VTEL Selects Codian’s Breakthrough MCU and Streaming Products

June 29, 2004

The companies will also engage in co-development and co-marketing activities to be announced in Q3 of 2004.

“Codian is extremely excited to have been selected by VTEL as their MCU partner for the rapidly growing IP sector of the videoconferencing market. VTEL has strong channel partners in the United States and in China, and we are looking forward to working with them to grow our market share,” said William MacDonald, VP of Marketing for Codian.

“VTEL has been extremely impressed with the superior value and ease-of-use of the new Codian family of products. We believe that our reseller partners and end-user customers will consider this an exceptional alternative. The Codian team has developed truly breakthrough products and VTEL’s long-standing relationships with our existing resellers allows them immediate access to the Codian technology and solutions,” said Richard Ford, VP of North American Sales for VTEL Products Corporation.

VTEL will resell Codian’s family of products, which allows up to 80 videoconferencing users to communicate at the highest bandwidth available to each user, and for those conferences to be made available to a wider audience through digital streaming directly to any web browser.

About VTEL Products Corporation
Based in Austin, Texas, VTEL Products Corporation is a leading provider of PC-integrated video communication endpoints, video network management software, multipoint conferencing systems, and network access solutions to education, government, and corporate enterprise customers worldwide. Additional VTEL information is available on the Internet at http://www.vtel.com

About Codian
Codian is a manufacturer of high quality; IP based videoconferencing equipment, including Multipoint Conferencing Units, Video Call Recorders and Streaming Servers. Codian markets, sells and supports its products on a worldwide basis with offices in San Jose, CA, Boston, MA, and in London, UK. For more information, see Codian’s web site at http://www.codian.com

Codian is a registered trademark of Codian Inc. VTEL and the VTEL logo are trademarks of VTEL Products Corporation. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.