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3CX Names Tornado Technology an Authorized Distributor for Romania

Market leader for networking and infrastructure solutions will provide current 3CX Partners in Romania with support, licenses, training events, sales support and technical information

LONDON and BUCHAREST, ROMANIA, 31 January 2013 - 3CX, developer of the award winning Windows VoIP PBX 3CX Phone System, today announced Tornado Technology as an authorized distributor for Romania. Long at the vanguard of technology implementation in Romania, Tornado Technology has been the country's market leader for networking and infrastructure solutions since the early 1990s. The company has embraced Unified Communications solutions for businesses and now provides them as a core component of its successful distribution business.

Tornado Technology will promote and sell 3CX Phone System throughout Romania and will provide full technical support to 3CX Phone System customers. The company will host training seminars at its Tornado Technology Center, a professional learning environment where resellers are trained to an accredited standard to optimally configure 3CX VoIP telephony software products.

"We are excited about bringing 3CX Phone System to companies and institutions across Romania," said George Florea, CEO of Tornado Technology. "With IT governance and security considerations growing ever more important for Eastern European organizations, Tornado is well-equipped to support a network of local resellers with highly qualified technical and sales assistance. Our goal is to deliver a reliable pre- and post-sales experience for new users of 3CX Phone System."

In 2011 the Romanian government secured €84 million EU funding to extend broadband to unconnected areas of the country. According to a Business Monitor International report for the fourth quarter of 2012, Romanian operators are turning to wireless data as their strategic focus: Vodafone has upgraded mobile internet speeds for its highest tariffs in Bucharest, Constanta and Mamaia, and has expanded its HSPA+ coverage to 30 cities, while Orange has increased 3G coverage to 98%. The ongoing improvement of Romania's telecommunications infrastructure and the increased penetration of reliable broadband have created fertile ground for VoIP technology and services, and 3CX Partners in Romania can assure customers of the stability and potential ROI of switching to 3CX Phone System, the best Windows-based VoIP PBX currently available in Romania.

"The Romanian IT industry continues to expand, and Tornado Technology is the perfect partner for our entrée into this growing market," said Stephen Corrigan, Sales Director of 3CX. "We are committed to becoming the preeminent VoIP PBX in Romania and throughout the European Union, and our partnership with Tornado Technology is another example of our commitment to our European business segment. We are looking forward to working closely with Tornado Technology for years to come."

About 3CX
3CX is the developer of the award-winning Windows VoIP PBX 3CX Phone System, an open standard Unified Communications platform that works with standard SIP phones and VoIP gateways to help any organization break free from costly, outdated hardware-based proprietary phone systems. 3CX Phone System brings mobility and a rich set of call center features to any enterprise and reduces overall telephony expenses by as much as 50 percent.

Some of the world's leading companies and organizations use 3CX Phone System, including Boeing, the Caterham F1 Team, Harley Davidson, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, MIT and Turkish Airlines. 3CX was named a CRN Emerging Vendor in 2011 and 2012 and has been awarded Windows Server Certification - the company has also won the Windowsnetworking.com Gold Award, the Windows IT Pro 2008 Editor's Best Award and a Best Buy Award from Computer Shopper. 3CX has offices in Australia, Cyprus, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Malta, Poland, South Africa, the UK and the USA. Please visit our website for complete information about 3CX Phone System, and 'Like' our Facebook page.

About Tornado Technology
Founded in 1991, Tornado Technology is a leading distributor of networking and IT security solutions in Romania. The company prides itself on quality technology, expertise and strong relationships. Tornado Technology has an excellent reputation and is acknowledged by customers and competitors alike as a trustworthy organization and a company that's 100% dedicated to its partners and customers. Tornado Technology serves companies across all of Romania's business sectors, with an emphasis on public administration and financial services. The company's quality management system is ISO 9001:2000 certified. For more information please visit http://www.tornado.ro/.

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