephone network to take advantage of the convergence of voice and data communications. AltiGen's systems are designed with an open architecture and are built on an industry standard platform. This adherence to widely used standards allows products to integrate with and leverage the existing technology investment of partners and customers. For more information, call 1-888-ALTIGEN or visit the web site at http://www.altigen.com/.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including, without limitation, statements regarding the continued market acceptance of our voice-over-IP telephone systems and call-center solutions, our successful introduction of the MAX Communications Server 6.0 as a part of the complete Microsoft-based unified communications solution offered by SYNNEX Corporation, and our expectation for SYNNEX Corporation to contribute to expanding our reseller channel and contributing to our revenue growth. These statements reflect management's current expectation. However, actual results could differ materially as a result of unknown risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to, risks related to AltiGen's limited operating history. For a more detailed description of these and other risks and uncertainties affecting AltiGen's performance, please refer to AltiGen's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2007, and all subsequent current reports on Form 8-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to AltiGen as of the date hereof, and AltiGen assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

AltiGen Communications, Inc.

CONTACT: Niel Levonius, Sr. Product Marketing Manager of AltiGenCommunications, Inc., +1-510-252-9712, ext. 415, [email protected]; orInvestor Relations, Cathy Mattison of Lippert | Heilshorn & Associates,+1-415-433-3777, ext. 101, [email protected]

Web site: http://www.altigen.com/