San Diego, California – May 4, 2005 – WiredRed®, a
technology leader in enterprise real-time communications
software, today announced that e/pop® Professional was
awarded top honors by CMP Media LLC’s Network Computing.
e/pop Professional was chosen as the best Enterprise
Instant Messaging (IM) product in the 11th annual
Well-Connected Awards ceremony held May 3, 2005.
The Well-Connected Awards recognize the most outstanding
technology products and services in the networking and
IT world. e/pop was evaluated in its Real-World Labs®
during 2004, along with products from 134 finalists in
more than 44 categories.
“We are extremely pleased to be named the winner in the
Enterprise IM category,” said Allen Drennan, WiredRed’s
Founder and CTO. “The product was originally developed
to help companies and organizations communicate more
efficiently, and it was built to operate within
multi-office networks, firewalls, and established
network infrastructure. e/pop Professional can be
considered a product that pioneered the Enterprise IM
market with features that hadn’t been available before,
such as true enterprise directory integration. WiredRed
would like to thank Network Computing for recognizing
e/pop in the 11th Annual Well-Connected Awards.”
WiredRed’s e/pop Professional takes top honors against
formidable competitors Microsoft Corporation’s Microsoft
Office Live Communications Server and Sun Java System
Instant Messaging 6.1 from Sun Microsystems.
“The Well-Connected Awards are the only industry awards
given by technologists based on real-world product
testing and evaluation. These awards take the pulse of
the technology industry and reflect the best of what IT
has to offer,” said Fritz Nelson, VP and Group Publisher
of the Network Computing Enterprise Architecture Group.
“This is an important distinction from any other award
program – the products selected in the Well-Connected
Awards are unique because they have been graded with the
same criteria IT professionals use to make purchasing
decisions – truly the most outstanding products and
e/pop Professional is a secure instant messaging and
comprehensive real-time communications system for
business. It offers a rich feature set designed to
improve the efficiency of business communications. e/pop
supports corporate standards for secure operations and
central management, including directory integration,
authentication and end-to-end encryption (with options
such as RC4, DES, triple DES, AES & RSA).
In addition to secure instant messaging, the e/pop
product line includes e/pop Alert, for one-way emergency
communications, and e/pop Web Conferencing, which
includes VoIP and multiparty video conferencing,
record/playback, remote control, plus complete desktop,
application/document sharing and dynamic PowerPoint™
WiredRed Software is a technology leader in enterprise
real-time communications. The company's e/pop product
line is designed to provide busy, security-conscious IT
staff with a fast and easy solution to secure instant
messaging, company-wide alert and web conferencing
More than 3,500 commercial and government customers are
using WiredRed's e/pop real-time communication software.
Customer installations include ADP, Florida Rock,
Mercury Insurance, Baker & McKenzie, Merrill Lynch,
Royal Bank of Scotland, Scottrade and Wells Fargo. e/pop
has also been deployed throughout hundreds of schools,
as well as local, state and federal government agencies
including Northwestern University, U.S. Army, Bureau of
Land Management, National Institute of Health,
Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Bureau
of Investigation. The company licenses its software to
corporate and government IT organizations and a growing
network of business partners.
For more information visit the WiredRed web site at
http://www.wiredred-epop.com or contact the company directly
at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-858-715-0970
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