Cygnal Technologies and OnX Enterprise Solutions Ltd bring the Microsoft and Nortel Unified Communications solution to the Canadian marketplace



    MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 18 /CNW/ - Cygnal Technologies and OnX Enterprise
Solutions Ltd. announced today that they have formed a strategic relationship
as system integrators of the Unified Communications solutions developed by
Microsoft and Nortel's Innovative Communications Alliance.
    As a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner, OnX Enterprise Solutions Ltd. has
been providing Microsoft solutions to Canada's leading companies for over 10
years and is experienced in deploying enterprise-wide IP solutions. Named
Nortel's Convergence Partner of the Year again in 2006, Cygnal Technologies is
positioned to direct the migration of enterprise voice networks to the Unified
Communications platform.
    "Together, Cygnal and OnX bring over 30 years experience in voice and
data network design and deployment to our enterprise customers," said Ed Vos,
President of OnX Enterprise Solutions Ltd. "This unparalleled experience will
be invaluable to our customers as they venture into the Unified Communications
arena."
    "I am excited about the collaboration between Cygnal Technologies and OnX
Enterprise Solutions Ltd.," stated Jos Wintermans, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer of Cygnal Technologies. "Much like the partnership between
Microsoft and Nortel, the Cygnal/OnX relationship leverages our individual
expertise to provide our clients with a breadth of experience across the UC
platform that would be difficult, if not impossible, to replicate in a single
organization."
    "Microsoft is pleased to be working with Cygnal Technologies and OnX
Enterprise Solutions to deliver a streamlined communications experience to our
customers," said Mandeep Bhullar, Unified Communications, Manager, Channel
Development at Microsoft Canada. "Cygnal and OnX have formed a unique
relationship that allows them to utilize their individual strengths in both
voice and IP integration, delivering a potent integration solution for Unified
Communications."

    About Cygnal

    Cygnal Technologies Corporation is a leading Canadian provider of network
communication solutions including the design, integration, installation,
maintenance and management of wired and wireless communication networks. The
Company offers a full range of technologies and solutions for service
providers and enterprise customers. Cygnal has expertise in voice, video and
data solutions over traditional and next generation converged technologies.
    Cygnal Technologies Corporation is headquartered in Markham, Ontario and
supports end-user customers and business partners through 12 offices across
Canada, including Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, London, Burlington,
Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax. Cygnal common shares are
listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CYN.

    About OnX

    OnX Enterprise Solutions is a leading IT services organization focused on
delivering superior customer value by way of our proven consulting,
integration and outsourcing solutions. For over two decades, OnX has been
helping organizations increase revenues, reduce costs and, overall, manage the
complexity and risks associated with information technology by utilizing our
"Design, Build and Operate" model. Headquartered in Thornhill, Ontario, the
company has offices in Ottawa, Calgary, and Cambridge.

    

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    Notes

    1.  For more information about any of the information in this press
        release, please contact Tim Jackson, Manager, Product Marketing,
        tjackson@cygnal.ca t: 905.631.2669 tf: 800.565.3586 ext. 2669

    2. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their
       registered owners.

    

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For further information:

For further information: regarding Cygnal Technolgies: Tim Jackson,
Manager, Product Marketing, Cygnal Technologies Corporation, (905) 632-2669,
tjackson@cygnal.ca; For further information regarding OnX Enterprise
Solutions: Nicole Durante, Marketing Manager, OnX Enterprise Solutions Inc.,
(905) 709-6845, nicole.durante@onx.com

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