July 21, 2008

ShoreTel Certifies Interoperability of Entire Trapeze Networks Product Line

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Trapeze Networks(TM) announces that its entire product line is certified through ShoreTel's Technology Partner Program as inter-operable with the full range of ShoreTel's Pure IP Unified Communications solutions.

"Enterprises and institutions look to ShoreTel for Unified Communication solutions that perform beyond expectation, and we are committed to meeting that commitment at every turn," said Steve Timmerman, vice president of marketing for ShoreTel. "Now with Trapeze Networks in our program, ShoreTel customers are assured Wi-Fi solutions that can deliver true, toll-quality voice."

"ShoreTel's Technology Partner Program made it very easy for Trapeze Networks to assess the performance of every permutation and combination of equipment," said Ahmet Tuncay, executive vice president of product management. "We discovered right away that our complementary strengths; reliability, manageability and ease-of-use; deliver a completely integrated enterprise-ready VoIP / WLAN solution."

Smart Mobile The Only NonStop Wireless(TM) Solution for Voice

Smart Mobile(TM) is the only WLAN architecture optimized for voice and this is why: Voice over Wi-Fi requires low latency, efficient traffic forwarding, and toll-quality service -- all areas where Trapeze Networks have time-tested, industry-leading positions. People connect only once to the network, authenticate, and then roam freely, enjoying strong, clear voice quality without. Smart Mobile also delivers system level resiliency that is second to none -- enabling NonStop Wireless voice services.

Smart Mobile implements leading-edge voice quality standards, including Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM), 802.11e, and TSPEC. Users enjoy clear, crisp voice quality while roaming throughout the network. Furthermore, only Trapeze Smart Mobile delivers NonStop wireless to ensure five-nines availability for voice.

The ShoreTel Technology Partner Program provides market and innovation leaders the opportunity to expand their reach by connecting directly with ShoreTel's growing community of channel partners. Technology partners are selected from across the industry to provide the business applications customers need. ShoreTel works with market and innovation leaders that offer products that are built to leverage a company's IP infrastructure and enhance its communications capabilities.

About Trapeze Networks

Trapeze Networks, a Belden brand, is a leading provider of enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software. Trapeze was the first company to introduce NonStop Wireless -- delivering unmatched reliability to the enterprise wireless LAN and its solutions are optimized for companies requiring mobility and high bandwidth such as healthcare, education, and hospitality. Trapeze delivers Smart Mobile(TM) providing scalable wireless LANS for applications such as Voice over Wi-Fi, location services, and indoor/outdoor connectivity.

ShoreTel is a registered trademark of ShoreTel, Inc. in the United Sates and/or other countries. The ShoreTel logo is a trademark of ShoreTel, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

Trapeze Networks

CONTACT: Brian D. Johnson of Trapeze Networks, +1-925-337-8911,[email protected]

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