Brooktrout Technology's RealComm 100 Server Captures Product of the Year Award

Selected by Communications Solutions Magazine as One of the Best Resource

Management Platforms

Jan 29, 2001, 00:00 ET from Brooktrout Technology, Inc.

    NEEDHAM, Mass., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooktrout Technology, Inc., a
 leading provider of innovative hardware and software platforms that enable
 applications for the New Network(TM), today announced that its RealComm(TM)
 100 was honored with a Product of the Year Award from Communications Solutions
 Magazine.  RealComm 100, the industry's first implementation of the ECTF S.100
 Revision 2 specification, is a communications server and software development
 kit that provides developers with an open, standards-based platform for
 developing advanced contact center and unified messaging applications for the
 New Network.
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     "The products honored with this award have traversed the communications
 solutions space from enabling technologies and development platforms, to
 enterprise and customer interaction systems, and Brooktrout Technology's
 RealComm 100 is among these innovative products," said Rich Tehrani, president
 of Technology Marketing Corporation, publisher of Communications Solutions
 Magazine.  "We are pleased to recognize the industry's best-in-class
 convergence technologies, and to honor Brooktrout Technology among them."
     RealComm 100 reduces time to market by utilizing network and hardware
 abstractions that removes dependency on complex protocol and specialized
 technical knowledge.  The application lowers costs by implementing rich
 resource management services that allows applications and services to start
 small and be scaled up with no changes to the underlying application.
 RealComm 100 is currently available for the Windows NT(R) and Linux operating
     This is the second time that RealComm 100 has been honored by
 Communications Solutions Magazine.  In December 1999, RealComm 100 was
 presented with a Best of Show Award at Communications Solutions Expo held in
 Las Vegas, NV.
     About Brooktrout Technology
     Brooktrout Technology ( delivers innovative
 hardware and software platforms that enable New Network systems, applications
 and services ranging from voice over packet gateways, enhanced services
 platforms, wireless infrastructure, messaging, and contact center
 applications.  The Company's strategy is to collaborate with its partners to
 help them increase existing business, expand into new markets and accelerate
 the deliver of new applications and services.  Brooktrout Technology is a
 subsidiary of Brooktrout, Inc. (Nasdaq:   BRKT).  For more information, visit
     The New Network and RealComm 100 are trademarks or registered trademarks
 of Brooktrout, Inc.

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