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Kentrox Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY's Product of the Year Award

Polled Device Monitor Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

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COLUMBUS, OHIO – JANUARY 14, 2009 – Kentrox®, Inc., an innovator of site monitoring, management, and control solutions for service providers, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC®) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine ( has named Polled Device Monitor (PDM) as a recipient of its 2008 Product of the Year Award.

Polled Device Monitor from Kentrox enables service providers to proactively monitor and diagnose multi-vendor wireless repeaters, such as distributed antenna systems, and mobile network assets, reducing network outages and mean time to repair (MTTR). PDM supports mobile asset monitoring for portable generators, cell sites on wheels (COW), and cell sites on trucks (COT) which, due to mobility, often have limited network monitoring capabilities to monitor usage, network status, location issues, and performance.

“We are extremely delighted to be recognized by INTERNET TELEPHONY for the capabilities of PDM,” states Ben Stump, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Kentrox. “Polled Device Monitor is helping service providers daily with monitoring remote equipment, ultimately improving site availability and reducing environmental impact by eliminating truck rolls.”

“INTERNET TELEPHONY is pleased to grant a 2008 Product of the Year Award to Kentrox for their Polled Device Monitor product. Kentrox has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. “We’re proud to honor their accomplishments in the advancement of IP communications and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

A full list of Product of the Year winners will be published in the February, 2009 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, ( INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998.

About Kentrox
Kentrox is a world-class innovator of site monitoring, management, and control solutions, enabling service providers to reduce network and operating costs while improving network performance. With more than one million products successfully deployed in carrier and enterprise networks, Kentrox is a trusted partner of network operators and enterprises worldwide. Kentrox has major operations in the metro areas of Columbus, Ohio, Portland, Oregon, and Newark, New Jersey. For more information, visit

INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit For more information about TMC, please visit

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO and Communications Developer Conference.

Kentrox Contact:
Dan Murray
VP of Marketing

TMC Contact:
Jan Pierret
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800, ext. 228

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